Teen Idols

Canter's 1967

Teenage Life – You’re In L.A. – It’s Monday Night – And October 2, 1967 Means Better Music Radio on KFWB

B. Mitchel Reed – KFWB – October 2, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another installment of Teenage life in the 1960s and the L.A. Radio that was inseparable along with it. Tonight it’s BMR and KFWB and Monday night, October 2, 1967. The news was strange – San...

Less Than A Day – Less Than 24 Hours – Still Time To Save A Few Minds

Less Than A Day – Less Than 24 Hours – Still Time To Save A Few Minds

  A little less than a day to go – I can’t tell you how close we are to reaching half-way to our goal. I have my fingers crossed that we get a last minute surge in pledges and we get over the top. That would be the best of...

Hulaland - Rockbeat Records

8 Days Left For You To Make A Difference

  8 days left – 8 days to meet our goal. Can we do it? I’m one of those “glass is half-full” guys. I believe a lot of you are waiting for the last minute to decided whether or not to support Past Daily and what we do every day....

L.A. Teenagers - Spring 1967

It’s Saturday April 29, 1967, You’re An L.A. Teenager, And It’s KRLA’s Spring Festival Of Hits.

  April 29, 1967 – KRLA – Johnny Hayes Show – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – L.A. Saturday, April 29, 1967 – It’s Spring – it’s only 64 degrees out at 2 in the afternoon, so it’s not totally Beach weather. Still, it’s the weekend. If you were like every...

Pressure

Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Needs Your Help . . .Really.

No elegant way to put this – we’ve fallen behind in our goal for this Spring Fundraiser and we need your help. Unless we get some serious turnout for contributions in the next few days, we’re going to have to cut back the amount of posts we do each day and...

Gentle persuasion

April 14, 2016 – Raising Money, Raising Eyebrows

  Okay, this is serious  – we didn’t budge yesterday. No pledges, no contributions – a big chunk of silence descended over the proceedings. I can’t tell you how much we need your support – it’s crucial to our survival, and every penny we’re raising goes straight into maintaining Past...

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...

August 1966 – You Live In Boss Angeles – You’re In High School – Tina Delgado Is Alive . . .ALIVE!

August 1966 – You Live In Boss Angeles – You’re In High School – Tina Delgado Is Alive . . .ALIVE!

August 1966 – KHJ – The Gary Mack Show – The Real Don Steele Show – August 10, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 1966 – if you were a teenager, and you lived in L.A. you either had the summer off or you went to Summer School....

It’s March 10, 1968, And If You Lived In L.A., Things Would Sound A Little Different After Today

It’s March 10, 1968, And If You Lived In L.A., Things Would Sound A Little Different After Today

The last hour of Top-40 KFWB – March 10, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There you are – March 10, 1968 – anywhere between the ages of 14 and 24. KFWB, the radio station you have come to rely on for all your musical discoveries is going off the...

The Specials – Live at Amsterdam Paradiso 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Specials – Live at Amsterdam Paradiso 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– The Specials – live at The Amsterdam Paradiso – January 21, 1980 – VPRO/3VOOR12 Netherlands – The Specials – live at the legendary Paradiso in Amsterdam this weekend. From a concert recorded by the venerable VPRO on January 21, 1980. Since it’s after Christmas, and since everyone is no...