Monthly Archive: January 2015

Roy Eldridge – Coleman Hawkins All-Stars With Arthur Prysock At Birdland 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Roy Eldridge – Coleman Hawkins All-Stars With Arthur Prysock At Birdland 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Stars In Jazz from Birdland – September 4, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Heading back to the 50s this weekend. The first of a series of broadcasts coming from Birdland on 53nd Street and...

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Gerry & The Pacemakers – Live At The 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The Roundtable

If you like what we do and you want to help keep it going . . . .Become a Patron! I have to keep reminding myself the British Invasion (as it was known) was over 50 years ago. The historic significance of The Beatles and Rolling Stones is certainly well...

Tangerine Dream – Live In Berlin 1982 – (RIP: Edgar Froese – 1944-2015) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition 0

Tangerine Dream – Live In Berlin 1982 – (RIP: Edgar Froese – 1944-2015) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Tangerine Dream – live in Berlin – November 15, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. And another loss this week – Electronic Music Pioneer and founding member of Tangerine Dream Edgar Froese passed away earlier this week...

Winston Churchill (November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965) 0

Winston Churchill (November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965)

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC/MBS – First Lord Of The Admiralty Winston Churchill – Address At Free Trade Hall, Manchester – January 27, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player...

Harry Nilsson – In Session 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

Harry Nilsson – In Session 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Harry Nilsson, in session at the BBC – 1971 – BBC Radio 1 Twenty-one years ago this month (January 15th 1994, to be exact) since Harry Nilsson left us. A remarkable talent and a notorious party-animal, Harry...

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Gazing At The Great Society – Milton Friedman And Leon Keyserling Talk About The Sizzling Economy Of 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NET: The Great Society Program – June 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When President Johnson swept to victory in 1964, his goal was to create The Great Society. An update of FDR’s New Deal of...

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Goodnight Johnny – January 23, 2005

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – WCBS-CBS News – Report on Death of Johnny Carson – January 23, 2005 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day 10 years ago, if you were around before 1992, Johnny Carson was part of your life....

The Electric Prunes – Live In Stockholm 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

The Electric Prunes – Live In Stockholm 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Electric Prunes – Live in Stockholm -December 14, 1967 – Sveriges Radio This concert has been around in various forms over the years. It’s not particularly rare if you’re a collector of Psychedelia from the 60s....

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The Turbulent 60s – Democracy And Militarism – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – WBAI: The Turbulent Sixties – Democracy and Militarism – July 7, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. No shortage of similarities between the decade of the 1960s and the decade of the 2010s. Repeated assessments from many...

A Grab-Bag Of Hostilities And The Passing Of A Matriarch – January 22, 1995 0

A Grab-Bag Of Hostilities And The Passing Of A Matriarch – January 22, 1995

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Weekend All Things Considered – January 22, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. January 22, 1995 – a day with across-the-board hostilities, of the physical and emotional kind, and the announcement of the death of...