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"Philadelphia - Greatest Little City in the USA"

Philadelphia’s Rebirth Begins Here

WCAU, one of Philadelphia‘s earliest radio stations (first broadcast:  May 22, 1922), could not sit idly by and allow Philadelphia’s less-than-stellar reputation go unchallenged — so it went on the offensive.  The result:  Just a Philadelphia Minute. WCAU — “a CBS-owned station, represented nationally by CBS Radio Spot Sales” —

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"A Bubble Called You"

“A Bubble Called You”: No Offense, Philly

Just an hour or so up the interstate from Baltimore resides a prominent metropolitan area that was once the “Rodney Dangerfield” of East Coast cities:  Philadelphia.   Somehow in the course of looking for bowling songs, I chanced upon this curious piece of sunshine pop – “A Bubble Called You“ by

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