Monthly Archive: January 2015

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When Paranoia Ran Deep – Japanese-American Internment In 1942 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-Los Angeles: The Minority Report: The Exile Returns – July 1, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Long considered one of the ugly blotches on the tapestry of Americana, the internment of Japanese-Americans, no matter how long...

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Pushing East – Walking In Winter – January 28, 1945

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: The World Today – January 28, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Four inches of fresh snow may not seem like much, but on January 28th, 1945 it was one more element in a cold,...

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Bow Wow Wow – In Concert 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Bow Wow Wow – in Concert – May 1, 1982 – BBC Radio 1 Since our Thompson Twins post was so popular last night, I thought maybe a few more side-trips to the early 80s this week...

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‘Nobody Understands You. Nobody Will Try’ – Youth In 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC Radio – Searching – Program 1 – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Here’s a casual reminder that some things are inevitable, predictable and always on time. A series of Radio documentaries produced by the CBC...

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A World At War – January 27, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Blue Network News Of The World – January 27, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fighting or talk of war going on seemingly all over the world, this January 27th in 1942. The Pacific was the scene...

The Thompson Twins – In Concert 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

The Thompson Twins – In Concert 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Thompson Twins – Live at Paris Theatre, London – 1983 – BBC Radio 1 As a reminder the 80s were a decade of shoulder pads, Tenex (we called it Dippidy-Doo in the U.S.) and Henna, we...

Always The Weather – January 26, 1937 0

Always The Weather – January 26, 1937

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News Coverage of the Mississippi/Ohio River Floods – January 26, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As news reports come in of the impending blizzard sweeping into the Northeast later on today, I ran across this set...

Wartime Diplomacy And The Thing About Rationing – January 26, 1944 0

Wartime Diplomacy And The Thing About Rationing – January 26, 1944

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for January 26, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day, 71 years ago was about American attempts at brokering a deal between the Russians and the Poles. Seems now that the Germans...

Antonio Zambujo – Live At  La Cigale, Paris – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: World Edition 0

Antonio Zambujo – Live At La Cigale, Paris – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: World Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Antonio Zambujo – In concert at La Cigale, Paris – January 23, 2015 – Radio France-FIP. Further evidence of just how amazing the world of Music is, and how vast, is by running across this concert from just...

Manuel Rosenthal And The Symphony Orchestra Of French Radio Play Music Of Koechlin – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 4

Manuel Rosenthal And The Symphony Orchestra Of French Radio Play Music Of Koechlin – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Koechlin: Nuit de Walpurgis – French Radio Orch. Manuel Rosenthal, Cond. – 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Music of the great late 19th/early 20th Century French composer Charles Koechlin tonight. His Nuit de Walpurgis for Orchestra,...