Monthly Archive: November 2017

Magic Arm

Magic Arm In Session – 2012 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magic Arm – in session – BBC 6 Music – November 25, 2012 – BBC 6 Music – Magic Arm to end the weekend. Also known as Manchester-based Marc Riglesford, Magic Arm has become the epitome of the Bedroom Production. All of his projects so far (ep, singles, Album) have...

Henri Merckel

Henri Merckel With Pierre-Michel Le Conte And The ORTF Orchestra Play Music Of Rivier – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean Rivier – Violin Concerto – Henri Merckel, violin – ORTF Symphony – Pierre-Michel Le Conte – ORTF Studio recording, circa 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Belgian violinist Henri Merckel accompanied by Pierre-Michel LeConte and the ORTF Orchestra in this broadcast studio performance of the violin...

Thelonious Monk - Live in Bern 1961

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live In Bern – 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live from Bern, Switzerland – May 10, 1961 – RTF (Swiss Radio) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Thelonious Monk Quartet this weekend – featuring Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, John Ore on Bass and Frankie Dunlop on drums. Recorded in Bern, Switzerland on May 10,...

A-Ha In Concert from Rio

A-Ha – Live In Rio – 1989 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

A-Ha in Concert from Rio de Janeiro – March 10, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A-Ha in concert this weekend. During their career, which has had three incarnations, the New-Wave/Synth-pop/Alt-Rock trio from Oslo have performed some 610 concerts around the world, inspired dozens of artists from Pet Shop...

Africa - Independence on the move

G. Mennen Williams Goes To Africa – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  G. Mennen Williams – Meet The Press – Discussion on Africa – March 28, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Assistant Secretary Of State for African Affairs G. Mennen Williams returned from a month-long tour of sixteen African nations, he returned with a suitcase full of mixed messages....

House Of Love - in Concert from Paris

House Of Love – Live In Paris – 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

House Of Love in concert from La Cigale, Paris – October 30, 1988 – Radio France International House of Love to end this holiday week. Fortunately, they have reunited and are picking up where they left off, without the bad bits. But in the late 80s, when they got started...

British Troops in Libya - Nov. 1942

November 24, 1942 – War Comes To The Desert – Encircling Stalingrad

November 24, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 24, 1942 – News for this day was about progress (or lack of it) in the War. Fighting was erupting throughout the desert areas of Middle-East and in Northern Africa, with Allied forces advancing through...

Sunset Strip at Midnight

You Live In L.A. – It’s Midnight In November – It’s 1979 – And The Hullaballooer Is Keeping You Company

Dave Hull Show – KMPC – November 1, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Midnight in L.A. – the Sunset Strip get its second wind. The clubs are into their second sets of the night. There are people walking up and down the Strip who won’t get to sleep...

Post-Thanksgiving

Post-Thanksgiving In L.A. – 1967 – Past Daily Holiday Pop Chronicles

Post-Thanksgiving – Mike Roy’s Cooking Thing – November 28, 1967 – KNX-AM/FM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the few sure things in life: The clatter of hungry plates – the animated conversation, up a few db more than a minute earlier. The deathly silence of...

Sleeper - Black Session 1994

Sleeper In Session – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sleeper – Black Session – March 8, 1994 – RFI – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sleeper for the middle of the week/pre-Thanksgiving festivities. Sleeper was one of the more successful bands of the “Britpop” era. Begun when singer Louise Wener met guitarist Jon Stewart at a Political Philosophy class...