Tagged: Detroit

San Francisco Teenagers 1961 0

You’re A Teenager – You Live In San Francisco – It’s December 15, 1961 – It’s Almost Christmas, You Can Now Read Henry Miller, And You Listen To KYA – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KYA – Bobby Mitchell Show – 5-6:00 pm – December 15, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were a teenager anywhere in America in the 1960s, radio was your confidant, confessor, best friend and go-to buddy; it was the one place you found solace when things got...

L.A. Teenagers in 1967

It’s July 27th 1967 – You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. – President Johnson is On KFWB, You Have A Short Attention Span – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KFWB–KRLA–KHJ – various other stations during an LBJ Address -July 27, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s July 27, 1967. You’re sitting at home and you’re dial-hopping. You have a short attention span. Could be you’re bored out of your skull or it could be all those pills...

Hollywood Ten - Film and TV Censorship

Blacklists, Censorship And The State Of Writing For Films And TV – Sy Gomberg – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Although he wasn’t directly part of the Red Scare during the McCarthy era, writer Sy Gomberg was a well-respected, Oscar-nominated screenwriter and Professor who was only too aware of that particularly dark period of our culture. As careers were destroyed and livelihoods were reduced to poverty, the infamous reign of...

Student Activism 1969

Student Activism 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

Student Activism – Tension In Modern Living – July 2, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Student Activism. It was everywhere; on every College and high school campus. The protests were mostly about the War in Vietnam, but they ultimately ran the gamut – from free speech to Civil...

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Jackie & Roy – live at Art Park Festival – September 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jackie & Roy this week, from a concert recorded by NPR for their Jazz Alive series, at the Art Park Festival in Boston in September 1979. Long considered Jazz’ First Couple,...

A Wind Called Gilbert – September 16, 1988

A Wind Called Gilbert – September 16, 1988

– Special Report: Hurricane Gilbert – News On The Hour – CBS Radio – September 16, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another nail biting day in history – this September 16th in 1988. With Hurricane Gilbert spinning towards the Texas coast, it was already leaving a trail of...

Day Of Disasters – August 24, 1951

Day Of Disasters – August 24, 1951

– Edward R. Murrow and The News With Don Hollenbeck – CBS Radio – August 24, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 24, 1951 was seemingly one disaster after the next. Starting with news of the crash of United Airlines Flight 615 near Oakland California, killing all on...

Not The Week To Go Flying – July 17, 1949

Not The Week To Go Flying – July 17, 1949

– Voices And Events- week ending July 17, 1949 – NBC Radio Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for the week, ending on July 17 in 1949 had much to do with plane crashes and turmoil. A plane crash over Bombay India claimed the lives of a group...

The Sweet – Live In Detroit 1976 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Sweet – Live In Detroit 1976 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Sweet – Live At Masonic Auditorium, Detroit – Feb. 27, 1976 – Band soundboard. Of the bands which evolved during the Glam-Rock period of the early 1970s, none probably epitomized it more than The Sweet....

Cream In Concert From Detroit 1967 (RIP Jack Bruce – 1943-2014) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cream – Live In Detroit – October 15, 1967 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cream – Live in Detroit – October 15, 1967 – Part 2 Hearing the sad news today of the passing...