Monthly Archive: September 2017

The Paupers

Five By The Paupers – 1967 – (RIP: Skip Prokop – 1943-2017) Nights At The Round Table: Tribute Edition

Five By The Paupers – 1. Magic People – 2. It’s Your Mind – 3. Tudor Impressions – 4. Simple Deed – 5.My Love Hides Your View – The Magic People – Verve-Forecast FTS-3026 – released November, 1967 – With the sad news over the weekend of the passing of...

Warsaw

September 4,1939 – Calling Reserves – Filling Sandbags – Europe At War

September 4, 1939 – News from BBC Home Service- 9:15 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 4, 1939 – As the news sank in that Europe was now in a state of War, reports of the first sinking of a British Merchant ship were reported. The SS. Athena,...

Jacques Ibert - Donogoo 1930

Jacques Ibert Conducts Jacques Ibert – Donogoo – 1930 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jacques Ibert – Donogoo – Ensemble with Jean Doyen, Piano – Recorded October 26, 1930 – Artiphone Records, France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something slightly different tonight. Since these posts go under the heading of Weekend Gramophone, it occurred to me that none of the posts I’ve done...

L.A. at night - 1962

L.A. In 1962 – Megalopolis At Night – KNX Visits The Potted Pigeon And Asks About The food – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KNX Radio – Megalopolis At Night: A Visit To The Potted Pigeon – June 8, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – L.A. nightlife in the early 60s. A lot going on and no shortage of restaurants and night clubs. Along Hollywood Boulevard it was a place to people watch...

Tommy Dorsey - live from the Casino Ballroom - 1947 - ABC Radio

Tommy Dorsey – Live At Casino Gardens – Ocean Park Pier, Santa Monica 1947 – Past Daily Downbeat

Tommy Dorsey – Live From The Casino Gardens Ballroom – Ocean Park, Santa Monica – June 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For a change, Big Band for this edition of Downbeat. Just prior to and shortly after World War 2, Big Band Swing was the mainstay of mainstream...

Lush - Live in Paris 1991

Lush – Live In Paris – 1991 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Lush – In Concert from La Cigale, Paris – October 19, 1991 – Radio France International – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With their brief reunion last year, and string of sold-out concerts, Lush called it quits in the end. Citing responsibilities and changed lives and a desire to go...

Roosevelt High - St. Louis 1966

It’s July 1966 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In St. Louis – Paul Revere And The Raiders Can Read Your Mind – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KXOK – Nick Charles – July 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer School. You don’t hear about it that much any more, but in 1966 it was a ritual if you were still in School. Taking Summer school held the possibility that you might graduate a semester...

Bob Neal - WMPS, Memphis 1952

Stokley’s High Noon Roundup – WMPS, Memphis 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WMPS -Stokley’s High-Noon Roundup – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A dose of Heartland Americana this weekend. In 1952, Rock n’ Roll hadn’t been invented yet – it was in the woodshedding stages and hadn’t been unleashed on the public. No, before all that a good chunk of...

Herman's Hermits

Herman’s Hermits In Oslo – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Herman’s Hermits – In session for NRK, Oslo – March 4, 1967 – NRK Archives – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Herman’s Hermits in session for NRK in Oslo, broadcast on March 4, 1967. Hard to imagine that’s it’s 50 years since this original broadcast was aired. Harder still to...

Adam Andrew Moss

September 1, 2001 – Crime Scenes, Murder Weapons And High Gas Prices

September 1, 2001 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September1, 2001 – A reasonably quiet day, unless you were in Sioux City Iowa, in which case, you were reeling over the grisly murder which took place in your town. According to The New York Times account...