Daily Archive: September 23, 2012


Ella Fitzgerald With The Lou Levy Quartet – Live In Amsterdam – 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: EllaFitzgerald1961-02-18ConcertgebouwAmsterdamHolland Something vocal this weekend. The immortal Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by The Lou Levy Quartet, live at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and recorded by Radio Nederland on February 18, 1961. A thoroughly enjoyable concert with everyone in top-notch form. Here’s what’s on...


Nixon And Checkers – September 23, 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Checkers – 1952 Sixty years ago today, on September 23, 1952, vice-Presidential candidate Senator Richard Nixon was fighting for his political life amid charges of misusing campaign contributions, secret bank accounts and dirty tricks. So much were the allegations that it was...