Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Slave to Fashion 1967 1

It’s May 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – Life Is Groovy – Life Is Happening – Life Is Weird

KHJ – The Real Don Steele – May 3, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A very busy Spring – this Spring of 1967. Life is happening. The Strip is Happening. The Hollywood Bowl just had KHJ Appreciation Night with The Seeds, Supremes and Buffalo Springfield. The Monkees are coming...

Too much fun at the Mosh-Pit 0

It’s 1981 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re Determined To Find The Heart Of Saturday Night –

Freddie Snakeskin – KROQ – July 2, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The endless quest for Saturday night – the night above all nights, when all the planets align and everything is possible. You’re in your last semester of High School – it’s your town. You have fake...

Listening for the KHJ Exclusive 0

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...

Garage band '66 2

You’re In High School – You Live In L.A. – It’s December 1966 And You Know 7 and 7 Is By Heart.

KBLA – Harvey Miller – December 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s December 1966. You have a band; The Bow-Tiks. You’ve been practicing ever since you got your bass last Christmas. There’s six of you. You have three Rhythm Guitarists and nobody can quite sing. You’re all in...

Fairfax Hi - 1979 2

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s February 1979 – The Future Is Bright. KROQ Says So –

KROQ – Larry Woodside – 8:00 am – 9:00 am – February 28, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1979 – okay, it’s almost over; the 70s that is. Strange decade. Started off barefoot and going to Grateful Dead concerts – by 1979, you cut your hair, you...

Teenagers - L.A. - 1978 2

You’re A Teenager – It’s 1978 – You Live In L.A. – Thanksgiving Is Just Around The Corner, And Frazer Smith Is At The End Of The Dial

KROQ – Frazer Smith Show – 7:30-8:30 pm – Nov. 24, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is the year things started to change in L.A. – Punk and New Wave, which everybody “in the know” knew about for a couple years, was now an acknowledged piece of...