Tagged: CBS Radio

Teenagers in L.A. - 1979

You’re No Longer A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s April 1979 – This Is The Modern World And KROQ Explains It All To You – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KROQ-FM – April 2, 1979 – Mike Raphone w/Fee Waybill of The Tubes and Brent Kalen – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Between 1969 and 1979 life in L.A. changed. A lot. The Earth moved, radio changed, music changed, Teenagers; not so much. If you were a teenager in 1969,...

Boston Busing 1975

September 14, 1975 – Busing And Sainthood

September 14, 1975 – The World This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection September 14, 1975 – This week in history saw the start of the school year in Boston and the Busing issue was alive and well with protests and clashes greeting buses of predominately Black children arriving in...

Credibility To Mixed Reviews – November 17, 1973

Credibility To Mixed Reviews – November 17, 1973

– CBS Radio – Washington Week in Review – November 17, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In a week consumed by Watergate and the ongoing investigations – the Nixon White House sought to put a positive spin on things – launching, what was called “The President Fights For...

James Brown – Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1966 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

James Brown – Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1966 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– The James Brown Revue – Live At The Hollywood Bowl – September 16, 1966 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – The James Brown Revue – Live At The Hollywood Bowl – September 16, 1966 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – I ran...

Smashing Pumpkins – In Session 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Smashing Pumpkins – In Session 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Smashing Pumpkins – In Session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – Sept. 8, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – I know a lot of people who consider the music scene during the late 1980s/early 1990s as one of the most exciting and versatile since the 1960s. There...

Courting The Youth Vote In The 70s – Walter Cronkite – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Walter Cronkite News and Analysis – October 24, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When the 26th Amendment to the Constitution went into effect in July of 1971, everyone thought the flood gates of the new voter bloc would open and...

Gold Going Up – DC-9’s Going Down – September 18, 1979

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – September 18, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day of wild fluctuation and concern, this September 18th in 1979. Starting with the surprising rise in Gold Prices, ending the day at an unprecedented...

‘Integration In The South Is Like Christianity; It’s Never Been Tried’ – Virginia Integration – August 31, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Virginia Integration – August 31, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Four years after the passage of Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the question of school integration, or any civil rights legislation for that matter, was...