Daily Archive: October 23, 2016

César Franck

Jesus Etcheverry And The ORTF Opera Orchestra Play Music Of César Franck – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

César Franck – Les Eolides – ORTF Opera Orchestra – Jesus Etcheverry, cond. – ORTf – circa 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- César Franck this weekend – by no means an obscure name, and in fact one of the most popular French composers of the 19th century. Beginning his...

Louis Prima

Louis Prima – Spotlight Bands 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Louis Prima Band with Lily Ann Carol, vocals – January 1946 – Coca-Cola Spotlight Bands – MBS – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – There are many purists who would strongly object to Louis Prima being referred to as a Jazz musician. Truths to tell, a lot of his popularity early-on...

Teenagers - Santa Monica 1979

It’s August 1979 – You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. The 70s Are Confusing. Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHTZ-FM – Charlie Tuna – August 3, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s August 1979 – the last Summer of the 70s. 1979 is confusing. You’re glad you don’t have to wear platform shoes anymore, but you liked that they made you look taller. Some people are still...