L.D. Burnett ponders rock music, transistor radios, technology’s relationship to commonality, and life in the ‘Nam after reading Chapter 4 of The Republic of Rock:

L.D. Burnett, “‘Do You Remember When We Used to Sing?,” U.S. Intellectual History Blog, 14 July 2013.



Vietnam GI Sleeping with Radio

GIs Electric Guitar amp

Snapshots of GIs in Vietnam, circa 1970.