Tagged: CBS

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...

Shriekback

Shriekback In Session – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shriekback – in session for John Peel – May 10, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – Shriekback tonight. In session for John Peel and recorded on May 10, 1985. This was their third session for Peel and comes right around the time of the release of their 4th album, Oil...

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...

René Amengual

The Music Of René Amengual – NBC Studio Orchestra – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  René Amengual – Preludio – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. June 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mid-twentieth century music from Chile this week, via composer, pianist and educator René Amengual in a rare performance of his Preludio for Orchestra, composed in 1934 and performed...

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...

Teenagers in 1956

Golden Hubcaps – Juvenile Delinquents – 1956 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

Golden Hubcaps – CBS Radio West Coast – KNX – April 16, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Juvenile Delinquency in 1956 – the big problem centered around hubcaps and hubcap stealing for fun and profit. Sounds silly, but apparently it was quite lucrative in 1956, and it drove...

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...

When The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down – November 11, 2000

When The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down – November 11, 2000

– CBS News – CBS Radio Weekend Roundup – Nov. 11, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this Veteran’s Day in 2000 was all about the Presidential Election – the one hanging on Florida – the one disputed – the one which turned a close election into...

Vera Franceschi With Vladimir Golschmann And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Mozart – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Vera Franceschi With Vladimir Golschmann And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Mozart – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– New York Philharmonic – Vladimir Golschmann, guest conductor – Vera Franceschi, piano – Feb. 1, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Familiar music this week, played by a largely forgotten pianist, whose career skyrocketed in the 1950s and yet whose tragic early death, robbed the Music world of...

It’s Early 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re 16 – This Is What You Were Listening To – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

It’s Early 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re 16 – This Is What You Were Listening To – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

      – KRLA-KFWB-KHJ-KBLA- recorded between February and May, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Long before the days of downloading, streaming and ripping, if you wanted to listen to a new song over and over, the only way you could do that was hook up your tape-recorder...