Monthly Archive: February 2017

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

Count Basie Featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – Live At Antibes 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Count Basie and his Orchestra featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – live at Juan-les-Pins Festival – July 20, 1961 – Radio France – The immortal Count Basie orchestra this week, cooking up a storm at the 1961 Juan-les-Pins Festival in Antibes, France and captured for posterity by the ORTF and...

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin – Live From Stockholm 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Aretha Franklin – in concert from Stockholm – May 2, 1968 – Sveriges Radio – Hearing the news earlier this week of Aretha Franklin’s retirement from singing certainly brought back a flood of impressions and feelings over the years of just what an astonishing and national treasure Aretha Franklin is....

East Timor - Xanana Gusmao

February 10, 1999 – Confiscation In Zimbabwe – House Arrest In East Timor

February 10, 1999 – BBC World Service Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 10, 1999 – A day of International news. From Zimbabwe came news that the government of Robert Mugabe was overruled by the courts over the confiscation of many, but not all farms owned by Whites....

Spiro Agnew

The Problem With Agnew – Elliot Richardson Press Conference On The Spiro Agnew Case – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Spiro Agnew – Attorney General Elliot Richardson Press Conference – October 11, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A little less than a year before Richard Nixon left office over the Watergate scandal, vice-President Spiro Agnew left office under a cloud of bribery, income tax evasion and influence peddling....

All About Eve

All About Eve – Live In Bonn 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

All About Eve – live in Bonn, Germany – 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – All About Eve tonight. Taking another side-trip into Ethereal-Wave with a liberal dose of Shoegaze, a dollop of Alternative and the essence of Bay-Area 60s Psych. With four studio albums during their tenure (1984-1993),...