Monthly Archive: September 2017

Queens Of The Stone Age 0

Queens Of The Stone Age – Live At Reading 2000 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Queens Of The Stone Age – Reading 2000 – BBC 6 Music – Queens Of The Stone Age, in concert at The Reading Festival in 2000 (are you joking? Seventeen YEARS AGO??). The Palm Desert California band were one of the highlights of a festival that included headliners Oasis and...

Sudeten Germans - September 1938 0

September 16, 1938 – A Land Called Sudeten. The Munich Crisis

September 16, 1938 – Report from Alistair Cooke – Report of Prime Minister Chamberlain leaving for Munich – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 16, 1938 – A period of several days where the possibility of another War in Europe hung precariously in the balance. The issue was over territories,...

America's Future 0

Does America Have A Future? – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

America Future – NPR – National Town Meeting – July 2, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Does America have a future? Even in 1975, the question alone brought an avalanche of grimaces, shrugged shoulders and baffled Thousand Yard Stares. Nobody really knew – all they could do was...

Fighting in Nicaragua 0

September 15, 1978 – Nicaragua: Dusk To Dawn Curfews – Rebel-Held Towns

September 15, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 15, 1978 – Independence day in Nicaragua. Fighting continued between government troops and insurgents trying to overthrow the military government of Anastasio Somoza. Most of the hostilities appeared to be taking place to the north...

The Golden Age Of TV 0

The Golden Age Of TV – Reading Festival/BBC Introducing 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Golden Age of TV – live at Reading Festival/BBC Introducing Stage – August 26, 2017 – BBC Radio 1 More new faces on the horizon this week. From the Reading/Leeds Festival from a few weeks ago, a new band from Leeds. The Golden Age Of TV are a post-Rock...

The Vaselines - in session 2010 0

The Vaselines In Session – 2010 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Vaselines – in session at BBC 6 Music – Sept. 8, 2010 – BBC 6 Music – The Vaselines for a Hump Day. Originally a duo from Glasgow starting in 1986, The Vaselines pretty much stayed known around Scotland. That is, until Nirvana happened across them, and all that...

Paul Badura-Skoda 0

Paul Badura-Skoda Plays Schubert – In Recital 1978 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Badura-Skoda – in recital at Xavier University – February 5, 1978 – NPR Recital Hall – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic recitals this week. The legendary Paul Badura-Skoda, in concert at Xavier University on February 5, 1978 and captured for posterity by National Public Radio for the series...

Firefighters rescued Sept. 13, 2001 0

September 13, 2001 – Miracle In Manhattan – Firefighters Rescued After Three Days In Rubble.

September 13, 2001 – National Public Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 13, 2001 – While we were still reeling in shock and devastation over the events from two days earlier, the task of search, rescue, removal and attempting to carry on continued. Despite the seemingly endless...

New Model Army 0

New Model Army – In Concert 1990 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  New Model Army -in concert at Berlin Eissporthalle – 1990 – BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – New Model Army for a Tuesday night. 37 years without a stop, but with a continuous shuffle of band members, to the point where¬†Lead Singer, composer and guitarist Justin...