Los Angeles

Garage band '66

You’re In High School – You Live In L.A. – It’s December 1966 And You Know 7 and 7 Is By Heart.

KBLA – Harvey Miller – December 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s December 1966. You have a band; The Bow-Tiks. You’ve been practicing ever since you got your bass last Christmas. There’s six of you. You have three Rhythm Guitarists and nobody can quite sing. You’re all in...

Pomona Fairgrounds Raceway - 1952

J.C. Agajanian And Sunday Afternoon Stock Car Races – Pomona, California 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Pomona Fairgrounds – Leonard Cummings Interviews J.C. Agajanian and Tony Bettenhauser – Feb. 24, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Car Culture – an integral part of our Society since someone had the brilliant idea of matching up the internal combustion engine with wheels. But after World War 2,...

L.A. at night - 1962

L.A. In 1962 – Megalopolis At Night – KNX Visits The Potted Pigeon And Asks About The food – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KNX Radio – Megalopolis At Night: A Visit To The Potted Pigeon – June 8, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – L.A. nightlife in the early 60s. A lot going on and no shortage of restaurants and night clubs. Along Hollywood Boulevard it was a place to people watch...

Helms Neon Sign

Los Angeles – Disappearing Acts – Commercials For Places And Things That No Longer Exist, Or Are Vastly Different – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Los Angeles and West Coast Radio Commercials – 1950s-1970s – Various places and products – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although I am one who actively shuns “the good old days” when talking about the past, there are times when I find myself inundated with bits of my youth; my...

Jaime Laredo - in concert at The Hollywood Bowl 1965

Jaime Laredo With Sixten Ehrling And The L.A. Philharmonic – 1965 – Symphonies Under The Stars – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Jaime Laredo, Violin with The Los Angeles Philharmonic – Sixten Ehrling, Guest Conductor -July 27, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another rare and historic concert this week. From the 1965 Hollywood Bowl season, a concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, guest conducted by the great Swedish conductor Sixten...

Carlo Maria Giulini - In Concert

Carlo Maria Giulini With The Los Angeles Philharmonic Play Music Of Gabrielli, Petrassi, Saint-Saens And Ravel – 1979 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Carlo Maria Giulini with Daniel Rothmuller and The L.A. Philharmonic – October 28, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Carlo Maria Giulini leading the L.A. Philharmonic this week in another historic concert from 1979. This concert, recorded on October 28th of that year features music of Gabrielli, Petrassi, the...

Hollywood Boulevard 1966

Gastronomy L.A. 1966 – Los Angeles Eats And Listens To Mike Roy Talk About It – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Mike Roy’s Weekend Cooking Thing – September 24, 1966 – KNX-AM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gastronomy and L.A. in 1966. With the population continuing to grow unchecked, so did the number of eateries gracing most busy streets and neighborhoods in the 60s. The influx of new...