Monthly Archive: September 2014

Stiff Little Fingers – Live In Belfast – 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Stiff Little Fingers – in concert from Belfast, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 A taste of Punk from Northern Ireland tonight. Stiff Little Fingers weren’t together during their first incarnation all that long. 1977-1982 isn’t a terribly long lifespan, by anybody’s...

A Word Or Two From Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC: Speaking Freely with Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – Sept. 28, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Keeping track of the dizzying number of prominent names and events in Middle Eastern and Asian Politics is a feat in itself. Unless you were...

Unaccounted For In Lebanon – Rioted Over In Jo’Burg – Grieved Over In Paris – September 30, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 30, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Turbulent times, worrisome times, mournful times – this September 30th in 1985. Beginning with news there was concern over the fate of six kidnapped and missing Americans in...

Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians – In Concert – 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians – Live At Town & Country – 1991 – BBC6 Music – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 70s,80s and 90s favorite Robyn Hitchcock tonight – in concert with former Soft Boys members The Egyptians, live at Town...

‘We Saw Everything Someone Would Think About Before They Died’ – September 29, 1987

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – September 29, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not a good day for flying, if you were around on this September 29th in 1987. News of Eastern Airlines Flight 924 bound for New York from San...

Orchestra Maneuvers In The Dark – In Session – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – OMD (Orchestra Maneuvers In The Dark) John Peel Sessions – BBC Radio 1 Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark (OMD) were initially lumped into the New Wave genre, but they were up to something else. As Synth-Rock was morphing into New Wave,...

The French National Orchestra With Pierre Dervaux Play Music Of Jean-Louis Martinet – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Jean-Louis Martinet – 2 Pieces for Strings and Percussion – French National Orch. Pierre Dervaux, cond. 1963 – ORTF Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Overlooked composers of the 20th Century this weekend. 20th century French Composer Jean-Louis Martinet was...

Stan Kenton – Live At Steel Pier – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Stan Kenton and His Orchestra – Live At Steel Pier – Atlantic City, New Jersey – Aug. 4, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This might take a little getting used to – but, the Music of Stan Kenton in the...

Art Laboe At The Colony Club, Los Angeles – 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KXLA – Art Laboe Show – June 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A slice of local Los Angeles history this weekend. Art Laboe was a regular fixture on the Los Angeles scene ever since he first went on the...