Monthly Archive: December 2015

Blondie – New Years Eve 1979 –

Blondie – New Years Eve 1979 –

  Blondie – New Years Eve, Glasgow – Dec. 31, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Blondie. Rocking out New Years eve in Glasgow, 1979 and recorded by the ever-present BBC Radio 1 for their In Concert series. For those of you who aren’t planning on braving the...

Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946

Secretary Of State James Byrnes’ Cautious Optimism For 1946

Secretary of State James F. Byrnes – Address on Return from Moscow Conference – December 30, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Secretary of State James Byrnes, returning from the Foreign Ministers Conference in Moscow was upbeat, and more optimistic than the London Conference, which ended pessimistically in September. Calling...

Mayor LaGuardia Sums Up 1945

Mayor LaGuardia Sums Up 1945

  Mayor LaGuardia – Address to New York – Dec. 30, 1945 – WNYC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mayor LaGuardia. Probably the most colorful Mayor New York witnessed in its history, made his end-of-year address on December 30, 1945. It was also one of his very last addresses...

John Cale – In Session 1975 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

John Cale – In Session 1975 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

John Cale – In Session for Top Gear – BBC Radio 1 – 1975 – BBC John Cale in session tonight. One of the founding members of The Velvet Underground, with a stellar solo career after, Cale has been one of the more influential artists, spanning several decades. As a...

Hilary Hahn, With Elvind Gullberg Jensen And The North German Radio Philharmonic Play Music Of Mendelssohn And Bruckner 2011 – Mid-Week Concert

Hilary Hahn, With Elvind Gullberg Jensen And The North German Radio Philharmonic Play Music Of Mendelssohn And Bruckner 2011 – Mid-Week Concert

NDR Radiophilharmonie – Hahn, Jensen – November 2011 – Part 1 NDR Radiophilharmonie – Hahn, Jensen – November 2011 – Part 2 Hilary Hahn, joining forces with Elvind Gullberg Jensen and The North German Radio Philharmonic in a broadcast concert featuring only two works: The Violin Concerto by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy...

If You Were Around In 1990 And You’re Reading This, You Survived – December 30, 1990

If You Were Around In 1990 And You’re Reading This, You Survived – December 30, 1990

1990 – ABC World News This Year – December 30, 1990 – ABC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1990. A year loaded with contrasts, intrigues and question marks. And all of it came up for review, this December 30th, 1990. The year started on a hopeful note, but...

Big Star Music – Alex Chilton Tribute 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Big Star Music – Alex Chilton Tribute 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Big Star Music – Alex Chilton Tribute with Jody Stephens, Ken Stringfellow, Jon Auer and guests – Nov. 12, 2012 – VPRO/3VOOR12 – Netherlands. Big Star Music – a tribute to the music of Alex Chilton, performed at Melkweg in Amsterdam on November 12, 2012 and recorded for posterity by...

1951 – Past Daily’s Thousand Yard Stare

1951 – Past Daily’s Thousand Yard Stare

1951 – Voices and Events – December 30, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1951. With the end of this year rapidly approaching, maybe it’s a good idea to look at other years, just to get an idea that things have always been just a little crazy, a little...

Y2K And The Coming Catastrophe – December 29, 1999

Y2K And The Coming Catastrophe – December 29, 1999

Y2K Reports – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Y2K and the coming catastrophe . . .so they said. That’s was what everyone was thinking about on this December 29th in 1999. Doomsday scenarios, fears that everything would stop and all would...

Motorhead – In Concert 1979 – RIP: Lemmy (1945-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Motorhead – In Concert 1979 – RIP: Lemmy (1945-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Motorhead – Live at The Paris Theatre, London – May 16, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Motorhead tonight. In tribute to the passing of legend and Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister, who died in L.A. today at age 70 from a short bout with Cancer. He left us...