Monthly Archive: December 2014

Cheap Trick – New Years Eve 1979 – The Fabulous Forum, Los Angeles – Nights At The Roundtable: Holiday Edition

Cheap Trick – New Years Eve 1979 – The Fabulous Forum, Los Angeles – Nights At The Roundtable: Holiday Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KLOS – Live from The Form – Cheap Trick in Concert – Dec. 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Ending up the year (and the 70s) with a classic concert from late 70s perennials Cheap Trick,...

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf And Willi Boskovsky With The Los Angeles Philharmonic – Viennese Night 1963 – Past Daily Mi-Week Concert – Holiday Edition

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf And Willi Boskovsky With The Los Angeles Philharmonic – Viennese Night 1963 – Past Daily Mi-Week Concert – Holiday Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Philharmonic – Boskovsky/Schwarzkopf – July 9, 1963 – Part 1 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – L.A. Philharmonic – Boskovsky/Schwarzkopf – July 9, 1963 – Part 2 Something very...

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

Thousand Yard Stare 1954 – A Year War Ended-A Year War Waited In The Wings

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: This Was 1954 – Dec. 31, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 60 years ago this night, most people were heading off to New Year‘s Eve celebrations. Some stayed in. And some heard a wrap-up...

Richard Rodgers

December 31, 1979 – Scrambled World And Richard Rodgers: The Passing Of An Icon

Become a Patron! As 1979 came to a close, the world was once again facing The Big Question Mark. The Soviets were setting up shop in Afghanistan, the United Nations was condemning the action with China leading the way. The Soviets were turning a deaf ear. The American Hostages in...

The Yardbirds In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Yardbirds In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Yardbirds – In Session at The BBC – Feb-May, 1966 – BBC Radio 1 You’d be hard pressed to name a band which had as many legendary guitarists passing through its ranks as this one. Okay,...

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – 1969: The Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. For all that was positive and revolutionary about the 60s, the underlying problems, the discontent, the upheaval and the...

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986

No Deal, No Friendly New Year Greeting – December 30, 1986

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player- CBS World News Roundup – December 30, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Only a year earlier, on December 30, 1985, President Reagan and Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev exchanged warm New Years greetings and hopes for continued progress...

David Bowie In Session 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

David Bowie In Session 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – David Bowie – Top Gear – Dec. 24, 1967 – BBC Radio 1 Early David Bowie tonight. Long before The Spiders From Mars and Glam, David Bowie in 1967 was slowly making his way as a solo...

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials

Thousand Yard Stare: 1953 – Past Daily Year-End Specials

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices and Events: 1953 – NBC Radio – Dec. 28, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 61 years ago, a world crammed with extremes. A war in Korea and an armistice, an inquisition on Capitol Hill and...

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Coming to the frustrating end of a baffling month in a perplexing decade, this December 29th in 1979 was winding up nowhere near hopeful....