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Marty Young Creator, Narrator & Host of The Primrose Chronicles podcast

Septuagenarian retired preacher with a Retirement diversion of recounting his childhood & youth years living on the NE side of Indianapolis on Primrose Ave, during the 50’s & 60’s. A 30 minute weekly drop.

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🎶Snow, Snow, Snow, Snow, Snow🎶

The first episode of season Two of TPC is a mix up of some of the winter activities the kids on Primrose, and particularly, the young Clan engaged in, enjoyed and endured when white stuff covered the …

The first episode of…

The first episode of season Two of TPC is a mix up of some of the winter activities the kids on Primrose, and particularly, the young Clan engaged in, enjoyed and endured when white stuff covered the yards, sidewalks & streets. Some are particular to them, but most could be found in the memories of many a Baby Boomer when recalling their youth and childhood. Take a listen & see how yours compares. But most of all, enjoy!And blessings!

Listen · 32:00
BOOMER CHRISTMAS TUNES & TOYS

With this installment the curtain comes down not only on a TPC Christmas Trilogy of episodes but also Season One of the Chronicles. It’s focus is the music of the season sung by choirs, played on p…

With this installmen…

With this installment the curtain comes down not only on a TPC Christmas Trilogy of episodes but also Season One of the Chronicles. It’s focus is the music of the season sung by choirs, played on phonographs & heard on every radio station regardless of genre. It’s a rich concoction of tunes and melodies that draws from its own roots becoming beloved standards of today. It will also drill down on the huge variety of toys found by Boomer Youth promoted in the commercials of their favorite television shows, hawked by their stars, and appearing full color on the pages of Sears Wish Book …

Listen · 32:17
CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS: A Boomer Retrospective

This is the middle installment in a trio of episodes dedicated to the sights, events & activities surrounding the Holiday season as celebrated by families of the 50’s & 60’s in Middle Amer…

This is the middle i…

This is the middle installment in a trio of episodes dedicated to the sights, events & activities surrounding the Holiday season as celebrated by families of the 50’s & 60’s in Middle America.They’re remembered by a Boomer youth as highlights from his memory trove.This chapter recalls several family activities of the season but centers around the trip downtown to see “the real Santa”. Send a note to: theprimrosechronicles@gmail.com  & let me know how these compare with yours. Enjoy & Blessings

Listen · 31:18
O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum

Episode 28 is the first of a Trio of offerings revisiting at least one representation of Baby Boomer Christmas, seen as always, thru the eyes of a youth growing up in middle America during the 50’s …

Episode 28 is the fi…

Episode 28 is the first of a Trio of offerings revisiting at least one representation of Baby Boomer Christmas, seen as always, thru the eyes of a youth growing up in middle America during the 50’s & 60’s.As a collection they recall the Trees, the Toys, the Tunes & the Traditions representative of those two decades. As the title implies, the focus this week is about the centerpiece of the end of the year celebration - the Christmas Tree. From its selection and decorating to its disposal., this installment covers it all. How does it compare with yours?  Let’s compare notes. E…

Listen · 27:17
TURKEY DAY LEFTOVERS

Though belated by a week, this is theThanksgiving episode of TPC, remembering that Fall event as celebrated by the Young family of Primrose Ave in the middle  of the 20th century. A fun nostalgic lo…

Though belated by a …

Though belated by a week, this is theThanksgiving episode of TPC, remembering that Fall event as celebrated by the Young family of Primrose Ave in the middle  of the 20th century. A fun nostalgic look at one of the simpler holidays in the annual calendar. Take a listen in & see how one Boomer youth’s recollections match up with yours, or just enjoy this tale of a long past era. Blessings

Listen · 27:58