Daily Archive: August 23, 2017

The Brilliant Corners - in session

The Brilliant Corners In Session – 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Brilliant Corners – in Session for John Peel – May 17, 1987 – BBC Radio 1 – The Brilliant Corners tonight. Two nights ago I ran a session by Experimental Pop Band from 1997. I mentioned that they were initially made up of founding members of The Brilliant Corners....

Jaime Laredo - in concert at The Hollywood Bowl 1965

Jaime Laredo With Sixten Ehrling And The L.A. Philharmonic – 1965 – Symphonies Under The Stars – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Jaime Laredo, Violin with The Los Angeles Philharmonic – Sixten Ehrling, Guest Conductor -July 27, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another rare and historic concert this week. From the 1965 Hollywood Bowl season, a concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, guest conducted by the great Swedish conductor Sixten...

Los Angeles - 1930s

1930s Los Angeles – Buron Fitts: L.A.’s Little Corruption Problem And Clifford Clinton’s War On City Hall

Clifford Clinton Commentaries – Los Angeles District Attorney Buron Fitts – August 20, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Everyone who has seen the legendary film Chinatown often wonders if L.A. was really such a corrupt place in the 1920’s and 30’s as it was portrayed in the movie....

Postal Strike fears

August 23, 1978 – Prospect Of A Postal Strike – FBI Bugs Chicago 7 Defense Attorneys

  August 23, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 23, 1978 – A Postal Strike was threatening, and disruption of mail service loomed. The National letter Carriers Union rejected the contract agreement presented earlier. Other unions were considering following suit. Carriers...