This is the Beat Generation, a year by year look at the music that changed our world inspired in part by a group of writers from the 50’s who influenced musicians from the 60’s until today, simply known as The Beat Generation. The Beat Generation got its name from the 50’s writers that inspired so much music. During this 12 part series Shayne Brian looks into music throughout the years that changed our world. A full show listing and a podcast of this show can be found at So sit back, put your headphones on, crank up the dial and journey with us into The Beat Generation.

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