Holidays

Christmas With Los Lobos 1992 – Past Daily Holiday Special

Christmas With Los Lobos 1992 – Past Daily Holiday Special

Los Lobos Christmas Party – December 24, 1992 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Los Lobos Christmas Party at Capitol Records, 1992. A star-studded affair, featuring L.A.’s own and some of the best and brightest dropping by for some tunes and Christmas cheer. Recorded by National Public Radio...

King George VI – Christmas In Wartime 1943

King George VI – Christmas In Wartime 1943

King George VI – Christmas Day Message – Dec. 25, 1943 – BBC Home Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – King George VI, in an address to the people of the Commonwealth and the allies, on Christmas Day 1943. In a tradition which began in 1932, the King of...

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935

FDR Lights The National Christmas Tree – Dec. 24, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – FDR lights the National Christmas Tree, on Christmas Eve 1935. A national ritual since 1923, it was President Roosevelt’s third Christmas celebration in the White House. The country was slowly digging out from one...

Rondè – Live At Song Of The Year 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Rondè – Live At Song Of The Year 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Rondè – live at Song Of The Year -Dec. 11, 2015 – NPO3/VPRO/3FM – Netherlands – Rondè, who walked off with the Serious Talent Award this year, were also standouts and nominees in this year’s Song Of The Year competition in The Netherlands this past week. If this competition is...

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Rennes, France – December 4, 2014 – RFI-FIP – Kate Tempest tonight. Considered one of the brightest and most promising of new talents, Tempest has made a serious name for herself in the area of Rap and Poetry and is...

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

– – Music Of The New World – Music of the settlers – November 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A slice of early Americana this weekend, just in time to end up Thanksgiving weekend – a look at music of the Early American settlers and music of the...

A Turkey Named Harry – November 24, 1999

A Turkey Named Harry – November 24, 1999

  – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – November 24, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 24th in 1999 was a Wednesday, and the day before Thanksgiving. And so news for this day had much to do with the crush of traffic on highways and to...

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

The Great Debate On Foreign Policy – November 19, 1950

– NBC Radio – Voices And Events – November 19, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The endless debate on Foreign Policy – where America stood in the world. The World in conflict once again – the Cold War getting colder. That was much of what dominated the news...

The Go Go’s – Live At Emerald City – 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Go Go’s – Live At Emerald City – 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– The Go Go’s Live At Emerald City, Cherry Hill New Jersey – Aug.31, 1981 WMMR-FM – Philadelphia – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Celebrating the 4th this year with a slice of Americana in the form of The Go Go’s, live in concert at Emerald City on August 31, 1981....

Harry Truman’s 4th Of July Message – July 4, 1947

Harry Truman’s 4th Of July Message – July 4, 1947

– President Truman – 4th of July Message – July 4, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 4th of July, 1947. Smack in the middle of Postwar reconstruction and grumblings of Cold Wars and Iron Curtains and talk of Independence and the Middle East getting ready to explode. Of instability...