Monthly Archive: November 2019

London - June 1979 0

It’s June 1979 – You’re From L.A. – You Just Graduated High School – You’re In London – You’re A Foreigner – You Don’t Care.

Capital Radio – June, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! So you wound up in London. You scored a free roundtrip ticket and you got your passport. The picture looks nothing like you. The photographer told you not to smile, so you look like a serial...

Los Angeles - Wilshire and LaBrea - 1957 1

It’s 1957 – You Live In L.A. – This Is A Two Hour Slice Of Your Town – The Life Of A City. Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Become a Patron! September 14, 1957. This is L.A. This is your town. This is your town in 1957. This is what your town sounded like. A sweep of the radio dial and an aural snapshot of a town on an average Saturday in an average year. No earth-shattering events,...

China Reforms - 1978 0

November 29, 1978 – China Gets Giddy – Russia Reshuffles – Boris And Natalia Katz Head West.

Become a Patron! November 29, 1978 – News was about China on this day. Veteran observers were calling it “the new age of China”, Chinese youth were demonstrating support in droves for party chairman Deng-Xao Ping and premier Hua-guo Feng in Tiananmen Square, chanting Democratic slogans throughout the streets of...