Monthly Archive: December 2016

Winter Snow

December 30, 1997 – Snow, Snow . . .More Snow.

December 30, 1997 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 30, 1997 – Almost the last day of the year and, like clockwork, the Eastern Seaboard and the South are blanketed with snow as a Nor’easter slammed through, bringing record rain and snowfall from New...

Marine Research

Marine Research In Session – 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Marine Research – in session for John Peel – April 18, 1999 – BBC Radio 1 – Marine Research tonight. After running the 90s indie band Heavenly last night, a reader reminded me of the band which came after Heavenly. That was Marine Research. Following in the Indie/jangly footsteps of...

About 1956 – That Was The Year That Was

1956: The Big Year – CBS Radio News Special – Dec. 29th 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Coming up on the end of another year. This one (2016) just seems a little worse for wear than the others; but as far as history goes, it is just as...

Jaruzelski of Poland

December 29, 1981 – Sinister Quietude In Poland

December 29, 1981 – CBS News On The Hour + Spectrum Commentaries – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 29, 1981 – Poland in the news. This time with “official word” that order was restored, General Wozek Jaruzelski was still in charge and that the striking miners at the Pilast...

Debbie Reynolds - Carrie Fisher

An Interview With Debbie Reynolds – 2013 – RIP: 1932-2016

Debbie Reynolds – Interview with Scott Simon – Weekend All Things Considered – March 30, 2013 – NPR – No sooner had we accepted the loss of Carrie Fisher than her mother, Debbie Reynolds suffered a massive stroke and died earlier today. Some say it was Debbie’s own fragile condition,...