Monthly Archive: November 2019

London - June 1979

It’s June 1979 – You’re From L.A. – You Just Graduated High School – You’re In London – You’re A Foreigner – You Don’t Care.

Capital Radio – June, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! So you wound up in London. You scored a free roundtrip ticket and you got your passport. The picture looks nothing like you. The photographer told you not to smile, so you look like a serial...

David Geffen - Joni Mitchell

A Word Or Two With David Geffen – 1973 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Patrons can download this for free: Become a Patron! David Geffen, interviewed by B. Mitchell Reed on January 25, 1973. In my seemingly endless task of digitizing history; of the news kind and of the Popular Culture kind, I ran across this interview with the legendary David Geffen, a little...

Los Angeles - Wilshire and LaBrea - 1957

It’s 1957 – You Live In L.A. – This Is A Two Hour Slice Of Your Town – The Life Of A City. Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Become a Patron! September 14, 1957. This is L.A. This is your town. This is your town in 1957. This is what your town sounded like. A sweep of the radio dial and an aural snapshot of a town on an average Saturday in an average year. No earth-shattering events,...

China Reforms - 1978

November 29, 1978 – China Gets Giddy – Russia Reshuffles – Boris And Natalia Katz Head West.

Become a Patron! November 29, 1978 – News was about China on this day. Veteran observers were calling it “the new age of China”, Chinese youth were demonstrating support in droves for party chairman Deng-Xao Ping and premier Hua-guo Feng in Tiananmen Square, chanting Democratic slogans throughout the streets of...

The Moody Blues - Top Gear Session 1968

The Moody Blues – In Session – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Moody Blues – in session for Top Gear – July 16, 1968 – BBC Radio – Patrons get to download this slice of cool and groovy history: Become a Patron! Anyone of a certain age who was around at the time remembers just about exactly where they were when...

Antonio Meneses

Antonio Meneses With Daniele Gatti And The French National Orchestra In Music Of Fauré, Saint-Sanëns, Debussy And Ravel – 2012 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Antonio Meneses, cello with Orchestre National de France – Daniele Gatti, cond. – March 28, 2012 – Radio France Musique – Become a Patron! Over to Paris this week for a concert by the French National Orchestra, led by Daniele Gatti and featuring the illustriou cellist Antonio Menses in a...

President Eisenhower - 1953

November 14, 1953 – President Eisenhower Addresses Canadian Parliament

Become a Patron! In his first visit to Canada since before his election, President Eisenhower went to Ottawa and addressed the joint houses of Parliament. Not only was it a long-standing tradition, it was a critical sign of support and acknowledgement of the sacrifices Canadians have made over the years...