Tagged: New York

New York Teenager - 1968

It’s Election Night 1968 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In New York – You Worked For Bobby Kennedy – You Handed Out Flyers For Hubert Humphrey, But You Can’t Vote – You’re Glued To WABC

WABC – 12:00 midnight – 1:00 am – November 6, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s Election Night: November 6, 1968. It’s also a school night, but you don’t care. You want to find out who’s going to be President. And even though you can’t vote, because you’re...

Bumps Blackwell (w/Little Richard)

Bumps Blackwell Talks About Little Richard, Sam Cooke And Early Rock n’ Roll – 1969 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Bumps Blackwell talks about Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke and the early days of Rock n’ Roll in this rare interview, done around 1969. Robert “Bumps” Blackwell was a key figure in the initial birth and promotion of Rock n’ Roll, helping bring it out of the predominately African-American...

Nikita Khruschev - 1959

A Khrushchev Press Conference – September 27, 1959 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Nikita Khrushchev Press Conference – National Press Club, Washington D.C.– September 27, 1959. After a whirlwind tour of the U.S., which included a refusal by Walt Disney to let Khrushchev visit Disneyland, the Soviet Premier gave his final press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. before...

Psychic Ills

Psychic Ills – Live At Route du Rock 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Psychic Ills – in concert at Route du Rock 2016 – recorded on August 12, 2016 – Radio France FIP – More samples from Summer Festival season this year. Tonight it’s New York-based Psychic Ills taking the stage at Route du Rock in St. Malo, France earlier this month. Around...

Roy Harris

Roy Harris Conducts Roy Harris – 1945 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roy Harris – Fantasy – The ABC Radio Symphony – Conducted by Roy Harris – October, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Roy Harris was one of the true original and most inventive composers of that period from the early 20th century, until his death in 1979. His landmark...

Charles Linbergh - America First

Charles Lindbergh And America First – June 7, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Charles Lindbergh – Address at America First Rally, San Francisco – June 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh who, in 1927 became the first to successfully pilot an airplane from Long Island New York to Paris, won hero status throughout the world and changed...

Strung out - 1970

To Be Young And Strung Out In 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

  Youth And Drug Addiction – Father Egan and Members Of Village Haven – May 3, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For all the dewey-eyed nostalgia for the 60s, there was the incontrovertible fact that things got a little out of control by the end of the decade...

May 1970 Protests

May 1970 – Spring Of Discontent

May 1970 – Discussion over the events at Kent and Jackson State College – KPFK-Pacifica May 1970 – Some called it the turning point in the country’s mood toward the Vietnam War. The protests and discontent had been on the rise ever since the Gulf of Tonkin in 1964, and...

The Good Rats

The Good Rats – Live At My Father’s Place – July 4, 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Good Rats – in Concert at My Father’s Place – July 4, 1979 – WLIR-FM – The Good Rats, often referred to as “The most famous unknown band in America“, got their start in 1964. The Long Island, New York natives have had a consistent cult following, and it’s...