Monthly Archive: May 2016

Panic! At The Disco

Panic! At The Disco – Live In Exeter 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

Panic! At The Disco – live at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend – Exeter – May 29, 2016 – BBC Radio 1 – Keeping the ball rolling with Spring Festival week, a set from seasoned veterans Panic! At The Disco, in concert at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend festival extravaganza...

Leonid Brezhnev

May 31, 1978 – Thanks For The Invasion, No Thanks For The Inflation

May 31, 1978 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 1978 – Last day of May and a gloomy one at home and abroad. Starting with news that inflation fears were worse than first expected. The April Price Index was, as some...

Bastille

Bastille – Live In Exeter 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

  Bastille – Live at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend – Exeter – May 28, 2016 – BBC Radio 1 – Bastille, in concert at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, recorded this past weekend by the venerable BBC Radio 1. Maybe I haven’t been paying attention, but it seems to...

Memorial Day and the World in Wartime

May 30, 1942 – Memorial Day In Wartime

May 30, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 30, 1942 – Memorial Day. Ironic that it’s in the middle of World War 2, when remembrance of those who gave their lives fighting wars in the past are dealing with those who are giving...

Barbara

Barbara – Live On Paris Radio – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Chanson Edition

Barbara – in concert at Radio France – Sept. 15, 1965 – ORTF, Paris – Any fan of French singers of the 1960s will know who Barbara is – you probably have several of her albums in your collection. Or you’ve just discovered her by way of the many reissues...

Jacques Aubert

Renee France Froment And The André Girard String Orchestra Play Music Of Aubert – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Jacques Aubert – Violin Concerto No. 3 – Renee France Froment, violin – Girard String Orchestra, André Girard, cond. – ORTF Music from the Chateau de Sceaux music festival, circa 1958, featuring the music of late 17th/early 18th century composer Jacques Aubert. Concerto for violin Number 3, as played...

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus – Live In Oslo – 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charles Mingus Sextet – Newport Jazz Festival, Oslo – October 22, 1970 – NRK, Oslo – Another concert from the 1970 Newport Jazz Festival at Oslo Norway, recorded by Norwegian Network NRK on October 22, 1970. This week it’s the Charles Mingus Sextet featuring Danny Richmond on drums, Jaki Byard...

Memorial Day 1923

Memorial Day 1923 – Warren G. Harding

Memorial Day 1923 – President Warren G. Harding Address at Hoboken New Jersey – Return of 5,212 war dead – May 23, 1923 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Memorial Day – In 1923 it was observed by the return of some 5,212 war dead from Europe, fallen during World...

Tame Impala – Live At Lollapalooza Brazil 2016 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Tame Impala – live at Lollapalooza, Brazil – March 12, 2016 – Band soundboard – Having become a constant fan of Tame Impala since hearing rough demos on MySpace in 2007, the band – the brainchild of Kevin Parker, continues on an amazing journey and has achieved a huge worldwide...

Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan – Portrait In Sound – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Aneurin Bevan – The Member of Abbw Vale: Portrait In Sound – BBC Transcription Service, circa 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Aneurin Bevan is a name that probably rings no bells here in the U.S. – however, ask someone in Britain who Aneurin Bevan was and, depending on...