Art Laboe's Killer Oldies Return To L.A.'s Airwaves Again
We've been missing Art Laboe's silky-smooth voice and his selection of old school jams ever since the R&B radio station that hosted his show, HOT 92.3, switched formats and became a hip-hop station in February. However, you can dry up those tears as the iconic radio host has found a new L.A. radio home—at 93.5 KDAY.
KDAY's website prominently features a note on its homepage that the "Art Laboe Connection" will be on Sundays from 6 p.m. to midnight. When we contacted the station, they told us that his show would premiere on June 7. Laboe has recently been posting on Twitter that he'll be returning to L.A. radio soon.
Up until now, the closest Los Angeles station we could listen to Laboe's syndicated show—one where people oftentimes called in to make song dedications to their loved ones—was in Oxnard on Old School 95.9 FM. The 89-year-old host had been connected to HOT 92.3 and its predecessor Jammin Oldies 100.3 FM since 1997.