What memories do you have of transistor radios – especially those tiny, tinny transistor radios? Listening to the cricket? The ABC news theme? Sneaking your radio under the bed covers and listening to your favourite tunes?
Some generations had the big family radio that was the size of a filing cabinet, then the “portable radio” , then the tiny transistor pocket radio. I was a transistor radio kid!
I remember it so vividly. Being blown away – hearing 10 CC’s “I’m Not in Love” on my pocket transistor radio. Even with the ”tinny” single earphone , the songs sounded heavenly – like a choir of angels. I was transported to another place. Can’t remember the brand name but the radio was black plastic with a vinyl (imitation leather) case.
I also remember having both my eyes bandaged after an accident with an…
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