Monthly Archive: May 2017

Blancmange - in session

Blancmange In Session – 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Blancmange – in session for RTVE – Spain – June 7, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Early pioneers of SynthPop and Alternative Dance, Blancmange tonight. In a session they did for Spanish Radio on June 7, 1983. Formed in 1979, Blancmange were originally a three-piece in the New...

Andre Watts

André Watts With Erich Leinsdorf And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven And Brahms – 1969 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Boston Symphony Orchestra – André Watts, Piano – Erich Leinsdorf, Conductor – Tanglewood Festival – July 25, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More history this week. The legendary André Watts with Erich Leinsdorf and The Boston Symphony in a concert of music by Beethoven and Brahms. It...

President Roosevelt - 1941

May 27, 1941 – A Fireside Chat At The Brink Of War – FDR And The National Emergency

President Franklin Roosevelt – Fireside Chat – May 27, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A regular feature during the Presidency of Franklin Roosevelt was the Fireside Chat, an informal address to the American people, where matters of national interest were discussed and a sense of transparency with the...

Cessna In Red Square

May 31, 1987 – A Cessna Lands In Red Square – An Air Of Dirty Laundry In Public – End Of A Two-Year Nightmare

May 31, 1987 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 1987 – the last day of a perplexing month in 1987, and the last haywire week of May, 30 years ago. A week you needed a scorecard and interpreter to figure out. Starting...

The Undertones In Concert 1980

The Undertones In Concert – 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Undertones – In Concert from The Paris Theatre – April 19, 1980 – John Peel – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – The Undertones tonight. From a concert given at The Paris Theatre in April 19, 1980 mc’d by John Peel and recorded by BBC Radio 1 for their...

Senator John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Addresses The Veterans Of Foreign Wars – 1960 – Memorial Day

Senator John F. Kennedy – Address at VFW Convention, Cobo Hall, Detroit – Aug. 26, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John F. Kennedy – giving a speech not only fitting for Memorial day but as a reminder of a world leader who would have turned 102 on May...

Connee Boswell

Connee Boswell – Booglie Wooglie Piggy – 1942 – Nights At The Round Table: Music Of World War 2

Connee Boswell – Booglie-Wooglie Piggy – unknown band – NBC Transcription – 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Diving into the antiquities this weekend. Pulling up an unreleased aircheck recording of a song not recorded commercially by Connee Boswell. Initially performing as The Boswell Sisters, Connee and her siblings...

Carroll Glenn and Eugene List

Carroll Glenn And Eugene List Play Music Of Leonard Bernstein 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carroll Glenn/Eugene List – Bernstein: Sonata for Violin and Piano – State Department Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Carroll Glenn and Eugene List, two names synonymous with discovering seldom played music and recognizing up-and-coming talent. The husband and wife team were both formidable talents on their own....