Monthly Archive: April 2015

A Word Or Two From Carl B. Stokes Of Cleveland – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Word Or Two From Carl B. Stokes Of Cleveland – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Caspar Citron Interviews Carl B. Stokes January 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Since much of America is focused this week on Baltimore and the current state of American cities in general, I was reminded of another...

Down, But Not Out – April 30, 1945

Down, But Not Out – April 30, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for April 29, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day, April 30, 1945 was filled with reports of a rumored surrender of Germany to the Allies. But fighting was continuing, and amid cautious optimism,...

Sham ’69 – Live At Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Sham ’69 – Live At Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sham ’69 – Live at Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – BBC 6 Music One of the first wave of Punk bands, Sham ’69 got started in 1976 – and called it quits (initially) in 1979, shortly...

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for audio Play – CBS Radio – News, Bulletins and Specials – April 29, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 40 years ago today, on April 29, 1975 the war in Vietnam came to an end. In an address to the...

Joni Mitchell – Live At Club 47 – 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Joni Mitchell – Live At Club 47 – 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Joni Mitchell – Live at Club 47, Cambridge Mass. – January 1968 Despite the initial news and the rumors as to the deteriorating health of Joni Mitchell which flooded the Internet earlier today, word comes that...

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Continuous coverage from KNX-AM, Los Angeles – April 30, 1992 In light of the goings on in Baltimore yesterday and today, and as a reminder of the public outrages visited on America since 1992; it’s ironic that...

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual – Cedric Foster News – April 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The news was about Recession and Unemployment and what Capitol Hill was going to do about it, this April 28th in 1958. The...

Jefferson Airplane – Live At Winterland – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Jefferson Airplane – Live At Winterland – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Jefferson Airplane – Live At Winterland – October 3, 1967 – KSAN-FM Familiar historic territory tonight. A concert by Jefferson Airplane – on home turf in San Francisco, at the Winterland and recorded for KSAN-FM on October...

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Moscow – 30 Anniversary, Celebration of Meet-Up on The Elbe – April 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. To commemorate the historic meeting of the Russian and Anglo-American Armies at The Elbe River, and the...