Tagged: AM broadcasting

Rudolf Barshai

Rudolf Barshai With Philip Fowke And The Bournemouth Symphony Play Russian Music – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudolf Barshai with Philip Fowke – Music Of Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky – March 1983 – BBC Radio 3 – Another classic concert this week. This time featuring the celebrated Russian conductor Rudolf Barshai, leading his Bournemouth Symphony in music of Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky. He is joined by pianist Philip Fowke...

Kirsten Flagstad On The Radio – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Kirsten Flagstad On The Radio – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– Kirsten Flagstad – In recital for the Magic Key Program – January 2, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing the occasional series of great Singers, a radio recital performance by the legendary Norwegian Soprano Kirsten Flagstad from the RCA Magic Key Program of January 2, 1938. Regarded...

Top-40 Radio – 1958 – The 1290 Club – WGLI – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Top-40 Radio – 1958 – The 1290 Club – WGLI – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– WGLI 1290 Club With Jerry Stevens – November 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As promised, the continuing occasional series of Top-40 Radio as presented in the 1950s and 60s, when AM radio was the be-all/end-all in social media. This particular example comes from Long Island New York...

Trouble Comin’ Every Day – Five Nights In Watts – August 11-17, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC-AM – 2-Way Communications – Watts Riots – August 11-17, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-nine years ago this week, an L.A. suburb called Watts exploded in five nights of violence and mayhem – and the whole country paid attention....

The Wide-Wide Weird World Of BMR – B. Mitchel Reed – KFWB – July 15, 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

    Click on the link here for Audio Player: KFWB – B. Mitchel Reed – 10:00 pm-11:00 pm – July 15, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Forty-six years ago, if you lived in Los Angeles and were roughly in age up to, perhaps 25, you were undoubtedly listening...