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Being A Teenager In 1965 9

It’s April 1965 – You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – You’re In High School – Your Attention Span Went On Vacation And Didn’t Tell You.

KRLA – Dick Biondi – April 14, 1965 – Mike Devich Collection – Consider this: No. It’s not just you – the whole world is having a hard time concentrating. There’s a lot going on – and depending on what age you are, it’s either really-really good or really-really bad....

Almost Summer 1975 8

It’s June 1975 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Officially Almost Summer, The Obscene Steven Clean Says So.

KMET – Steven Clean – June 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s almost Summer – why you know it’s almost Summer is that it’s June; not yet June-gloom, but that week in June where it suddenly hits 100 degrees during the day and you can smell infinite possibilities...

L.A. at Night -circa 1950s 0

It’s 1952 – You’re In L.A. – It’s Midnight – Your Radio Is Time-Traveling. You’re Somewhere In The 1920s. Weekend Pop-Chronicles

Encore Time – Jim Hawthorne, Major J. Andrew White – KNX Midnight-1:00 am – June 3, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Before 24 hour news cycles, ’round the clock music and talk, radio was a sort of “uncharted waters” after midnight. If you were one...

Here Come The 80s 0

It’s December 1979 – You Live In Los Angeles – You Haven’t Been A Teenager Since The 60’s – The Prospect Of The 80s Makes Your Blood Run Cold.

KMPC – Geoff Edwards Show – December 7, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not to bug you, but . . .Become a Patron! December 1979 – You still haven’t gotten over 1969 – but here you are, ten years later and you have another decade to get used...

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,...

Uni-Hi - 1969 3

It’s February 1969 – You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – You Go To High School – Life Begins Behind The Cafeteria

KRLA – Russ O’Hara – 7-8:00 pm – February 23, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Yep. There you are – you and your friends; Bummer Bob, Phantom Wallwasher, Steve, Captain Nemo and the new kid, Arnold. You’re behind the cafeteria – it’s Nutrition. The air...