Big Star's Alex Chilton Revisited; Elizabeth & The Catapult Plays In Studio; How 'Teenage' Was Invented
Monday, August 25, 2014
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
This might be hard to imagine, but there was a time -- not too long ago -- when teenagers didn’t exist. Yes, there were people between the ages of 13 and 19. But the term “teenager” didn't enter pop culture until the end of World War II, in 1945. Matt Wolf, director of a new documentary called Teenage, joins us to talk about how the term and the concept behind it came about -- and the role that music played in its worldwide spread.