Monthly Archive: January 2018

Magazine

Magazine – Live At Electric Proms; The Roundhouse – 2009 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magazine – Live at The Roundhouse – Electric Proms 2009 – BBC 6 Music – Magazine. One of the cornerstone bands of the Post-Punk/New Wave genre from the late 1970s until disbanding in 1981. In that relatively short period of time they were a substantial influence on bands all through...

Gidon and Elena Kremer

Gidon And Elena Kremer In Recital – 1980 Salzburg Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Salzburg Festival 1980 – Gidon and Elena Kremer Recital – August 17, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic recital. This week it’s from the 1980 Salzburg Festival featuring Gidon and Elena Krember in music of Pärt, Beethoven, Schubert, Franck, Satie and Milhaud. From his Biography at Gidon...

Indira Gandhi - Clark Clifford

January 31, 1980 – “A Move On The Gulf Means War” – Jitters And Puffery

January 31, 1980 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 31, 1980 – A day of diplomacy, arm-twisting, posturing, proclaiming and finger-pointing. Jimmy Carter’s Special Envoy, Clark Clifford paid a visit to India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to assure here the weapons the...

National Health

National Health In Session – 1976 – Past Daily Soundbooth

National Health – in session for John Peel – February 17, 1976 – BBC Radio – National Health for a Tuesday night. One of the short-lived bands that constituted part of the Canterbury Scene of the 1970s, National Health was made up of former members of Caravan, Wilde Flowers and...

Washington Press Corps - 1975

Assessing The Washington Press Corps – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – National Town Meeting – Appraising The Washington Press Corps – Sept. 17, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Washington Press Corps; that group of members of the Radio-Television-Print Media whose main job it is to cover the goings on in The White House and on Capitol...

G. Gordon Liddy

January 30, 1973 – The Watergate Shuffle – A Vietnam Ceasefire Of Sorts

January 30, 1973 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 30, 1973 – a day which would see the last two figures in the Watergate break-in plot were convicted and waiting on sentencing. G. Gordon Liddy and James McCord, both were convicted of conspiracy, burglary and...

The Telescopes

The Telescopes In Session – 1989 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Telescopes – in session for John Peel – May 16, 1989 – BBC Radio 1 – The Telescopes to start the week. One of those bands who heralded the coming state of the 90s and the whole re-evaluation of what music was coming from and where it was heading....

Saturday Night Massacre Headlines

Saturday Night Massacre – The Watergate Odyssey – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Saturday Night Massacre – CBS Radio News Bulletins – October 19-20, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The infamous Saturday Night Massacre. At the height of the Watergate Scandal and the eventual toppling of the Nixon Presidency, the move to oust Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox, which was met by...

Afghan Rebels

January 29, 1980 – Colliding Ships – Confronting Campaigns – Coordinating Rebels

January 29, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 29, 1980 – From disasters at sea to rebels in Afghanistan, it was a busy news day. Starting with word that the Coastguard Cutter Blackthorn had sunk after being rammed by an oil Tanker off...

Maurice Blackburn

Music Of Maurice Blackburn – Canadian Composers In Wartime – 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Maurice Blackburn: Charpente: Canadian Forest – 1944 – CBC Symphony – Jean-Maurice Beaudet, cond. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Canadian composer Maurice Blackburn in this premier performance of his Charpente: Canadian Forest, written in 1944 and featuring the CBC Symphony of Montreal, conducted by Jean-Maurice Beaudet....