Tribute

Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin And Marcel Gazelle, In Recital – 1952 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Yehudi Menuhin, violin – Marcel Gazelle, piano – Recital – Ascona, Switzerland – January 1, 1952 – Swiss Radio/France Musique – Continuing the Yehudi Menuhin centenary this week with a recital, recorded by Swiss radio on January 1st 1952 and featuring Menuhin along with pianist Marcel Gazelle in a program...

April 12, 1945 - Death of FDR

April 12, 1945 – Death Of A President

April 12, 1945 – News reports – The Death of President Roosevelt – NBC and MBS – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 12, 1945 – A day that ended considerably different than how it began. In the late afternoon of April 12th, word flashed to every corner of the...

Merle Haggard – Live At Hollywood Bowl 1967 – (April 6,1937-April 6, 2016 – RIP)

Merle Haggard – Live at The Hollywood Bowl – July 7, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Merle Haggard (April 6, 1937-April 6, 2016). More sad news this year – the passing, ironically on his birthday, of Country-Western Music legend Merle Haggard, who turned 79 today and who left...

Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim With Gato Barbieri And Don Cherry – Live In Hamburg 1968 (RIP: Gato Barbieri) – Past Daily Downbeat

Abdullah Ibrahim with Gato Barbieri and Don Cherry – Live in Hamburg – August 3, 1968 – NDR Radio – Abdullah Ibrahim, just prior to his transformation from Dollar Brand, has been one of the truly unique and pioneering voices in Jazz from mid-century on. A native of South Africa,...

The Nice

The Nice – Live In Sweden (RIP: Keith Emerson – 1944-2016) – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition

The Nice – In Session for Sveriges Radio, Stockholm – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the sad news today of the death of Keyboard legend Keith Emerson, I was reminded of how rich and influential his legacy had been for so many of us who were fans since...

The Charlatans (W/Dan Hicks) – Live At The Straight Theatre 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Charlatans (W/Dan Hicks) – Live At The Straight Theatre 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  The Charlatans with Dan Hicks – Live At The Straight Theatre, July 22, 1967 – KSAN-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Charlatans with Dan Hicks. Before Dan Hicks introduced the world to the Hot Licks, there was this San Francisco institution, The Charlatans. One of the bands...

Earth Wind And Fire – Live 1973 – RIP: Maurice White (1941-2016)  – Past Daily Soundbooth

Earth Wind And Fire – Live 1973 – RIP: Maurice White (1941-2016) – Past Daily Soundbooth

Earth, Wind and Fire – live on Soul!- WNET – January 10, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Earth, Wind and Fire – celebrating the legacy of founder Maurice White, who passed away today at the age of 74, following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. When Earth, Wind...

Jefferson Airplane – Fillmore 1966 (RIP: Signe Anderson) – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition

Jefferson Airplane – Fillmore 1966 (RIP: Signe Anderson) – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition

Jefferson Airplane (w/Signe Anderson) – Live at The Fillmore – September 30, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jefferson Airplane, featuring Signe Anderson, vocals and Skip Spence, drums. This was the original lineup of the band which would help shape the San Francisco sound. I don’t normally post music...

Mitya Stillman – 1st Prize – 1936 Music Guild Awards – Weekend Gramophone

Mitya Stillman – 1st Prize – 1936 Music Guild Awards – Weekend Gramophone

  1936 Music Guild Awards – Mitya Stillman – 1st Prize Winner – The NBC String Quartet – January 1, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1936 Music Guild Awards – the 1st Prize winner was Russian emigre Mitya Stillman, who settled in the U.S. shortly after the Russian...

Glenn Frey – Live In Boston 1982 – RIP: Glenn Frey (1948-2016) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Glenn Frey – Live In Boston 1982 – RIP: Glenn Frey (1948-2016) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Glenn Frey – Live at The Paradise, Boston – October 3, 1982 (Early show) – Glenn Frey (1948-2016). Founding member of The Eagles, whose distinctive and evocative sound defined the evolution of West Coast Rock in the 1970s. A mix of rock, country and folk, The Eagles became one of...