Tagged: 1970’s

Beau Brummels

The Beau Brummels – Live In Evanston – 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

When The Beau Brummels first arrived on the scene with the iconic Laugh Laugh in January of 1965, it was assumed they were one more band from that onslaught known as The British Invasion. Imagine everyone’s surprise when we learned they were actually from the San Francisco Bay Area –...

Bicentennial America

July 4, 1976 – America Celebrates

Bicentennial coverage – CBS Radio – July 4, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hard to imagine it was 40 years ago today that America celebrated its Bicentennial. July 4, 1976 was a nationwide, non-stop party – and no matter who you were or where you were, you were...

A Henry Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975

A Henry Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sec. Of State Kissinger Press Conference – May 13, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the fall of Saigon and the War in Vietnam effectively over, new incidents popped up on the horizon that made some...

History You Can Dance To – April 1977 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

History You Can Dance To – April 1977 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC – Music News For the Week beginning April 7, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I guess rather than tell you about the world of Rock during the first week of April 1977, just listen to...

Gentle Giant – Live In Brussels – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gentle Giant – in concert – Brussels, Belgium – 1974 – ZDF-TV Some Prog this weekend. The Progrock movement of the early 70s saw a flurry of bands clamoring for recognition. There were a lot of good ones,...

America Held Hostage – November 6, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Newsbreak + CBS Radio Hourly News – November 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Iran underwent sweeping changes, starting in late 1978 and culminating in the exile (under the pretense of tests for...

A Word Or Two From Bob Dylan And Mary Travers – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mary Travers and Friends (w/Bob Dylan) – April 20, 1975 – KNX-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It would seem natural, two icons of 60s Folk Music to be sitting around, shooting the breeze and talking about Music. And this sit-down...

Patti Smith – Live At The Cellar Door, Washington D.C. – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Patti Smith Group – Live At The Cellar Door, Washington D.C. – 1976 The inimitable Patti Smith this weekend – during the formative and explosive years of the New York Punk movement. Few could be considered as iconic during this...

The Wrong Runway – October 31, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + 9:00 am News – October 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting off the day with a tragedy, this October 31st in 1979. Beginning with news of a Western Airlines DC-10 from Los...

The Patient On Floor 17 – October 23, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 23, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 23rd in 1979 was a harbinger of things to come. On this day, The Shah of Iran arrived in New York from Mexico, for...