Daily Archive: September 17, 2012

September 17, 1979 – The Cost Of Gold, The Price Of Peace, The Wages of Recession

Starting with word that Gold hit a new record high in trading, at $351.50 an ounce, up $7.00 from Friday, this September 17th in 1979 was loaded with uncertainty over the future. Some of it could be seen, while other events wouldn’t make their affects known for some time. The...

Toy In Session – 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Toy – In Session – BBC 6 Music 2012 I first heard about Toy last year when their first single was released and they were being touted in most UK music press as “The Band To Watch In 2012”, and I agreed...

Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso For Piano And Strings – 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

A few years ago, when I first put this piece up on Newstalgia, a lot of readers expressed happiness over its inclusion, but weren’t too thrilled about the sound of the recording. Truth was, at the time the audio player I was using at my old site wasn’t very good...