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The Role of FM Radio In the Rise of Rock n' Roll




Concert promoter Bill Graham

Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, 1986
Concert promoter Bill Graham Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, 1986
Photo by Ken Friedman

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The birth of FM Radio in part gave rise to rock n’ roll.

It certainly had an impact on one station located in San Francisco - KSAN.

In the 1960s, KSAN played a pivotal role in rock music... a topic that will be discussed at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles: Bill Graham and the Rise of FM Radio.

Long time music journalist Ben Fong Torres will be a part of that discussion and joins Alex Cohen for a little preview. 

Click on the blue player to listen to the interview.