Monthly Archive: December 2019

Y2K

December 30, 1999 – Looking For A Terrorist, Looking For A Shooter, Looking For The Y2K Bug.

Alms for indigent historians?Become a Patron! December 30, 1999 – lots going on, the day before the last day of 1999. Terrorists on the loose were generating a goodly amount of panic among law enforcement and causing many to consider curtailing New Years Eve festivities out of fear Ahmen Ressem...

Serge Koussevitsky - 1944

Serge Koussevitsky And The Boston Symphony In Music Of Mussorgsky And Bartok – 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Serge Koussevitsky – Boston Symphony – December 30, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Serge Koussevitsky leads the Boston Symphony in an abbreviated concert, first broadcast by the NBC Blue Network (soon to become ABC) on December 30, 1944. This was part of a series produced...

Illinois Jacquet - Live at Bombay Jazz Festival 1994

Illinois Jacquet Quintet – Live In Mumbai – 1994 – Past Daily Downbeat

Illinois Jacquet Quintet – Live at The Bombay Jazz Festival, Mumbai India – March 27, 1994 – Festival Soundboard – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Your support is critical to keeping this site up and alive: Become a Patron! The legendary Illinois Jacquet this weekend, along with his quintet, featuring...

Magazine's Howard Devoto - Getty Images

Magazine – Live In Berlin – 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Magazine – Live in Berlin – October 30, 1980 – WDR – Berlin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Magazine live in Berlin this weekend. Recorded on October 30, 1980 by German radio-TV network WDR. Singer and founding member Howard Devoto formed Magazine in Manchester, shortly after...

Laura Nyro - 1969

Words And Music From Laura Nyro – 1969 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Laura Nyro – NET: Critique – January 1, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Laura Nyro in performance and interview, taken from the NET program Critique and broadcast on January 1, 1969. Born Laura Nigro, (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) she was an American...

Here Come The 80s

It’s December 1979 – You Live In Los Angeles – You Haven’t Been A Teenager Since The 60’s – The Prospect Of The 80s Makes Your Blood Run Cold.

KMPC – Geoff Edwards Show – December 7, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not to bug you, but . . .Become a Patron! December 1979 – You still haven’t gotten over 1969 – but here you are, ten years later and you have another decade to get used...

999 - Live at Old Waldorf - San Francisco - 1979

999 Live At Old Waldorf – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

999 Live at Old Waldorf, San Francisco – April 4, 1979 – KALX-FM, UC Berkeley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Your subscriptions and support are working wonders: Become a Patron! 999 Live at Old Waldorf in San Francisco – recorded and broadcast live on KALX-FM, the campus radio station...

Yeltsin And Grachev

December 27, 1994 – Saber Rattling In Chechnya – Diplomatic Hoops In Korea – Thwarted Terrorist Attack Over Paris.

Easy as saying “yes” and with none of the guilt: Become a Patron! December 27,1994 – An uneasy day in the world. With the holding of a U.S. pilot, his helicopter downed over North Korea, a diplomatic game of Chess was underway. North Korea upped the ante by proving photos...