Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

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The Weirdos On Your Block – When Venice Had A Beatnik Problem – 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles.

News clips, various stations and broadcasts – August 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – L.A. has never been a town to shy away from controversy – the city was practically built on it. Unlike former rival San Francisco, who embraced quirky and bohemian almost like a long-lost relative, L.A....

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1987 Grammy© Awards – Press Pool Interviews – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles/Talking About Music

1987 Grammy Awards – Press Conference Interviews – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – That time of the year again – Turning clocks ahead and celebrating popular culture in all sorts of ways. And of course, The Grammy© Awards. Here’s a little sample of the winners of 1987, as they were...

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It’s June 16, 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Listening To KBLA, And Your Heart Is About To Be Broken.

Hour 1: Hour 2: Hour 3: Rescuing and preserving this stuff doesn’t happen by itself. So . . .:Become a Patron! It’s June 16, 1967 – and if you were a teenager, lived in L.A. and were one of the many thousands who had your ears glued to the radio...

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It’s 1963 – You’re A Teenager – It’s Your Last Year Of High School – Your Friends Tell You It’s Your Last Good Year – You Wonder. Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles.

KYW – Cleveland – Jim Stagg – April 15, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When asked, a lot of people (not everybody) will say their last year of high school was the last good year before everything changed. Before life got complicated – before responsibilities grabbed you –...

Love Happens. 2

It’s February 1982 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re In High School – You’re In Love – You’re Screwed.

KROQ – Mike Rophone – February 5, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Well, maybe not screwed but your life got complicated. It just happened. You’ve known each other since grade school – you didn’t actually like each other then. Something changed – you did – you both did....

Those Beatniks - 1959

Helen Trent Vs. The Beat Generation – 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

The Romance Of Helen Trent – July 27, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Like any social/cultural movement, when it finally arrives at the mainstream it comes with a goodly degree of baggage brought on by the very same mainstream subjecting it to vast amounts of ridicule via stereotypes....

The year is 1971

It’s November 1971 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – The 50s Are Over – No, They’re REALLY over.

KHJ – Johnny Williams – November 26, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – You didn’t think about it before – but you got to thinking about it now; here you are, crash-course and heading in the direction of graduating sometime in 1973. All of a sudden you’re in that...

You and Your Fake I.D.

It’s January 30, 1977 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Have A Fake I.D. That Works.

January 30, 1977 – KTNQ-AM – The Real Don Steele – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If they looked at your i.d. closely they would realize you weren’t 250 pounds – you weren’t 6 foot 6 and you weren’t 40 years old. But your Fake i.d., the one you got...

Canter's 1967

It’s 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Monday Night, October 2, And BMR Means Better Music Radio on KFWB

Another installment of Teenage life in the 1960s and the L.A. Radio that was inseparable along with it. Tonight it’s BMR and KFWB and Monday night, October 2, 1967. The news was strange – San Francisco just had the Death of Hippy march in the Haight earlier – the new...