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Comedian George Carlin dies in Los Angeles at 71

Such a cool guy...I got to know him a bit a few years ago...very sad.

 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routines about drugs and dirty words, died of heart failure at a Los Angeles-area hospital on Sunday, a spokesman said. He was 71.

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 ... "Riot on Sunset Strip" welcomes friend & guest, L.A. radio historian Bill Earl, who brings with him living plastic logo replicas like KFWB's "Bomp" character, Lloyd Thaxton's protest cat "Dawk," Hanna-Barbera band The Gruesomes and of course, I will bring Quinn the Eskimo because we're also celebrating the arrival of another friend, Sid Griffin into town. He'll be speaking and signing his book "Million Dollar Bash" (Jawbone Press) at Book Soup, on Sunset Strip, Sunday night at 7:00 p.m. (Hollywood tyme).

Chimpscrimination Alert!

Cheeta76-year-old thespian, APEstract artist and friend of LuxuriaMusic was yet again denied a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This marks the seventh submission by Cheeta's people, who have nominated the chimp for his long service to the entertainment industry as an animal actor in such films as Tarzan and Bedtime for Bonzo.

Happy Birthday to Brian Wilson!!!

Our hero was born here at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood California on June 20, 1942.

Happy Birthday, Brian!!

Photo by Chuck Kelley. All rights reserved.

 

Is There A New "C'mon! Live A Little!" This Week?

Is the pledge drive still on?

Manson follower Atkins mulled for sick release

CORONA, Calif. - Former Charles Manson follower Susan Atkins, convicted in the 1969 murder of actress Sharon Tate, could soon be released from prison because she is near death, authorities said.

dD Sound Machine TV Land Awards Tribute Show!!!!


Don't miss dD Sound Machine this Friday the 13th from 9pm to 11pm Pacific Standard Time!!! Don't miss the TV Land Awards as well this Sunday night at 9pm!!! Becky and I had the pleasure of attending this on Sunday so we thought, what better tribute than playing some of our favorite classic televison themes. Make sure to check out "Bubblegum and Other Delights" from 7pm to 9pm and dougee Dimensional will keep it rockin from 9pm to 11pm!!!!
Peace and Love,
dD

Founding member of the Beach Boys AL JARDINE on Heroes & Villains!!

Al Jardine, a founding member of The Beach Boys, has given an exclusive interview to Chuck Kelley, host of the weekly Beach Boys internet radio show, “Heroes & Villains” which will air on LuxuriaMusic (www.luxuriamusic.com) at the following dates/times...

Friday June 13 at 4:00 PM
Saturday June 14 at 10:00 AM
Sunday June 29 at 9:00 AM
*all times are Pacific Standard Time.  

And the Winner is... Strike!


While all the Luxuria DJs are winners in their own right, Strike was the Mark Spitz of our station's Week One fundraising effort. During the June 2 Moog show, listeners couldn't wait to open up their wallets and mail those little green pieces of paper to the station as Strike serenaded them in his patented style. Other Lux shows came in close, and many DJs donated personal items as premiums. As of this writing, Luxuria has raised more than $2,000, which is 40% of its goal.

Riot on Sunset Strip DJ Goes Bossa

Gary McFarland, Getz and Gilberto at Cafe A Go Go (now Bleeker Bobs) in Greenwich Village, New York, George Shearing, Jack Costanzo, Rene Touzet at The Crescendo on Sunset Strip, plus actual flamenco from a Folkways album, two by Astrud from '60s soundtrack LPs, and a few good Bossa Nova Beatles and Stones covers by Joe Pass, Howard Roberts, Bud Shank. West Coast Jazz Bossa Nova with Buddy Colette, Teddy Edwards, Shelly Manne, Paul Horn, Dave Brubeck, Vince Guraldi, Cal Tjadr, Laurindo Almeida.... all today on "Pretty World" 
Riot on Sunset Strip host Domenic Priore will come on for his own radio show today at:

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