Monthly Archive: July 2017

Ernest Chausson - 0

Jean-Christophe Benoit And The ORTF Chamber Orchestra Play Music Of Ernest Chausson – 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Ernest Chausson – Poème de l’ammour et de la mer – Jean-Christophe Benoit, Bariton – ORTF Chamber Orchestra, André Girard, cond. – ORTF Radio broadcast – 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A familiar name this week; Ernest Chausson has been widely regarded as one of the key French...

Passing Period - Lincoln High - Brooklyn 1963 0

You’re A Teenager – You Live In Brooklyn – It’s June, 1963 – And BMR Can Read Your Mind – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

B. Mitchel Reed – WMCA – June 28, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – I’m sure it’s a bit more complicated now, but back in the Dark Ages, when AM radio was the only game in town and Top-40 radio held sway over just about all your burgeoning musical...

Counter-culture Americana 0

“Not Necessarily Beautiful But . . . Stoned” – Drugs And Counterculture Americana – 1970 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The Drug Scene In America – Groovin’ – May 18, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – America’s long-standing love affair with all things distracting. Drugs, by the late 1960s were just as much part of American culture as Hot Dogs. Part of it was understandable – if you were...