1960’s

End of Summer - 1969

It’s August 1969, You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A., You Still Love KRLA, Summer Is Almost Over, So Are The 60s

KRLA – Bob Dayton – August 14, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! It’s August 14, 1969 – in a few weeks school will be starting. Summer will be over – well . . . until the Santa Ana winds start blowing in October, and then it’s...

Hugging A Tree

It’s 1969 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In The Bay Area – Lately, You Have Taken To Hugging Trees.

KFRC – Chuck Browning -November 11, 1969 – Rob Frankel Collection – Think about it – 50 years ago: If you were a teenager, chances were pretty good that you became a strict vegetarian, burned incense just about everywhere, reeked of patchouli, read Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha backwards and forwards –...

Lyndon Johnson - Hubert Humphrey - 1964

August 27, 1964 – Picking A Vice-President – Hubert Humphrey And The Democratic Convention.

With the office of Vice President vacant since the assassination of President Kennedy nine months before, the question of who would fill it was paramount on the minds of many pundits and observers. It had been rumored that the President was going to choose his predecessor’s brother-in-law Sargent Shriver but...

Bruce Davison in The Strawberry Statement - 1970

James Simon Kunen Talks About The Strawberry Statement – 1970 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

James Simon Kunen – Interview from On Screen – WBAI-FM – June 26, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Some things age well – some things age not at all and some things age poorly. In the Arts it’s a matter of subjectivity. Music we’ve heard and books we’ve...

L.A. Supermarket - 1960s

Gastronomy L.A. 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Become a Patron! You don’t hear about them much anymore, but Cooking shows on radio were practically a staple in the American diet all the way from the 1920 until somewhere around the 90s. It was only after TV became the predominant medium (and later on as Cable allowed narrow-casting...

Keith Moon - The Who In Session - 1965-1966

The Who In Session – 1965-1966 – Happy Birthday Keith Moon (August 23, 1946) – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Who In Session – 1965-1966 – BBC Light Programme – BBC Radio – The Who in session from 1965-1966 tonight. In case you missed it, today was drummer Keith Moon’s Birthday – he would have been 73 this year. But fate had different plans and the legendary Keith Moon...

August 5, 1962 – Marilyn Monroe: Fame Is Fickle

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Marilyn Monroe: Fame Is Fickle – NBC Radio Tribute – August 6, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to imagine it was fifty-seven years ago today the world lost Marilyn Monroe. Within hours of finding her body, dead from an...

Jacqueline Dulac - Three by . . .

Three By Jacqueline Dulac – 1967 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table –

Jacqueline Dulac – Three from Special Bobino 70 – 1967 – RCA Victor – France – A detour with some French Chanson to close the weekend out via Jacqueline Dulac. Not particularly well known in the States, Dulac has had a wide and varied career, starting in the early 1960s...

Alice B. Toklas

Alice B. Toklas Has A Word Or Two And A Recipe For Her Infamous Brownies – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Become a Patron! Alice B.Toklas. The name might not ring many bells with generations born after the 1960s. But during the 60s, during the blossoming of the Counterculture, she was an icon, and maybe more than her companion Gertrude Stein, became the face of the burgeoning drug culture that sprang...

The Hough Riots - July 1966

July 29, 1966 – Three Faces Of Violence – The Fire This Time – Cities On The Verge – Past Daily Reference Room

July 29, 1966 – July was a bad month for America. In reality, it would be the start of what became known as The Long Hot Summer, as the pattern of violence would be repeated over and over in cities throughout the country. In this year, the problems were triple-fold....