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Welcome to 1978 4

It’s 1978 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re Perplexed – But BMR Knows The Score – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KMET – B. Mitchel Reed – January 2, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s January 2nd and it’s 1978 – New Year’s Happened and you had a blast. You went to every party you knew about and some you didn’t know about, but crashed anyway. You were on...

The College Radio Staff 3

It’s 1972 – You Live In L.A. – You Go To College – Your College Has A Radio Station – You Dream Of Free Records And Concert Tickets

KUSC – Air-Bag with Jay Cee – September 13, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – College Radio – it’s slick, highly produced with considerable thought going into focus groups marketing and raising money. That’s the way it is now. But in the 1950s and 1960s College Radio was background...

Bane of the 10th grader 1

It’s October 1966 – It’s L.A. – You’re A Teenager – It’s The Weekend – You’re Not Looking Forward To Monday

KBLA – Humble Harve – October 23, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 1966. If you had the gross misfortune of graduating Junior High (or Middle School) before the Summer of the year, 1966 for example, Fall or September for you meant starting High School – a lot...

Nostalgia for the 1930s 0

Nostalgia For The 1930s As Seen From 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Nostalgia For The 1930s – Open Mind Program – January 31, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Feeling a sense of nostalgia for a decade other than the one you are currently in is a pretty common feeling. Usually the decade in question is often the one a person...

Sunset Strip Riots - 1966 0

Riot On Sunset Strip 1966 – “What Is It You Kids Want?” – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Sunset Strip Riots – The Cool Rebellion – Second Sunday – NBC Radio – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sunset Strip – November 1966. It was bound to happen, sooner or later. One of the largest if not the largest generations in history was suddenly coming of age....

Love during the time of passing period. 0

It’s 1969 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Almost Christmas – Love Is In The Air And So Is KDAY

KDAY-AM – Santa Monica – November 26, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For everyone who says that holidays are a gigantic drag, there are those few people for which the possibilities of the holiday season are endless. It may have happened to you. There was always that one...

One of life's many Ohmagawd moments. 0

It’s 1981 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – The Party’s Just Getting Started – Jed The Fish Is The Voice Of Your Conscience –

KROQ – Jed The Fish with Danny Elfman of Oingo Boingo – July 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ah, the 80s – wretched excess, padded shoulders and electronica. The Strip is your refuge and Madame Wong’s is your salvation and the party’s just getting started. You can’t make...