How to Listen
In the San Luis Obispo Area
Tune your radio to KYNS, 1340 on the AM band. Treasure Ivan is on the air at 7 am Saturday & Sunday, Pacific Daylight Time.
Hear Treasure Ivan "live" on the SLO Radio News internet stream.
Treasure Ivan also appears four times a week on Yesterday USA Internet Radio. Visit their site for times and listening directions.
Contact Treasure Ivan
PO Box 7071
Halcyon, CA 93421
Category Archives: Shows
This program is mostly about space ships and rocket travel as perceived before the moon landing of 1969. The songs we selected are from the 1960’s but the story records are all tied to the 1950’s. There is a definite … Continue reading
This week’s show is a random bunch of treasures from the Treasure Ivan Treasure chest. One of them — Tom and Jerry and the Fire Engine — was all I wanted for Christmas when I was 7 years old. Hand … Continue reading
Turn, Turn, Turn The Byrds Turn, Turn, Turn Pete Seeger with the Rivertown Kids Based on “The Noisy Book” by Margaret Wise Brown and narrated by Norman Rose, this is the story of a little dog named Muffin who has … Continue reading
After 70 years as a performer, writer, and social activist, Pete Seeger is a living American institution. While preparing for this program, I was reminded of what a masterful performance Seeger can deliver to a crowd of children. You can … Continue reading
Our second holiday program opens with a mid-20th century classic: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Fred Waring Orchestra Christmas is a Coming Lead Belly There have been many retellings of the Christmas story, but the 12-minute version Gene Autry recorded … Continue reading
You don’t have to be Jewish to love the Treasure Ivan Show. This edition is a celebration of Hanukkah, with Nancy Raven’s rendition of Woody Guthrie’s “Hanuka Dance” and Tom Lerher belting “I’m Spending Hanukkah in Santa Monica.” On a … Continue reading
Trains (sans Thomas) are what’s happening on this edition of the Treasure Ivan Show. We open with Jerry Garcia’s rendition of “Freight Train” and close with Bob Dylan singing “This Old Man.” Little Feat’s Lowell George will be heard performing … Continue reading
Lead Belly was not exactly the Raffi of the Roosevelt era. Convicted of murder and attempted murder, the man born Huddie Ledbetter on January 20, 1888 began his singing career in the 1930’s. Today’s program features Lead Belly playing 12-string … Continue reading
Just in time for the post-Thanksgiving weekend, here’s a nice big heaping of goodies from the Treasure Ivan treasure chest. Winter Spike Jones & His City Slickers Groucho Marx recorded his only children’s record in 1949. He said: “I have, … Continue reading