Monthly Archive: May 2019

Radio Commercials of The 1960s - Part 2

Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – More Of Everything – Radio Commercials Of The 60s: Part 2 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Radio Commercials Of the 60’s – Part 2 – More Of Everything – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Patrons can download this audio for free (hint-hint): Become a Patron! As much as the 60s were all about Youth Culture, the spirit of Youth Culture; that...

An Address By Sen. Hiram Johnson – America First Committee – May 31, 1940 – Past Daily Reference Room

Senator Hiram Johnson (R-Calif.) – Address for American First Committee – May 31, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name of Hiram Johnson may not ring many bells today – but during the last century he was a popular, elected four times to the Senate (and dying while...

Lake Okeechobee - 2007 - drying-up lakes and TB scares ; what a day.

May 31, 2007 – A TB Scare – Formerly Lake Okeechobee – Melting Himalayas.

May 31, 2007 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 31, 2007 – A day of environmental and health news – starting with a TB scare, the first one in some 40 years. The scare occurred when Atlanta personal-injury lawyer Andrew “Drew” Speaker flew from...

The Breeders – Live At Reading 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Breeders – Live At Reading 2002 -Recorded August 23, 2002 – BBC Radio for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – The Breeders, recorded live at Reading 2002 on August 23, 2002 and broadcast by John Peel on August 28th. For fans, you can skip the stuff below and...

May 30, 1994 – “People Were Screaming – There Was Pandemonium” – Day Of Violence – Day Of Tension.

May 30, 1994 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 30, 1994 – A day of violence and tension, seemingly everywhere. Beginning with news that shots rang out at a rally being held at UC Riverside, featuring former Nation of Islam spokesman Khalid Muhammad. Muhammad...

Greg Kihn Band – Live At My Father’s Place – 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Greg Kihn Band – live at My Father’s Place – WLIR-FM – 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Greg Kihn Band to take us over Hump-Day. While everything was in a state of upheaval musically in the 1970s, along came this independent record company, Berserkley from the Bay...

Rudolf Buchbinder With Rafael Frühbeck De Burgos And The Berlin Radio Symphony In Concert – 2010 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudolf Buchbinder, piano – Rafael Frühbeck De Burgos – Berlin Radio Symphony – April 2010 – RBB, Berlin – To Berlin this week for a concert by the Berlin Radio Symphony, conducted by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and featuring the legendary Rudolf Buchbinder in a performance of the Beethoven “Emperor”...

May 29, 1978 – On The Eve Of NATO -The Situation In Angola – Gambling Comes To Atlantic City

May 29, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 29, 1978 – Atlantic City was looking like the promised land this week, even though it was business-as-usual in the world of news and earth-jarring events. Starting with news on the upcoming NATO summit conference....

Ian Hunter w/Mick Ronson - In Concert - 1980 - BBC Radio 1

Ian Hunter Band With Mick Ronson – In Concert – 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ian Hunter (w/Mick Ronson) In Concert – August 9, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – 1980-08-09 BBC In Concert (Ian Hunter) Ian Hunter this week. As many of you may know, the inimitable Mr. Hunter turns 80 on June 3rd. Yes, not a typo – Ian Hunter was born June...

May 28, 1954 – The Army-McCarthy Hearings – Roy Cohn Testifies

May 28, 1954 – Army-McCarthy Hearings wrap-up – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the most watched and listened to series of Congressional hearings lumbered on, CBS Radio was regularly broadcasting recaps of the days proceedings. On this day it was the continuing testimony of Attorney Roy...