The Retro Cocktail Hour http://nwpr.org en Cover Art From The "Space-Age" http://nwpr.org/post/cover-art-space-age <p>From the late 1940s through the early &#39;60s, the space race spawned a short-lived genre of &quot;outer space exotica&quot;. Although the music on these records was often considerably less adventurous than the album covers promised, it&#39;s an fascinating mix of instrumental pop, electronic gadgetry, big band swing, movie music and garden variety elevator music. Here&#39;s a sampling of some memorable &quot;space&quot; records.</p><p>Click on the image gallery to see a sampling.</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 22:56:09 +0000 Reed Michaelsen & Kansas Public Radio 4328 at http://nwpr.org Cover Art From The "Space-Age"