in the ny times: At a 21st Century Clothing Store, Music From the Poodle-Skirt Era
“‘Let me give you some information,’ one man said on the sales floor last week as Johnny Mathis’s ‘Chances Are’ gently flowed over the speakers.
‘The other day I heard something from the Mitch Miller era,’ said the man, who like his co-workers did not want to be identified. ‘I couldn’t believe it. It was the pits.’