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Geoff Edwards, 710 KMPC Los Angeles | November 13, 1978

…the quality of this aircheck is quite good and the extra outside noise doesn’t detract from the overall sound of KMPC

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Robert W Morgan FINAL SHOW, 93 KHJ Los Angeles | October 22 1970

Robert W. Morgan was a legendary broadcaster, who was an early-morning fixture on Southern California drive-time radio for more than three decades. Morgan was known to a generation of Southern Californians as the original morning man on trend-setting “Boss Radio”  93KHJ, beginning […]

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Kim Amidon on Car Radio 93 KHJ Los Angeles | Summer 1984

During its prime in the late 1960s and early 1970s, KHJ occupied the top position among Los Angeles radio stations, but by 1980 the numbers had eroded, and management decided to flip to a country format… which flopped. On April 1, 1983, KHJ […]

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Format Change from Top 40 to Country, 93KHJ Los Angeles | November 7, 1980

It was more than a radio station… It was a big part of Southern California in the 1960s & 70s. 93 KHJ “Boss Radio” became a hit music station in May 1965. Boss Radio was king. The station’s roster of DJs read like an […]

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Final Weeks of Top 40 93KHJ Los Angeles | October 1980

It was more than a radio station… It was a big part of Southern California in the 1960s & 70s. 93 KHJ “Boss Radio” became a hit music station in May 1965. For about three years its competition was its neighbor on the […]

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Jay Stevens, 1150 KIIS Los Angeles | June 1976

Many know today’s 102.7 KIIS-FM as L.A.’s Hit Music Station. But I have been surprised by how many did not realize KIIS started as an AM station back in 1970. 1150 KRKD new owner changed to format from Adult Standards, to Soft […]

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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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Humble Harve Miller, 1500 KBLA Los Angeles | December 17 1966

Humble Harve Miller arrived in Los Angeles in 1965 after some time at stations in Trenton, New Jersey. His first Los Angeles-area station was at “Super 15” KBLA Los Angeles. KBLA was arguably hipper than the typical LA station of the time […]

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K-Earth 101 KRTH Los Angeles | June 1976

    There was a time when it was common to hear the music of the 1950s on the radio. Back in the 1970s, KRTH Los Angeles was primarily a 50s Oldies station. In 1972, there was a switch to what was […]

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Batman Batphone Secret Number Promo, 93 KHJ Los Angeles | 1966

Soon after the TV show, Batman, debuted in January 1966, 93 KHJ Los Angeles ran a promotion with the series. As Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) themselves announced on the radio, the lucky fan who could guess the secret 7 […]

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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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