Monthly Archive: February 2016

Ross Perot

Ross Perot And The Populist Resentment Of 1996 – Past Daily Reference Room

Ross Perot – National Press Club Address – October 20,1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ross Perot – in 1996 he was running again for President as part of the newly formed Independent Reform Party. Capitalizing on the growing resentment of the political system and the largely broken atmosphere...

February 29, 1996 Steve Forbes - Campaign '96

February 29, 1996 – “Forty Bucks A Head”.

February 29, 1996 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 29, 1996 – Campaign ’96 was ramping up, with GOP Presidential hopeful and mega-millionaire Steve Forbes sailing to victory in the Arizona primary, which gave him the biggest win of his Presidential run so far,...

Charlie Chaplin - Max Linder

The Silent Clowns – Walter Kerr 1976 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

The Silent Clowns – interview with Walter Kerr – 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Silent Clowns – an era where film was just getting started – where narrative, plot and personalities were in their infancy and where Comedy was slapstick and sight gags reigned supreme. The Silent...

The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff – Live At G-Mex, Manchester 1991 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Wonder Stuff – In concert at G-Mex, Manchester – 1991 – BBC 6 Music – The Wonder Stuff this weekend. A band who were a huge success almost from the get-go. Starting in 1986, the band which originally consisted of Miles Hunt, vocals and guitar, Malcolm Treece on vocals...

1957 Academy Awards

Academy Awards 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

1957 Academy Awards – March 27, 1957 – NBC Radio version – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1957 Academy Awards – March 27, 1957 – NBC Radio version – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1957 Academy Awards. Yes, it was different then. The awards...

Siouxsie And The Banshees – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

Siouxsie And The Banshees – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

Siouxsie and The Banshees – In Session for John Peel – February 6, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Siouxsie and the Banshees, in session tonight for John Peel from February 6, 1978. One of the highlights of the Punk era who quickly transformed into a Post-Punk experimental/free-form aggregation, there...

February 26, 1979 – ‘Whatever It Is, We Don’t Like It’.

February 26, 1979 – ‘Whatever It Is, We Don’t Like It’.

February 26, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 26, 1979 – An uneasy day during an uneasy week. The Middle East Peace negotiations were faltering, moving ahead, faltering, balking and inching forward. On this day, it was Israeli Prime...

The Flys In Session – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Flys In Session – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Flys – In Session for John Peel – September 18, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – The Flys – not to be confused with another band from the late 90s, this one was around from 1976-1980. Had two albums out, a handful of singles, and the brother of singer/songwriter/actress...