Monthly Archive: May 2014

Drive-By Truckers – Live At Primavera Sound, Barcelona -2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Drive-By Truckers – Live At Primavera Sound, Barcelona -2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Drive-By Truckers – Live At Primavera Sound 2014 – Barcelona -May 29, 2014 – RNE More American acts at Primavera Sound this year. Adding a dose of Southern-fried Alternative to the mix is Athens Georgia’s own Drive-By Truckers, in concert and...

50 Days In History – Tiananmen Square – April-June 1989 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

50 Days In History – Tiananmen Square – April-June 1989 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tiananmen Square – Timeline – May-June 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Twenty-five years ago, all eyes were on Beijing and the unfolding events that, at first seemed wildly optimistic and then turned very bad. Beginning in April, coinciding with the...

Brother Jack McDuff – Ain’t It – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shake And Fingerpop Edition

Brother Jack McDuff – Ain’t It – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shake And Fingerpop Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Brother Jack McDuff – Ain’t It – 1968 – Chess Records Easing into something a little more contemporary (if the 60s are contemporary . . .) with the legendary Brother Jack McDuff and a single he cut for Chess Records in...

Real Estate – Live At Primavera Sound 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Real Estate – Live At Primavera Sound 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Real Estate – live At Primavera Sound,Barcelona – May 29, 2014 – RNE Radio 3 For those of you keeping an eye out for Festival Season this year, it’s safe to say the Outdoor portion of the program was kicked off...

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room

Nixon In Warsaw – May 31, 1972 Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC coverage of Nixon Arrival in Warsaw – May 31, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On his way back from a historic visit to Moscow in May of 1972, President Nixon stopped in Warsaw, the first time since 1959. During...

Economy, Elections And Espionage – May 30, 2000

Economy, Elections And Espionage – May 30, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – May 30, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In retrospect, this May 30th in 2000 was less hysterical than most. The Stock Market made a surprise leap, causing many to get downright giddy and...

Charlie Ventura And His Bop For The People With Jackie & Roy – Whatya Say We Go – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Charlie Ventura And His Bop For The People With Jackie & Roy – Whatya Say We Go – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Charlie Ventura And His Bop For The People featuring Jackie & Roy – Whataya Say We Go – RCA-Victor -20-3396 – 1949 Jumping into some Bop 78s tonight, by way of Charlie Ventura and His Bop For The People with vocals...

Hospitality – Live At London Calling 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Hospitality – Live At London Calling 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hospitality – Live at London Calling 2014 – May 9, 2014 – VPRO/3VOOR12 A few notes from Philadelphia’s own Hospitality, recorded earlier this month at London Calling 2014 (Spring Edition). With two albums under their belt, good press, good audiences, they...

Helmut Schmidt Has A Word Or Two About East-West Relations In 1978 – Past Daily Reference Room

Helmut Schmidt Has A Word Or Two About East-West Relations In 1978 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Face The Nation – Helmut Schmidt – May 28, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection   Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt made news again recently, discussing the crisis in the Ukraine and its implications for Europe and...

Crooked Woven Webs – May 29, 1966

Crooked Woven Webs – May 29, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Voices In The Headlines – May 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for the week, ending on this May 29th in 1966, was mostly about our inevitable plunge into the quagmire called Vietnam. Rioting had erupted in Saigon...