1970’s

L.A. Teenagers - 1979

You’re Seventeen. You Live In Los Angeles. You Just Passed Your Drivers Test. You Got Your First Car And The Line To Get Gas Is A Mile Long

KTNQ – Jack Armstrong – May 4, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1979 – You’re seventeen, and the lines to get gas are rumored to be 2 miles long in some places. Some people are waiting for two hours, only to be told there’s no gas. People...

Rafael Kubelik - Rudolf Firkusny

Rudolf Firkusny With Rafael Kubelik And The N.Y. Phil Play Music Of Vaughan-Williams, Schumann And Hindemith – 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  N.Y. Phil. Rafael Kubelik, Cond. – Rudolf Firkusny, Piano – March 20, 1978 – Part 1 N.Y. Phil. Rafael Kubelik, Cond. – Rudolf Firkusny, Piano – March 20, 1978 – Part 2 A classic concert this week. Two giants in music with the New York Philharmonic in a broadcast...

Stan's Drive-In 1958

The Day L.A. Went From 1972 To 1958 For 24 Hours – KFWB At KMET – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KFWB at KMET – November 1972 – Midnight – 1:00 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET, one of the most popular FM stations in Los Angeles decided to dive back in time for one day in November of 1972. Seems odd, and it seemed odd at the time....

Raffi Petrossian

Raffi Petrossian Plays The Music Of Pierre Max-Dubois – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Pierre Max-Dubois – Piano Concerto No. 3 – Raffi Petrossian – ORTF Chamber Orch. Pol Mule, Cond. – 1965 – Pierre Max-Dubois is a name which probably doesn’t ring any bells with a lot people. A student of Darius Milhaud, Max-Dubois adhered to the concept of Les Six (which Milhaud...

Magazine (Howard Devoto)

Magazine – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magazine – In session for John Peel – February 20, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Magazine to end out the week. A few days ago I ran a Buzzcocks session and made mention of the fact that one of the founding members of Buzzocks was Howard Devoto. Devoto who...

Buzzcocks

Buzzcocks – In Session 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Buzzcocks – in session for John Peel – May 28, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – Buzzcocks tonight. One of the cornerstone bands of Punk, who went on to influence a number of other genres, including Indie and the Manchester Scene. Getting started in 1976 with singer-songwriter/guitarist Pete Shelley and...

The Stranglers

The Stranglers – In Session 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Stranglers – In session for John Peel – March 7, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 – The Stranglers tonight. Their first session for John Peel, recorded on March 7, 1977 at The BBC. With a career spanning four decades, The Stranglers are one of the longest surviving and continuously...

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter Talks About Energy, Taxes And South Africa – October 27, 1977 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Jimmy Carter – Press Conference – October 27, 1977 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Jimmy Carter, at one of his regular Press Conferences in 1977. Testing the waters on an Energy policy that had Americans relying on less Foreign oil, Carter was preparing...

School Pushouts - 1970

Pushouts – School Integration In The 70s – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – Options In Education – Pushouts – September 4, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the 1970s the prevailing controversy in the area of education was School integration by way of busing. It was a way of complying with Supreme Court rulings in the 1950s that stated...