Monthly Archive: July 2017

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - 1970 0

Rahsaan Roland Kirk In Session – In Interview – 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Rahsaan Roland Kirk – In session and in conversation – Positively Black program – Sept. 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the late 1960’s/early 1970s, TV witnessed an explosion of Black Produced Public Affairs programs both nationally and locally throughout the U.S. – in an effort to...

Hunters & Collectors - in Concert 1981 0

Hunters & Collectors In Concert 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Hunters & Collectors – Live at The Jump Club, Melbourne – July 1981 – Band soundboard – Hunters & Collectors this week. One of the more adventuresome bands coming out of Australian in the 1980s. A band whose influences upfront were Can and German producer Conny Plank, they captured a...

Hollywood Boulevard 1966 0

Gastronomy L.A. 1966 – Los Angeles Eats And Listens To Mike Roy Talk About It – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Mike Roy’s Weekend Cooking Thing – September 24, 1966 – KNX-AM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gastronomy and L.A. in 1966. With the population continuing to grow unchecked, so did the number of eateries gracing most busy streets and neighborhoods in the 60s. The influx of new...

Moose - Black Session 1992 0

Moose In Session – 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Moose – Black Session – October 30, 1992 – RFI (Radio France International) Transcription Service – Moose to end the week. About two years ago I ran a Peel session featuring the legendary-but-virtually-unknown Indie/Alternative/Shoegaze band from London. A few months later, I ran across a later session; this one from...

George McGovern - Thomas Eagleton - 1972 Convention 0

July 14, 1972 – The Name Is McGovern – The Name Is Eagleton

July 14, 1972 – NBC Nightly News (Audio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 14, 1972 – All eyes on Miami as the Democratic Convention nominated George McGovern their Presidential candidate, and Senator Thomas Eagleton as his running mate. All eyes that were open and awake, that is –...

Pres. Eisenhower - Press Conference 1955 0

President Eisenhower Gives A Press Conference – July 6, 1955

President Eisenhower News Conference – July 6, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower gives a news conference. This one, from July 6, 1955 was his 73rd since taking office. No Press Secretaries, no spokespeople, nobody running flack – President Eisenhower taking and answering questions on a variety...

New York City blackout 1977 0

July 13, 1977 – New York Has A(nother) Blackout

July 13-14, 1977 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sometime around 8:30 that evening on July 13, 1977, New York City was plunging into a blackout – the second time since the fabled Blackout Of 1965. This time a lightning strike was the culprit, according...