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Daily Archive: October 20, 2015

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton – Live On Saturday Club – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton – Live On Saturday Club – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton – live on The Saturday Club – April 26, 1965 – BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not thought of, for the most part, as one of the British Invasion bands of the early 1960s, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers were one...

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In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded  – Past Daily Reference Room 0

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded – Past Daily Reference Room

  – CBS Radio – Cross Section: USA – Federal Aid To Public Schools – May 29, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1948, President Truman introduced several programs dealing with Social issues – among them was Federal Aid to Education. Along with Health (a plan for Universal...

Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #18 0

Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #18

Day # 19 – 12 days left – still at 6% of our goal – but some great ¬†words of support, the past 24 hours. Sometimes, the verbal pat-on-the-back is worth more than a pledge – it means maybe I am doing something right. See; that’s the problem with having...

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980 0

October Surprise; No – November Shock; Maybe – October 20, 1980

– ABC Radio – World News This Week – Week Ending October 20, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 35 years ago today, on October 20th 1980, we were looking back at the week with a mixture of anxiety, perplexity and amazement. The hostage drama with 50 Americans still...