Share This Post 1450 KSOL / San Francisco / Sly Stone Sly Stone, 1450 KSOL San Francisco | 1967The godfather of soul stations in San Francisco, and this is how it sounded!Station: 1450 KSOL (KSAN/KEST) San Francisco (Wikipedia) Format: Soul Branded: “Soul Radio” Featured Air Personality: Sly Stone Aircheck #1,600PlayStop Voluntary Subscription OptionsYearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – yearlyMonthly : $10.00 USD – monthlyWeekly : $3.00 USD – weekly (Smokey Robinson) proved to be a gassy, very gassy, talented cat…Curator’s Notes:Found! Another one of those ultra-rare airchecks of Sly Stone from his radio career before he became a well known musician. This came in with no date written on it, however, just taking a guess, by the music snippets inside the recording that this is from sometime in 1967 (typo corrected). Not much for elements here. One KSOL “Soul Radio” jingle played ad-nauseum between nearly every record. A commerical for Schlitz Malt Liquor (better than ‘local’ brews? What local brews were available in 1964?). No cigarette ads in this one.In a bit of relatable programming, Stone counts the number of songs played in a row. Did KSOL use a ‘more music’ approach’ to its format in the modern sense?Anyone with some inside knowledge of how 1450 KSOL was programmed during this period is cordially invited to comment (below).Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...Share This Post 5 Comments Wayne Rogers May 30, 2018, 9:45 am This aircheck is from early ’67. The Ruffin, Smokey, and Rascals were all early ’67 releases. Log in to reply Bob May 30, 2018, 12:49 pm Damn. You figured 1964 based on the music and the Chuck Jackson, Jimmy Ruffin, Smokey Robinson, O.V. Wright and—oh, my—The Young Rascals—were all released in 1967? Freakin’ great detective work, dude! Log in to reply Steve West May 30, 2018, 5:25 pm Typo. I should re read what gets posted before walking out of the studio. Be nice. Log in to reply Gary Kerns May 30, 2018, 4:33 pm The last song played on this aircheck “Lonely Too Long” was on the “Collections” album by the Young Rascals, and the album was released January 9, 1967. Could this ‘check be that recent? BTW, I knew that Sly Stone had been a DJ, and I thoroughly enjoyed this brief ‘check. Log in to reply Gary Kerns May 30, 2018, 4:42 pm Yes. Ok you guys blasted me. I did hear all those songs as I tightened it up and simply typed the wrong number, set it to post and went outside to work for the day.Tough crowd.Also, “Gonna Give her all the Love I’ve Got” was from ’67. I looked that up on Wikipedia, as I did “Lonely Too Long”. Log in to replyYou must log in to post a comment.