KBEM’s First 50 Years: 1981 Student Auditions

From humble beginnings in 1970, KBEM-FM has become the most powerful and longest-lasting radio station owned by a Minnesota school district, and one of the nation’s leading broadcast voices for jazz. Explore the people, places and events that have shaped KBEM’s first 50 years in this audio series.

In this snapshot of KBEM circa 1981, we hear audio pulled from old reels highlighting students in the radio program. Made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Related Posts