Now Hear This: Earl Trout KDAY Santa Monica 1969


November 26, 1969, Earl Trout at KDAY

KDAY – Earl Trout (56:35)

Earl Trout: KDAY, 1969-70; KWIZ, 1970; KBRT, 1970-1986; KIEV, 1999-2000; KRLA, 2001. Born in Blythe, in 1945, Earl arrived in Southern California as pd of KDAY from KDWB-Minneapolis. One of his early stations was KFIF-Tucson. He called himself “Horrible Head.”

Earl went on to be one of the founders of L.A.B. or the KIIS broadcast school.

In early 2005, Earl exited as the Pacific Northwest cluster manager for Crawford Broadcasting. He was executive director of the Kansas City Automotive Museum and writer of fun stuff, including The Pink Panther tv shows. (LA Radio People)

Recorded over the air by radio engineer Mike Schweizer

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