Vintage Recordings

John Glenn

The Day Everybody Wanted To Be John Glenn – Feb. 20, 1962 – RIP: John Glenn (1921-2016)

John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20,...

The Passage

The Passage – Live At The Ritz, Manchester – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Passage – In Concert at The Ritz, Manchester – John Peel – October 11, 1982 -BBC Radio 1 – The Passage, in concert tonight. A Post-Punk/Experimental band from Manchester with considerable potential, but never realized with mainstream audiences. Together for only five years – from 1978 – 1983, they...

Pulp

Pulp – In Session 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Pulp – in session for John Peel – November 7, 1981 – broadcast November 18, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 – One of the primary, if not reluctantly labeled bands of what became known as the Brit-Pop Movement, Pulp were hugely influential, primarily in the early to mid-1990s. This session,...

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...

Rome - November 1947

November 15, 1947 – Winter Of Discontent

November 15, 1947 – NBC Radio – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 15, 1947 – An approaching Winter and a time of much discontent. The slow rebuilding of Europe was complicated by mass flooding which wiped out crops and added a severe food shortage...