Daily Archive: October 7, 2014

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The Brilliant Corners – In Session 1985 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Brilliant Corners – In Session – March, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 I’ll admit, I was hard-pressed to remember who The Brilliant Corners were. Aside from taking their name from a classic Thelonius Monk album, they were an early example...

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War On A Holiday – Yom Kippur War 1973 – October 6-7, 1973

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Start of Arab-Israeli War (Yom Kippur War) – News reports – Oct. 6-7, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 41-years ago, beginning on October 6th, 1973, Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack on Israeli positions in Israeli-occupied territories. Egyptian and...

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The Killing Of Sadat – October 7, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – All Things Considered – October 7, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The big news for this October 7th in 1981 was about the assassination of President Anwar Sadat of Egypt. The 62-year old Egyptian leader was gunned down...

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Hatfield And The North – In Session – 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hatfield And The North – BBC Session – March 1974 – BBC Radio 1 Further evidence the 70s produced a wide array of music which is still being discovered 40 years later. Tonight it’s another band from the legendary Canterbury scene...