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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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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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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Rick Dees, KIIS FM 102.7 Los Angeles | Jan 12, 1995

He spang into the national spotlight in 1976, with his novelty hit, Disco Duck. Rick Dees is a radio icon. From 1981 until 2004, Rick Dees woke Southern California on L.A.’s KIIS FM. With bits like Candid Phone, The Joke of The […]

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Robert W Morgan, 93KHJ Los Angeles | 1965

Robert W Morgan was a Los Angeles radio legend. best known for his on air work at several stations in Los Angeles, including morning drive at KMPC, KIQQ, and KMGG, and finished his career at K-Earth 101, where he retired in 1997. […]

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A Tribute to B. Mitchel Reed: 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles | March 19, 1983

Shortly after the death of B. Mitchel Reed, KLOS‘ Gail Murphy hosted a live tribute to the legendary deejay, featuring recorded interviews and a couple of very short samples of his earlier work. Apparently, there were not many original recordings of early […]

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Rick Dees’ Final Show on KIIS-FM Los Angeles | February 10, 2004

How does a legend say goodbye to the second largest audience in America, not counting the then budding XM Satellite radio audience? How does this website even pay tribute to this particular morning, a day which many observers mark as one of […]

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Tom Konard’s “Aircheck Factory” Presents: Wolfman Jack, 1090 XERB Rosarito Beach, Mexico | December 12, 1966

Date of Recording: 12.12.1966 Station: 1090 XERB (XERB/XEPRS) Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico (Studios in Chula Vista, California) Format at time of recording: Leased Time Brokered (Pre-Recorded material) Featured Air Personality: Wolfman Jack (Robert Weston Smith) b. 1938 d. 1995 (WYOU/KCIJ/XERF/XERB/KDAY/AFRTS/WNBC/WXTR) Contributor: […]

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Joshua Escandone, KOST 103.5 Los Angeles | January 16, 1999

Here’s another in a series of KOST airchecks contributed by Matt over at Big Apple Airchecks – this time featuring Joshua Escandone. As the 90s drew to a close, almost every market had a soft AC, playing very sleepy, mostly slow, albeit […]

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