Jeff Snyder’s Rare Audio: Smitty’s Old Records, 1330 KFKF (1962)

Here is a complete June 3, 1962, recording of Smitty’s Old Records show. The tape is a bit rough in places. There’s a long 1330 KFKF intro jingle at the beginning. The 1962 date can be verified by the playing of Grace & Beauty rag of 1909 from “some 53 years ago”, and by a promo for the KFKF Kiddy Club at the John Danz theater which opened in 1962 (followed by a long list of business where you can get tickets). Smitty gets a card from Al Gay, “he enjoys the old records, uh, very much” Smitty says in a way indicating that perhaps Al writes quite often (I’ve heard Al’s name mentioned a few times across the tapes).
Jeff Snyder



(Listening time 50:35)

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Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of PugetSound.Media, former broadcaster at KAMT/Tacoma, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup, KASY/Auburn, KTAC AM/Tacoma, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. - Jason Remington Airchecks

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