Monthly Archive: April 2015

A Word Or Two From Carl B. Stokes Of Cleveland – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Word Or Two From Carl B. Stokes Of Cleveland – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Caspar Citron Interviews Carl B. Stokes January 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Since much of America is focused this week on Baltimore and the current state of American cities in general, I was reminded of another...

Down, But Not Out – April 30, 1945

Down, But Not Out – April 30, 1945

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News for April 29, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day, April 30, 1945 was filled with reports of a rumored surrender of Germany to the Allies. But fighting was continuing, and amid cautious optimism,...

Sham ’69 – Live At Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Sham ’69 – Live At Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sham ’69 – Live at Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – BBC 6 Music One of the first wave of Punk bands, Sham ’69 got started in 1976 – and called it quits (initially) in 1979, shortly...

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

‘Remain Calm And Put Down Your Arms’ – April 29, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for audio Play – CBS Radio – News, Bulletins and Specials – April 29, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. 40 years ago today, on April 29, 1975 the war in Vietnam came to an end. In an address to the...

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992

Days Of Rage – The Rodney King Verdict – April 29, 1992

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Continuous coverage from KNX-AM, Los Angeles – April 30, 1992 In light of the goings on in Baltimore yesterday and today, and as a reminder of the public outrages visited on America since 1992; it’s ironic that...

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958

Grabbing At Unemployment – April 28, 1958

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Mutual – Cedric Foster News – April 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The news was about Recession and Unemployment and what Capitol Hill was going to do about it, this April 28th in 1958. The...

Jefferson Airplane – Live At Winterland – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Jefferson Airplane – Live At Winterland – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Jefferson Airplane – Live At Winterland – October 3, 1967 – KSAN-FM Familiar historic territory tonight. A concert by Jefferson Airplane – on home turf in San Francisco, at the Winterland and recorded for KSAN-FM on October...

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

Radio Moscow Remembers The Elbe Meet-Up – April 27, 1975

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Radio Moscow – 30 Anniversary, Celebration of Meet-Up on The Elbe – April 27, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. To commemorate the historic meeting of the Russian and Anglo-American Armies at The Elbe River, and the...

Meet-up at The Elbe

April 27, 1945 – Hook-Up At The Elbe – Capitulation In Sight

You may not think a buck gets anything, but it does: Become a Patron! Very big news this day, 70 years ago. The link up of Soviet, British and American forces at the Elbe River, effectively cutting Germany in two and almost certainly sealing the fate of the War in...