Monthly Archive: October 2018

Claudio Abbado

Claudio Abbado And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Mahler – 1972 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Claudio Abbado – Cleveland Orchestra – Mahler: Symphony No. 6 – Nov. 6, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A historic concert this week (again) – this time it’s the legendary Claudio Abbado guest conducting the Cleveland Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony Number 6 – broadcast on...

Mid-Term sentiments

October 31, 1982 -Reagan: “Stay The Course” – Parents: “Don’t Eat The Candy” – Gen. Haig: “I Am NOT Deep Throat!”

October 31, 1982 – The World This Week – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 31, 1982 – days away from the 1982 Mid-Term elections. President Reagan was actively stumping on behalf of Republicans and the message was “stay the course”. Reagan was touting a booming economy,...

Pink Floyd - 1969

Pink Floyd – 1969 – Live In Birmingham-Manchester – Past Daily Soundbooth

Pink Floyd – Live At Mothers Club, Birmingham – April 24, 1969 – College of Commerce, Manchester – May 2, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pink Floyd from 1969 tonight. I freely admit, early Pink Floyd is my favorite period of the band. Probably because they were trying...

Henry Wallace

Henry Wallace – Address From Madison Square Garden- 1947 – Past Daily Reference Room

Henry Wallace – Address from Madison Square Garden – March 31, 1947 – ABC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Henry Wallace, 45th vice-President of the United States until 1945 was a fervent New Dealer who eventually campaigned for President on the Progressive Party ticket in 1948. After being...

Truth And Reconciliation Report

October 30, 1998 – Truth And Reconciliation – Car Bomb Attacks In Gaza – John Glenn Back In Space

October 30, 1998 – BBC World Service Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 30, 1998 – A momentous day for South Africa; the publication and release of the final Truth and Reconciliation report took place on this day. At a ceremony in Pretoria, Commission Chairman Desmond Tutu presented...

Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke – In Session/In Conversation – 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Thom York – In Session/In Conversation – Mary Anne Hobbs program – BBC 6 Music – October 15, 2018 – BBC Thom Yorke to start the week. Not only in solo session, but in conversation with Mary Ann Hobbs at BBC 6 Music, recorded at Maida Vale studios on October...

Glenn T. Seabourg

October 29, 1961 – Dr. Glenn Seaborg Has A Word Or Two About Nuclear Energy – Meet The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

October 29, 1961 – Meet The Press: Glenn T. Seaborg – Atomic Energy Commission – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For those of you who don’t know, Glenn Seaborg was a highly influential chemist who won the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He was also a huge advocate for the...

Ania Dorfmann

The Magic Key – 1937 – Ania Dorfmann’s U.S. Debut – Max Reinhardt – Ezio Pinza – Fats Waller – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

The Magic Key – January 3, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the late 1930s, when radio was becoming the preeminent entertainment source for most of America, the technology was now making it possible for programs to be sent and received from all over the world via much...

Toronto - 1953

Toronto Digs Jazz – August 1953 – Dial Twisting And Jazz Unlimited – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

CJVC-Toronto/CBC Dominion Network – Jazz Unlimited – August 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The airwaves around the world in the 1950s were filled with concerts and club dates of every kind and type. But what about the disc-jockey programs; the ones where they just played records, those pieces...