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December 21, 1988 – A Year In Space

December 21, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 21, 1988. The day of a first. On this day, two Cosmonauts aboard the Space station MIR, along with a French Astronaut who showed up a few weeks earlier via another mission, finally landed on...

Hélène Grimaud

Hélène Grimaud With Yannick Nèzet-Sèguin And The Philadelphia Orchestra – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Hélène Grimaud, Piano – The Philadelphia Orchestra – Yannick Nèzet Sèguin, cond. March 3, 2016 The brilliant French pianist Hélène Grimaud this week, accompanied by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin in a program of only two works – Brahms venerable Piano Concerto Number 2 and Robert...

Chinese refugees leaving Vietnam

May 27, 1978 – Looking For A Way – Looking For A Way Out

May 27, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 27, 1978 was a day full of caution. Cautious optimism, cautious crossing of t’s and dotting of i’s, cautious anticipation of some kind of peace – whether it was East-West or Africa or Vietnam. A...

The Joy Formidable

The Joy Formidable – Live At Lollapalooza Chile 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Joy Formidable – Live at Lollapalooza Chile – March 19, 2016 – Zero 97.7 Santiago – Since the seasons are changing for the colder South of the Equator, the Lollapalooza Festival in Chile could be considered a late-Fall festival. But since it’s May here – it’s Spring, and The...

March 23, 2001

March 23, 2001 – Farewell Mir

  March 23, 2001 – BBC News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 2001 – The end of the Mir Space Station. Launched by the then-Soviet Union in 1986, Mir was the first modular Space Station, assembled between 1986 and 1996 – and until March of 2001 it...

March 18, 1981

March 18, 1981 – Carol Burnett And The Enquirer

March 18, 1981 – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 18, 1981 – another contentious, litigious, misplaced priorities kind of day in history. Starting with a threatened Coal strike. Contract talks between the Coal industry and the soft-coal miners broke down, paving the way for a nationwide...

February 12, 1976 – Another Day, Another Leak

February 12, 1976 – Another Day, Another Leak

February 12, 1976 – The World Tonight – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 12, 1976 and another day where secret documents found their way into mass circulation. This time, it was the findings by the Pike Committee on Capitol Hill, investigating the CIA. The documents revealing...

Pierre Boulez With Phyllis Bryn-Julson And Orchestre National De France In Music Of Stravinsky, Boulez And Schoenberg 1981 – Mid-Week Concert: Tribute Edition

Pierre Boulez With Phyllis Bryn-Julson And Orchestre National De France In Music Of Stravinsky, Boulez And Schoenberg 1981 – Mid-Week Concert: Tribute Edition

Pierre Boulez leads Orchestre National de France – October 29, 1981 – Radio France Musique Pierre Boulez (1925-2016) – With the sad and shocking news earlier today on the passing of the legendary composer-conductor Pierre Boulez, at the age of 90, the airwaves and the internet have been filled with...

An Interview With Jonathan Winters – 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

An Interview With Jonathan Winters – 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– Day At Night Program – James Day Interviews Jonathan Winters – July 7, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Probably one of the most gifted and well-known of comics of the 20th century, Jonathan Winters was a household name to anyone growing up in the late 1950s, when...