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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Sunset Blvd Billboards From 1974

Follow this link to a great Flickr page full of billboards along Sunset Blvd. from 1974. I was 19 at the time and we spent a lot of time on the blvd. I remember many of these billboards. The album above reminds me of those days. Thank you Larry the Frog.


Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Joe South

I just found out Joe South died this past September 5th at the age of 72. He was one of the great singers and song writers of his time. He belongs in the Rock Hall of Fame. I remember the first time I heard Games People Play on KHJ. Humble Harv introduced the song and said you have to listen to this man he is heavy. He was right.

Below is a link to a YouTube video of my favorite Joe South song:


Saturday, October 6, 2012

Toy Cars

Here are pictures of what is left (sigh) from my childhood toy car collection. I gave most of it away years ago to my cousins son. Some of the cars in the pictures are more recent as people still give me cars for Christmas:

Friday, October 5, 2012

My Apartments

Recently on Facebook people from the SF Valley and LA pages have been posting pictures of their old houses. All my years in the Valley were spent in apartments. So being short on ideas for a post, here are my apartments:

13760  Sherman Way Van Nuys CA
Center building top front
7347 Haskell Ave. Van Nuys CA
8070 Langdon Ave. Van Nuys CA
7924 Woodman Ave. Van Nuys CA
Was Jane Russell's Aprtment building
14341 Chandler Blvd. Van Nuys CA
Memory Park Ave. Sepulveda CA
Kittridge, North Hollywood CA
12364 Magnolia Blvd. Valley Village CA

I forget a few of the addresses and am too lazy to look them up. They span from 1960 to 2006. Thanks to Google Street View for making this egotistical exercise possible.