Tagged: American Broadcasting Company

The Spinners

The Spinners – On Soul! 1973 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Spinners – in session on Soul! – NET-TV – January 13, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Spinners were a huge hit making machine all through the 1960s and 70s. Still together today, but with only one surviving original member, Henry Fambrough, The Spinners were finally inducted...

Jim Noir

Jim Noir – In Session BBC 6 Music – 2011 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Jim Noir – In Session at BBC 6 Music -September 1, 2011 – BBC 6 Music – Jim Noir may not be a household name, but his music is so catchy, hook-laden and evocative that much of the music from his 4 albums have been featured on TV shows, Movies,...

Douglas Moore

The Music Of Douglas Moore 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Douglas Moore – Farm Journal – CBS Symphony – Alfredo Antonini – 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Some mid-century Americana this week. A performance of American composer Douglas Moore’s seldom played Farm Journal, as performed by the CBS Symphony conducted by Alfredo Antonini from a CBS Radio broadcast...

Dewey-Stassen Debate – An Exercise In Civility – May 17, 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dewey-Stassen Debate – 1948 Presidential Election; Republican Ticket – May 17, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When former New York Governor and Republican Presidential hopeful Thomas E-Dewey debated former Minnesota Governor Harold Stassen during the Republican Presidential primaries of 1948, it was something new that hadn’t been done...

Leo Sowerby

Music Of Leo Sowerby – 1943 – Weekend Gramophone

  Leo Sowerby – Comes Autumn Time – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – American this weekend – Music of the early and mid-twentieth century by Leo Sowerby. Often referred to as the “Dean of American Church Music”, but...

May 1970 Protests

May 1970 – Spring Of Discontent

May 1970 – Discussion over the events at Kent and Jackson State College – KPFK-Pacifica May 1970 – Some called it the turning point in the country’s mood toward the Vietnam War. The protests and discontent had been on the rise ever since the Gulf of Tonkin in 1964, and...

March 2, 1995 – Going Rogue

March 2, 1995 – NPR: All Things Considered – March 2, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 2, 1995 – An interesting, prophetic, eye-rolling day in history. Beginning first with the seemingly endless series of skirmishes in Congress over budget cuts, partisan wrangling, finger pointing and exasperation. The...

Top 5 Reasons To Donate To Past Daily By The End Of The Year

Top 5 Reasons To Donate To Past Daily By The End Of The Year

Top 5 reasons to Donate To Past Daily by the end of 2015: Here we are – coming up to the end of another roller-coaster year. During all that time, Past Daily has been around, giving you news, Pop Culture, information, interviews, concerts, rare recordings – those things to help...

A Hostages Story – November 20, 1991

A Hostages Story – November 20, 1991

– CBS World News Roundup – November 20, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day in 1991 had a lot to do with Thomas Sutherland, a professor at the American University in Beirut who had been held hostage somewhere in Beirut since 1985 was finally freed...

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

  – NBC Nightly News – October 9, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ordinarily, another somber day on Capitol Hill, this October 9, 1974 – had it not been for the bizarre behavior of House Ways and Means Committee chairman Wilbur Mills and a few G-String notables who...