Monthly Archive: March 2018

Bucolic America 1958

March 26, 1958 – A Day In The Life Of Sixty Years Ago . . . . – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

NBC Radio – Nightline – March 26, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An average day in the average life of the average American – March 26, 1958. Sixty years ago – the dim-distant past. If you were there, you’ve been around the block a few times. If you...

Talking Heads

Talking Heads – Live In Boston 1977 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Talking Heads – live in Boston 1977 (disputed venue – disputed date – via undisputed FM broadcast) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Talking Heads this weekend. I realize I’ve been spending a goodly amount of the past several weeks traipsing all over the world, running sessions and concerts from...

Harry Truman - 1952

March 29, 1952 – President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner – Presidents Being Presidential

President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Address – March 29, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Truman addressing fellow Democrats at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner on March 29, 1952. Harry S. Truman had the unenviable task of filling the shoes of Franklin Roosevelt when, as vice-President, he was thrust...

Vietnam Troop Pull-out - March 1973

March 31, 1973 – Leaving Saigon – Facing Wounded Knee – Just Say No To Meat

March 31, 1973 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 31, 1973 – A day of wildly mixed emotions and wildly contrasting news. To start – the last of the U.S. troops left Vietnam this day – on schedule, according to plan – left as quietly...

Buffalo Daughter - live at NHK-FM - 1999

Buffalo Daughter – Live In Tokyo – 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Buffalo Daughter – live at NHK-FM Live Beat – March 31, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Buffalo Daughter in concert tonight. Following along with last night’s stunning presentation of Pizzicato Five at Roskilde, I ran across this concert, part of NHK-FM’s Live Beat radio series, recorded on March...

Democracy And The Constitution in 1936

March 31, 1936 – Democracy And The Constitution In An Era Of Unrest – Past Daily Reference Room

William Hard: Essay on the Constitution – You And Your Government radio series – March 31, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Democracy and the Constitution – periodically, during our nation’s history, the very basis of our democracy and the principles of the Constitution have come under fire and...

Supporters of Slobodan Milosevic

March 30, 2001 – A Night Of Drama In Belgrade – A Day Of Foot-And-Mouth In North Carolina

March 30, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 2001 – Drama in Belgrade this day. A crowd of supporters of converged on the home of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic as reports circulated of his imminent arrest. A convoy of...

Pizzicato Five in concert 1998

Pizzicato Five – Live At Roskilde 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Pizzicato Five – In Concert At Roskilde Festival – June 26, 1998 – RTS Coleur 3 Rebroadcast – Pizzicato Five in concert at the 1998 Roskilde Festival. Since we take requests, and since you asked, here is a sample of a band who were huge throughout the world, yet didn’t...

Ida Haendel in Concert -9185

Ida Haendel With Zubin Mehta And The New York Philharmonic In Concert – 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Ida Haendel, Violin – New York Philharmonic cond. by Zubin Mehta – In Concert – April 25, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 1, 2020 – Editors note: With the sad news today of the passing of Ida Haendel, I am re-running this concert which was originally...