Monthly Archive: January 2015

Tom Waits – Live At My Fathers Place – 1977 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Tom Waits – Live At My Fathers Place – 1977 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Tom Waits – live at My Fathers Place – October 10, 1977 – WLIR-FM A big dose of Americana this weekend. The inimitable Tom Waits, live at My Fathers Place in Roslyn, New York on October 10,...

An Interview With Frank Capra – 1971 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

An Interview With Frank Capra – 1971 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Frank Capra Interview with John Mahoney – May 15, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of the most notable figures in the history of American Film is that of Frank Capra. Responsible for some of the...

Tears For Fears – In Concert At Hammersmith Palais 1983 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Tears For Fears – In Concert At Hammersmith Palais 1983 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Tears For Fears – In Concert at Hammersmith Palais – 1983 – BBC Radio 1 Ending up our week of 80s icons and lesser-knowns with a 1983 concert from Tears For Fears. Recorded by the BBC right...

Politics And Education – 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

Politics And Education – 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The People Act – July 1, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Ever since the end of World War 2, the growth in population of the U.S. was steadily increasing, at a daily rate. What wasn’t...

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

‘It’s 125 Below Zero In Fairbanks’ – January 30, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – January 30, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Even though it was the dead of Winter, the cold snap hitting Alaska on this January 30th in 1989 raised a few eyebrows. With temperatures...

Altered Images – In Concert 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Altered Images – In Concert 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Altered Images – In Concert – Oct. 17, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 Continuing 80s week with Altered Images. Short-lived by most band’s standards, Altered Images attracted a lot of attention from the get-go. A boost from...

A Last Week In January, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

A Last Week In January, 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room: Cold War Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Commentaries – January 27-29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection First week of a new Presidency, same Cold War games of tit-for-tat, same give-and-take on Capitol Hill. News from Moscow was the goodwill gesture in releasing two...

Rumble In Davos – January 29, 2000

Rumble In Davos – January 29, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio News – January 29, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 15 years ago, on January 29, 2000 the news was about protestors disrupting the Economic Summit in Davos Switzerland, where President Clinton was scheduled to...

Blancmange – In Concert 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Blancmange – In Concert 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blancmange – In concert for BBC Sight & Sound – March 31, 1984 – BBC Radio 1 As long as we’re spending this week in the early 1980s, I thought I would toss a concert by Blancmange...

Alicia De Larrocha With Sixten Ehrling And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music of Weber, Beethoven And Nielsen – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Alicia De Larrocha With Sixten Ehrling And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music of Weber, Beethoven And Nielsen – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Cleveland Orch. Ehrling/DeLarrocha – Feb. 23, 1978 – Part 1 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Cleveland Orch, Ehrling/DeLarrocha – Feb. 23, 1978 – Part 2 Another historic concert this...