by Troy Williams
Thirty-four years ago today (December 3rd) KRCL began broadcasting in downtown Salt Lake City. We’ve been going strong every since. Ebay sat down with station co-founder Stephen Holbrook to reflect on the origins of the station and why he chose Pete Seeger’s performance of “We Shall Overcome” as our first song. Have a listen.
Oct 15 2013: Wyatt Maxwell – Guest DJ with his Magic Box of Records
Mickey Raphael and Brad Wheeler talk about Sidemen on this great guest DJ feature that originally aired on KRCL 8/29/2013
We’re sad to say that Ray Manzarek, keyboardist and founder of The Doors, passed away today in Germany. He was 74.
In addition to his time with The Doors, Manzarek played in many other bands, recorded a rock adaptation of Carmina Burana with Phillip Glass, and worked with Echo & the Bunnymen, X, Iggy Pop and more. He will be missed
On this day in 1967 the BBC previewed a new album from The Beatles. Just a little something, you may have heard of it…
It’s been said that Brian Wilson from The Beach Boys broke down and cried when he heard this record, he was so devastated it wasn’t his own creation. (Although Paul McCartney has said, in turn, that the orchestral arrangements on Pet Sounds were an inspiration.)
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is KRCL’s featured album of the day.