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PLAY Robert W. Morgan, KHJ Los Angeles, February 22, 1969 8AM-9AM (59:12)

. . . Grant us now, oh Dominique
The grace of love and simple mirth
That we all may help to quicken
Godly life and truth on earth . . .

[Description by Uncle Ricky from notes by contributor Don Kent]

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Dean Martin
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The Singing Nun
This is Hour 21 of the First and Original History Of Rock And Roll, as broadcast by KHJ between 8AM and 9AM on Saturday, February 22, 1969. Our host is Robert W. Morgan.

Featuring selections from 1964 and 1965, this hour continues the "Pop Music" segment of the History.

This hour also includes a ten-minute KHJ newscast with J. Paul Huddleston and sports with Danny Baxter.

This was the first "Rockumentary", produced by KHJ Program Director Ron Jacobs. Following the unprecedented success of this legendary broadcast, Jacobs left KHJ later that year. RKO made the show available to the other stations in their group, narrated by station-specific talent. When RKO was done with it, Drake-Chenault offered a re-recorded version in syndication three times between 1972 and 1982. An edited version (no jingle) of the last release, narrated by Bill Drake, was still in syndication as of 2006.

The morse code REELRADIO "copymark" included (three times) in this exhibit is a reminder that duplication and distribution for trade or sale is illegal and inappropriate. Do not copy, do not trade, do not sell.

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