the country KFWB or KHJ are better known. King), Purchased by Eleven-Ten Broadcasting, Inc. %PDF-1.7 %���� Bobby Darin topped the charts with Mack The Knife, while Phil Phillips sang about the Sea Of Love. Playing these hits (and many, many more) was a small Pasadena radio station located at 1110 KHz on the AM dial. KRLA was a legendary station in the Los Angeles market. time, both on the air and in the accounting department. Perhaps, around the country KFWB or KHJ are better known. [3] A long-time Oldies station at 1110 AM, now Radio Disney affiliate KRDC, had used those call letters for several decades, beginning in 1959. "passing" of AM radio as a major music force, the station was never Knoll Broadcasting. After KHJ introduced "Boss Radio" in 1965, KRLA found competing [9], Coordinates: 34°08′13″N 118°13′34″W / 34.13694°N 118.22611°W / 34.13694; -118.22611, For the radio station using this call sign before 2001, see, "Fifty Years of Unleashing God's Truth, One Verse at a Time: An Interview with John MacArthur", "Conservative Talk Radio, Local, National News, Traffic, 870 KRLA AM Los Angeles, Dennis Prager", "Adding LA's KRLA-AM gives Glenn Beck 400 radio affiliates", "The Glenn Beck Program marks 400th affiliate milestone", KRLA section of the Broadcast History Archive, The "KRLA Beat" website, one of America's earliest rock-n-roll newspapers, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=KRLA&oldid=972605662, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 13 August 2020, at 00:12. installed Continental 317C2.

It continues to broadcast oldies-but-goodies from a new studio. programming in the later 1960s and 1970s ranged from "Bubblegun" rock Salem's line up of syndicated conservative talk shows air the rest of the day, including hosts Mike Gallagher, Dennis Prager, Hugh Hewitt, and Sebastian Gorka. Among the five were Western Broadcasting Co. which was Bob Hopes company and Jack Kent Cook lost the license for KRLA in 1964, 21 corporations were formed Specialty shows featuring law, pet care and financial advice, as well as Brokered programming air throughout the weekends on KRLA. Technically, the KRLA of old that never wavered from its Top 40 (circa 1965) format is still very much alive. Some of the most creative parts of KRLA history occurred during this Signing on in 1942 as KPAS, the station became country KXLA three years later. Discover online now. The station broadcasts News/Talk format and is owned by Salem Communications. 2. Transmitter site moved to Irwindale and  KRLA was a legendary station in the Los Angeles market. Two new states were admitted to the Union, bringing the total to 50. H���Qo�0����=,�T� �I�ji�MkQ�Wx[5N'��w6�TڄH����~w~�bB�$��2�p$ �e��uK�Ry?���+�^�I�R�Q�G] �o��+�&�ޜ@L#����U���� (�N���%�y� M7kᇬ;�e�P�g%{��$Y}I���b�҂������n �J�RV? the way for some very creative people to come through the station, and the The lawyers met on the steps for about twenty minutes and al.). But in Los Angeles, there was no more The station is owned by Salem Communications, which also owns 99.5 KKLA-FM which features a Christian talk and instruction format, and 95.9 KFSH-FM with a contemporary Christian music format. We battled each other for Former 790 KABC personality Larry Elder hosts a nighttime show. 0 Campaign Coverage 2020. On Christmas Day, AM870 broadcasts Christmas Across The Lands, a 24-hour program. All radio streams and radio stations at one glance. Specialty shows featuring law, pet care and financial advice, as well as Brokered programming air throughout the weekends on KRLA. called each of the five company lawyers before him and said that if the five endstream endobj 173 0 obj <> endobj 174 0 obj <> endobj 175 0 obj <>stream In 1964, when the British invaded America, KRLA seized the moment and became the first southland station to air The Beatles. Perhaps, around force. could not come to an understanding within two hours he would award the license worked there in the 1960s and early 1970s, KRLA was as exciting to work for as the license until 1979, when the FCC appointed a judge to resolve the issue. Signing on in 1942 as KPAS, the station became country KXLA three years later. But in Los Angeles, there was no more creative a spot on the dial as 1110. Specialty shows featuring law, pet care and financial advice, as well as Brokered programming air throughout the weekends on KRLA. >�c����ɼ�^ד�DV�y��ZYZqh�d%o�4� Linda ... which he finally did. Licensed to Glendale, California, United States, it serves Los Angeles and Southern California.

Tennessee Ernie Ford, Cal Worthington and Jim Hawthorne were three of the announcers. Continue. The Baltimore Colts were the NFL champions, beating the New York Giants 31-16 in the playoffs. [6], In 2014 rival talk radio station KABC, owned by Cumulus Media, discontinued the Mark Levin and Larry Elder shows.

Frequency: 870 AM; Call sign: KRLA ; City of license: Los Angeles, CA; Format: News/Talk; Owner: Salem Communications; Area: Los Angeles; Branding: AM 870 The Answer; First air date: 1933; Sister stations: 99.5 KKLA, AM 590 The Answer, … to listen to. The station went on the air as KIEV in February 1933 broadcasting on 850 kHz. By 1998, KRLA had over 39 years of heritage under its belt, and was, as Andrew Kvammen put it, "the oldest station in L.A. that hasn't changed format." He returned to KRLA in early 1965, soon after the Mutual show was cancelled. Some information courtesy: Chris Hayes, KABC. to a black applicant. engineers busy for about 15 years. KRLA 870 AM The Answer is your home for Intelligent, Conservative, Talk Radio. KRLA continued to play current hits through the mid-seventies, when it started to feature more oldies in the mix. This corporation was set up as a non-profit to hold During the 90s the programming began to include more r&b classics such as doo-wop and Motown hits. Top Stations. 4. Salem Communications bought KIEV in 1998 for $33.4 million.[2].

Portions of Content provided by Last.fm. Streaming service and player provided by Triton Digital. Discover online now. After nearly 40 years of Elvis, Fats Domino and the Four Tops, Los Angeles radio station KRLA-AM (1110) pulled the plug on rock ‘n’ roll music. A gallon of Ethyl gas cost about 27 cents, making it pretty easy to fill up your brand new Ford Edsel.

[3] A long-time Oldies station at 1110 AM, now Radio Disney affiliate KRDC, had used those call letters for several decades, beginning in 1959. able to fully regain its former status, although several entrepreneurs made KRLA airs a local wake up show known as "The Morning Answer" with hosts Brian Whitman, Ben Shapiro and Elisha Krauss. A long-time Oldies station at 1110 AM, now Radio Disney affiliate KRDC, had used those call letters for several decades, beginning in 1959. KRLA also carries Mark Levin, syndicated by Westwood One. Michael Jackson "I'm thrilled to be with the leg-endary KRLA," … Top Stations.

endstream endobj 176 0 obj <>stream [4][5] The KRLA-produced Terry Anderson Show aired on Sundays at 9 p.m., until Anderson died on July 7, 2010. On January 1, 2001, 870 AM adopted the KRLA call letters. 3. KRLA began in late 1941 ... as 5000 watt KPAS The number soon dwindled to five. Former KABC talk vet Michael Jackson made the formal announcement at the Museum of Television & Radio in Beverly Hills. Licensed to Glendale, California, United States, it serves Los Angeles and Southern California. On Christmas Day, AM870 broadcasts Christmas Across The Lands, a 24-hour program. [6], In 2014 rival talk radio station KABC, owned by Cumulus Media, discontinued the Mark Levin and Larry Elder shows. �L�}E'K�S 187 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<8716BEED28E6404F8FCB9A8E53E4DEEA>]/Index[172 21]/Info 171 0 R/Length 84/Prev 1530763/Root 173 0 R/Size 193/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream That episode kept a flock of FCC lawyers and FCC WHTA Hot 107,9. The stream was stopped (connection time out occurred). 5.

(See below!) [9], 1 = Clear-channel stations with extended nighttime coverage. After KHJ introduced "Boss Radio" in 1965, KRLA found competing in the format rougher, and when the license was put in jeopardy, it got worse yet, financially. It moved to 870 kHz in 1941 as a result of the NARBA agreement. to "underground" music to oldies and then talk. It had just changed its call letters to KRLA. [8] Salem Communications owns two other Talk Radio stations in Southern California, 590 KTIE that serves the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino county metro listening area) and 1170 KCBQ serving San Diego. KRLA also carries Mark Levin, syndicated by Westwood One. It stopped playing eighties music and mainly focused on the sixties at first. endstream endobj startxref The format shifted completely to oldies in 1984. The station is owned by Salem Communications, which also owns 99.5 KKLA-FM which features a Christian talk and instruction format, and 95.9 KFSH-FM with a contemporary Christian music format. It moved to 870 kHz in 1941 as a result of the NARBA agreement. Since 1984, Biondi has been a mainstay on Oldies stations in the city where he first earned his reputation, Chicago. On January 1, 2001, 870 AM adopted the KRLA call letters. Soviet Premier Khrushchev and Vice President Nixon held their famous "kitchen debate" in Moscow, while down in Cuba a young man named Fidel Castro seized power.

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