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The Turtles – In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

The Turtles – BBC Saturday Club – June, 1967 – BBC Radio Light Programme A very short one tonight, a little over four minutes to be exact. But a rare one Anyone who spent any amount of time on the West Coast, most notably Southern California, in the 1960s will...

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It’s 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re 16 – This Is What You Were Listening To – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– KRLA-KFWB-KHJ-KBLA- recorded between February and May, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Long before the days of downloading, streaming and ripping, if you wanted to listen to a new song over and over, the only way you could do that was hook up your tape-recorder (or your parents...

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April 9, 1994 – Meanwhile . . .Back In Kigali – A Nightmare Called Rwanda.

CBS World News Roundup – April 9, 1994 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While news for this day in 1994 focused on Shuttle Endeavor, President Clinton’s Healthcare Bill and the situation in Bosnia, a darker more horrifying story was unfolding in the African nation of Rwanda as reports surfaced of...

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The Waitresses – Live At The Bottom Line – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Although they were together for a comparatively short period of time (1978-1984), and really had only one hit, The Waitresses were one of those early 80s bands which had a lot more going for them than they were credited for. Their one hit, which actually didn’t do anything the first...

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April 8, 1945 – Seven Miles From Bremen And Hanover – The Advance To Berlin.

April 8, 1945 – CBS Radio – World News Today – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 8, 1945 – Another busy day in war news. Allied armies continue to advance across Europe. Reports were coming in that the British 2nd Army now seven miles away from the German cities...

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April 8, 1975 – The Bleed-Out – Pressure From The Pentagon Over Vietnam

As the situation in Vietnam went from bad to worse to hopeless – the Pentagon was pressuring The White House to pressure Capitol Hill  to provide $ 1/2 Billion in immediate Military aid to the South Vietnamese government. Even the Pentagon was less-than-optimistic that this sum would do any good;...

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The Borodin Quartet Play Music Of Tchaikovksy And Brahms – 2012 Vienna Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

The Borodin Quartet – in concert at The Vienna Festival 2012 – June 19, 2012 – Deutsche Welle/Radio Nacional España – Chamber music this week. A concert by The Borodin Quartet given during the 2012 Vienna Festival and featuring the music of Tchaikovsky and Brahms. Opening with the Quartet Movement...