Daily Archive: October 28, 2015

Eric Clapton – Live In Belfast 2004 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Eric Clapton – Live In Belfast 2004 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– Eric Clapton – In Concert from Belfast 2004 – BBC 6 Music – Legends of another kind today. Earlier we had legends from the world of Classical Music – so tonight it’s a nod to a legend of Rock; Eric Clapton. From a concert recorded in Belfast in 2004,...

Kirill Kondrashin With Mstislav Rostrophovich And The Czech Philharmonic – 1960 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Kirill Kondrashin With Mstislav Rostrophovich And The Czech Philharmonic – 1960 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

– 1960 Prague Spring Festival – The Czech Philharmonic – Kirill Kondrashin, cond. – Mstislav Rostropovich, cello – Czech Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A Historic concert this week – The celebrated Czech Philharmonic, led by distinguished Soviet conductor Kirill Kondrashin and featuring the legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich...

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

“Damn The Torpedoes” – October 28, 1941

– News Of The World – October 28, 1941 – Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this October 28th in 1941 had much to do with reaction to President Roosevelt’s speech during Navy Day celebrations the previous day. With the phrases “Damn the Torpedoes” and “the...

Let The Slinging Begin – October 28, 1988

Let The Slinging Begin – October 28, 1988

– CBS World News Roundup – October 28, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the election only a few days away, this October 28th in 1988, Democratic Presidential hopeful Michael Dukakis admitted during an interview with Dan Rather that he may have started a bit late with negative...

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #25

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #25

Day #26 – 4 days left. 9% of our goal and we haven’t budged since the weekend. I’m beginning to think most people really don’t like history, don’t like being reminded or making discoveries; don’t like hearing anything unusual. Sad really. But with all the distractions and eye candy and...