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CLASSIC ROCK DJ CARTER ALAN ON 50 GREAT CONCERTS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 7:00 PM, ADAMS ACADEMY

 Carter Alan, Boston’s legendary rock DJ, will appear at the Quincy Historical Society on Wednesday, August 16th for a 7 p.m. reading, discussion, and signing of his new book, The Decibel Diaries: A Journey Through Rock in 50 Concerts.  In this book, Alan recalls and historicizes the importance of memorable concerts (many of which occurred in the greater Boston area) that he attended between the mid-1970s and 2015.  Mr. Alan is currently a classic rock DJ at Boston’s WZLX  radio, and was formerly DJ and music director at Boston’s WBCN radio. His previous books include Radio Free Boston: The Rise and Fall of WBCN.

 This will be the first event in the Society’s series on the history of popular culture on the South Shore. Copies of The Decibel Diaries and Radio Free Boston will be available for purchase at the event. 

 

 

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The Quincy History Museum at Quincy Historical Society takes you through more than 400 years of some of America's richest, most influential history.Meet rebels and reformers, workers and visionaries:

John and Abigail Adams and others who helped create the United States;

Granite workers who moved 5-ton blocks and helped change the look of America;

Three centuries of shipbuilders, culminating in 30,000 men and women who built the ships that helped win World War II;

Entrepreneurs who brought Americans
28 flavors of ice cream, do-it-yourself home repair, and drive-thru coffee and doughnuts.

Interactive audio and video.

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