Archive for July 15th, 2014

LOOKING BACK AT PORTLAND RADIO

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Pictured is DJ Mike Korgan (aka Ken Chase) during the pre-KISN days in
the late 1950s.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Mike Gracia

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THE FIRST LADY OF ROCK IS 68 TODAY

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Linda Maria Ronstadt sang with the Stone Poneys and earned eleven
Grammy Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy
Award
, an ALMA Award, and numerous U.S.and internationally certified
gold, platinum and multiplatinum
albums. She was also nominated for
Tony Award and a Golden Globe award.

In a 2011 interview. Linda Ronstadt said, "I am 100 percent retired and
I’m not doing anything any more". It was announced publicly in August
2013 that Linda had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2012,
which left her unable to sing. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame
in April of this year.

 

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ON THE GREEN ACRES SET

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Metropolitan Studios in Hollywood (1921), later called the General Service Studio, where many independent producers shot their films.

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The set of Green Acres on a soundstage at General Service Studios

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The sitcom starred Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor and ran from 1965-1971 on
the CBS television network

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