Lohman & Barkley, 64 KFI Los Angeles | October 18, 1976

Courtesy of BigAppleAirchecks… Here’s our first recording of the legendary Al Lohman and Roger Barkley of KFI. Here, they are featured essentially at the height of their approximately 30 year reign as one of the most popular morning teams in Los Angeles […]

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Charlie Van Dyke & Mark Elliot, 93/KHJ Los Angeles | June 18, 1976

Courtesy of BigAppleAirchecks, here’s a wonderful taste of 93/KHJ during the Charlie Van Dyke era. KHJ is full of excitement and personality oozes out of the very pores of this radio station. Outside of the Drake era, it really didn’t get much […]

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Andy Barber, 1020 KTNQ Los Angeles | June 24, 1978

First put together in 1976 from what had been KGBS to go up against market Top 40 leader KHJ, Ten-Q had all the makings of exciting radio. Sure, there was no reverb, but with talent like M.G. Kelly and others whose quick […]

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Peter Johnathan, ‘Car Radio’ 93/KHJ Los Angeles | December, 1984

The final format of 93/KHJ was a very unique attempt at an all-traffic report station, blended with music which was mainly recurrents. They called it “Car Tunes, Great Songs In Your Car”. Everything about the format seemed to revolve around cars. There […]

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Charlie Tuna, KROQ 1500 AM Los Angeles | June, 1973

A slice of L.A. Radio history is heard in this rare recording of the legendary Charlie Tuna (left) on KROQ-AM. A time before the now-legendary K-Rock on FM, this station started out as an original Top 40, KBLA, and after a number […]

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Jay Coffey, “Top of Pops Weekend”; KRTH K-Earth 101 Los Angeles | November 8, 1986

From the radio station that used the same jingle for over 30 years! Here’s a very capable Jay Coffey cruising through the year 1964 as K-Earth presents a “Top of Pops” Weekend! This is Oldies radio, really at the beginnings of it’s […]

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