Monthly Archive: August 2013

James Brown – Live At Montreux 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – James Brown – live at the 1981 Montreux Festival – RSR (Swiss Radio) It’s the Godfather of Soul this weekend – the legendary James Brown, recorded in concert at the 1981 Montreux Festival. There isn’t a whole lot anybody can say...

J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Second Sunday: J.Edgar Hoover’s FBI – May, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Long before the days of Internet spying, domestic surveillance and government intrusion on privacy, we had J.Edgar Hoover. Hoover was the man behind the Federal...

10,000 Maniacs – Live In London – 1988 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 10,000 Maniacs in concert at Sadlers Wells Theatre, London – 1988 – BBC 6 Music Jumping into the 80s tonight with a concert by 10,000 Maniacs, live in London at the Sadlers Wells Theatre in 1988 and recorded by the venerable...

Ramping Up The Bellicosity – Calling Up The Reserves – August 30, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News from Berlin Radio, EIAR, Rome – Paris Radio -Commentary from Radio Berlin – August 30, 1939 As all hopes were pinned on a response to an eleventh hour appeal from Prime Minister Chamberlain to Adolf Hitler, no one was taking any...

Miguel – Live At Malmö, Sweden – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Miguel – live at Malmö, Sweden – recorded live by Sveriges Radio P3 – August 5, 2013 Over to Malmö Sweden tonight for a mini-concert by West Coast native Miguel, recorded by Sveriges Radio in January of this year and broadcast...

A Syria State Of Mind – August 29, 2013

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from ABC Radio National (Australia) – BBC World Service – August 29, 2013 Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from Kol Israel – Radio Polonia (Warsaw) – CBC World Report – RFI, Paris – Voice of...

Last Minute Attempts – Last Ditch Efforts – August 29, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News From Radio Berlin – News From EIAR, Rome – August 29, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the war of nerves intensified on this day in 1939, a last ditch effort at negotiations was still going on. Hanging in...

Blossom Toes – In Session 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Blossom Toes – In Session at Bouton Rouge – February 10, 1968 We have that small, dedicated, somewhat loopy society of individuals known as The Record Collectors to thank for rescuing what has been, up to now, one of the most...

Sviatoslav Richter In Recital – Tivoli Music Festival 1986 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sviatoslav Richter in recital at the 1986 Tivoli Music Festival – 1986 – American Public Radio – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Sviatoslav Richter in recital at the 1986 Tivoli Music Festival – 1986 –...

A Festival Of Selective Amnesia – August 28, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices And Events for the week ending August 28, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for the week ending on this August 28th in 1949 had much to do with a familiar meme; corruption, profiteering, influence peddling and bribery on...