Daily Archive: May 22, 2016

Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield – Live In London 1990 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Curtis Mayfield – live At Town & Country, London – 1990 – BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Change of pace for Sunday night – a taste of Soul by way of the legendary Curtis Mayfield. The man who gave us a flood of hits with his...

René Amengual

The Music Of René Amengual – NBC Studio Orchestra – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  René Amengual – Preludio – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. June 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mid-twentieth century music from Chile this week, via composer, pianist and educator René Amengual in a rare performance of his Preludio for Orchestra, composed in 1934 and performed...

Urban Renewal in 1968

It’s June 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You Work In L.A. – You Carry A Briefcase – You Listen To KMPC – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KMPC – Dick Whittinghill – 7-8:00 am – June 26, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not every radio station in Los Angeles threw open its doors and welcomed Rock n’ Roll with open arms. No. Although, in an effort to attempt a modicum of hip, radio stations like...

Modern Jazz Quartet - MJQ

Modern Jazz Quartet – Live In Oslo 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Modern Jazz Quartet – live at Newport Jazz Festival, Oslo – October 21, 1970 – NRK Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) this week. An extraordinary group, who not only typified Cool Jazz but became the model of restraint and elegance, using a sophisticated counterpoint,...

Radiohead's Thom Yorke

Radiohead – Live At Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth Special

Radiohead – Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam – May 20, 2016 – Part 1 Radiohead – Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam – May 20, 2016 – Part 2 Radiohead, on the opening night of their first tour in four years, and to celebrate the release of their ninth album, A Moon Shaped...