Monthly Archive: November 2015

SOAK – Live In Stockholm – Nights At The Roundtable: New Faces Edition

SOAK – Live In Stockholm – Nights At The Roundtable: New Faces Edition

– SOAK – Live at Debaser Strand, Stockholm – October 7, 2015 – Sveriges Radio P3 – New faces tonight. SOAK, who is otherwise known as Bridie Monds-Watson, is an Irish singer-songwriter who, at 19 has issued her debut album (Before We Forgot How To Dream) in May. She has...

World Quietly Haywire – November 30, 1961

World Quietly Haywire – November 30, 1961

– World News Reports – November 30, 1961 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News of the world, for this last day of November in 1961, had just about everything to do with the Cold War. The situation in Santo Domingo and the unrest, many felt was...

John Denver – Live At The Troubadour 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Club Date

John Denver – Live At The Troubadour 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Club Date

– John Denver – Live At The Troubadour – West Hollywood – September 1, 1971 – KDAY-AM broadcast – Ending up the holiday weekend with a set by John Denver, recorded at Doug Weston’s Troubadour in West Hollywood on September 1, 1971 and broadcast by AM radio station KDAY. This...

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

– – Music Of The New World – Music of the settlers – November 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A slice of early Americana this weekend, just in time to end up Thanksgiving weekend – a look at music of the Early American settlers and music of the...

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Jackie & Roy – live at Art Park Festival – September 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jackie & Roy this week, from a concert recorded by NPR for their Jazz Alive series, at the Art Park Festival in Boston in September 1979. Long considered Jazz’ First Couple,...

Neil Young And Crazy Horse – Live In Chicago 1976 – Backstage Weekend

Neil Young And Crazy Horse – Live In Chicago 1976 – Backstage Weekend

– Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Live At Auditorium Theatre, Chicago – November 15, 1976 – Neil Young is arguably one of Rock n’ Roll’s greatest songwriters. With a catalog of unforgettable songs going back decades, Neil Young continues to be a vital force and endless reservoir of great...

Looking At Acting In 1955 – Weekend Gallimaufry

NBC Radio – Biography In Sound – The Actor – March 6, 1955 – The Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although this documentary concentrates primarily at Acting for the Stage in 1955, the sentiments and reflections on the craft spill easily over into film, as was evidenced by Rocky Graziano’s...

Ash – Live At Pinkpop 2011 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Ash – Live At Pinkpop 2011 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Ash – Live At Pinkpop 2011 – June 11, 2011 – VPRO/3VOOR12 – The Netherlands – Perennial favorites Ash tonight, recorded live at Pinkpop 2011 in The Netherlands on June 11th. Certainly a band with their fair share of ups and downs, they have weathered it all and have...

Hamilton Fish And The Question Of Isolationism – Nov. 23, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Hamilton Fish And The Question Of Isolationism – Nov. 23, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

    – Hamilton Fish Radio address – November 23, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the war in Europe was entering its second year, the calls for increased U.S. involvement, aside from it’s sending aid to Britain, were getting louder and more persistent. A movement to maintain...

‘I’d Like A Can Of Beer’ – The Jarvik 7 – November 27, 1984

‘I’d Like A Can Of Beer’ – The Jarvik 7 – November 27, 1984

– CBS World News Roundup – November 27, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Cautiously optimistic news for this day in Medicine. Jarvik 7 artificial heart recipient William Schroeder, who only three days earlier wasn’t expected to last the weekend was awake, alert and asking for a can of...