Daily Archive: December 2, 2018

A Child's Christmas In New York

The Little Unsaid – A Child’s Christmas In New York – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table: Holiday Edition

The Little Unsaid – A Child’s Christmas In New York – Pat Troise-Skene Here we are, first week in December, by my calculation 23 shopping days to Christmas (although tonight is the first night of Hanukkah). And as promised, offering some traditional, not-so-traditional and previously unheard songs to get you...

Charles Munch

Charles Munch Rehearses The Boston Symphony In Music By Prokofiev – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Charles Munch and The Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – June 16, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony in rehearsal this week. First broadcast on June 16, 1951, Munch leads the orchestra through their first performance of Prokofiev’s Symphony Number 6. The symphony, written...

James Baldwin

A Word Or Two From James Baldwin – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

James Baldwin – Book Beat program – 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – James Baldwin has been an enormous influence for writers the past several decades – for Black writers his influence has been profound. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955), explore intricacies of...

One of life's many Ohmagawd moments.

It’s 1981 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – The Party’s Just Getting Started – Jed The Fish Is The Voice Of Your Conscience –

KROQ – Jed The Fish with Danny Elfman of Oingo Boingo – July 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ah, the 80s – wretched excess, padded shoulders and electronica. The Strip is your refuge and Madame Wong’s is your salvation and the party’s just getting started. You can’t make...

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman And His Orchestra – On The Air – 1937 – Past Daily Downbeat

Benny Goodman and His Orchestra – Camel Caravan – November 16, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Benny Goodman this week. You can’t really do any history of Jazz without including Benny Goodman as one of the foundations from which Jazz grew and evolved. Goodman was part of a...