Monthly Archive: August 2014

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Pressing The Flesh And Big-Big Promises – August 26, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 1964 Democratic Convention (excerpt) – August 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day fifty years ago, the Democratic Convention was in the midst of nominating a running mate for Lyndon Johnson. The name Hubert Humphrey was bandied about,...

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The Stranglers – Live At Paris Theater – 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Memorial Edition -(Dave Greenfield -1949-2020)

The Stranglers – In Concert from Paris Theatre, London – March 24, 1977 – BBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! The Stranglers in concert from 1977. And another one . . . . the news today that keyboard player Dave Greenfield passed away earlier today from...

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A Day Of Celebration And Snipers – August 25, 1944

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for August 25, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A momentous day in history with a lot going on seemingly everywhere, this August 25th in 1944. Word on the liberation of Paris, with a crazy mixture of celebration and snipers...

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4 By The Walker Brothers – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Walker Brothers – Demo Sessions – 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When they became overnight sensations with their smash hit The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore, it was assumed The Walker Brothers were yet another British Invasion band. Their...

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Martha Angelici And The French National Orchestra Play Music Of Marc-Antoine Charpentier 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Marc-Antoine Charpentier – Miserere (extended excerpts) – circa 1953 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Over to Paris this week for a performance of a seldom heard work (in the 1950s), the Miserere for Chorus, soloists, organ and Orchestra...

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Oscar Peterson Trio At The 1968 Montreal Jazz Festival – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Oscar Peterson Trio – live at the 1968 Montreal Jazz Festival – CBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. I first ran this concert about two years ago via another site. At the time the sound quality on the...

The Art Collection/Powder Demos 2

3 By Powder/The Art Collection – 1967/1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Demo Edition

The Art Collection/Powder – Demo sessions – 1967 – Distortions Records (track 3) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection (track 1 and 2) We try, god knows we try: Become a Patron! One of the offshoots to the first British Invasion of the early 1960s was the massive amount of copying...

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The Subject Was Magic Mushrooms – 1962 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KFI-AM – Ed Hart Program – August 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Long before the days when Talk Radio routinely slid off the rails, spiraled into name calling, conspiracies, innuendo and general looniness, there was a sense of imparting information...