Daily Archive: August 3, 2015

‘A Lump Of Butter At The Head Of The Stairs’ – August 3, 1948

‘A Lump Of Butter At The Head Of The Stairs’ – August 3, 1948

– News of the World – NBC Radio – August 3, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 3rd in 1948 had much to do with the Cold War, and with the suspiciously absent Joseph Stalin. With the Cold War ratcheting up and negotiations towards Peace...

Moscow Olympics - 1980

August 3, 1980 – Closing Day: Moscow Olympics

August 3, 1980, the Olympic games in Moscow came to an end. Since the U.S. and 65 other countries were boycotting the games, as a reaction to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, it turned into something of a political event – the ones losing out were the athletes, most of...

Amadou et Mariam – Live At Eurockénnes 2012 –  Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

Amadou et Mariam – Live At Eurockénnes 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

– Amadou et Mariam – live at Eurockénnes 2012 – December 8, 2012 – RFI-Inter – Amadou and Mariam, or “The Blind Couple From Mali” have been bringing the sound of Afro-Blues to audiences all over the world since 1974. Althought really getting started in 1985, Amadou Bagayoko had been...