Monthly Archive: January 2015

Deep Purple In Concert – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Deep Purple In Concert – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Deep Purple In Concert for John Peel – February 22, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 I think the last time I posted any Deep Purple it was by way of a tribute to the passing of the...

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958 0

Releasing The Lion Of Kashmir – January 21, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – MBS – Bob Green News – January 21, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this January 21st in 1958, news was about the release from a 4 1/2 year jail sentence of former Prime Minister of...

Rafael Kubelik And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Martinu And Beethoven – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert 0

Rafael Kubelik And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Martinu And Beethoven – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – N.Y. Phil. – Rafael Kubelik, guest Cond. Feb. 6, 1982 – Part 1 . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – N.Y. Phil. – Rafael Kubelik, guest Cond. Feb. 6, 1982 –...

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000 0

The Grandmothers Arrive From Cuba – January 21, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – January 21, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifteen years ago today, on January 21st 2000, the tug-of-war between the Justice Department and the Cuban community in Miami was...

The Who In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

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

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Who in Session at The BBC- Sept. 13, 1966 – BBC Radio 1 Difficult to imagine what the Music world would have been like had there never been The Who. Hearing them for the first time...

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A Word Or Two From Fannie Lou Hamer – 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Since we were observing and celebrating the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, I indicated in my post yesterday and Dr. King was part of a movement – many people had taken part in the struggle for Civil Rights, that it was far reaching and...

Hostage Release 0

Upstaging An Inauguration With A Hostage Release – January 20, 1981

A busy day, this January 20th. While pre-Inaugural balls were going on in one part of Washington for the upcoming swearing-in of Ronald Reagan, negotiations were reaching a fevered pitch in the final hours of the Carter White House. And while the Inauguration was getting ready to take place, it...

Graham Parker – Live At Hammersmith Odeon 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Graham Parker – Live At Hammersmith Odeon 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Graham Parker – Live At Hammersmith Odeon – 1982 – BBC Radio 1 After a number of notable but unsuccessful years fronting The Rumor, Graham Parker quit the band and went solo. It was then his fortunes...

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Alabama USA – Civil Rights In 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Alabama USA – May 29, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection While most people are observing Martin Luther King’s Birthday, a lot of people have no idea why. Call it the deep, murky past – call it...

Situations Growing More Grave – January 19, 1942 0

Situations Growing More Grave – January 19, 1942

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Red Network News Of The World – January 19, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. No shortage of grim news, this January 19th in 1942. The Far East was in a state of turmoil, with Singapore hanging...