Monthly Archive: July 2013

Watchers Of The Sky – July 31, 1940

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News Of The World – NBC Blue Network – July 31, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Despite it not being a busy news day, in the middle of Summer and one of the hottest days of the year in Washington, news...

Melanie Live At The Paris Theater, London – 1975 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Melanie in Concert at The Paris Theater – 1975 – BBC 6 Music Melanie is one of those artists who helped define the genre of the Singer-Songwriter in the 1960s. Straddling the worlds of Pop and Folk, Melanie managed to embrace both...

Pushing An Unpopular Cause, Making An Unconvincing Case – Dean Rusk – July 30, 1967

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Dean Rusk On Face The Nation – July 30, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the War in Vietnam dragged on, and opposition to it grew louder and louder, the justification for it grew more intense from the White House. But...

An Elephant In The Room The Size Of Bahrain – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Next Phase In Foreign Policy: World Economy – 1974 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The warning signs were on the wall going back to 1971. Up until that year the U.S. enjoyed a trade surplus. After 1971 the...

Drama In Cell Block Number 9 – July 29, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for July 29, 1979 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though July 29th came on a Sunday in 1979, there was still enough going on to not call it a slow news day. For one thing, the prison...

Jefferson Airplane – Live At San Francisco Mime Troupe Appeal Party – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jefferson Airplane РLive at The Calliope Warehouse РSan Francisco Mime Troupe Appeal Party РNovember 6, 1965 РKSAN-FM A bit of  Rock history tonight. In what was billed as the first Bill Graham production, a fund raiser for the...

Artur Balsam And Henri Nosco Play The Music Of Edward Burlingame Hill – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Edward Burlingame Hill – Concertino for Piano and Orchestra – June 28, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I originally posted this a few years ago on my other long-gone site, but the sound was awful and the player made everything sound...

Keith Jarrett Quartet – Live In Hannover – 1974 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Keith Jarrett Quartet, live in Hannover, Germany – April 18, 1974 – NDR Over to Hannover Germany this weekend for a concert by the Keith Jarrett Quartet, featuring the legendary collaboration with Jan Garbarek, as it was recorded at the NDR Funkhouse...