Monthly Archive: December 2013

Mass Murder And The Jesus Fixation – December 31, 1966 – Past Daily: Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News Of The World For 1966 – December 31, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If someone was to attempt to pinpoint exactly when things started to go haywire, they would most likely land on 1966. For all intents...

Mogwai – Live At Reading Festival 2001 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mogwai – live at The Reading Festival 2001 – BBC 6 Music Diving into the world of Post-rock tonight with Mogwai, recorded live during the 2001 Reading Festival by the venerable BBC 6 Music. Mogwai are one of those bands who...

New York – 1960 – December 30, 1960 – Past Daily Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WCBS – New York: 1960 – year-end wrap-up – December 30, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Sometimes crazy years happen locally. In this case, it was New York going through the roller-coaster that was called 1960. Presented by WCBS in...

Paranoia And Polio Shots – Dec. 30, 1955 – Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – This Was 1955 – December 30, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Continuing the survey of year-ends gone by – here is what December 30th 1955 sounded like. Another set of notches in the Cold War belt, along...

Level 42 – In Concert – 1986 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Level 42 – Live at Hammersmith Odeon – May 31, 1986 -BBC Radio 1 In Concert An hour tonight over at the Hammersmith Odeon for a set by Level 42 from May 31, 1986. It occurred to me there was a...

Georges Enesco Plays Music Of Beethoven And Mendelssohn InConcert – 1937 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – RCA Magic Key Program – Georges Enesco Conducts Beethoven – plays Mendelssohn – December 26, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The name Georges Enesco is probably more closely associated now with his compositions, the Roumanian Rhapsodies than his talents as...

Serge Koussevitsky – In Rehearsal – 1949 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Boston Symphony In Rehearsal With Serge Koussevitsky, Conductor – January 10, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With our first installment of these rehearsal recordings being such a huge success, with so many readers asking for more, I will be posting...

Years Of Crisis – 1958 – December 29, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Years of Crisis 1958 w/Edward R. Murrow – Dec. 29, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since we’re rapidly approaching the end of 2013, the somewhat pained looks back at the year start now. But rather than mull...