Monthly Archive: December 2014

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf And Willi Boskovsky With The Los Angeles Philharmonic – Viennese Night 1963 – Past Daily Mi-Week Concert – Holiday Edition

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf And Willi Boskovsky With The Los Angeles Philharmonic – Viennese Night 1963 – Past Daily Mi-Week Concert – Holiday Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Philharmonic – Boskovsky/Schwarzkopf – July 9, 1963 – Part 1 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Philharmonic – Boskovsky/Schwarzkopf – July 9, 1963 – Part 2 Something very...

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: This Was 1954 – Dec. 31, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 60 years ago this night, most people were heading off to New Year‘s Eve celebrations. Some stayed in. And some heard a wrap-up...

Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979

Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak – December 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As 1979 came to a close, the world was once again facing The Big Question Mark. The Soviets were setting up shop...

The Yardbirds In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Yardbirds In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Yardbirds – In Session at The BBC – Feb-May, 1966 – BBC Radio 1 You’d be hard pressed to name a band which had as many legendary guitarists passing through its ranks as this one. Okay,...

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – 1969: The Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. For all that was positive and revolutionary about the 60s, the underlying problems, the discontent, the upheaval and the...

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – December 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Only a year earlier, on December 30, 1985, President Reagan and Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev exchanged warm New Years greetings and hopes for continued progress...

David Bowie In Session 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

David Bowie In Session 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – David Bowie – Top Gear – Dec. 24, 1967 – BBC Radio 1 Early David Bowie tonight. Long before The Spiders From Mars and Glam, David Bowie in 1967 was slowly making his way as a solo...

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices and Events: 1953 – NBC Radio – Dec. 28, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 61 years ago, a world crammed with extremes. A war in Korea and an armistice, an inquisition on Capitol Hill and...

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Coming to the frustrating end of a baffling month in a perplexing decade, this December 29th in 1979 was winding up nowhere near hopeful....