Monthly Archive: February 2018

Chicago Democratic Convention - 1968

Norman Mailer Has A Word Or Two About Conventions In 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Norman Mailer – interview on Book Beat – January 15, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Norman Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead was published in 1948 and brought him almost instant renown. His best-known...

Mal Waldron - Jackie McLean

Mal Waldron – Jackie McLean – Live In Verona – 2001 – Past Daily Downbeat

Mal Waldron – Jackie McLean duet – Recorded at Piazzo Dante, Verona Italy – June 25, 2001 – RAI-Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two legends of Free Jazz this weekend; pianist Mal Waldron and alto-player Jackie McLean in one of their many collaborations, recorded live at Piazzo Dante...

Last night it was 1972 - This morning it's 1959

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – Last Night It Was 1972 – This Morning It’s 1959 – You Are Perplexed

KFWB at KMET – 1972 – Hour 12 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET is your radio station – every button on your car radio is locked into 94.7 – you swear by everything they play. You trust the jocks will guide you in the right direction – they’ve...

My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine – Live In Lyon, France – 1989 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

My Bloody Valentine – live in Lyon, France – March 21, 1989 – Radio France, International – My Bloody Valentine this weekend in a concert from Lyon, France, recorded by the venerable Radio France International on March 21, 1989. Don’t know about you, but I was taken aback, the first...

One Thousand Violins - BBC 1985

One Thousand Violins In Session – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

One Thousand Violins – In session for John Peel – Sept. 15, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – 1,000 Violins to end the working week. A short-lived band (only together from 1985-1989), 1,000 Violins (or One Thousand Violins, depending on where you’re looking) released a goodly chunk of single, three...

Youth in protest

Youth Culture In Protest – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Kup’s Show- Youth In Protest – April 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With events surrounding the mass killings last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Florida fresh in peoples minds, and with the growing protests, gaining momentum and sweeping throughout the country, many people have been...

Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy Discusses Refugees, Civil Rights and Crime – 1963 – Past Daily Reference Room

  Robert F. Kennedy – Issues And Answers- April 22, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Robert F. Kennedy may go down in history as an Attorney General of the United States who oversaw some of the most crucial and important issues of the 1960s. Appointed by his brother,...

Striking Coal Miners

February 23, 1978 – Coal Strike: Day 80 – 2 Month Ban On Demonstrations In London

February 23, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 23, 1978 – the roller-coaster of striking miners continues. Day 80 with no end in sight. Offers put forth – offers rejected. It was starting to look like the White House was going to step...

Maximo Park - Glasto 2005

Maximo Park In Concert – 2005 – Past Daily Soundbooth

    Maximo Park – Live At Glastonbury 2005 – BBC Radio 1 – Maximo Park tonight. Formed in 2000 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The band consists of Paul Smith (vocals), Duncan Lloyd (guitar), Lukas Wooller (keyboard) and Tom English (drums). The band have released six studio albums: A Certain Trigger (2005),...