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It’s June 7, 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Not Quite An Adult, But You Worked For Bobby – Your World Got Turned Upside Down.

Become a Patron! June 7, 1968 – KMPC-AM – The Johnny Magnus Program – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you lived in Los Angeles in June 1968, like most everyone you felt just a little strange. Maybe you worked for Bobby, passing out flyers and setting up rallies, making...

Los Angeles - April 19, 1979 0

April 19, 1979 – Los Angeles: An Hour In The Life Of A City – Local News – Local Concerns – Places That Aren’t Here Anymore

April 19, 1979 – KNX-Newsradio – 9:06 am-10:00 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 19, 1979 – It was a busy day – Middle-East Peace proposals and the third day of voting in Rhodesia were the big news items of the day. So was the George Moscone/Harvey Milk...

Last night it was 1972 - This morning it's 1959 0

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – Last Night It Was 1972 – This Morning It’s 1959 – You Are Perplexed

KFWB at KMET – 1972 – Hour 12 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET is your radio station – every button on your car radio is locked into 94.7 – you swear by everything they play. You trust the jocks will guide you in the right direction – they’ve...

Patty Hearst - aka: Tania 0

“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 1

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...