1960s LA AM Fab Rock Radio Stations

I am so confused. I can’t figure out WHEN I listened to rock music as a teen in the 60’s. I immediately start singing and dancing the minute I hear a very vague note from Trader Joe’s speakers. Yesterday, I was dancing and singing along, as usual, but an older man started dancing next to me. An older woman told me I was a very good dancer. I smiled and thanked her. I wasn’t rockin’ out like at home, a party or when I took rock photos (wild woman!). But I KNOW this music and lyrics. To a certain point.  I also watched old films, although they weren’t on TV all the time. Plus some TV shows. Tons of homework, cooked and cleaned after dinner, no watching TV or listening to music then. So when did I listen all the time to music? I was always making art, making my clothes, making something. But I could also watch TV and old movies. I can’t figure it out. I know I did. When I read this article about LA Radio stations in 1960s, I recognized many of the DJs. So when did I listen? I sure loved rock n roll. I was surprised I became a rather major photographer in my genre. Who knew? The signs were...

What the World Needs Now Is Love, Sweet Love

What the World Needs Now Is Love, Sweet Love. I absolutely LOVED this! I heard it on LA AM radio ALL the time! I listened to KRLA, KHJ (Boss Radio) and KFWB all the time! I LOVED this. EVERY time I heard it, I was so moved! I had NO idea SHE wrote it til recently! Jackie DeShannon was a TRAGICALLY UNDERRATED songwriter and singer. 1965, heck, all the 1960s, esp with Brit Invasion 1962/63, music was AMAZING going into early 1970s!! You heard GREAT songs in EVERY genre, on your one fave station. BUT this should have been on top. Tells ya many just thought this a sweet, sappy love song. Her voice, the chorus, instrumentation, the worlds, the way it builds up, then a solo horn, just beautiful. Timeless...

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