Back to CONELRAD.com Back to ATOMIC PLATTERS home
Cold War Music from the Golden Age of Homeland Security

EMAIL THIS PAGE     PRINT THIS PAGE     CATEGORY: PUBLIC SERVICE ANNCTS


Every Living Thing: Joni James [1959]

With the youthful sound of this particular celebrity announcer, this track could almost be subtitled "Gidget Goes Nuclear." Joni James, who it should be stressed, never played the character of Gidget, was a briefly popular recording artist (Why Don't You Believe Me was a Number One Hit) in the '50s and early '60s. Ms. James sounds so hesitant and uncertain of herself on this spot that it becomes fairly clear to the listener that this PSA was probably recorded in one, very cold take. As such, her "message" could not have inspired too much confidence.
LYRICS/TRANSCRIPTION:
Every Living Thing: Joni James [1959]

Civil Defense is common sense. This is Joni James. After a nuclear attack when radioactive fallout will be a potential threat to every living thing. You canít hear or smell or taste fallout. Often you canít see it, uh, so you must take shelter and stay there until told itís safe to leave.


CATEGORY: PUBLIC SERVICE ANNCTS[ 0 | COMMENTS | - ]

TECHNORATI TAGS:

RELATED TITLES:
$212 Fallout Shelter
640-1240
Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow
Be Prepared Today, for Survival Tomorrow
CONELRAD 'Test Announcement'
CONELRAD Radio Alert 'Real Thing' (WBEN AM, Buffalo, NY)
CONELRAD, Sounds Pretty Complicated
Excellent Chances
Family Fallout Shelter Booklet
Help Ourselves
How Much Time Do We Have (Disaster on a Big Scale)
How Much Time Do We Have (Keep Working)
In Time Of Emergency (Basic Supplies)
In Time Of Emergency (Brilliant Nuclear Flash)
In Time Of Emergency (Not Contagious)




Return to ATOMIC PLATTERS
    Powered by PMachine
    © 1999-2005 CONELRAD.COM