Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Tom Jones

Tom Jones, The Bee Gees, The Shadows, Samantha Jones – Top Of The Pops – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Tom Jones, headlining this week’s Top Of The Pops via BBC Radio. Originally broadcast on August 25, 1967. Also appearing were The Bee Gees, The Shadows, The Breakaways and newcomer Samantha Jones. For those of you not familiar with the radio version of Top Of The Pops, it was pretty...

Teenagers - 1969

Marmalade Skies – Drugs In L.A. – 1969 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Lucy In The Sky – Assignment: 69 – KNX-AM – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1969, if you were growing up, a teenager, a young adult or anyone moderately aware of the world going on around you, you no doubt had familiarity with, personal knowledge of, bought...

Teenagers dancing 1967

It’s June 16, 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Listening To KBLA, And Your Heart Is About To Be Broken

KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 3 – Gordon...

Hollywood Park - June 1938

Opening Day At Hollywood Park – June 9, 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Opening Day program at Hollywood Pqrk – George McCall program – June 9 , 1938 – CBS/KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An institution for racing fans since it was built in 1938, the Legendary Hollywood Park faced its demise via wrecking ball on May 31, 2015, and an...

Gordon Skene

Gordon Skene And Past Daily Have Words And Appeals

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Merle Haggard – Live At Hollywood Bowl 1967 – (April 6,1937-April 6, 2016 – RIP)

Merle Haggard – Live at The Hollywood Bowl – July 7, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Merle Haggard (April 6, 1937-April 6, 2016). More sad news this year – the passing, ironically on his birthday, of Country-Western Music legend Merle Haggard, who turned 79 today and who left...

You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. – It’s October 1967 – And You Want A BMR Halloween Mask.

KFWB – B. Mitchel Reed – KRLA – Reb Foster – October 20 (approx.) 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Summer of Love is over, but radio is sill going strong. KFWB and KRLA are dispensing the music that moves your world – Reb Foster is playing the...

The Credibility Gap - 1971

You Live In Los Angeles – It’s January 1971, And The Credibility Gap Are On KPPC . . .For A While, Anyway – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

  The Credibility Gap – January 25, 1971 – KPPC-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Credibility Gap. During that period of the 1960s when topical humor took a definite political, and somewhat drugged-out twist, The Credibility Gap were very much at the forefront. A blend of surreal situational...

January 15, 1954 – You Live In L.A. And You Can’t Breathe – Past Daily Reference Room

January 15, 1954 – You Live In L.A. And You Can’t Breathe – Past Daily Reference Room

Smog – The Troubled Air – KNX Radio – January 15, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 15, 1954 – if you were around at the time, and you were living in L.A., you would be suffering from a combination of burning eyes, running nose, persistent cough and...