Monthly Archive: February 2018

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Sylvie Vartan – 1965 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table: Yé-Yé Edition (Rock Without Borders)

  Sylvie Vartan – RCA-Victor (France) ep – 86.125M – 1965 – Diving into Yé-Yé tonight by way of Sylvie Vartan – one of the most prominent of the tough-n-scruffy Yé-Yé girls of the early 1960s. For those of you not familiar, Yé-Yé is actually a French genre, a hybrid...

University of Texas Shooting 1966 0

America The Violent – 1969 – The Culture Of Killing – The Society Of Folded Hands – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

America The Violent – NBC Radio Second Sunday – 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another School Shooting – another invasion of what once was Safe Haven – another stain on our society. Another period of mourning, of grief, of anger, of hand-wringing. Another period of vows and proclamations....

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February 16, 1951 – Stalin Chimes In About Korea – America Chimes In About Europe

  February 16, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and the news- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 16, 1951 – A day filled with Cold War, Korea and uncertainty. Starting with word from Soviet Premier Stalin, voicing his opinion for the first time in a while, that the U.S. was...

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February 15, 1961 – Crisis In The Congo – UN Security Council

February 15, 1961 – UN Security Council Emergency Session – Situation in The Congo – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 15, 1961. It was becoming a familiar sight – the Independence movement taking place all across Africa in the 1960s was gaining momentum as well as bloodshed. One of...

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Shura Cherkassky With Sixten Ehrling And The Swedish Radio Symphony – BBC Proms 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Swedish Radio Symphony – Sixten Ehrling, Cond – Shura Cherkassky, piano – BBC Proms – September 12, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More history this week. From the 1985 BBC Proms festival, a performance by the Swedish Radio Symphony, led by Sixten Ehrling and featuring the legendary Shura...