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1964 European tour

Details about the Glee Club's 1964 European Tour. Continue reading

on: 4/26/2024, by: Paul L., 0 comments

75 years ago: Disney and PVGC

On Jan. 15, 1949, legendary filmmaker Walt Disney visited #Purdue to premiere “So Dear to My Heart,” a live-action and animated #Disney movie that depicts a young boy’s life growing up on an Indiana farm in the early 1900s. Continue reading

on: 1/15/2024, by: Paul L., 1 comment

Al Stewart’s “Song of the Month” Record Series

Al Stewart's music series sent out to Indiana home economics clubs for several decades. Continue reading

on: 11/16/2023, by: Paul L., 2 comments

Happy Birthday, Al Stewart!

Today is Al Stewart’s birthday. Why not take a listen to the 1973 Swan Song concert, (particularly Purdue President Hansen’s remarks about Al Stewart), watch Those Were The Days, or review his obituary below. Continue reading

on: 9/15/2023, by: Paul L., 0 comments

Gala Week, 1961

The 1961 Gala Week was a fine performance featuring a collaboration with the Purduettes (and the Purduette Trio!) Al recognizes graduates from prior decades, including those that graduated before 1911. Continue reading

on: 7/21/2023, by: Paul L., 0 comments

Those Were The Days

"Those Were The Days" was a 23 minute video production that was the climax of Al Stewart’s final year at Purdue. Continue reading

on: 5/11/2023, by: Paul L., 0 comments

30 years ago this month: PVGC Centennial

Thirty years ago this month (Saturday, April 3rd to be exact), the Glee Club celebrated its centennial with a special performance at Elliott Hall of music, featuring performers from prior eras, combined voices of PMO, and special remarks by President Beering. Continue reading

on: 4/18/2023, by: Paul L., 0 comments

Broadway Methodist performances

We have three Broadway Methodist recordings from the 60's through the 90's. Each performance has very clear audio, and the selections and performances themselves are top-notch, studio quality. As I… Continue reading

on: 3/17/2023, by: Paul L., 0 comments

White Christmas, Alaska, 1956, Bob Hope USO tour

Performance at the Bob Hope USO show in Alaska, Christmas of '56, flying military aircraft from an Indiana Air Force base to Seattle, and on to Anchorage. Continue reading

on: 12/23/2022, by: Paul L., 1 comment

Season’s Greetings from Al / Christmas Show Playlists are Back!

The Christmas Show playlists at pmodatabase.com are back! Also, It’s fitting to usher in the Christmas season with a newly-digitized recording from the late 60s/early 70’s. The following 33rpm EP… Continue reading

on: 12/1/2022, by: Paul L., 2 comments