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Bo Diddley

A Word Or Two From Bo Diddley – 1986 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Bo Diddley – Interview – June 26, 1986 The legendary Bo Diddley; one of those figures who had a hand in the birth of Rock n’Roll. I say “a hand in” because there are many figures laying claim to being its father. And looking at the history of Rock, it’s...

Peter Warlock - Philip Heseltine

New London String Ensemble Play Music Of Peter Warlock – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Peter Warlock: Serenade for Strings – New London String Ensemble – BBC Session – February 14, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Peter Warlock is seldom played these days, but probably more so than it was during his lifetime. Only two of his works were recorded...

Urban Renewal in 1968

It’s June 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You Work In L.A. – You Carry A Briefcase – You Listen To KMPC – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KMPC – Dick Whittinghill – 7-8:00 am – June 26, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not every radio station in Los Angeles threw open its doors and welcomed Rock n’ Roll with open arms. No. Although, in an effort to attempt a modicum of hip, radio stations like...

Jefferson Airplane – Live At The Fillmore 1967 – (RIP: Paul Kantner – 1941-2016)

Jefferson Airplane – Live At The Fillmore 1967 – (RIP: Paul Kantner – 1941-2016)

Jefferson Airplane – Live at the Fillmore – Feb. 4, 1967 – KMPX-FM Jefferson Airplane tonight; a tribute and a reminder. This is getting to be too much. We’ve scarcely come to grips with the losses of several Rock icons the past few weeks, when the news of the death...

Sir Ernest MacMillan Conducts The Music Of Francois Morel – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Sir Ernest MacMillan Conducts The Music Of Francois Morel – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Sir Ernest MacMillan Conducts Music Of Francois Morel – Esquisse Op. 1 – CBC Radio Session – 1956 – CBC Transcription Service – The music of Canadian Composer Francois Morel, played by the Toronto Symphony, conducted by Sir Ernest MacMillan in this 1956 CBC Studio recording. This week it’s Morel’s...

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra – Hungarian Relief Fund Concert 1956 – Happy 100th – December 12, 1956 – Pop Chronicles

    – Frank Sinatra – Hungarian Relief Fund Benefit Concert – Nov, 30, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Frank Sinatra turns 100 today. The singer who became so identified with the Big Band era of the 1940s, and who branched out to become one of the Entertainment...

Yankee, Get Out – October 21, 1999

Yankee, Get Out – October 21, 1999

– CBS World News Roundup – October 21, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day full of protests, this October 21st in 1999. Starting with a lockdown on Federal Prisons, who were seeing a spike in disturbances the previous few days. Seems much of it had to do...

Glass Animals – Live at Reading And Leeds Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Glass Animals – Live at Reading And Leeds Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Glass Animals – live at Reading and Leeds Festival 2015 – August 30, 2015 – BBC 6 Music – From yesterdays Reading/Leeds Festival lineup, a performance by Glass Animals, who are in the midst of a huge worldwide tour to promote their debut album Zaba. All signs are pointing...

Airlift To Rwanda – July 23, 1994

Airlift To Rwanda – July 23, 1994

– CBS World News Roundup – July 23, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A day on the edge of grim discoveries, this July 23rd in 1994. A day earlier, President Clinton authorized a massive airlift of food, water and medical aid to the 1 million-plus refugees of the...