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Almost Summer 1975 8

It’s June 1975 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Officially Almost Summer, The Obscene Steven Clean Says So.

KMET – Steven Clean – June 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s almost Summer – why you know it’s almost Summer is that it’s June; not yet June-gloom, but that week in June where it suddenly hits 100 degrees during the day and you can smell infinite possibilities...

You and your First Tape Recorder 1

It’s March 1959 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In New York – Your Parents Bought You A Tape Recorder For Christmas – They Are Regretting It.

New York AM Radio Dial Hopping – March, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A buck a month is all we ask: Become a Patron! You finally got it. After months of hounding, hinting and placing copies of magazines with Webcor ads all around your apartment, your parents finally...

London - June 1979 0

It’s June 1979 – You’re From L.A. – You Just Graduated High School – You’re In London – You’re A Foreigner – You Don’t Care.

Capital Radio – June, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! So you wound up in London. You scored a free roundtrip ticket and you got your passport. The picture looks nothing like you. The photographer told you not to smile, so you look like a serial...

Excelsior Hi - 1968 4

It’s February 22, 1968 -You Live In L.A. – You’re In High School – You Have A Problem With Authority Figures – Welcome To The 60s.

KRLA-KHJ-KFWB-KBLA – February 22, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – No pressure . . .but: Become a Patron! Authority figures – they never seemed to bother you until sometime around Junior High. But then, sometime around Junior High was when life as you knew it changed. You changed, the...