Tagged: Charles Manson

Flu season comes early.

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – It’s 1964 – You’re Home With The Flu – Your Mom’s In Charge Of The Radio – You Lie There.

KPOL – 8:00am-9:00am – August 7, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Flu season, just like clockwork – fever, chills, aching, sweats. You’ve just thrown up everything you’ve ever had in your stomach since you were five. Your hair hurts. The best you can do is just lay there,...

James Watt

James Watt: “A Woman, Two Jews And A Cripple” – Anatomy Of Foot-In-Mouth – 1983

James Watt – Interior Secretary – Soundbite of Sept. 21, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the current state of political gaffes, non sequiturs and outright bonehead mistakes, the latest bon mot from Alabama comes in the midst of a hotly contested Senatorial race where issues of race,...

No Longer 20 - resize

You Live In L.A. – It’s January 1980 – You Just Left Your Twenties – You Have Issues

  KMPC – Gary Owens – January 26, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – You live in L.A. and it’s January; the first month of a new year and a new decade. You have also left your twenties, and the only thing more precarious than Eight-oh is turning Three-oh....

Nelson Rockefeller

Nelson Rockefeller Confirmation Hearings 1974 – Reference Room

Nelson Rockefeller Confirmation Hearings re-cap – NET/NPR – September 27, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Nelson Rockefeller and his confirmation hearings for the office of vice-President, September 1974. Picture this; The President has resigned from office only a month earlier, in the midst of one of the biggest...

Pres. Ford Assassination Attempt #2

September 22, 1975 – Another Assassination Attempt

September 22, 1975 – CBS – The World Tonight + Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 22, 1975 – The second time in as many weeks; an attempt to assassinate President Ford. Ironically, also in California. The first attempt took place on the 5th of September, as Ford...

President Ford

September 5-6, 1975 – “It Didn’t Go Off!” – President Ford Meets Squeaky Fromme

  Become a Patron! The week of September 6th in 1975 was an odd one. It ended with an attempted assassination of President Ford during his visit to Sacramento, California. The perpetrator was revealed to be former Charles Manson follower Lynette ‘Squeaky Fromme“, who was tackled by Secret Service when...

Teenagers - 1969

Marmalade Skies – Drugs In L.A. – 1969 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Lucy In The Sky – Assignment: 69 – KNX-AM – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1969, if you were growing up, a teenager, a young adult or anyone moderately aware of the world going on around you, you no doubt had familiarity with, personal knowledge of, bought...

Capt. Beefheart & His Magic Band – Live At My Fathers Place – 1978 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Capt. Beefheart & His Magic Band – Live At My Fathers Place – 1978 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band – Live at My Fathers Place – November 18, 1978 – WLIR-FM There was a time you couldn’t mention Frank Zappa without mentioning Captain Beefheart somewhere in the same sentence. After...

Body Counts And Questions – November 19, 1970

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News (Audio version) – November 19, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A horrific day in history, by most accounts. November 19th 1970 brought with it reports of some 150,000 dead, over a million refugees and...