Daily Archive: July 12, 2016

Modern English 0

Modern English In Session 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Modern-English-Peel-Session-Nov.-11-1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Early glimpses of New Wave tonight, by way of Modern English, a band who not only pioneered a new genre in music, but also achieved hit-making cross-over status. Formed in 1979, Modern English were a four-piece from Colchester who bore a strong resemblance to...

1964 Democratic Convention 0

Convention Snapshot – 1964 Democratic – Bull Connor Interview – LBJ Arrives

The 1964 Democratic Convention – a one hour snapshot of the events going during August 26, 1964. The defection of the “Solid South” – an interview with Alabama delegate Eugene “Bull” Connor, the infamous Sheriff, whose opposition to the Civil Rights movement made him an international symbol of racism. The...

Hurricane Bertha 0

July 12, 1996 – In Blew Bertha

July 12, 1996 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Twenty years ago today, on July 12, 1996, we were wondering about just where Hurricane Bertha was going to land. Bertha, blowing at speeds upwards from 90 miles an hour, was poised somewhere off the Carolina...