KGO Radio 810, San Francisco:
The Complete Collection

San Francisco, California

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



KGO 810 Radio Logo (2006)





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Art Finley

Jim Dunbar

Ronn Owens

Jim Eason


On The Air Sign (Image)

KGO Radio 810
San Francisco

The Sounds of San Francisco from the KGO Music Tower (1962):

A collection of popular tunes played on KGO, with descriptive vocal interludes by Les Crane. For more on this exhibit, please click here.

Russ Coughlin on KGO (March 8, 1971):

“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. Courtesy of John Schneider.

KGO Newsbeat With Harv Morgan (Monday, April 12, 1971):

The 4 PM hour on KGO 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). Courtesy of John Schneider.

Jim Eason on KGO (April 1972):

…In which Mr. Eason finds an ad for men’s clothing more than slightly amusing. For the full story about what causes him to crack up, please click here.

Jim Eason on KGO (Undated; Circa 1970s):

An undated aircheck featuring Jim Eason on KGO. Courtesy of Barry Salberg.

Al “Jazzbeaux” Collins on KGO (Friday, February 6, 1976):

For more Jazzbeaux, please click here.

Art Finley interviews Bill Graham on KGO (Tuesday, May 9, 1978):

For more on this exhibit, please click here. Courtesy of the University of British Columbia (Art Finley Collection).

“Friday Night Rock Trivia” with Ronn Owens on KGO (June 1978):
Jim Dunbar, Ted Wygant and the KGO Morning News (Monday, May 3, 1982):

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).

Jim Eason on KGO (March 3, 1994):

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

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1 Comment

  1. I enjoyed listening to the Jim Eason show in the afternoon on KGO he liked Rosemary Clooney she was on his show a few times


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