KGO Radio 810:
The Complete Collection

San Francisco, California

Named Legendary Station of the Year by the Bay Area Radio Museum and Hall of Fame, 2010.

KGO News/Talk Radio 810 Logo (c. 1978)

KGO Newstalk AM 81/FM 104 Logo (1982)

KGO Newstalk AM 810 Logo (2005)

1978

1982

2005

Art Finley

Jim Dunbar (c. 1978) Ronn Owens (2005) Jim Eason

Art Finley

Jim Dunbar

Ronn Owens

Jim Eason

FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE...

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1962

The Sounds of San Francisco from the KGO Music Tower (1962; 40 minutes) Presentation includes textPresentation includes audio

1971

Russ Coughlin on KGO (March 8, 1971; 19 minutes) Presentation includes audioJS

"Coglin" hosts the 11 PM hour on KGO, leading into a Howard K. Smith report on the American Information Network and local headlines, followed by Russ and two guests from the IRS.

KGO Newsbeat With Harv Morgan (Monday, April 12, 1971; 45 minutes) Presentation includes audioJS

The 4 PM hour begins with news from American Information Radio, then continues with Harv Morgan anchoring the local newscast, which includes (amid numerous technical glitches) reports from Peter Cleaveland, George Ruge, Jack Hines, Lu Hurley (with traffic from the Hurleybird), Greg Jordan (KGO Sports), Jack Drees (ABC Sports) and Bill Furnell (business).

1972

Jim Eason on KGO (April 1972; 4 minutes) Presentation includes textPresentation includes audio

In which Mr. Eason finds an ad for men's clothing more than slightly amusing...

1976

Al "Jazzbeaux" Collins on KGO (Friday, February 6, 1976; 55 minutes) Presentation includes audio

1978

Art Finley interviews Bill Graham on KGO (Tuesday, May 9, 1978; 45 minutes) Presentation includes textPresentation includes audioBC

"Friday Night Rock Trivia" with Ronn Owens on KGO (June 1978; 15 minutes) Presentation includes audio

1982

Jim Dunbar, Ted Wygant and the KGO Morning News (Monday, May 3, 1982; 43 minutes) Presentation includes audio

Plus "World News This Morning" from ABC with Joe Templeton on the first day of simulcasting on KGO AM 81 and FM 104 following the demise of KSFX (103.7 FM).

1994

Jim Eason on KGO (March 3, 1994; 8 minutes) Presentation includes audioJE

Jim interviews legendary jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson (1937-2001).

 

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BC — Courtesy of the University of British Columbia (Art Finley Collection).
JE — Courtesy of James Eason.
JS — Courtesy of John Schneider.
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