The AM 910 Collection
Joe Dolan interviews former FBI agent Bill Turner about his personal investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy:
Van Amburg interviews the noted attorney Melvin Belli regarding his thoughts on the assassination of President Kennedy and the possible whitewash of facts in the Warren Commission report:
Lyons & Reynolds: The Sinatra Special on KNEW (May 1970; 50 minutes) RR
Ron Lyons and Ron Reynolds wrap up KNEW’s 24-hour salute to Old Blue Eyes. You may also listen to Part 2 of the broadcast separately.
Part 2 of the KNEW Sinatra Special:
Rick Cimino, Ron Reynolds & Lloyd Walters on KNEW (Oct. 29, 1970; 64 minutes) JS
A fun morning on personality-formatted “Ninety-Wonderful KNEW” as Cimino wraps up his wake-up show and hands the reins to Reynolds at 10 o’clock. Also includes a newscast with Barney Lee and a brief PSA voiced by afternoon personality Ron Lyons, who is noted as being absent from the airwaves due to a throat malady. About 30 minutes in, listen for a promo for the upcoming Raiders-Chiefs broadcast featuring the voice of Bill King.
Late in the recording, a jump cut puts us into the afternoon shift, with Lloyd Walters sitting in on ‘NEW for Lyons, ending with an abridged version of the Ron Baker Edition of KNEW news:
Tom Campbell on KNEW (December 1972; 6 minutes) MS
Ron Lyons on KNEW (December 1972; 6 minutes) MS
1974 California Gold Ends on KNEW (June 30, 1974; 1 hour) MS
1975 Bill Collins on KNEW Country (c. 1975; 11 minutes) JW
Including excerpts of a Knowles Robertson newscast.
1978 Bob Guerra on KNEW Country (September 11, 1978; 20 minutes) DJ
1997 Tom Benner on KNEW Country (September 12, 1997; 47 minutes) MS
Frank Terry on KNEW Country (September 12, 1997; 5 hours) MS
Richard Ryan & Sully Roddy on KNEW Country (Sept. 12, 1997; 2+ hours) MS
The final day of live, local Country Music programming on KNEW before the station switches to a satellite feed. The recordings heard here, in brilliant AM Stereo, represent more than seven consecutive, uninterrupted hours of the station’s actual broadcast day.
Notable during Frank Terry’s last shift are phone calls from a variety of Bay Area broadcasting legends, including Bill Collins (about 2 hours and 55 minutes into the recording), Bob Gowa (at about 3:20), Ed Leslie (about 3:35), Craig Bowers (4 hours in), and John Catchings (about 4:44), plus an in-studio visit from Carter B. Smith and Mike Cleary from co-owned KABL (about 4:15).
1998 Sammy The Psychic on KNEW and K101 (August 25, 1998; 30 minutes) MS
The first simulcast of KNEW and KIOI under the joint ownership of Clear Channel.
— Exhibit includes text and audio. — Exhibit includes audio.
— Fair-to-poor audio quality. — Edited (scoped) aircheck.
DJ — Courtesy of David Ferrell Jackson.
JS — Courtesy of John Schneider.
JW — Courtesy of Jackson Weaver.
MS — Courtesy of Mike Schweizer.
RR — Courtesy of Ron Reynolds.