Tagged: KNX

L.A. Radio In 1952 – Jim Hawthorne – KNX – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-AM – Hawthorne’s Encore Time – June 3, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No shortage of personalities, when it came to local radio in Los Angeles in the 1950s. You could say the same of just about any major metropolitan...

Michael Jackson Has A Few Words With Ayn Rand – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-AM – Michael Jackson Show – Hour 2 – January 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The writing was on the wall as far back as the early 1960s; Talk Radio was a wildly popular genre in the medium of...

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June 25, 2009 – Michael Jackson – Farrah Fawcett.

Further evidence this day in history has been busier than most. Hard to believe it’s been four years since the tragic news came that Pop Icon Michael Jackson had died. An already troubled figure working on what would have been a comeback tour, the finale came in the guise of...

A Day Both Odd And Personalized – May 9, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: If you owned a car, this May 9th in 1979, you were no doubt preoccupied with what number your license plate ended in. Because gas rationing was being enforced and was strictly limited to odd numbered or Personalized license plates...

No Justice – No Peace. L.A. Burns – April 29, 1992

No Justice – No Peace. L.A. Burns – April 29, 1992

Click on the link here for Audio Player: One of the most costly and destructive riots in history. The beating trial of Rodney King by four Los Angeles Police Offers, who were handed not-guilty verdicts on this day in 1992. Within minutes of the verdict‘s reading, disturbances erupted...

Bob Crane On The Radio – 1960 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Bob Crane Show – Feb. 24, 1960 In retrospect, it really wasn’t that long ago that radio was a veritable hotbed of Personalities – every station and every format seemed to have those people whom the audience stuck to like glue and...