KSOL, KDIA Star Johnny Morris Dies

James Brown and Johnny Morris (Photo)
Johnny Morris (right) with James Brown at KSOL

Johnny Morris, one of the keystone personalities of KSOL and KDIA in the 1960s and 1970s, died over the weekend in Southern California, according to posts on his Facebook page.

Originally from Fresno, he attended Edison High School in his hometown and Poly High in San Francisco. He later studied at City College of San Francisco.

Johnny worked as Ronnie Dark on KSOL (1450 AM) in the early 1960s. Most recently he was a broadcast engineer at KTYM in Inglewood.

Johnny Morris (Photo)
KDIA celebrates Johnny Morris’ birthday (1974)

 

Photos courtesy of Johnny Morris.

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