Monthly Archive: April 2019

GUAI

GUAI – Live In Portugal – 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth: World Edition

GUAI – Nega Nego – live on Portuguese TV, Lisboa – August 2, 2017 – GUAI in performance on Portuguese TV tonight. Taking it down a few notches, because it is Jazz Day and because it just seemed like the right thing to do; offering some peace and calm in...

Fidel Castro Pays A Visit

April 18, 1959 – Fidel Castro Comes To Washington – Past Daily Reference Room

Fidel Castro – Newspaper Editors Association Convention – April 18, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Fidel Castro visits the U.S. – in what would become one of his rare public exercises in speaking English, Fidel Castro delivered a two-hour address to the assembled Newspaper Editors in Washington D.C....

The Nightingales

The Nightingales In Session – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Nightingales – in session for John Peel – Recorded June 30, 1982 – broadcast July 28 – BBC Radio 1 – The Nightingales in session to start the week. Recorded for John Peel at BBC Radio 1 on June 30, 1982 and broadcast on July 28th of that year....

Vietnam - Saigon falls

April 29, 1975 – Vietnam: End Of The Road – Fall Of Saigon

It helps, it really does: Become a Patron! April 29, 1975 – Vietnam – the end had been predicted for some time, ever since word of the withdrawal of U.S. troops, and a gradual phasing out of American military support in favor of the South Vietnamese Army assuming the position....

Carroll Glenn

Carroll Glenn, Violin With The National Association Of American Composers And Conductors Orchestra – Music Of Harold Morris – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Carroll Glenn, violin – National Association Of American Composers And Conductors Orchestra – Thomas Sherman, conductor – April 9, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to concerts this week. A broadcast from the annual gathering of the National Association of American Composers and Conductors, featuring a complete performance...

Fletcher Henderson and band

Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra – Live In Culver City – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Fletcher Henderson – live at Casa Mañana – Culver City – September 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dipping into the archives this weekend for a club date from 1945 with the legendary Fletcher Henderson and his orchestra, recorded at Casa Mañana in Culver City, California in September of...

Three By Kirk Henry (AKA: The Kiddo) (AKA: Christopher Milk) – 1976-1977 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Kirk Henry – Today, Today – Postcard – Bye-Bye Anna Marie/Call It Thunder 1976-1977 – Kirk Henry Masters – Kirk Henry this weekend with three tracks recorded post-Christopher Milk between 1976 and 1977. All produced by Kirk Henry. Since last week, and the discovery of the never-thought-existed tape featuring the...

San Francisco - 1963

A Walking Tour Of San Francisco In 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

San Francisco as described by Herb Gold – 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – San Francisco; a city that, anyone who has spent any amount of time visiting or living in comes away with an impression that is unmistakable. San Francisco has always been a city of contrasts and...

Subway Sect

Subway Sect In Session – 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Subway Sect – in session for John Peel – recorded October 17, 1977 – broadcast October 24. BBC Radio 1 – Subway Sect to end the week – Their first session for John Peel, recorded on October 17, 1977 and first broadcast on October 24th of that year. Subway Sect...

Army-McCarthy Hearings

April 26, 1954 – Day In The Life Of The Army-McCarthy Hearings: Brass Tacks And Ugly Words.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Recap of Army-McCarthy Hearings for April 26, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Sixty-five years ago this month, the endless, far-reaching and career-destroying Army-McCarthy Hearings took place. So popular were these hearings, they were televised live, recapped in...