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Monthly Archive: May 2016

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May 2, 1960 – The Apple-Green Chamber – The Execution Of Caryl Chessman

Caryl Chessman Execution reports and bulletins – May1-2, 1960 – Various Los Angeles Stations + Voice Of America Shortwave News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 2, 1960, the day a 12 year odyssey came to an end. Convicted murderer and rapist, Caryl Chessman, known as The Red Light...

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First Monday Of May – Last Week Of The Past Daily Fundraiser

5 Days left – We’re a little under half our goal with less than a week to get there. To say we’re going a little crazy is an understatement – we’re pulling our hair out, trying to figure out how we can convince those of you who haven’t chipped in, that...

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Lush – Live At Coachella 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lush – Live At Coachella – April 23, 2016 – One of the most anticipated reunions of the year, Lush finally made it to the West Coast this last month. Despite an inordinate amount of hassles with work visas and our bungling, which forced cancellations of concerts up and down...

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Henri Merckel And Marie-Louise Caillard Play Music Of Jean Martinon – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean Martinon – Suite Nocturne – Henri-Merckel, violin – Marie-Louise Caillard, piano – Circa 1950 – ORTF – Paris – Some rarities from French Radio this weekend. The music of Jean Martinon, played by the legendary French violinist Henri Merckel and noted pianist Marie-Louise Caillard – in a broadcast performance...

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Duke Ellington – Jazz At The Bowl 1968 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington At The Bowl – part 1 – Oscar Peterson Trio – Vicki Carr – August 3, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – part 1 Duke Ellington At The Bowl – Part 2 – Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra – August 3, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound...

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Gordon Skene And Past Daily Have Words And Appeals

6 Days left – the contributions are slowly trickling in. Keep it going. I can’t thank those of you enough who have pitched in, either contributing or telling your friends, for your help and kindness. It’s hard; maintaining a website, preserving and restoring thousands of hours of audio every day, while trying...