Monthly Archive: July 2017

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July 25,1972 – A Candidate Under Scrutiny – Eagleton Discloses Issues

July 25, 1972 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 25, 1972 – Only days after the Democratic Convention celebration in Atlanta, questions rose to the surface about George McGovern’s choice as running mate, Thomas Eagleton. Reports surfaced that Eagleton had been hospitalized three times...

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BBC Northern Symphony Play A World Premier By Havergal Brian – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Havergal Brian: Symphony Number 4 “Das Siegeslied” – Solosists and The BBC Northern Symphony – Maurice Handford, Cond. Premier Performance – July 3, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name Havergal Brian may not ring a lot of bells these days. But during his lifetime (1876-1972) he was...

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Lillian Gish Has A Few Words About Early Hollywood – 1969 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Lillian Gish – in conversation with Robert Cromie – “The Movies, Mr. Griffith And Me”. – June 25, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lillian Gish, a name synonymous with the early days of Hollywood, and along with her sister Dorothy, household names in both Theater and Film from...

Dave Edmunds in Concert 1977 0

Dave Edmunds And Rockpile In Concert – 1977 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  Dave Edmunds and Rockpile – In Concert from Paris Theatre, London – April 23, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series – Dave Edmunds this weekend. Reading a flood of rumors over the retirement of UK Rock legend Dave Edmunds yesterday (July 21). Although it hasn’t been confirmed,...

David Bowie 0

This Week In Rock – July 24-30, 1978 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

BBC Rock Capsule – Week In Rock – July 24-30 – BBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This Week in Rock – in 1978. 39 years ago it was about David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Tom Petty and Ray Parker Jr. All the news and the goings on...

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Bram Tchaikovsky In Concert – 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bram Tchaikovsky – live from The Paris Theatre, London – October 28, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series Bram Tchaikovsky (real name: Peter Bramall), formerly with The Motors who joined the band in 1977 and left the band in 1978 to strike out on his own. Teaming up...

Life on Earth the day they walked on the Moon. 0

July 20, 1969 – Life On Earth The Day They Walked On The Moon – Past Daily Reference Room.

July 20, 1969 – News Of The Day from KNX-FM, Los Angeles – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 20, 1969 – the day they walked on the moon. The day everyone who was around at the time remembers where they were, what they were doing and...

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July 21, 1988 – Everything But The “I Do’s” – Dukakis Wins The Convention.

July 21, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 21, 1988 – One half of The Great National Ritual inched toward conclusion this day. From Atlanta, the Democratic Convention made it official; Michael Dukakis was the appointed Standard-bearer, and Lloyd Bentsen was designated running...

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Veruca Salt In Session – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Veruca Salt – Session at BBC Radio 1 – July 27, 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – Some American Alt-Grunge tonight by way of Veruca Salt; the Chicago-based band who, after a year-and-a-half of woodshedding, honing and practicing, finally went public and went gold from the get-go. After performing...