Radio

L.A. at Night -circa 1950s 0

It’s 1952 – You’re In L.A. – It’s Midnight – Your Radio Is Time-Traveling. You’re Somewhere In The 1920s. Weekend Pop-Chronicles

Encore Time – Jim Hawthorne, Major J. Andrew White – KNX Midnight-1:00 am – June 3, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Before 24 hour news cycles, ’round the clock music and talk, radio was a sort of “uncharted waters” after midnight. If you were one...

Opening of the 74th Congress - Janury 3, 1936 0

January 3, 1936 – Opening Day Of Congress – Capitol Hill In The Days Of The New Deal.

It makes all the difference in the world: Become a Patron! January 3, 1936 – Opening day of the 74th Congress. The long, sometimes laborious ritual, but significant as it marked one of the first times a broadcast, live from Capitol Hill and from Congress took place. This was one...

Here Come The 80s 0

It’s December 1979 – You Live In Los Angeles – You Haven’t Been A Teenager Since The 60’s – The Prospect Of The 80s Makes Your Blood Run Cold.

KMPC – Geoff Edwards Show – December 7, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not to bug you, but . . .Become a Patron! December 1979 – You still haven’t gotten over 1969 – but here you are, ten years later and you have another decade to get used...

Existential Angst - 1967 0

It’s Almost Christmas 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You’re In The Bay Area- You Have Existential Angst, You Just Aren’t Sure What That Is.

KYA – San Francisco – December 9, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A buck a month is all it takes: Become a Patron! Color you cynical. Okay – they said it would happen; sixteen-on-the-edge-of-seventeen and it’s that age where you start to doubt things, don’t believe anybody and...