Daily Archive: June 2, 2014


Blackout – Que Samba Bom – 1949 – Past Daily Soundbooth: World Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Blecaute (Blackout) – Que Samba Bom – 1949 Something out-of-the-ordinary, but not so unusual if you spend any time over here. Tonight it’s a single by the legendary Brazilian singer/Samba practitioner Blackout, or Blecaute as it was spelled in Brazil. Blecaute...


Earthquake In Peru – Excursion In Cambodia – June 2, 1970

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – June 2, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With reports slow to come in, news regarding the massive earthquake hitting Peru two days earlier painted a grim picture,guaranteed to get grimmer as the days went on. Initial...


A Brave Face And A Tricky Evacuation – June 2-3, 1940

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC/NBC Blue Network – Address by Anthony Eden regarding Dunkirk – June 2, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In what began on the 31st of May and ended on June 4th of 1940, the largest evacuation of an army had...