Tagged: Frank Sinatra

Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan – Live At Antibes Jazz Festival 1963 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sarah Vaughan – Live at Antibes Jazz Festival, July 29, 1963 – Sarah Vaughan this weekend. Sassy, The Divine One and possessor of one of the greatest singing voices in Jazz, in concert at the Antibes Jazz Festival at Juan-les-Pins, France and recorded by ORTf on July 29, 1963. It...

Sy Oliver

Sy Oliver Orchestra And The Herman Chittison Trio – 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sy Oliver was a prominent composer-arranger-sax player, beginning in the 1930s. His reputation grew when he joined up with Jimmie Lunceford‘s band in 1933. He later went on to do some of the memorable arrangements for Ella Fitzgerald. But it was during his tenure with Tommy Dorsey that his fortunes...

Harry James

Harry James And His Orchestra – Live At El Patio Playhouse, Hollywood – 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Harry James and His Orchestra – Spotlight Bands – April 13, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry James – Trumpeter and leader of one of the pivotal groups of the Big Band era. This program, part of the Coca-Cola Spotlight Bands series, was a weekly 3-day-a-week program which...

Hollywood Park - June 1938

Opening Day At Hollywood Park – June 9, 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Opening Day program at Hollywood Pqrk – George McCall program – June 9 , 1938 – CBS/KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An institution for racing fans since it was built in 1938, the Legendary Hollywood Park faced its demise via wrecking ball on May 31, 2015, and an...

Sammy Davis Jr.

May 20, 1990 – A Week Loaded With Loss

May 20, 1990 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 20,1990 was the end of a week loaded with loss. Two icons of entertainment left on the same day. On May 16th it was reported that Sammy Davis Jr. singer, dancer, actor, entertainer, civil-rights...

Natalie Cole – Live In Stuttgart 2000 – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Natalie Cole – Live In Stuttgart 2000 – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Natalie Cole – in concert from Stuttgart 2000 – SWF Radio – Natalie Cole (1950-2015). The sad news today on the passing of the legendary Artist Natalie Cole, who died on New Years Eve at the age of 65, from congestive heart failure. Cole, daughter of Nat King Cole, who...

Sammy Davis Jr. Has A Few Words About Race In 1971 – Pop Chronicles

Sammy Davis Jr. Has A Few Words About Race In 1971 – Pop Chronicles

– Sammy Davis Jr. interview from Black Journal – NET – July 21, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sammy Davis Jr. Legendary entertainer, member of the infamous Rat Pack, comedian, musician and assessor of race relations in America. This interview, part of the Black Journal series from NET...

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...

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

– Nicoletta – 4 Songs – Barclay Records 1967 – For those of you not familiar with the extraordinary, spellbinding voice of Nicoletta (aka Nicoletta Grisoni), you’ve missed something. Having a string of hits in France in the 1960s and early 70s, admired by none other than Ray Charles and...

Oscar Peterson Trio – Live In Munich 1965 – Past Daily Downbeat

Oscar Peterson Trio – Live In Munich 1965 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Oscar Peterson Trio – live in Munich – May 12, 1965 – Bayerischer Rundfunk The legendary Oscar Peterson this week, from a concert performed in Munich on May 12, 1965 and faithfully recorded and preserved by Bavarian...