KRLA BEAT was published by the Los Angeles radio KRLA, 1964-1968. The newspaper evolved from little more than a four-page promotional throwaway to a unique, informative music newspaper. Its literary voice strengthened during the several years it was in print, veering away from bubbly prose about pop groups and offering original articles and photos of some of the biggest names of the day. Read the whole story here.
7 August 1965, 1/2 page
11 September 1965, 1/4 page
22 January 1966, 5 pages
22 January 1966 THE Beat instead of KRLA Beat
2 July 1966, 1/2 page
San Francisco station KYA was an early partner in the venture, using the BEAT template and providing local reporting for their own editions of what they called the KYA BEAT: