Monthly Archive: August 2016

Repion

Repion – In Session At RNE3, Madrid – 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Something new and unfamiliar tonight, and I thought I would share it with you in the spirit of discovery. Repion is a three-piece Alternative/Power Trio/Indie band from Santander, a small town on the north coast of Spain, near Bibao. The band consists of sisters Teresa and Marina Iñesta. Teresa is...

Rafael Kubelik

Rafael Kubelik And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Haydn And Bruckner – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: A classic concert this week. From one of the many guest appearances he made over the decades, a 1980 appearance by the legendary Rafael Kubelik with The Cleveland orchestra, recorded on March 27, 1980 and featuring only two works; the Symphony Number 99 by Haydn and...

The Compact disc - August 31, 1982

August 31, 1982 – Boots, MIGs And Strange Little Discs

  August 31, 1982 – ABC World News This Morning – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 31, 1982 – A day filled with the usual strife and the familiar struggle. But also a day which would have far reaching consequences in how we listened to music. Israeli fighter jets...

Lone Justice

Lone Justice – In Concert 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lone Justice – in concert at Town & Country, London – 1986 – preserved for posterity by BBC Radio 1 and originally broadcast as part of the In Concert series. Lone Justice were part of that wave of bands who hit the early 80s and who became known as part...

Princess Diana escaping Paparazzi - August 30, 1997

August 30-31, 1997 – Not The Fairy-Tale Ending – The Death Of A Princess

Hour 1 Hour 2 It was still early in the evening on the West Coast of the U.S.when news broke that “something had happened” to Princess Diana and her companion Dodi Fayed in a suburb of Paris. A speeding car they were in spun out of control, presumably while escaping...

Korean War civilan casualities

August 30, 1951 – Meanwhile, Back In Korea . . .

August 30, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 30th in 1951 had a lot to do with the War in Korea. Attempts at negotiating a ceasefire in July had fallen apart and fighting was escalating. President Truman announced...

Sandie Shaw

Sandie Shaw In Session – 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sandie Shaw – In Session for BBC Radio 1 – August 24, 1988 – BBC Radio 1 – Sandie Shaw is one of those artists whose career is more or less divided between her 60s British Invasion period and her 80s revival period via The Smiths. Part of the British...

Polish Frontier - August 1939

August 29, 1939 – A Sinister Quietude On The Polish Frontier

August 29, 1939 – A day of intense anticipation – a day of nerves – a day of last attempts. As the crisis along the frontier between Poland and Germany escalated, and with all-out War in the balance, it was all a matter of waiting to see what was going...

Stratford Music Festival - Serge Garant

Music From The 1968 Stratford Music Festival, Canada – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Music from the historic Stratford Music Festival in Ontario Canada this week. This recording from the 1968 festival, is presented by the CBC International service and feature the Stratford Chamber Orchestra in several works, including two World Premiers. Starting with Jeu a Quatre by Serge Garant, with the composer conducting...

Robert Palmer

A Chat With Robert Palmer – 1986 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

When Robert Palmer died suddenly from a heart attack in 2003, it ended a career that flourished at the peak of MTV and had been witness to numerous changes in Pop Music in general. From his early days as a member of the British Blues Band Vinegar Joe to his...