"Top 33 On 99" Newspaper
Week Ending January 3, 1967
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The front page
of "K-KIS Top 33 On 99" (issue number 35), proudly trumpeted as "The
Inland Empire's Weekly Entertainment Newspaper-Survey."
tabloid included behind-the-scenes articles about KKIS, news about
popular music and movie stars (this edition spotlighted The Yardbirds
and their lead singer, Keith Relf, noted that Gary Lewis was entering
the Army at Ford Ord, and had the scoop on Sonny & Cher's latest doings)
and, of course, a survey
of the Top 33 records being played on the Contra Costa County
own spotlight this first week of 1967 was
Bill Plummer, who had started
at KKIS in 1958 as a spotter on local football broadcasts and rose to
full-fledged status as a disc jockey in 1962. While continuing to work
as a weekend and vacation relief DJ at KKIS until 1982, Mr. Plummer
had earned his teaching credential and taught fulltime at Pittsburg High
School from 1964 until his retirement in 1999.
twelve of this edition is a special comic strip by KKIS midday jock
Radio Ray Farrell.
which went on the air in September 1949 as KECC and became KATT in 1957,
took on the KKIS call letters in September 1958. In October 1993, under
new ownership, the station became KATD.
ORIGINAL SIZE: 8-1/2x11 inches.
NOTE: Not all pages included in this exhibit.
ADDITIONAL TEXT: David Ferrell Jackson.
SOURCE: Bill Plummer Collection, Bay Area Radio Museum.