Entries by Michael Bryant

Monterey Pop Monday

It was known as “The Summer of Love”. 1967 introduced a sea change in popular culture around the country and the world. About an hour south of Santa Cruz, musicians that became rock royalty appeared at the Monterey International Pop Festival. The Great 88 looks back on how young people, artists and performers like Jimi, […]

Beach Trippin’ Made Easy

Plastic bags are an eyesore, yet some people use them to haul their stuff to the beach. We call them “tourists”. Show your smarts by using a KZSC Tote. This earth-friendly canvas beach bag has plenty of room for your towels, sunscreen and of course your portable radio. To get your hands on a KZSC […]

AC/DC Tribute August 16th

There are several camps of AC/DC fans. Some refuse to listen to anything without lead singer Bon Scott. Ronald Belford (aka “Bon”) Scott served as front man for the Aussie rockers through the “Highway to Hell” album. His 1980 death after a night out in London inspired the band to record a tribute LP, “Back in […]

Meet Katie

This is Katie. Her job at KZSC is to make you look good over the radio. If you are a nonprofit organization or individual who sends The Great 88 a public service announcement, it winds up on the air thanks to Katie. Have something of importance to tell our listeners? Let Katie help. Her guidelines […]

You Don’t Have To Be Kosher…

Our Program Review Committee wanted to make sure you knew about our weekend program “Musical Jews”. DJ Oy Dog (aka Dylan Music, on the left, with guest Rebecca Stark) has been spinning songs by Jewish artists since he a was a UCSC student many years ago. Hard to imagine Henny Youngman next to Matisyau? Think […]

Beatles For Kids August 5th

Here’s a chance to spend a summer afternoon with The White Album Ensemble and your favorite Beatles songs. On Tuesday, August 5th they will perform a matinee at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center at 3 pm featuring animal songs by The Beatles. Favorites like “Blackbird”, “Rocky Raccoon” and “Octopus’s Garden” will no doubt be joined by “Yellow […]