1980’s

The Passage 2

The Passage – Live At The Ritz, Manchester – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Passage – In Concert at The Ritz, Manchester – John Peel – October 11, 1982 -BBC Radio 1 – The Passage, in concert tonight. A Post-Punk/Experimental band from Manchester with considerable potential, but never realized with mainstream audiences. Together for only five years – from 1978 – 1983, they...

The Jesus and Mary Chain

The Jesus And Mary Chain – In Session 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Jesus And Mary Chain – In Session For John Peel – October 23, 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – The Jesus And Mary Chain tonight, in their first session for John Peel, recorded on October 23, 1984 and broadcast on the 31st. A band variously described as The New...

Ayatollah Montazeri

November 14, 1986 – Sanctions Against Syria – Selling Arms To Iran

November 14,1986 – CBS Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 14, 1986 – while the world reacted to the White House‘ further sanctions against Syria and the government of Hafaz Assad for fostering terrorism. The Reagan Administration tightened the screws on the Assad government,...

Walter Cronkite and kittens

Walter Cronkite Has A Word About 1980 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Walter Cronkite – News and Commentary – November 5, 1980 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Walter Cronkite – the last election he covered before his retirement was the 1980 Presidential campaign. The Most Trusted Man in America held forth, commenting as the votes were tabulated and,...

Sir Colin Davis

Heinrich Schiff With Sir Colin Davis And The Cleveland Orchestra – 1981 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Cleveland Orchestra – Sir Colin Davis, guest Conductor – Heinrich Schiff, Cello – October 28, 1981 – Part 1 Cleveland Orchestra – Sir Colin Davis, guest Conductor – Heinrich Schiff, Cello – October 28, 1981 – Part 2 Another historic concert this week – From the 1981-1982 season of the...

Carter Concession - 1980

November 9, 1980 – The End Of The Week That Was. Carter Concedes.

November 9, 1980 – CBS Radio – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 9, 1980 – the end of a tumultuous week in politics. The Reagan landslide. The election which was called before the polls closed on the West Coast, where Jimmy Carter called Ronald...

Mario Cuomo

November 3, 1982 – Morning After A Mid-Term

November 3, 1982 – CBS World News Roundup – Newsbreak – 9:00 Network News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 3, 1982 – the Mid-Term elections and the morning after. Grinning from ear-to-ear and grinning and bearing it. To the Democrats it was mandate for a change in the...