Tagged: KMPC

An Hour In The Life Of A City – Los Angeles: 9-10 am – November 26, 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room 0

An Hour In The Life Of A City – Los Angeles: 9-10 am – November 26, 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC-AM – Geoff Edwards Show – November 26, 1979 Looking around for events which occurred on this day in history, I ran across this tape of an hour’s worth of L.A. radio station KMPC, recorded between 9...

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Trouble Comin’ Every Day – Five Nights In Watts – August 11-17, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC-AM – 2-Way Communications – Watts Riots – August 11-17, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-nine years ago this week, an L.A. suburb called Watts exploded in five nights of violence and mayhem – and the whole country paid attention....

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Berkeley Takes A Dive – Judy Takes A Tumble – June 30, 1968

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from KMPC-Los Angeles – June 30, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not all the news that happened on this June 30th in 1968, but enough to keep you on your toes. During one of their hourly “news capsules”, KMPC...

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Geoff Edwards (1931-2014) RIP – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Extra

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC – Geoff Edwards Show – November 27, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Ironically, as I was putting together the previous post on Personality Radio of the 1960s featuring KMPC‘s Dick Whittinghill, I had learned of the sudden death of...

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Personality Radio And The Station To The Stars – KMPC – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC – Dick Whittinghill Show – May 12, 1968 – 9-10a.m. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While Top 40 was dominating the AM Radio airwaves in the 1960s, the distant second was Middle-Of-The-Road; radio that didn’t make too many waves and...

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Personality Radio – KMPC, Los Angeles – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: KMPC – Dick Whittinghill – June 1968 As strange as this may seem, this was the other radio format that competed with Top-40 in the 1960’s. It was more middle-of-the-road than straight Pop. It was, for all intents and purposes, Mainstream music....