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1950s
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Presumed Year of Carol’s Birth - 1956

At some time in the past, probably because of damage, the Carol was cut down by a few inches along the bottom, removing Carol from Ginevra. Lightly cradled at her …

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1960s
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Rolling Stones Play First US Live Show - 1964

6/5/1964

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Vintage Gap Ad 1976

First Gap store opens in San Fransisco, CA - 1969

8/21/1969

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1970s
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Sugar-Free (Diet) 7Up is released - 1970

This diet soda was originally introduced in 1963 as Like (not to be confused with 7 Up’s Like Cola from the 1980s). However, it was discontinued in 1969 due to the U.S. government ban of cyclamate sweetener. …

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #8 - 1973

12/06/76 (9pm)

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The Rolling Stones release “Black and Blue” LP - 1976

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #6 - 1976

Cassette Tape Diary Entry #2 - 1976

It was acquired by Jacob Smigel and is now the property of the Charleston Outlet, on permanent display in his living room. The ambiguity of the sounds, frequently described as …

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #1 - 1976

Carol, Is That You?.  (“Carol, Is That You?” Pic)

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #3 - 1976

12/02/76 (9pm)

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #4 - 1976

One can almost imagine hearing the bagpipes’ broad, fulsome notes, followed by quickly cadenced flourishes and strong beats that not only punctuate melodies with dynamic accents but also culminate in …

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #4 - 1976

no 2 12/03/76 (4pm)

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Giovanni Bellini and Titian (Italian, c. 1430/1435 - 1516 ), The Feast of the Gods, 1514/1529, oil on canvas, Widener Collection

Cassette Tape Diary Entry #5 - 1976

According to the tale, the lustful Priapus, god of fertility, stealthily lifts the gown of the sleeping nymph Lotis, as seen in the painting. A moment later, he will be …

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #7 - 1976

12/05/76 (8pm)

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Scenes: Indie · Sunny Indie Rock: Jangle

Cassette Tape Diary Entry #9 - 1976

12/07/76 (6am) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #10 - 1976

12/07/76 (7pm)

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #11 - 1976

12/08/76 (1am)

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #12 - 1976

12/09/76 (9pm) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #15 - 1976

12/11/76 (7am)

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #13 - 1976

12/11/76 (7am) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #14 - 1976

12/11/76 (9pm) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #19 - 1976

12/11/76 (9pm) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #6 - 1977

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #16 - 1977

06/30/77 (2:05am) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #17 - 1977

06/30/77 (2:07am) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #20 - 1977

06/30/77 (2:24am) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #21 - 1977

The Carol Tapes by Jacob Smigel

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #15 - 1977

06/30/77 (2am) 

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The Old Violin

Cassette Tape Diary Entry #19 - 1977

06/30/77 (2:15am) 

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #22 - 1977

07/26/77 (7pm)  (picture of sunset blvd and Laurel Canon)

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Cassette Tape Diary Entry #18 - 1977

06/30/77 (2:10am) 

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2000s
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“Eavesdrop a Wealth of Found Sound”  - 2006

7/01/2006 Release of “Eavesdrop a Wealth of Found Sound” which features a selection from Carol’s Audio Diary (Picture of Album, Promo Art, Posters/Collecting  Photos, etc…)

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2010s
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Stuff - 2011

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THE NICE PLACE BAR PARKING LOT - 2012

EXT. THE NICE PLACE BAR PARKING LOT—MIDNIGHT Camera pans over the dreary, dead-end strip mall and zooms in on the sign for the Nice Place. TIGHT on the sign’s smiley …

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Cariani (Italian, 1485/1490 - 1547 or after ), A Concert, c. 1518-1520, oil on canvas, Bequest of Lore Heinemann in memory of her husband, Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann

Possible Sighting - 2012

2012 Possible Carol Sighting in Las Vegas at “The Nice Place” Bar

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Nicky Watts Re-interpretation of Carol Diary Entries - 2013

(WITH ALL HER VIDEO ENTRIES HERE… MAYBE ONE)

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Bandcamp - 2019

2020s

Sound Sample #1 - 2021

Cassette Tape Diary Entry #22 - 2021

The Carol Tapes by Jacob Smigel

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Bandcamp Post - 2021

Jack in the Box Sign 1976

First Jack In The Box Opens - 2021

In 1951, a businessman named Robert O. Peterson opened the first Jack in the Box® restaurant in San Diego on the main east-west thoroughfare leading into city. Equipped with an …

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Carol Tapes found at Armstrong’s Emporium - 2021

6/1/2003

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Video Sample - 2021