Monthly Archive: October 2017

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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...

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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...

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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...