Daily Archive: November 12, 2017

Harry Somers

The CBC Symphony Plays Music Of Harry Somers – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Harry Somers – Passacaglia And Fugue – CBC Symphony – Geoffrey Waddington, Cond. – 1958 – CBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Harry Somers this week. Somers, who was born in Toronto in 1925 and died in Toronto in 1999, has been regarded as...

The Critic as viewed by the audience

Critic John Simon Talks To Artie Shaw – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Conversations With Artie Shaw – Guest: John Simon – Feb. 29, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Critics – an alternately loved and despised lot, viewed by some as a combination of giddy swooning fan and stone-faced curmudgeon. The critic, throughout history has been a starmaker and icon-basher. Why...

Dizzy Gillespie - live in Paris 1971

Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – 1971 – Past Daily Dowbeat

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet – Live at Theatre National Populaire, Palais de Chaillot, Paris – Oct. 22, 1971 – Radio France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dizzy Gillespie – something legendary this weekend. Recorded live at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris on October 22, 1971 by Radio France. This...

Happy Mondays - live from Lyon 1990

Happy Mondays – In Concert From Lyon – 1990 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Happy Mondays – live at Le Truc, Lyon France – March 3, 1990 – Radio France International – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A taste of Happy Mondays this weekend. In concert from Lyon at Le Truc, recorded by Radio France International on March 3, 1990. One of the pivotal...