Monthly Archive: September 2015

Brand X In Session At The BBC 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Brand X In Session At The BBC 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Brand X – In Session for Alan Freeman/John Peel – Feb. 26 and July 15, 1976 – Broadcast on John Peel – August 2, 1976 – BBC Radio 1 – Initially put together as a “jam band”, Brand X managed to grab a considerable amount of attention when they...

Clifford Curzon With George Szell And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Schumann, Walton, Lees And Beethoven – 1966 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Clifford Curzon With George Szell And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Schumann, Walton, Lees And Beethoven – 1966 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

– Cleveland Orchestra – George Szell, Cond. – Sir Clifford Curzon, Piano – 1966 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – Cleveland Orchestra – George Szell, Cond. – Sir Clifford Curzon, Piano – 1966 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A classic concert this...

Revving Up For Reykjavik – September 30, 1986

Revving Up For Reykjavik – September 30, 1986

– CBS World News Roundup – September 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene – Historic news this September 30th in 1986. It was announced, that Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev and President Reagan would be meeting at Reykjavik Iceland for the first of what was hoped would be several summits aimed at...

Suzanne Vega – Live At London School Of Economics 1985 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Suzanne Vega – Live At London School Of Economics 1985 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– Suzanne Vega – Live At London School of Economics – October 24, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 In concert Series – An artist who has slipped under the radar in recent years, Suzanne Vega was a prime mover in the resurgence in Folk Music as a viable, albeit neglected...

A Jimmy Carter Press Conference – September 29, 1977

A Jimmy Carter Press Conference – September 29, 1977

– Jimmy Carter Press Conference – September 29, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In his 16th Press Conference, given September 29, 1977, President Carter reiterates and elaborates some points on his Energy bill, which was being dissected in the Senate, as well as some key issues in Foreign...

Spitting Into The Wind – September 29, 1980

Spitting Into The Wind – September 29, 1980

– CBS World News Roundup – September 29, 1080 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this September 29th in 1980, news was about the Iran-Iraq War, which was heading into its second week. Iraq claimed to be winning, advancing some 60 miles into Iranian territory. Tehran didn’t dispute the...

Lush – Live At Electric Ballroom – 1996 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Lush – Live At Electric Ballroom – 1996 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– Lush – Live At Electric Ballroom, Camden – April 3, 1996 – BBC 6 Music – With the great news earlier today that 90s legends Lush have reformed and are heading into rehearsal to make a reappearance in 2016, one of the pivotal bands who defined Indie, as well...

Sweeping Proposals – September 28, 1991

Sweeping Proposals – September 28, 1991

– CBS World News Roundup – September 28, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what was described as one of the most comprehensive and sweeping nuclear disarmament proposals by the U.S., President Bush announced a plan to dramatically reduce the number of nuclear weapons deployed in Europe, this...

In The Lap Of Conflicting Claims – September 28, 1980

In The Lap Of Conflicting Claims – September 28, 1980

– CBS Hourly News – September 28, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day was about the convening of an emergency session at the UN Security Council over the Iran-Iraq War, in its 6th day, this September 28th in 1980. By the end of the day...

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

– Nicoletta – 4 Songs – Barclay Records 1967 – For those of you not familiar with the extraordinary, spellbinding voice of Nicoletta (aka Nicoletta Grisoni), you’ve missed something. Having a string of hits in France in the 1960s and early 70s, admired by none other than Ray Charles and...