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Atomic Platters: Sings from the Uranium Rush

SONGS: URANIUM



Tic, Tic, Tic : Doris Day [1949]
In the 1949 Warner Brothers musical 'My Dream is Yours,' a young, fresh and radiant Doris Day (is there any other kind?) stars as Martha Gibson...

Uranium: The Commodores [1955]
As Darrell Glenn of The Commodores croons, "Oil's old fashioned and gold don't glitter no more," the premature public embrace of the radioactive commodity is made abundantly clear...

Uranium Blues: Loy Clingman [1955]
A musical lament about how uranium fever has wrecked a prospector's life...

Uranium Fever: Elton Britt [1955]
One of many uranium prospecting releases, this galloping comedic song does an excellent job of summarizing one radioactive cowboy's experience in the modern gold rush...

Uranium Fever: Rudy Gaddis [1955]
This old timey paean to the uranium prospector is another song that invokes the gold rush of yore to explain the new uranium fad of the '50s...

Uranium Rock: Warren Smith [Recorded 1958]
Warren Smith's Uranium Rock is an infectious rockabilly celebration of uranium prospecting, a short lived fad of the '50s that became so well publicized that it inspired a number of songs...



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