Monthly Archive: October 2017

Them Crooked Vultures

Them Crooked Vultures – Live In Paris 2009 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Them Crooked Vultures – live at Canal Plus Studios, Paris – December 4, 2009 – RFI – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Them Crooked Vultures this weekend. Variously referred to as The Millennium’s first supergroup, this get-together between Foo Fighters Dave Grohl, Queens of The New Stone Age‘s Josh Homme...

Listening for the KHJ Exclusive

You’re A Teenager – You Live in L.A. – It’s 1967 – KHJ Is Going To Play The New Monkees Record Before Anybody Else – You Are Stoked

KHJ – The Real Don Steele – circa Feb. 22, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were growing up in L.A. in the 1960s, one of the great rituals of listening to Top-40 radio was being the first kid on your block to hear the latest single...

Tuxedomoon

Tuxedomoon In Concert – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tuxedomoon – in concert at The Boarding House – December 1979 – Ralph Records Release party – KALX-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – San Francisco post-Punk/experimental band Tuxedomoon, live at The Boarding House, and part of the Ralph Records release party from December, 1979. Tuxedomoon had been together since...

This Is What Happens When You Stop Being Curious – Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser

This Is What Happens When You Stop Being Curious – Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser

  Click on the link here to Contribute: Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser Ugly, isn’t it? All those books, tossed out, abandoned. Destroyed. And no, it’s not photoshopped. This was an actual library at one time – with people and shelves and questions and “ah-ha” moments. A place where you went...

Algeria - 1957

October 20, 1957 – The Trouble With Algeria

October 20, 1957 – NBC Radio News: Algeria Aflame – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 20,1957 – The latest in a struggle for independence which began in 1954. The French colonial nation in Africa, part of that growing number of nation/colonies seeking a break with former European rule erupted...

President Reagan -Press Conf. 1983

October 19, 1983 – President Reagan Gives A Press Conference

President Reagan – 20th press Conference – October 19, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the situation in Nicaragua growing more tense and contentious, and the situation in Lebanon becoming a stalemate, President Reagan, in his 20th Press Conference, on the 1,000th day of his Presidency, sought to...

South Africa reaction to Benjamin Moloise execution

October 19, 1985 – Achille Lauro Aftermath – Benjamin Moloise Aftermath

October 19, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1985 – A day of reactions and protest. Anti-American sentiment was running high in Rome as an emissary of the White House arrived for discussions over the Italian stance on the Achille Lauro hijacking...

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...