Monthly Archive: April 2018

The Weather Prophets

The Weather Prophets In Session – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Weather Prophets – in session for Janice Long – October 2, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – The Weather Prophets to start the week. A short-lived band (1985-1988) that was resurrected from the break-up of another indie band, The Loft. Following the breakup of The Loft, Peter Astor (vocals,...

Konrad Adenauer

Konrad Adenauer And Cold-War Germany – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Konrad Adenauer – Meet The Press – March 20, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, oldest elected Statesman ever to function in office (according to British historian Roy Jenkins) was in Washington ahead of the much-anticipated Summit between President Eisenhower and Chairman Khruschev of...

April 30, 1992 - Los Angeles

April 30, 1992 – Los Angeles: “Roses Are Red, Skies Are Brown – Buildings Are Burning, All Over Town”

April 30, 1992 – News from KNX-AM Newsradio – 7:00 am – 7:50 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 30, 1992 -I’m sure there was a lot going on in the world, but on this April 30 in 1992, the only news that seemed to matter was coming...

Adrienne Pauly

Four By Adrienne Pauly – 2006 – Past Daily Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Adrienne Pauly – Four By Adrienne Pauly – 2006 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ending out the weekend with a few tunes from one of my favorite artists; Adrienne Pauly. Adrienne Pauly is an artist/singer/writer/actor who disappeared shortly after her debut album came out in 2006. There was a...

Hans Pfitzner

Hans Pfitzner And The Munich Radio Orchestra Play Music Of Schumann – 1942 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Schumann: Genoveva Overture – Hans Pfitzner Conducts The Munich Radio Symphony – Broadcast 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the reasons for this Sunday feature is, not only to shed light on seldom performed pieces of music, but also to shed some light on those artists who...

Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck Quartet – Live In London – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck Quartet in Concert from London – November 1966 – BBC Taking a decided turn for the Cool this weekend with a 1966 concert by The Dave Brubeck Quartet, featuring Paul Desmond on sax, Joe Morello and drums and Gene Wright on bass. Broadcast live (at the time) and...

Marc Bolan

Two By Marc Bolan – 1966 – Nights At The Round Table

Marc Bolan – 1. Misfit – Parlophone Records – 1966 – 2. San Francisco Poet – Decca Records – 1966 Long before Marc Bolan became a household name and the harbinger of Glam, he was a struggling singer/songwriter like everyone else at the time. Born Mark Feld, he went through...

Bettie Serveert

Bettie Serveert – Live At Amsterdam Paradiso – 2011 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Bettie Serveert – live at Amsterdam Paradiso – April 4, 2011 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bettie Serveert this weekend. With 10 albums to their credit and together since 1990, they are one of the more successful bands to come out of The Netherlands in recent years. Named after...

Impromptu sing-along

You’re A Teenager – It’s 1968 – You’re From L.A. – You’re Living In Boston – College Radio Is Bizarre

WTBS – Cambridge – The Joe Shmo Go-Go Show – May 15, 1968 – M.I.T. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Admit it, you wanted to be a disc-jockey at your college radio station. Anybody who owned more than 25 records considered themselves experts on the subject and capable of...