Daily Archive: March 18, 2013

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Living On The Edge In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Great Challenge – Individual Relationships In A Mass Society -April 22, 1956 By 1956 it would be pretty safe to say America was headed well into nervous breakdown territory. Everything was on the rise – divorce, alcohol abuse, prescription medications, fear,...

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The View From Tunisia – A View From The Bowling Alley – March 18, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Life and The World – March 18, 1958 News on this day in 1958 was something of a mixed bag, at least from mainstream media’s point of view. Word from North Africa had trouble brewing in newly independent Tunisia where tensions were...

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Badfinger In Concert – 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1973-08-10 In Concert – Badfinger (remaster) – Paris Theatre While I’m figuring out what to play next week, I thought I would offer one of the favorite, overlooked and sadly underrated bands of the early 70s. Badfinger had all the earmarks and...

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Helène Pignari And Maurice Hewitt Play Music Of Delannoy – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Delannoy Piano Concerto – 1955 Over to Paris again this week for a performance of the Piano Concerto di Maggio op. 50 by Marcel Delannoy, with pianist Helène Pignari and Orchestre Maurice Hewitt, conducted by Maurice Hewitt. Delannoy’s music has fallen into...

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Gerry Mulligan With The New American Orchestra – 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Gerry Mulligan And The New American Orchestra – Live 1982 This one comes via the late and lamented Jazz Alive series from NPR from 1982. The great Gerry Mulligan is featured as soloist against the backdrop of The New American Orchestra in a...