Popular Culture

Jesse Lasky jr. talks about Jesse Lasky Sr.

Lasky On Lasky – Jesse Lasky Jr. Talks About Jesse Lasky Sr. 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Jesse Lasky (jr.) talks about Jesse Lasky (sr.) Conversation with Arthur Knight – 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jesse Lasky Sr., a name synonymous with the early days of Hollywood and one of its most famous figures during what became known as “The Golden Days Of Hollywood’ –...

Downtown St. Louis

Swingin’ St. Louis – 1952 – Radio During Segregation – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The G. Show (George Logan) – KXLW, St. Louis- November 18, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing our series of Urban (i.e. Segregated) Radio of the early 1950s; the mid-morning show by George Logan, from November 18, 1952. Like many disc jockey shows from this period – it...

Teenagers in 1959

Teenagers: Hoodlums, Malcontents, And The Disappointed – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Teenagers and Delinquency – The Open Mind – May 21, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Teenagers in the era of Cold War, space and potential annihillation. A period of time to which there was an entire library of books, studies and treatises dedicated. That generation which came just...

Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole – I Wake Up Screamin’ After Dreaming Of You – 1948 Demos – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Nat King Cole Demo Session – I Wake Up Screamin’ After Dreaming Of You – Studio & Artists Recorders, Hollywood – circa 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something of an oddity and rarity this weekend. Nat King Cole with a demo of a song he co-wrote with Don...