Kamel 106 Rockin’ The Bay 1977 Vintage Kid’s T-Shirt

Kamel 106 Rockin’ The Bay 1977 Vintage Kid’s T-Shirt

$24.95

San Francisco’s Kamel 106 launched in 1977 as a powerhouse album rock station with a headphone wearing cartoon camel as their mascot. In 1979, the station was responsible for creating one of the single greatest promotions in radio history by creating a contest to giveaway Sammy Hagar’s red ’79 Trans-Am, or at least one that looked just like it. The contest was in support of his new album, Street Machine, which featured the track Trans-Am (Highway Wonderland), inspired by Hagar’s love for his all-time favorite car at the time. While the promotion broke records of all kinds as the red Trans-Am made appearances at malls and other popular locations throughout the Bay Area, by the early ’80s, they were one of six big rock stations in the Bay area and sadly ended up flipping to a top-40 format in 1984.

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Description


San Francisco’s Kamel 106 launched in 1977 as a powerhouse album rock station with a headphone wearing cartoon camel as their mascot. In 1979, the station was responsible for creating one of the single greatest promotions in radio history by creating a contest to giveaway Sammy Hagar’s red ’79 Trans-Am, or at least one that looked just like it. The contest was in support of his new album, Street Machine, which featured the track Trans-Am (Highway Wonderland), inspired by Hagar’s love for his all-time favorite car at the time. While the promotion broke records of all kinds as the red Trans-Am made appearances at malls and other popular locations throughout the Bay Area, by the early ’80s, they were one of six big rock stations in the Bay area and sadly ended up flipping to a top-40 format in 1984.

Details


Like all our designs, this one is treated with our signature ‘relic-ing’ process which includes our own secret recipe of hand-painted chipping, cracking, fading, and just the right touch of yellowing to ensure that it looks the part of a true vintage imprint.** We lay these works of art down on premium Delta 11736 tees, one of the softest, best-wearing kid’s t-shirts available today, via state of the art direct to garment (DTG) printing which allows us to create a vintage effect that simply can’t be accomplished with other printing methods. In short, this youth pro weight tee is perfect for every kid who wants a comfortable shirt to play, relax, or romp around in and our durable, high quality prints will survive many adventures.

  • Regular fit
  • 100% soft cotton (fibre content may vary for different colors)
  • Light fabric (5.2 oz /yd² (176 g/m²))
  • Tear away label
  • Runs slightly smaller than most

Sizing


Not sure what size is your best fit? We recommend taking one of your current t-shirts, laying it flat and measuring it. The measurements in the chart below are taken with the shirt laying on a flat surface. To get the length, measure from the high shoulder point down to the bottom of the shirt. To get the width, measure approximately 1-inch below the armhole, across the chest, from seam to seam. While our tees are all made using premium, pre-shrunk, ring-spun cotton, there can be some shrinkage depending on your personal wash and dry cycles. With that said, if you’re on the fence, we always suggest going up a size.

XSSMLXL
Width12.0114.0216.031820
Length182022.0123.9825.99
Sleeves5.25.445.675.916.15

All sizes are provided in inches!


*Heather colors are 52% combed and ring-spun cotton/48% polyester. Athletic and Black Heather is 90% combed and ring-spun cotton/10% polyester. Ash color is 99% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton and 1% poly. **Due to the nature of the printing process and different sizes of shirts offered, imprint position and scale may vary slightly from the product images, but we do our best to be as accurate as possible.

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