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It’s 1949 – You Just Moved To L.A. – You’re Not In Pittsburgh Anymore – You Have Discovered Cliffie Stone

KFVD – CLiffie Stone’s Wakeup Ranch – April 29, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Subscribers can download Become a Patron! You wouldn’t know it now – but L.A.’s sudden shift to gentrification and antiseptic atmosphere is a relatively new thing. The town prided itself on a certain degree...

Yvette Mimieux Narrates Stravinsky 0

Pierre Amoyal, Nathaniel Rosen, Mona Golabek, George Shirley And Yvette Mimieux – Symphonies Under The Stars – 1968 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Los Angeles Philharmonic. Lawrence Foster, conductor – Pierre Amoyal, violin – Nathaniel Rosen, cello – Mona Golabek, piano – George Shirley, Tenor – Yvette Mimieux, Narrator – Pacifica Singers, Paul Vorwerk, conductor – Hollywood Bowl – August 13, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic, long-lost and never-before-heard...

End of Summer - 1969 0

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...

Joe Liggins - Jubilee 1945 0

Jimmie Lunceford, Joe Liggins, Effie Smith – Jubilee -1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Armed Forces Radio Service – June 11, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Here is a prime example of just how diverse and all-inclusive Jazz was (and still is). Jubilee was one of the most popular programs aired to service personnel during and just after World War...

Not Finding The Humor 0

It’s 1979 – You Live In L.A. – The Decade Is Almost Over – You Are Not Amused.

KRTH-Los Angeles – October 1979 – London & Engelman Show – Rob Frankel Collection – Become a Patron! Uh-oh – you’re getting to that point where you’re starting to miss things. Some people call it nostalgia. You just wonder where it all went. The 70s were your decade – even...