Art Lebow Dies: Los Angeles Radio Legend Who Spooned and Promoted "Oldies But Goodies" He Was 97

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Art Labo, a revered Los Angeles radio mainstay

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Who has delighted local fans and a syndicated audience by playing those "old men but gifts" for more than half a century has died.

According to information received, Labo died of pneumonia on October 7 at his home in Palm Springs.

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Born in Salt Lake City on August 7, 1925, Art Agnoen, Lebow also served in the Navy during World War II

LA arrived on the airwaves in 1955 as rock 'n' roll was taking hold.

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After he worked as a DJ from his mid-40s,

Their first LA station homes were KXLA-AM (later KRLA) and KPOP, including stints in San Francisco and Palm Springs,

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Then here Baritone Labo did a live remote show from midnight to 4 in the morning.

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