Monthly Archive: June 2017

Spirit Of Memphis Quartet 0

Spirit Of Memphis Quartet – On The Air – 1949 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Spirit Of Memphis Quartet – Daily Radio Show – WDIA, Memphis – December 16, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even during the days of Segregated radio, one thing everyone could agree on was; gettin’ right with God was everybody’s business. And so this show featuring legendary Spirit Of...

Teenage Anxiety 1979

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s September 26, 1979 – Your Boyfriend Has Just Entered You In Rick Dees’ First Televised Wet T-Shirt Contest. You Are Not Amused.

  KHJ – Rick Dees – September 26, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For all the talk about the 70s fashion, Punks and Shag Haircuts, the 70s were also a decade of strange new customs. Hot on the heels of Disco came other odd rituals; Wet t-shirt contests...

President Eisenhower - 1957 Governors Conference

President Eisenhower At The 1957 Governor’s Conference – June 24, 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Eisenhower – Addressing the 1957 Governors Conference – June 24, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower, addressing the annual Governors Conference from June 24, 1957. Here we were, in the middle of a Cold War, a Space Race we were losing and domestic issues. Any one...