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L.A. in Focus: Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972



Sunday, September 14, 2014


2:00pm to 3:30pm


Mark Taper Auditorium



Reservations not required. Doors open approximately 15 minutes before the start of the program. 


Turn Up the Radio! digs deep to uncover the studio musicians, background vocalists, songwriters, producers, and engineers who helped propel the Los Angeles rock and pop music scene to such a legendary status. Bones Howe, Barney Kessel, Hal Blaine, B. J. Baker, Merry Clayton, Jack Nitzsche, Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Jim Keltner, Bobby Womack, Kim Fowley, Bruce Botnick, Dave Gold, and Stan Ross are just a few of the names recognized for their crucial contributions to the music created and produced in the recording studios of Los Angeles. LA native Harvey Kubernik has been an active music journalist for over 40 years and the author of 5 books, including Turn Up the Radio!
The presentation will be followed by a book sale and signing. 
Presented by Photo Friends. Sponsored by the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection. 
Photo courtesy of Henry Diltz.