Monthly Archive: November 2012

Francoise Hardy – 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Francoise Hardy – Chanson D’O – 1971 Perennial favorite Francoise Hardy tonight. Last time (back in June) I posted something from her 1971 album La Question, and tonight I’m posting another track from that album. Chanson D’O is hypnotic, ethereal and sensuous...

FDR Talks About Taxes And The Budget – November 29, 1935

Click on the link here for Audio Player: FDR – Taxes and Budget – Nov. 29, 1935 This day in 1935, President Roosevelt delivered an address to a huge gathering near his “Warm Springs White House“, where he spent the Thanksgiving holiday. The address was straightforward and simple – it...

Van Der Graaf Generator In Session – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Van Der Graaf Generator – In Session – 1970 One of the most influential bands of the early 70’s Progressive Movement was Van der Graaf Generator. Virtually unknown in the U.S., save for pockets of intense collectors scattered around the country, Van...

The National Philharmonic Of Russia Featuring Nikolai Lugansky In Music Of Beethoven And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player: National Philharmonic of Russia Concert Over to Moscow this week for a concert by The National Philharmonic of Russia, conducted by Vladimir Spivakov and featuring Nikolai Lugansky, Piano. Two works on the program: Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Number 4 and Brahms’ Symphony Number...

“Get It Over By Christmas” – The Week Ending November 28, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of November 28, 1950 No picnic, this week in November of 1950. Starting off with an out-of-control bus on a mountain road in Colorado to a much hoped-for “Final Push” in Korea, it was just a haywire week in...

Belle & Sebastian In Session – 2002 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player:Belle and Sebastian in session – 2002 Belle & Sebastian tonight. From a session recorded at “Peel Acres” for John Peel’s BBC Radio program on July 25, 2002. Here’s what’s on the player: Belle & Sebastian John Peel Program Recorded at Peel Acres,...

Suarez (Rosario Blefari) – 2000 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Suarez – Rio Parana – 2000 It occured to me that probably one of the most-posted bands on this and my other site was the Argentine experimental/alternative/Indie band Suarez, featuring the hypnotic voice of Rosario Blefari. During their short time together, Suarez...

The Marshall Plan: Preview Of Coming Attractions – Slouching Towards Thanksgiving – Novembr 26, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for November 26, 1947 News for this day in November of 1947 had to do with a preview of The Marshall Plan and what was expected to be reaction by both the public and Capitol Hill. There was a lot riding...