Monthly Archive: June 2013

Arctic Monkeys – Live At Glastonbury 2013 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Arctic Monkeys live at Glastonbury 2013 – June 27, 2013 So far, Glastonbury 2013 has been a howling success. Touted as the first all-Digital presentation by the BBC, it’s purported to be wall-to-wall music. I’m not so sure that applies to us...

Gettysburg Revisited – July 1, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Battle of Gettysburg 75th Memorial – July 1, 1938 Next week will mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the battle that signaled a turn in the Civil War. Obviously, no recordings or on-the-spot news reports from that period...

The Cure At Glastonbury – 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Cure live at Glastonbury 1990 As you probably know by now, Glastonbury 2013 got started on Friday. It promises to be one of the big must-see festivals this year. Like previous years, Glastonbury promises a wide swath of genres with over...

Immigration In The World Of 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Image America: Immigration – June 25, 1959 – NBC Radio Network. Since the recent passage of new Immigration¬†reform legislation, it’s always interesting to consider where the history is – what were Immigration laws like 20, 30, 50 years ago. In 1959...

Truman Talks Point 4 – June 28, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Truman address to Newspaper Guild – Point 4 Program – June 28, 1950 On this day in 1950, President Truman introduced an idea that, had it not been mired in the outbreak of the Korean War only a few days...

Candybar Planet – Live At Roadburn 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival/Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Candybar Planet – Roadburn Festival 2013 – VPRO Further evidence Festival season this year is offering a virtual cornucopia of musical styles and genres. Another festival that has popped up in the Netherlands is Roadburn – which ran the gamut from...

FDR Has A Word Or Two About Education – June 30, 1938 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt Address at National Education Association Rally – June 30, 1938 Lest we all forget (and there are times I think we have), Education has played an overwhelmingly crucial role in the successful life of any country. As part of...

Hot Seats, Love Fests And A Tank Putsch – June 27, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for the Week of June 27, 1973 While the bombs were falling in the hearing room on Capitol Hill, over the latest harrowing disclosures by former Nixon aide John Dean, bombs and distractions of another kind were vying for attention...

If In Concert – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: If – Recorded live in concert at The Paris Theater – 1972 An undeservedly obscure band tonight. If got started in 1969. They were considered to be one of the first Jazz-Rock-Progressive groups on the scene. They had 8 albums out, all...