Daily Archive: January 16, 2015

The Europeans – Live At The Goldiggers, Chippenham – 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edtion 0

The Europeans – Live At The Goldiggers, Chippenham – 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edtion

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Europeans – Live At The Goldiggers, Chippenham – 1984 – BBC 6 Music Short-lived New Wave band The Europeans tonight. Recorded live at The Goldiggers in Chippenham and broadcast by the venerable BBC in 1984. The...

A Word Or Two From Susan Sontag – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room: Arts And Ideas Edition 0

A Word Or Two From Susan Sontag – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room: Arts And Ideas Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC – An Interview With Susan Sontag – 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I originally ran across this rare interview with Author/filmmaker/activist Susan Sontag with the idea of running it as a sort of look at...

The Color TV Wars – An Interview With FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The Color TV Wars – An Interview With FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Guest: FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 10, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Hard to imagine now, but some 63 years ago the debate was raging over the development of Color TV....

Youthquake In Congress – January 16, 1975 0

Youthquake In Congress – January 16, 1975

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Nightly News – January 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in 1975, something was happening in the House of Representatives that hadn’t happened in living memory; rank and file Democrats voted to oust...

Supergrass – Live In Paris – 1997 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Supergrass – Live In Paris – 1997 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Supergrass – Live in Paris – 1997 – BBC 6 Music Sadly, Supergrass called it a day back in 2010. Certainly one of the more energetic bands to hit the stage in recent years, going from their...