Monthly Archive: March 2016

Catatonia -

Catatonia – Live At Reading ’96 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Catatonia – live at Reading Festival 1996 – August 25, 1996 – John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – Catatonia, continuing a week of excerpts from the 1996 Reading Festival, as featured on the inimitable John Peel program over BBC Radio 1 on August 25, 1996. Beginning life as an...

March 31, 1971 - Lt. Calley

March 31, 1971 – The Lt. Calley Verdict

  March 31, 1971 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 31, 1971 – Lt. William Calley, convicted in the massacre of 22 Vietnamese civilians at My Lai in 1968 was handed the sentence on this day. The jury was given only one of two possibilities...

Pressure

March 31, 2016 – No Pressure . . . Much

Give or take the few days off, struggling with the dreaded flu, we’re back on track and slowly getting up to speed. It’s been slow, but there’s been a lot going on to distract you from what’s going on here. The world is a busy and insane place at the...

3 Colours Red – Live At Reading 1996 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  3 Colours Red – live at Reading 1996 – August 25, 1996 – John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – 3 Colours Red, continuing our romp through Reading ’96 this week, via John Peel and BBC Radio 1 on August 25, 1996. 3 Colours Red were a somewhat short-lived...

Maria João Pires

Maria João Pires And Trevor Pinnock Play Music Of Wagner, Chopin And Mozart – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Maria João Pires with Trevor Pinnock and The German Chamber Philharmonic of Bremen – in Concert at Théåtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris – January 16,2016 – Radio France Musique – Maria João Pires, legendary Portuguese pianist joins conductor Trevor Pinnock and the German Chamber Philharmonic of Bremen in a concert,...

March 30, 1981 – The Day All Hell Broke Loose

March 30, 1981 – CBS News Special Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1981 – Starting off normal, unremarkable in so many ways – but by mid-morning East Coast time, pandemonium had broken out. President Reagan, on his way out of the Washington Hilton, where he had...

Ash

Ash – Live At Reading Festival 1996 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ash – In Concert at Reading 1996 – August 25, 1996 – John Peel Program – BBC Radio 1 – Ash, in concert at Reading Festival 1996 and recorded for John Peel on August 25, 1996 by the venerable BBC Radio 1. Ash have been around since 1992. The Alternative...

The Credibility Gap - 1971

You Live In Los Angeles – It’s January 1971, And The Credibility Gap Are On KPPC . . .For A While, Anyway – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

  The Credibility Gap – January 25, 1971 – KPPC-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Credibility Gap. During that period of the 1960s when topical humor took a definite political, and somewhat drugged-out twist, The Credibility Gap were very much at the forefront. A blend of surreal situational...

March 29, 1953

March 29, 1953 – Cold War Muckraking

March 29, 1953 – ABC Radio – Drew Pearson News and Commentary – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 29, 1953 – An otherwise typical Cold War day in March – news regarding surprise moves from the Kremlin regarding the U.S. situation in Korea and the political implications of such...