Daily Archive: August 13, 2013


The Charlatans (UK) In Concert (Jon Brookes: 1969-2013 – RIP) – 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Charlatans (UK) in Concert at The Metro, Chicago – Feb. 21, 1991 It was ironic that I ran a Tim Burgess concert from Glastonbury this past weekend. Burgess, for those of you who don’t know, is founder and frontman for The...


FDR Signs Social Security – August 14, 1935

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt signs The Social Security Act of 1935 – August 14, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since it’s been a bone of contention and the target of avid attempts at dismantling it, here’s a reminder of what all the...


City On The Edge – A City Engulfed – Watts Riots – August 13, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Watts Riot Coverage – KTLA-audio – August 13, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If you were living in Los Angeles on this August 13th in 1965 you were no doubt glued to your radio or TV, watching and listening with...