QuickCheck: Russ O’Hara, KRLA Los Angeles | June 12, 1969

1969 was a good year for Top 40 radio in Los Angeles. KFWB was still around, albeit more like a Middle of the Road station, 93/KHJ was at the top of it’s game, and then there was KRLA. Never the powerhouse hit […]

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Dick Biondi, 1110 KRLA Los Angeles Reunion, Part 2 | October 31, 1981

Date of Recording: 10.31.1981 Station: 1110 KRLA Pasadena/Los Angeles, California, USA Featured Air Talent: Dick Biondi (WINR, WCBA-AM, KVOB, KSYL, WHOT, WKBW, WEBR, WLS (AM), KRLA, WCFL, WMAQ, WBZ, WSAI, WNMB, WBBM FM, WJMK, WLS-FM) Airchexx Entry: 1,038 (Repost at 1,450) (What […]

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Dave Hull, 1110 KRLA Los Angeles Reunion, Part 1 | October 31, 1981

Date of Recording: 10.31.1981 Station: 1110 KRLA Los Angeles, California, USA Featured Air Talent: Dave Hull (KGFL, WONE-AM, WQTE, WTVN, WFLA, KRLA, KFI, KGBS, KIIS, KMPC, KHJ, KRTH, KIKF, KWXY) Airchexx Entry: 1,037 (Repost at 1,450) (What does this mean (1)) Presented […]

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Dave Hull, 1110 KRLA Pasadena | September, 1966

Date of Recording: September, 1966 (Exact date unknown) Station: 1110 KRLA Pasadena, California Featured Air Talent: Dave Hull (Hullabaloo) Contributor: Robyn Watts Aircheck Entry: 1421 Comments: Here’s a restored recording of 1110 KRLA. The source tape was a bit worn and it […]

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Wolfman Jack Radio Show | 1976

    Let’s clap for the Wolfman!!!   “Wolfman Jack” was one of radio’s most distinctive voices. Thanks to XERF and later XERB, the Wolfman reached most of the southwestern United States while selling everything from soft drinks to coffins. In 1969, the […]

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Charlie Tuna on KKDJ 102.7 Los Angeles | May 30 1974

  Charlie Tuna was a Los Angeles radio legend. Over the span of his career, he also hosted shows for KBIG-FM, KTNQ, KHTZ, KRLA, KODJ, KMPC, KIKF, KLAC, & KRTH, & at various times working in pop, rock, oldies, country, talk and […]

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“Humble Harve” Miller, 1500 KBLA (Santa Monica) Los Angeles | 1967

Humble Harve certainly was well known in Los Angeles radio! His career highlights include: KBLA, 1965-67; KHJ, 1967-71; KIQQ, 1973; KKDJ, 1974; KIIS, 1975-76; KUTE, 1980; KRLA, 1981-82 and 1985-86 and 1988-91; KRTH, 1991-92; KCBS, 1992-93; KZLA, 1996-97; KIEV, 1999. That’s quite […]

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The Real Don Steele, 101.1 KRTH Los Angeles | August, 1993

Station: 101.1 KRTH (KHJ-FM) Los Angeles (Wikipedia) (Website) Format: Oldies Branded: “K-Earth 101“; “Southern California’s Greatest Hits” Featured Air Personality: The Real Don Steele (Donald Steele Revert; April 1, 1936 – August 5, 1997) (KBUC/KEPR/KIMA/KXLY/KOIL/KISN/KEWB/KHJ/KHJ-TV/KIQQ/KRLA/KCBS-FM/KRTH) (Wikipedia) Contributor: Robyn Watts Total Time: 9:44 Aircheck […]

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Wink Martindale, 710 KMPC Los Angeles | June 1976

Chances are you remember Wink Martindale from TV gams shows. He hosted 21 different game shows, including “Trivial Pursuit”, “Can You Top This”, “High Rollers”, “Debt”, “Gambit”, and the long-running “Tic-Tac-Dough”. But if you grew up in Southern California, you probably know […]

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The Real Don Steele, KRTH K-Earth 101 Los Angeles | Date unknown

Date of Recording: Early 1990s (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 101.1 KRTH Los Angeles, California, USA Featured Air Talent: The Real Don Steele (04.01.1936 – 08.05.1997) (KBUC, KEPR, KIMA, KXLY, KOIL, KISN, KEWB, KHJ, KIQQ, KTNQ, KRLA, KODJ, KCBS-FM, KRTH) Contributor: Robyn Watts […]

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Charlie Tuna, 101.1 KRTH Los Angeles | February 9, 2008

Date of Recording: 02.09.2008 Station: 101.1 KRTH Los Angeles, California Featured Air Talent: Charlie Tuna (08.14.1944 – 02.19.2016) (KGFW, KELO, KOMA, WMEX, KHJ, KROQ, KKDJ/KIIS, KTNQ, KRLA, KODJ, KMPC, KIKF, KLAC, Your Oldies Magazine, Back to the 70s) Contributor: Daniel Coulombe (CKTS, […]

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Dick Biondi, KRLA Los Angeles | June 14, 1965

“…First in Music, First in Fun!” Dick Biondi (WBBM-FM, WLS, others) is captured for all time on this near studio-quality recording from 1110 KRLA, just two months after crosstown 93 KHJ flipped to Bill Drake consulted Top 40. After listening to this, […]

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