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Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Radio Commercials In The 1960’s: Youthquake – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Radio Commercials – 1960-1969 – The Come Alive Generation – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Conspicuous consumption – In the 1950s it was just starting – teens and pre-teens were still in the minority and not considered a major source of consumer dollars in those days. It was still the...

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Johnny Mathis – Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – Hollywood Bowl – 1965 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Johnny Mathis With Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass – September 11, 1965 – Hollywood Bowl – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Much as we’d like to think that when The Beatles arrived on the scene, bringing the rest of the British Invasion with them, Pop crooners; those artists whose style of...

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Charles Aznavour – In Concert – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Charles Aznavour – 1924-2018)

Charles Aznavour – In Concert From The Paris Olympia – January 23, 1965 – Radio France International – We’ve had the deaths of three profound artists in recent days, each a huge influence over their respective genres. Charles Aznavour was something of a Renaissance man – a singer/songwriter, actor, activist...

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It’s 1965 – You Live In Los Angeles, But In A Few Days It Will Be Boss Angeles.

KHJ – Roger Christian – April 29, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For years, if you lived in L.A. the two mainstays of Rock Radio for you were KFWB and KRLA. Sure, there were others, but KRLA and KFWB were the go-to stations; you listened for the exclusives,...

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August 11-16, 1965 – Five Nights In Watts – Chronicle Of A Disturbance – Past Daily Reference Room

August 11-16, 1965 – KMPC Reports/Newscasts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! On the evening of Wednesday, August 11, 1965, 21-year-old Marquette Frye, an African-American man driving his mother’s 1955 Buick, was pulled over by California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer Lee Minikus for allegedly reckless driving .After...

L.A. and The Civil Rights movement in 1965 0

Talk Radio And Civil Rights In L.A. -1965 – Michael Jackson and KNX “Curious Radio” In Los Angeles – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KNX-AM/FM – The Michael Jackson Show with Bishop C. Fain Kyle – October 11, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Civil Rights movement was a hot button issue all across America in 1965. Los Angeles wasn’t immune – only months before we had Watts, which came to be...