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Ten O'Clock News; Boston rock groups


Story on the thriving Boston rock scene. Interviews with musicians who came from Boston. Footage of Boston Music Awards. Up and coming bands mentioned include Down Avenue, The Liars, and New Man. Aimee Mann thanks crowd. Marcus Jones focuses on one up and coming band, The Regulars. Interview with lead singer on why he's based in Boston. Interview with Debbie Gilberg, manager of The Regulars. Jones says that Boston is a good place to develop a local base following because it has venues and radio that feature local artists. Interview with radio DJ on finding good local bands to play on the air. Footage from Tracy Chapman's Fast Car music video. Interview with Jeff Marshall, founder of Monolith Records, on signing bands to smaller labels. following the edited story is b-roll of Newbury Comics interiors with closeups on album covers. Exterior of Newbury Comics.

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Ten O'Clock News

Boston rock groups

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Radio stations
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Boston rock groups,” 09/16/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A9E033C888641F5B9B85CB342BDD234.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Boston rock groups.” 09/16/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A9E033C888641F5B9B85CB342BDD234>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Boston rock groups. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A9E033C888641F5B9B85CB342BDD234
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