If you’re a radio nerd, you’ll know that LA has a long history of being one of the most interesting and exciting markets for radio talent at some pretty legendary radio stations.
KHJ. KMET. KLOS. KFWB. Jim Ladd. Robert W. Morgan. The Real Don Steele. Art Laboe. I have airchecks of all these guys.
A new book on the golden era of LA radio entitled Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956–1972 by Harvey Kubernik will be released on April 15. Tom Petty–who idolizes radio in his song “The Last DJ”–will write the forward.
The publisher, Santa Monica Press, promises lots of photos and lots of photos.