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It’s October 1972 – You’re A Teenager – You’re In High School – You Live In L.A. – You Have Discovered Annie Green Springs.

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You consider yourself one of the “good kids”. Smoked marijuana only once (and didn’t like it). Smoke cigarettes only when someone else has them and gives you one. Only got drunk once in your life – at a cousin’s wedding, but you hated the taste of champagne. The smell of Scotch makes you gag – and you’ve never so much as looked sideways at a Quaalude. You’re healthy – you sleep eight hours a night. You don’t eat junk food and you do Yoga every morning. You’ve never been to a anti-War protest, never handed out a flyer. Have gone as far as second base, but still want to be a virgin come wedding time. You’re on the Girls Volley Ball team and next semester you’re going to try out for the swim team. Magazines should devote entire issues to you – you are the perfect specimen of what healthy American teenagers are all about. Until one of your team mates gets hold of a bottle of Annie Green Springs Apricot Splash. You get the sales pitch – tastes just like fruit juice – doesn’t even taste like wine – you can drink it all day – she’ll split a bottle with you. You decide to give it a try – if it’s bad you’ll take one sip and throw the rest away. So at lunch period you unwrap the Avocado/Bean Sprout sandwich slathered with Lecithin Mayonnaise on Whole Oat bread – with slices of Jicama with Almond Butter and unscrew the thermos cap of Apricot Splash. It tastes just like Apricot Juice. Your friend wasn’t kidding – after a few swigs you think it goes perfectly with your lunch and you swear up and down it has nothing to do with wine and your friend must’ve been joking – a few more swigs and you wonder where your friend is with the bottle. You down the rest of the thermos and suddenly life becomes extremely funny and you have an overpowering urge to sing. And it goes sort of blank from there. The next thing you know you’re home, in your bed. It’s dark and your clothes are all over the floor. You remember the room has stopped spinning but you don’t remember too much else other than how well it went with your Avocado/Bean Sprout sandwich. You’ll have to see what else it goes with – starting tomorrow. And while the Odyssey of Annie Green Springs rambles on – here is the short-lived initial incarnation of KROQ (AM&FM) featuring Jim Wood and a pack of DJ’s straight from KHJ along with promos of an upcoming concert promising to be the ultimate event of 1972. And on top of everything, it’s Halloween. Welcome to the 70s.
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they Ran cool tonight. Below 40 Sunday tomorrow. The high 78 and no smog. This is paul Oscar Anderson. And if you won't baby right here at home all you got to do is down. All right. All right. Pick it with jim. Hey. 6345 79. Well that's not our number. We've got request lives open. So stay with jim wood rocking until 10 baby. Don't you do it with? Hold on. Yeah. Yeah. I'll go down to the river and then I'll be now more of your men you can be on. Mhm. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. I was loving you too much. No. Well you won't be. Mhm mm. Oh Don't you joy baby. Don't you rub me down band on a rocket at 6:40 three. And happy Halloween to you fucking listen. Tonight. It's going to be nice. Has your dog had anti rabies vaccination yet? Well, if not have your pet vaccinated? That's right. Your pets vaccinated at a public low cost anti rabies clinic in your neighborhood. October 30th to november the third. Still, a few days left. For more information. Call the Los Angeles Department of Animal regulation nearest you. Okay. L. A. Weather clear and cool tonight. The low forties sunny and warm tomorrow. Hi tomorrow of 78. No smug downtown now. 60 two here at the rockets. 50 nine. Yeah. Through the night I soar through the pools of ranching four through the sure pipes, roar to holler to scream crappy. Candling from the cold and ancient graves, from the coffins and the caves from the rocks. And we're witness. Come the gas maker got to have a like my dream. Mhm. Happy. I know so little which we've got to take. You better put your head on straight on your room and don't be late. This is out like to celebrate through the closing Quicksand Swamp. Do the bloody bloody stop, Do the brand new twist a niche with the Wicked Witch. Everybody make the scene happy. Hello? Isn't this a gruesome body? All the ladies are here. You can't tell which is which is which one of the program? Oh, there's more one which And there's regular dancing with vigor and rigor sets him for this sweet night. We've wait all year now. Don't you try to disappear? You're often dear. My nose will tell that you're still here. Gonna eat some lizard lunch. Gonna drink some living punch God and dance until we did hit me on the head, hang my heart and split must clean happy hand away. Everybody might seen. Yeah, I've been like a dream little thing there for Halloween. A little continue to.
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