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Listening For News - November 22, 1963

You Live In Los Angeles – It’s 10:30 In The Morning – It’s November 22, 1963 – Your Life Is Going To Change

November 22, 1963 – KNX-AM/FM Los Angeles – Broadcast of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1963 – It didn’t start off bad. Thanksgiving was coming up – the air was brisk. You were heading back to class after Nutrition. It was either the L.A. City...

The Stokes

The Strokes – In session 2001 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Strokes – In Session for John Peel – June 27, 2001 – BBC Radio 1 – New York Indie/Garage-Rock revivalists The Strokes to kick off Thanksgiving Week. Their first, and only session for John Peel, recorded on June 8, 2001 and broadcast on June 27th. A critically acclaimed band...

South Vietnamese Army

November 21, 1961 – The Slippery Slope Of Nation-Building – Past Daily Reference Room

November 21, 1961 – NBC Radio: Emphasis With Chet Huntley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1961 was shaping up to being a very interesting year. It was the first full year of a new administration and the Cold War showed no signs of letting up. Coupled with the growing...

Francois Mitterrand

November 21, 1990 – Signing On The Dotted Line – The Paris Summit Ends

November 21, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 21, 1990 – The day that signaled the end of the Paris Summit on European Security. With French President Francois Mitterrand signing the unanimously adopted document, the three-day Summit came to a historic close. The...

Claude Helffer

Claude Helffer With Pierre-Michel Leconte And The ORTF Symphony Play Music Of Albert Roussel – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Albert Roussel – Piano Concerto – Claude Helffer, piano – ORTF Symphony – Pierre-Michel LeConte – circa 1965 – ORTF, Paris – A familiar composer, with a noted Pianist playing a difficult concerto. Claude Helffer, celebrated advocate for 20th Century Music has been a very familiar name with concertgoers and...

Duke Ellington 1937

Duke Ellington – Live At The Cotton Club – 1937 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra with Ivie Anderson, vocals – Live at The Cotton Club – March 18, 1937 – Mutual Radio A bit of history this weekend – Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra with Ivie Anderson on vocals, broadcast live from The Cotton Club in New York...

Janiva Magness

Janiva Magness – Who Will Come For Me – 2016 – Blue Élan Records – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Janiva Magness – Who Will Come For Me – from the lp Love Wins Again – Blue Élan Records 2016 – Janiva Magness tonight. Homegrown (but got started in Detroit) Soul with a touch of Blues from Janiva Magness, off her latest album Love Wins Again, which was released earlier...

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...

Sharon Jones

Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings – Live In Paris 2012 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition

Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings – Live In Paris – RTL Radio – July 3, 2012 In a year that has fairly overflowed with loss, add one more unique and priceless voice to that number. Sharon Jones, the charismatic Soul singer and powerhouse died on Friday, succumbing to her battle...