Los Angeles

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...

Angst In The 80s 2

It’s December 4, 1980 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – Led Zeppelin Just Broke Up – Your World Fell Down – At Least There’s The Mighty MET.

KMET – Jack Snyder, Paraquat Kelley, Mary Turner – December 4, 1980 – Rob Frankel Collection – It’s almost the end of 1980, December 4th – first year of a new decade. You’ve been quietly mourning the 70s all year; those were your good old days, that’s when everything happened...

Igor Stravinsky 0

A West Coast Stravinsky Premier – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Igor Stravinsky – The Soldiers Tale (L’histoire du Soldat) – Ojai Festival Ensemble – 1948 – KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Igor Stravinsky’s L’histoire du Soldat had its premier in September of 1918, conducted by Ernest Ansermet. Since that time, its had a series of premiers throughout the...

The Fourth At the Coliseum in 952 0

It’s The Fourth Of July, 1952 – And L.A. Celebrates The Fourth Just Like Everybody Else Does – Accidents, Double-Headers And All.

July 4, 1952 – Here’s a glimpse of Los Angeles as you may no doubt might have heard if you were on your way home from the fireworks show at the L.A. Coliseum or the Pier in Santa Monica or anyone of a number of places throughout Southern California that...