Monthly Archive: May 2015

4 By The Swan Silvertones – Weekend Soundbooth Special

4 By The Swan Silvertones – Weekend Soundbooth Special

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Amen,Amen,Amen – The Swan Silvertones – Archives Alive/Rock Beat Records – 2015 Without question, one of the greatest Gospel groups from those halcyon years of the 1950s and 60s were The Swan Silvertones. At a time when...

The Music Of Weldon Hart – With The Rochester School Symphony – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

The Music Of Weldon Hart – With The Rochester School Symphony – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eastman School Symphony – Howard Hanson – May 14, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Back over to some mid-century Americana this weekend. Weldon Hart is a name you don’t hear very much anymore. Since his...

Pharoah Sanders Quartet – Live In France – Past Daily Downbeat

Pharoah Sanders Quartet – Live In France – Past Daily Downbeat

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Pharoah Sanders Quartet – Live at Les Pommiers, Coutances, May 15, 2015 – RFI-France Musique. I play a lot of older material, particularly Jazz on this site, but I don’t spend a lot of time seeing...

Mauve Lunel – In Session At RFI,  Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Mauve Lunel – In Session At RFI, Paris – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mauve Lunel – In Session at RFI, Paris – March 28, 2015 – RFI- France Inter Over to Paris tonight for a session by New Chanteuse on the French scene Mauve Lunel, recorded in session at RFI...

Woody Guthrie On The Radio II – 1947 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Woody Guthrie On The Radio II – 1947 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Hootenanny – March 10, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a companion piece to last weeks Woody Guthrie Radio show via CBS in 1940, here is another go at Network radio, also from...

Aerosmith – In Concert – 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Aerosmith – In Concert – 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Aerosmith – Live at Paul’s Mall, Boston – March 20, 1973 – WBCN-FM Early Aerosmith this weekend. With all the changes this band has gone through over the years, you almost forget they were very much of...

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

The Polio Scandal – An Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955

. . . .click on the link here for Audio Player – President Eisenhower Press Conference – May 18, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 60 years ago, a Presidential Press Conference could be jovial or combative, more often combative. In this case the questions and answers had a lot...

Matching Mole – In Concert 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Matching Mole – In Concert 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Matching Mole – Live At Paris Theatre, London – July 27, 1972 – BBC Radio 1 Right after his departure from the landmark band Soft Machine, drummer and Soft-Machine founder Robert Wyatt wasted no time blazing new...

Incident At Fort Wayne – May 29, 1980

Incident At Fort Wayne – May 29, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + The World Tonight – May 29, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News of assassination attempts, this May 29th in 1980. Civil Rights leader and Executive Director of The National Urban League...

Jake Isaac – In Session For London Calling 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Jake Isaac – In Session For London Calling 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Jake Isaac – In session for London Calling 2015 – May 16, 2015 – VPRO/3VOOR12-FM Continuing our survey of sessions from the recently ended London Calling Festival, a little over a week ago. Jake Isaac is another...