Thursday, August 26, 2010

KCBQ AM (1170) Monument Dedication This Saturday

The Galaxy Gang invites those who grew up to the music of KCBQ-AM to come on down to Kohls/Lowes parking lot in Santee (original site of KCBQ's transmission towers) this Saturday, Aug. 28th. at 12:10 p.m. We'll be dedicating a monument to station owners and employees that worked at KCBQ from 1958 to 1978. Please come join us, and catch up with "Shotgun Tom" Kelly (emcee of the ceremony), who will honor AM rock radio notables including Charlie & Harrigan, and Jack Vincent. Some of KCBQ's legenday personalities include Dex Allen, Harry "Happy Hare", Charlie Tuna, Bob Shannon, Perry Allen, Bobby Ocean, Lee "Baby" Sims, Jimmy Rabbitt, Rich "Brother" Robbin, Brian Roberts, China Smith, Chuck Browning, and Harry Scarborough. Shotgun will talk about these folks and many others behind the mic and behind the scenes over the 30 years that made 50,000 watt KCBQ-AM one of the most popular Rock and Roll stations in Southern CA.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Broderick Crawford in Drag at Friars Club Gag Skit (Podcast 25)

Ian Rose talks about the gruf, rough Chief Dan Mathews of the 50s TV series The Highway Patrol.

Hamlet's Omelette Recipe? Listen to Ian's Take on MacBeth (Podcast 22)

Our own Ian Rose "spears" the Head on the Stick controversy that has haunted Shakespeare fans for centuries----Podcast 22.

Retro Portable RCA Victor 1955 Radio (Podcast 22)