1960’s

Canoga Hi Cafeteria

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s March 1966 – You Ate At The Cafeteria Yesterday – You Are Having An Out-Of-Body Experience, Or Maybe It’s Lord Tim

Top-40 Radio -Los Angeles – March 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It was the Tuna Fiesta. It had to be. Nobody else ate it – they knew. You were starving. You missed Nutrition. You were building sets for the Talent Show. That’s what you get, taking Stage Crew;...

Melvin van Peebles

June 8, 1972 – A Word Or Two With Melvin Van Peebles – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

June 8, 1972 – NET – Black Journal – Interview with Melvin van Peebles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is one of those instances where time travel would be the preferred method of understanding social and cultural phenomena. Starting in the mid-1960s and proceeding all the way into...

It’s June 7, 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Not Quite An Adult, But You Worked For Bobby – Your World Got Turned Upside Down.

June 7, 1968 – KMPC-AM – The Johnny Magnus Program – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you lived in Los Angeles in June 1968, like most everyone you felt just a little strange. Maybe you worked for Bobby, passing out flyers and setting up rallies, making phone calls to...

Shostakovich - Rostropovich - Rozhdestvensky

Mstislav Rostropovich With Gennadi Rozhdestvensky And The Leningrad Symphony – 14th Edinburgh Festival 1960 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

14th Edinburgh Festival – Leningrad Symphony – September 16, 1960 – BBC Transcription Service – A rare concert this week. And since we’re sliding into Festival season, a historic recording from a legendary festival. The Leningrad Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky and featuring the iconic cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Beginning with...