Los Angeles

Patty Hearst - aka: Tania

“My Name Is Tania” – Symbionese Liberation Army Communiqué Of June 6, 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) – Communiqué of June 6, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the big news events of 1974, aside from the daily revelations of Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal, was the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst by a group calling themselves the...

L.A. at night - Hollywood - 1955

It’s 1955 – You Live In Los Angeles – It’s The End Of The Year – You’re Sitting At The Radio – It’s Not Freezing – Past Daily’s Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHJ-KABC-KXLA – Dec. 30-31, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were a kid, growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s, chances are you weren’t born here. In the 1950s it was “the great trek west” a lot of families participated in. Weather was great, the city...

Flu season comes early.

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – It’s 1964 – You’re Home With The Flu – Your Mom’s In Charge Of The Radio – You Lie There.

KPOL – 8:00am-9:00am – August 7, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Flu season, just like clockwork – fever, chills, aching, sweats. You’ve just thrown up everything you’ve ever had in your stomach since you were five. Your hair hurts. The best you can do is just lay there,...

L.A. and The Civil Rights movement in 1965

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...

Listening for the KHJ Exclusive

You’re A Teenager – You Live in L.A. – It’s 1967 – KHJ Is Going To Play The New Monkees Record Before Anybody Else – You Are Stoked

KHJ – The Real Don Steele – circa Feb. 22, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were growing up in L.A. in the 1960s, one of the great rituals of listening to Top-40 radio was being the first kid on your block to hear the latest single...