Daily Archive: May 20, 2016

The Drones – In Session 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth: 40 Years Of Punk Edition

The Drones – In session for John Peel – Dec. 13, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 – Continuing our exploration of Punk on its 40th anniversary since inception. Tonight it’s The Drones, a band long considered to be at Ground Zero of the Punk movement. Originally formed as a Pub-rock...

Secretary of State James Byrnes

Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

Secretary of State James Byrnes – Report On The Foreign Ministers Conference – May 20, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the slow road to Peace was underway, bumpy at times. The latest round of Peace talks took place in Paris in May of 1946. The first meeting,...

Sammy Davis Jr.

May 20, 1990 – Sammy Davis Jr. – Jim Henson – A Week Loaded With Loss.

May 20,1990 was the end of a week loaded with loss. Two icons of entertainment left on the same day. On May 16th it was reported that Sammy Davis Jr. singer, dancer, actor, entertainer, civil-rights activist, icon, had passed away after a battle with throat Cancer. He was 64. Davis...