Monthly Archive: September 2013

Rodney Bingenheimer With 999 And Bob Geldof – 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rodney On The Roq – April 8, 1979 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rodney On The Roq – April 8, 1979 – Part 2 Rodney Bingenheimer has been a cornerstone in the world of...

September Is The Crisis Month – September 13, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News of the Crisis in Czechoslovakia NBC Blue Network – September 13, 1938 September it seems, is a crisis month in history.  On this September 13th in 1938, crisis was looming in Europe over a piece of disputed land belonging to Czechoslovakia,...

XTC In Concert – 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – XTC In Concert At Hammersmith Palais – February 7, 1981 – BBC In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 You can’t have a week of 80s music without including a concert by XTC. They pretty much defined the decade (at least...

A Word From Stephen Biko – (Dec. 18, 1946-September 12, 1977) Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – An interview with Stephen Biko – August 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Among many other things on this day, September 12th in 1977 was also the day it was disclosed that Anti-Apartheid activist Stephen Biko was murdered while in custody...

Wearing Black For The Man In Black – September 12, 2003

Click on the link here for Audio Player: BBC Radio 4 – PM – September 12, 2003 News for this day ten years ago had much to do with a world in turmoil, but the loss of an American Music icon added a poignancy to September 12th. On this September...

UB40 In Concert – 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – UB40 In Concert – June 13, 1981 – BBC In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 Continuing with the 80s tonight and a concert by UB40 from June 13, 1981. Recorded, as always, by the venerable BBC Radio as part of...

Carlo Maria Giulini And Radu Lupu With The Los Angeles Philharmonic Play Music Of Schumann And Bruckner -1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Los Angeles Philharmonic – Carlo Maria Giulini – Radu Lupu, piano – March 8, 1980 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Los Angeles Philharmonic – Carlo Maria Giulini – Radu Lupu, piano – March 8,...

It Would be An Extraordinary Coincidence If It Was a Coincidence – September 11, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Morning Edition – Bob Edwards – September 11, 2001 At the time, people were hard-pressed to call it a terrorist act. It seemed unconscionable that anyone would intentionally fly a plane directly into the World Trade Center. But when a...

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) – In Concert – 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – OMD In Concert – March 11, 1984 – BBC In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 Keeping the 80s going this week with a concert from Electronica/New Wave pioneers OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark) in concert from 1984. Successful practically...