Monthly Archive: October 2013

The Kinks – In Session – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Kinks In Session at The BBC – December 13, 1965 – BBC Radio 1 Continuing Retro Week with a 1965 session from The Kinks. Another band that shaped the future of Rock in the 1960s with some of the most...

Culture In A Market Society – 1960 – Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Open Mind: Culture And A Market Society – January 31, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In May 1959, President Eisenhower participated in the groundbreaking ceremony which would eventually result in The Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts. It was...

Mad Dash To The Finish Line – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC World News This Week – October 31, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Down to the wire – the last full week of campaigning before America went to the polls, this week ending October 31st, in 1976. President Ford and...

Them In Session – 1964-1965 – Nights At The Roundtable – Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Them in session at The BBC – 1964-1965 – BBC Radio 1 Continuing Retro Week with two sessions from the legendary Them, featuring Van Morrison, recorded in November of 1964 and June of 1965. Without question Gloria, which was a huge...

Indira Gandhi At The National Press Club – November 5, 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – India Prime Minister Indira Gandhi – National Press Club – November 5, 1971 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984 marked one more tragedy in one of the most influential political dynasties in Asia....

Goodbye Mr. Oil – October 30, 1986

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – October 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day of surprises, this October 30th in 1986. Head of OPEC for over a quarter-century, Sheik Yamani was suddenly fired by the Saudi Royal family. The sudden...

Cream – In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable – Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cream In session at The BBC – Recorded November 1966 – BBC Radio 1 Continuing Retro Week with Cream in session at The BBC from November 1966. This was the first of the BBC sessions the band did, right at the...

The World According To Conference Room 5 – October 29, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio/UN Radio – Memo From Lake Success – October 29, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this October 29 in 1949 had much to do with the comings and goings from Conference Room 5 at the United Nations...

Eric Burdon & The Animals – In Session 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable – Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Eric Burdon & The Animals – In Session for The BBC – 1965 – BBC Radio 1 Something Retro this Monday night/Tuesday Morning. Eric Burdon & The Animals (or just The Animals as they were known in 1964), in session at...

FDR – Statue Of Liberty – October 28, 1936 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt – 50th Anniversary of Dedication of Statue of Liberty – October 28, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 77 years ago today, on October 28, 1936, President Roosevelt celebrated the 50th anniversary of the dedication of The Statue of...