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If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In L.A. , October 16, 1965 Sounded Like This.

If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In L.A. , October 16, 1965 Sounded Like This.

– KRLA-KHJ-KFWB, Los Angeles – October 16, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you’ve ever wanted to hear a slice of an average day of Top-40 radio in Los Angeles during those halcyon days of Rock, all things British Invasion and Motown, this may be your chance. It...

The Bulldozer Revolution And A Birthday – October 9, 2000

The Bulldozer Revolution And A Birthday – October 9, 2000

  – BBC World Service – World Briefing – October 9, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the overthrow and resignation of Slobodan Milosevic a few days earlier and the installation of Vojislav Kostunica as the legitimate President, members of the EU were meeting on this day to...

A Conversation With Lennon And McCartney – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Conversation With Lennon And McCartney – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Newsfront Interview with Lennon and McCartney – May 11, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Unlike the Billie Holiday interview last week, this interview with John Lennon and Paul McCartney has been discovered recently and has been...

Boys With Long Hair – 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

Boys With Long Hair – 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Martha Stuart: Are You Listening? – Boys With Long Hair – July 1970 Anyone reading this who was born after 1970 will have no idea what the deal was. It was all about hair in the 1960s...

Dream Is Over – The Death Of John Lennon – December 8, 1980

Dream Is Over – The Death Of John Lennon – December 8, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Death of John Lennon – news reports – December 8, 1980 Stunned incomprehensible silence. That was a reaction many people had when they first heard the news that John Lennon was dead, gunned down as he stepped...

A Word Or Two From Swami Satchidananda – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: Newsfront – Interview with Swami Satchidananda – September 6, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In that wildly upheaval year of 1967 among so many revolutionary changes, came an onslaught of Gurus from India. Not that Eastern Philosophy and Indian...

Pandemonium Of The Happy Kind – The Beatles In Paris – 1965 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend/Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Beatles – Live At Palais Des Sports – Afternoon (first) show – June 20, 1965 – RFI Since today marks what became the beginning of an era, when The Beatles first came to the U.S. and played the Ed Sullivan...

The Fine Art Of Juggling – The Fine Act Of Screams – Feb. 7, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC-Radio News – Sec. of State Dean Rusk – Press Conference – WABC News – February 7, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Depending on your age at the time, the big concern for this February 7th in 1964 was either...

Here Comes The Great Society – LBJ’s State Of The Union – January 8. 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Johnson – State of the Union Address – January 8, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day fifty years ago, President Johnson declared War on Poverty in his first State of The Union Address – January 8, 1964. Debated...