Tagged: Atlantic Ocean

Aline van Barentzen

Aline Van Barentzen And Pierre Dervaux With The ORTF Symphony Play Music Of Manen – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Christian Manen – Piano Concerto – Aline van Barentzen w/The ORTF Symphony, Pierre Dervaux, cond. – 1965 – ORTF – The music of Christian Manen this week – a French composer, still very much with us and with a prodigious output of some 180 (and counting) compositions for Orchestra, soloists,...

U.S. Sailors on leave - October 1941

October 17, 1941 – Steps Closer To War

October 17, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – News Here and Abroad – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 17, 1941 – With war slowly becoming a real possibility, a two-ocean crisis was developing and changes in the Japanese government made war more of an eventuality than ever. German submarines...

One of four British casualties in as many days

May 26, 1982 – Not The Anticipated Cake-Walk

May 26, 1982 – ABC World News This Morning – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this May 26, 1982 had much to do with the turn of events for the British Navy during the Falklands conflict. The Argentine Navy were hitting British ships and scoring a number of...

Czech Pres, Benes and troops - 1938

May 16, 1938 – “Prague Calling . . . .”

May 16, 1938 – Radio Prague News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 16, 1938 – It didn’t seem so ominous at the time, but news for Prague over the situation in Czechoslovakia was becoming one of concern throughout Europe. The issue of lands under Czech control which originally...

Slowdive

Slowdive In Session – 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Slowdive – in session for John Peel – April 21, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Slowdive were one of the pioneering bands of the Shoegaze era. In addition, they added Dreampop to the mix, and along with it came Indie. Of the bands which epitomized that movement, they...

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances

Election 1960 – Political issues – The Open Mind – January 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election 1960 – same as it always was; speculation, mulling over the issues, who was a frontrunner, what did each of the parties want – who was likely to be sitting...

Missing Persons – Live At My Father’s Place 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Missing Persons – Live At My Father’s Place 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Missing Persons – Live At My Father’s Place – September 30, 1981 – WLIR-FM – Missing Persons in concert tonight. Live from My Father’s Place in Rosslyn New York on September 30, 1981 and broadcast live over WLIR-FM. As Punk started calming down, the 80s were looking at an onslaught...

The Mysterons Live At Song Of The Year 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

The Mysterons Live At Song Of The Year 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

      The Mysterons – Live At Song Of The Year 2015 – NPO3- The Netherlands – The Mysterons tonight; continuing the lineup from last week’s Song Of The Year 2015 presentation by NPO3 and broadcast by VPRO and 3FM in The Netherlands live on December 11th. I ran...

Graf Spee – Sea Battles As Spectator Sport – December 14, 1939

Graf Spee – Sea Battles As Spectator Sport – December 14, 1939

Graff Spee – eyewitness accounts – December 14,1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Early on during the war in Europe, over the week of December 14th 1939, an epic sea battle was played out in the waters around Uruguay. The German battleship Admiral Graff Spee had been tracked down...