Monthly Archive: October 2017

New York World's Fair 1939

October 30, 1939 – Closing The New York World’s Fair (For The Winter)

October 30, 1939 – Closing Ceremonies, New York World’s Fair – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It was October 30, seventy-eight years ago that the 1939 New York World’s Fair came to a close for the winter. Scheduled to re-open in May of 1940. The World of...

The Beatles - Top Of The Pops

The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, The Migil 5, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Marc Wynter – Top Of The Pops – 1964 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, The Migil 5, Marc Wynter – Top Of The Pops – Preview Show #00 – Aug-Sept. 1964 – BBC Transcription Service – The very first Top Of The Pops from the BBC Transcription Service. Actually, it was the pilot show before...

Florent Schmitt

Eugène Bigot And The ORTF Orchestra Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Florent Schmitt: Le petit elf Ferme-l’oeil – ORTF Orchestra, Cond. Eugène Bigot – ORTF Paris – circa 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It seems that most composers whose work had been popular during the 20th century, and whose popularity had faded since their deaths, have become the standard...