Monthly Archive: November 2014

Louis Martin And The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Gounod – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Louis Martin And The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Gounod – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Paris Conservatory Student Orchestra, conducted by Louis Martin 1954 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Back to Paris this week for something (mostly) familiar. The Petite Symphonie by Charles Gounod, featuring the Student...

Curtis Harding – Live At Paradiso, Amsterdam – Nights At The Roundtable: New Faces Edition

Curtis Harding – Live At Paradiso, Amsterdam – Nights At The Roundtable: New Faces Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Curtis Harding – Live At Paradiso, Amsterdam – Nov. 23, 2014 – VPRO/3VOOR12 A taste of Soul, smack in the middle of Amsterdam tonight, compliments of Curtis Harding in a concert recorded live at Paradiso on November...

Passing The (Foot)Ball In 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Passing The (Foot)Ball In 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KCBS – Lookin’ Em Over – Sports Report – November 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No doubt, if you went anywhere this Thanksgiving holiday you were invariably sitting in a room where a TV (or several)...

Crowded House – In Concert At Finsbury Park 1994 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Crowded House – In Concert At Finsbury Park 1994 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Crowded House – In Concert At Finsbury Park – 1994 – BBC 6 Music Crowded House were one of those bands seemingly all over the place in the late 80s/early 90s. From the recently disbanded Split Enz,...

Peter & The Harmonics – In Session At BBC Bristol – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Peter & The Harmonics – In Session At BBC Bristol – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Peter & The Harmonics – In session at BBC Bristol – 2011 – BBC Radio Bristol Never one to shy away from suggestions by readers, my friend Mig Schillace turned me on this band. Partly because they’re...

Dean Acheson Discusses A ‘New World Order’ – November 21, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dean Acheson Discusses A ‘New World Order’ – November 21, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . click on the link here for Audio Player – Dean Acheson address – November 21, 1959 (unknown location) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Former Secretary of State Dean Acheson, who served under President Truman from 1949-1953 had the onerous task of keeping the world reasonably sane...

A Fleet Dies At Toulon – November 28, 1942

A Fleet Dies At Toulon – November 28, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – November 28, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Dramatic news this day in 1942. Word came from Paris via London that the entire French Naval fleet was destroyed in one exploding catastrophe...

Van Dyke Parks – In Concert At Crossing Border Festival 1996 – Past Daily Holiday Concert Special

Van Dyke Parks – In Concert At Crossing Border Festival 1996 – Past Daily Holiday Concert Special

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Van Dyke Parks in concert at Crossing Border Festival – Sept. 12, 1996 – VPRO/3VOOR12 Some festive Americana for this holiday from none other than the legendary Van Dyke Parks, along with an assembled multitude of musicians...

A Capitol Hill Faux Pas – November 27, 1982

A Capitol Hill Faux Pas – November 27, 1982

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 27, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection November 27th in 1982 fell on a Saturday. Thoughts of Thanksgiving were now fading into memory. And even though it was a holiday weekend, that...