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  • Jan 1, 1923
    Los Angeles' KFI becomes the first radio station in America licensed by ASCAP, setting a precedent for the songwriting industry. As a result, songwriters receive a royalty each time one of their tunes is played on the radio
    Nov 23, 1952
    "Town Hall Party" debuts on radio station KFI in Compton, California. It becomes a staple of radio and TV in the Los Angeles market for the next nine years, providing exposure for Merle Travis, Tex Ritter, Freddie Hart and Joe Maphis, among others

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