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How Radio Was Done Part 27

December 28, 2006
Mark Hosler, Don

More Beatles on the Magical Mystery Tour, The Porch Patrols Oldie McOlderson is live in the studio to interview Izzy Isnt concerning his draft dodging days, the San Francisco music scene continues to develop, and its a 1967 New Years celebrity explosion at KRLA in Los Angeles.

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How Radio Was Done Part 26

December 21, 2006
Solo

1967 flowers with the Beatles making the “Magical Mystery Tour” film and album, The Supremes and their Coke ad, John Cage and Morton Feldman discuss radio and silence, and back to San Francisco for the Human Be-In, The Diggers, and seminal bands playing for free in the street, including some dynamite live Moby Grape and Mother Earth.
Lots of music in this one.

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How Radio Was Done Part 25

December 14, 2006
Solo

The 67 beat goes on. Timothy Leary and Marshall McLuhan continue as the Hippies are born, Bill Graham and the San Francisco sound emerge in much unreleased live music from ‘67 by Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother And The Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and beyond. Neil Cassidy and the acid tests, Chicken Man, and more DJs of the day on the air.

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How Radio Was Done Part 24

December 7, 2006
Solo

In this normally unscheduled edition (being the first Thursday of the month), its all 67 and psychedelia explodes all over us from Hendrix in the studio, Timothy Learys LP, More Marshall McLuhan on wax, 60s radio bloopers, Pink Floyds first album, Jeff Beck, Lothar and the Hand People, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Tom Donahue and The Grateful Dead on KMPX, John Cage interviewed on WBAI, and that whole ‘67 wave of music which freaked out at the end and turned into noise.

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How Radio Was Done Part 23

November 30, 2006
Solo

A five-hour edition. Beginning with a flashback into the development of Motown and Soul radio, not to mention Malcolm X, through ’66, we then lurch into 1967 from Radio Caroline where they’re first to play /”A Whiter Shade of Pale/” and confront the government with /”illegal/” broadcasting. The Beatles produce “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” San Francisco’s first underground station, KMPX, reaches the air with Edward Bear and Tom Donahue as the San Francisco bands emerge, Dylan refuses to give his autograph, McLuhan’s LP, drugs everywhere, and lots of ’67 DJs and songs.

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How Radio Was Done Part 22

November 23, 2006
Solo

Our roaming radio is stuck in 1966. Bob Dylan brings electricity to England and holds a press conference in San Francisco, The Beatles on tour continue to exhaust everyone, Bobby Kennedy sings his greatest hit, And hot jocks of the year, who all talk rapidly, lurch toward their next Thanksgiving turkey shoot. Also playing on this radio, The Rolling Stones, Them, The Hollies, The Dave Clark Five, Peter and Gordon, etc.

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How Radio Was Done Part 21

November 16, 2006
Solo

Slowing to a snails pace as the relevant material increases, we remain inside 1966 once again where the Beatles are still more popular than Jesus, their studio music becoming more complicated as their desire to play live diminishes. Meanwhile, Scott Muni holds forth at WOR, radio comes to Vietnam, Neil Cassidy drives, Ken Keasey begins the San Francisco Acid Tests, and Timothy Leary expounds on psychedelics and LSD.

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How Radio Was Done Part 20

November 9, 2006
Solo

’65 turns into 66 with the focus on the touring Beatles at the end of that rope. WABCs continuous coverage of the Beatles in New York City, Casey Kasem reads a Beatle fan letter, DJs rant, IDs play, The Byrds are influenced, and lots of live Beatle performances, chopped and not.

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How Radio Was Done Part 19

October 12, 2006
Solo

An early to mid ’60s look at the Beatniks progress, the H-bomb, People Are No Good, the words to Mission Impossible, Dylan rehearsing, Top 40 blaring, MLK saved by not sneezing, and students revolting, but youll never walk alone – a double play!

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How Radio Was Done Part 18

October 5, 2006
Solo

In our patented one step forward and three steps back process of revealing history as if it happened on the radio, we begin around 1962 and dont even get to 66 again. The early ‘60s Beatles predominate, Bob Dylan does takes, Coca-Cola everywhere, Surf culture and the Beach Boys, and Boss Radio is the radio boss. Brought to you by Coke.

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