In the mid-50’s, there were 264 clubs in all over the Korea, including *Seven Club*, *King Club*, *American Club* in Yongsan. In those days, USFK paid musicians up to 1.2 million dollars per year. This amount w […]
THE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS CLUB is maybe where most GI’s spent their free hours specially back in the 50’s and 60’s when South Korea had less leisure places to offer.
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The N.C.O. club of the 570 was located inside the compound.
It was a metal building, a Quansit hut.(half round shape)
The club had a dance floor, small bar and tables and chairs. We had beer and soft […]
One Friday of June in 1968, James Brown and his orchestra had a concert at Collier Field House where was filled with almost 4,000 soldiers and civilians.
So far there’s only one article published about the […]
Address Unkown, by The Ink Spots….. inspired by this young man that fell in love with a Korean lady. This young man had to leave Korea…. and he was never to return!
Latter he searched and searched but […]
Any and all entertainers who performed at the 8th US Army Officer’s Club on Yongsan Garrison South Post.
….We Korean architects had heard of the disco but never had the design experience. And noticing the AFKN (American Forces Korea Network) disk jockeys talked like avant-garde artists at a commissary diner, I […]
The teen center was a big ”hang out” place for us High School Teens, where we all got together. We had live bands for dances, big draw, and the notable band that everyone loved was THE GHETTO BAND. They were […]
I bought Korean Folk Songs in early 1960s, My favorite Korean singer in the 70s & 80s was Yoon Sinai. She did shows at Military clubs. I think I got these album mid 80s, along with songs Koreans love to sing. […]
The American Forces Radio and Television service touched a lot of people. ….
Most of us if not all of us remember when we lived in Korea listening to the Armed Forces Korea Network (AFKN) radio and TV because […]
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