Tagged: Europe

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Congressman JFK Peers Into The Future -1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

Congressman John F. Kennedy – Meet The Press – December 2, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before he became Senator Kennedy and before he became President Kennedy, John F. Kennedy was Congressman Kennedy from Massachusetts. Elected in 1948 Kennedy, like many of his wartime contemporaries (i.e. Congressman Richard...

Rome - November 1947

November 15, 1947 – Winter Of Discontent

November 15, 1947 – NBC Radio – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 15, 1947 – An approaching Winter and a time of much discontent. The slow rebuilding of Europe was complicated by mass flooding which wiped out crops and added a severe food shortage...

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,...

School Pushouts - 1970

Pushouts – School Integration In The 70s – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – Options In Education – Pushouts – September 4, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the 1970s the prevailing controversy in the area of education was School integration by way of busing. It was a way of complying with Supreme Court rulings in the 1950s that stated...

Sadat-Begin

October 28, 1978 – Sadat-Begin And The Peace Prize

October 28, 1978 – Sadat-Begin Peace Prize + other news – CBS/NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 28, 1978 began on a hopeful note – announced the previous evening, the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize was being awarded to Egypt‘s Anwar Sadat and Israel‘s Menachem Begin. The reason...

Pamela Hute

Pamela Hute – I Know – 2016 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

  Pamela Hute – I Know – My Dear Recordings – 2016 French singer/songwriter/guitarist/Rocker Pamela Hute was one of the first artists I played when I began my initial incarnation of the Nights At The Round Table series over 8 years ago. I had been a fan ever since first...

Seratones

Seratones – Live At Cabaret Vert Festival 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Seratones – live at Cabaret Vert festival – August 25, 2016. Diving into some Made In The U.S.A. bands tonight. Seratones are a relatively new entity on the scene. Together since 2014 and having released their debut album, Get Gone this past May, Seratones have been hitting the road, doing...

The Compact disc - August 31, 1982

August 31, 1982 – Boots, MIGs And Strange Little Discs

  August 31, 1982 – ABC World News This Morning – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 31, 1982 – A day filled with the usual strife and the familiar struggle. But also a day which would have far reaching consequences in how we listened to music. Israeli fighter jets...

Prague - August 21, 1968

August 1968 – Prague: Days Of Bricks, Teargas And Tanks

Prague – August 21, 1968 – NBC Radio Second Sunday: Revolution in Revolt – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 21, 1968 – If you were living in Prague on this day, you would no doubt have been stirred out of your sleep by the sound of tanks rumbling down...

Beach House - Victoria Legrand

Beach House – Live At Primavera Sound 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

Beach House – Live at Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain – June 4, 2016 – RNE Radio 3 We’re still in the middle of festival season, not even half over. Still playing catch-up to what has been a flood of amazing concerts, streamed from all over the world. Tonight it’s Beach...