Daily Archive: October 18, 2017

Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip In Concert – 2016 – RIP: Gord Downie – Past Daily Soundbooth: Memorial Edition

The Tragically Hip – in Concert – K-Rock Centre, Kingston Ontario – August 20, 2016 – CBC Radio 1 – When news broke this morning that lead singer and founding member Gord Downie of the much-loved Canadian Alternative band The Tragically Hip, had succumbed to his long battle with brain...

Lorin Maazel

Leon Fleisher With Lorin Maazel And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Prokofiev – 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Cleveland Orchestra – Lorin Maazel, Conductor – Leon Fleisher, Piano – All Prokofiev – Blossom Music Festival 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic concert. This week it’s The Cleveland Orchestra, led by Music Director Lorin Maazel and featuring Leon Fleisher, piano in a concert from the 1976...

First Lady Nancy Reagan, Cancer Scare

October 18, 1987 – The First Lady Faces Cancer – A Trapped Toddler – The World’s Ugliest Tie

October 18, 1987 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 18, 1987 – News for this week was a wild ride of extremes and drama. Starting with news that First Lady Nancy Reagan had undergone tests, and it was discovered what was termed “a...

It’s Hump-Day – So Far, So Good – Past Daily’s Annual Fall Fundraiser

It’s Hump-Day – So Far, So Good – Past Daily’s Annual Fall Fundraiser

Click On The link here to Chip in: Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser Wednesday – Hump-Day; the middle of the week. All downhill from here. Not quite breathing-a-sigh-of-relief. but a muffled scream that another crazy week in a crazy world is half over. It’s also three days into our Annual Past...