Daily Archive: September 7, 2015

Madder Rose – In Concert At Reading 1993 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Madder Rose – In Concert At Reading 1993 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Madder Rose – live at Reading Festival 1993 – BBC 6 Music – One of my favorite 90s bands, Madder Rose were considered by many to be the second coming of The Velvet Underground because of a certain druggy languor the band projected in their music. But that was...

Keith Moon of The Who

The Day Keith Moon Left – September 7, 1978

– News for September 7, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though it hardly made the mainstream news, more than an afterthought and a footnote to a gossip broadcast, the world did in fact lose one of the truly great Rock Drummers. Keith Moon, who was the backbone...

Quest For A Minimum Wage – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Quest For A Minimum Wage – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

– CBS Radio – Cross-Section: USA – Minimum Wage Laws – May 8, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Since today is Labor Day, and while many people are busy celebrating – it’s also a day to celebrate the struggles, sacrifices and hard-fought battles the Labor movement has had...

Labor Day In Wartime 1941

September 1, 1941 – FDR Has A Labor Day Message.

With Europe at War and America becoming increasingly involved, Labor Day in 1941 (which came on September 1st that year) found the U.S. geared for war production – the labor force turned to building a military arsenal, the factories and shipyards churning out supplies to aid Britain and our own...