Daily Archive: August 2, 2016

Lou Reed

Lou Reed – Live At Hammersmith Odeon – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lou Reed – In Concert at The Hammersmith Odeon, 1994. Recorded by BBC Radio 1 for In Concert, and rebroadcast via BBC 6 Music. Although The Velvet Underground weren’t considered a commercial success at the time in 1967, they were a band whose reputation grew over the years to finally...

Senate Watergate Hearings

This Day In Watergate – August 2, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 2, 1973 – CBS Radio – Senate Watergate Hearings, recap of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Senate Watergate Hearings dragged on throughout the entire Summer of 1973, the testimony was illuminating, frustrating and and mystifying, as witness after witness was sworn in to give...

Love Canal

August 2, 1978 – A Canal Called Love.

August 2, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2, 1978 and an obscure piece of news drifted into this broadcast of The World Tonight, and wound up being one of the biggest and most scandalous stories of the 70’s. The contamination...