Art Laboe death left people in grief. He passed away on October 7 at his home in Palm Springs. He was 97 at the time of his demise.
Who is Art Laboe?
The American American disc jockey Arthur Egnonian, Art Laboe, was born on August 7, 1925, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He completed his high school at Washington High school before serving in the navy. After he finished his service in the navy, he graduated from Stanford University, studying radio engineering before making his radio debut on KSAN Francisco.
He was not only a DJ but also a record producer, songwriter, and radio station owner. He started Original Sound record Inc in 1957 and, in the following year, released an album called Oldies, but Goldies: Vol .1.The popular instrumental songs of the record label were Teen beat by Sandy Nelson and Bongo rock by Preston Epps.
In 2006 he came up with a show called Art Laboe Connection.
He was a pioneer DJ with ideas that changed the world of radio. He came up with the idea to organize live DJ shows at drive-thru eateries IN Southern California. This brought people of all races together to enjoy their time. He was the one who coined the phrase ‘Oldies but goldies. ‘
What happened to Art Laboe?
According to Joana Morones, the spokesperson for Laboe production company, the DJ suffered from pneumonia on Friday and passed away later that night.
RIP Art Laboe, the heartbeat of L.A. for nearly 70 yrs, who invented the oldie in real time, a human jukebox of lowrider soul, somewhere between Cupid and Vin Scully, offering eternal reassurance that there was always someone dedicated, waiting up late w/ an always requited love. pic.twitter.com/84qsuBL86Y
— Otto Von Biz Markie (@Passionweiss) October 11, 2022
Cause of Art Laboe death
It was reported that the late DJ was suffering from pneumonia and passed away on October 7 at the age of 97
Art Laboe: Obituary
As for now, no announcement has been given regarding the funeral of the late DJ Laboe, who passed on Friday night on October 7.
It is with great sadness we say goodbye to our long time family member, Art Laboe. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Thank you for all the many years and amazing times you spent with us here at 93.5 KDAY! #RIP Art Laboe 🕊️🙏🏽🕊️
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— 935 KDAY (@935KDAY) October 10, 2022