Los Angeles

Teenagers in L.A. 1979

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – It’s March 14, 1979, And Supertramp Is About To Release Breakfast In America – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KROQ-FM – Mike Raphone – March 14, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Your town – L.A. And the weekend belongs to you. You have your fake i.d. and you’re going to punch a hole in the heart of Saturday night. You have choices – there’s the Strip and...

Teresa Zylis-Gara

Zubin Mehta With Teresa Zylis-Gara and The Los Angeles Philharmonic In Music Of Richard Strauss – 1977 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Los Angeles Philharmonic – Zubin Mehta, Cond. – Ronald Leonard, cello – Teresa Zylis-Gara, soprano – Nov. 13, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Diving into the vaults again this week for another historic concert. This time, from the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 1977-1978 season featuring Music Director Zubin Mehta...

Wilshire-Vermont - 1979

You Live In L.A. It’s July 1979 – The Radio Station You’ve Listened To All Your Life Is Changing – Gas Is $1.27 A Gallon – You Are Questioning Life.

KMPC – Dick Whittinghill Show – July 30, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Midway through the last year of the 70s. July 30, 1979. Smog is bad. Traffic is bad. Buses are never on time. Things just seem a little off – you can’t really describe it –...

Pinks

You Live In Los Angeles – It’s December 22, 1979 – You’re No Longer A Teenager – New Wave Doesn’t Speak To You – But Dave Hull Does. Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KMPC-Dave Hull 12 midnight – 1:00 am – December 22, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you happened to be dial-hopping around midnight on December 22nd 1979, one of two things were going on; you were either working late or you were coming home from a Christmas party....

Krystian Zimmermann

Krystian Zimmermann With Carlo Maria Giulini And The L.A. Phil. Play Music Of Beethoven, Chopin and Brahms – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Krystian Zimmermann – L.A. Philharmonic – Carlo Maria Giulini – November 11, 1978 – Part 1 Krystian Zimmermann – L.A. Philharmonic – Carlo Maria Giulini – November 11, 1978 – Part 2 The great Polish Pianist Krystian Zimmermann this week, with Carlo Maria Giulini conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic in...

Janiva Magness

Janiva Magness – Who Will Come For Me – 2016 – Blue Élan Records – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Janiva Magness – Who Will Come For Me – from the lp Love Wins Again – Blue Élan Records 2016 – Janiva Magness tonight. Homegrown (but got started in Detroit) Soul with a touch of Blues from Janiva Magness, off her latest album Love Wins Again, which was released earlier...

L.A. Teenagers - 1979

You’re Seventeen. You Live In Los Angeles. You Just Passed Your Drivers Test. You Got Your First Car And The Line To Get Gas Is A Mile Long

KTNQ – Jack Armstrong – May 4, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1979 – You’re seventeen, and the lines to get gas are rumored to be 2 miles long in some places. Some people are waiting for two hours, only to be told there’s no gas. People...

Singapore Airlines flight 006

October 31, 2000 – Tragedy In Tapei – Passing Of An Icon

October 31, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup; Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 31, 2000. In what was determined to be the third deadliest aircrash on Taiwanese soil, Singapore Airlines flight 006 crashed on takeoff, killing some 83 out of 179 passengers and seriously injuring 39....

Teenagers - Santa Monica 1979

It’s August 1979 – You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. The 70s Are Confusing. Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHTZ-FM – Charlie Tuna – August 3, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s August 1979 – the last Summer of the 70s. 1979 is confusing. You’re glad you don’t have to wear platform shoes anymore, but you liked that they made you look taller. Some people are still...