Gallery of Photographs

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Boss Radio billboard that overlooked the Sunset Strip in the mid-1960s.


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Print media advertisement for the 1965 Ford Mustang.


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This young female was the lucky winner of a 1965 Ford Mustang given away KHJ to promote the Boss Radio format.


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Original signage at the studios and offices of KHJ radio and television in the mid-1960s.


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1960s KHJ promotional material for The Real Don Steele.


Mac KATY

This cowboy was not a cowboy at all. Don Macleod was an innovative radio personality named “Mac the Scotch Hillbilly” who appeared on the air in San Luis Obispo, California starting in the 1950s.


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1960s KHJ promotional imagery.


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The original 7 “Boss Jocks” on KHJ in 1965: (Left to right) Robert W. Morgan (6 to 9 am), Roger Christian (9 am to Noon), Gary Mack (Noon to 3 pm), The Real Don Steele (3 to 6 pm), Dave Diamond (6 to 9 pm), Sam Riddle (9 pm to Midnight), and Johnny Williams (Overnight).


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Promotional music flier for KHJ August 1965.


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1962 promotional photo of Bill Drake.


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During the 1960s Bill Drake was married to Ramona Palmer for 7 years.


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Bill Drake photographed for a 1971 magazine advertisement for Dewar’s Scotch.


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1970s promotional imagery for KIQQ (“K100”) FM in Hollywood.


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1990 frame grab from a video of Casey Kasem, Gene Chenault, and Bill Drake at the 25th Anniversary celebration of Boss Radio KHJ in Century City, California.


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Former rivals who became collaborators, Bill Drake and Ron Jacobs meet in person for one last time in a Woodland Hills, California bar in June 1999.