Monthly Archive: January 2020

Modern Folk Quartet - MFQ - Getty Images

Modern Folk Quartet – Live At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Modern Folk Quartet – live at Hollywood Bowl – No on proposition 14 Rally – September 23, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A buck a month, that’s all we ask. And this world of sound is yours: Become a Patron! Ending up our week of live Folk music...

Kosovo - January 1999

January 31, 1999 – The View From Kosovo – Brazil’s Economic Crisis – Iraq’s No-Fly Zone – The Great Barrier Reef In Danger.

Just a buck makes a huge difference: Become a Patron! January 31, 1999 – The continuing, almost never-ending story of Kosovo and the entire region of the former Yugoslavia was in the news again. This time a hostage situation involving Albanian Rebels holding Yugoslav Army personnel. The rebels were refusing...

Prime Minister Nehru - 1948

January 30, 1948 – Nehru Announces The Death Of Gandhi – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! As the world was slowly absorbing the news that India’s spiritual leader, Mahatma Gandhi was cut down by an assassins bullets, Prime Minister Nehru had the overwhelming task of delivering the news to the Indian people. This was a shortwave broadcast, beamed throughout the world by All-India...

January 30, 1948 – “Bapuji Is No More!” – The Assassination Of Gandhi.

Become a Patron! Further evidence that some events which take place in history are not necessarily considered devastating at the time they occurred. This one, for example – the assassination of India’s spiritual leader Mohandas Gandhi on this day, January 30, 1948, was considered in U.S. media as just another...

Van Cliburn - In Moscow - 1958

Van Cliburn With Erich Leinsdorf And The Boston Symphony – Music Of Beethoven – 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Boston Symphony – Van Cliburn, piano – Erich Leinsdorf, cond. – Berkshire Festival – August 14, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Van Cliburn in concert this week. Recorded during the Berkshire Music Festival on August 14, 1965 with Erich Leinsdorf and the Boston Symphony in music...

Peter, Paul And Mary – Odetta, Bud & Travis – Folk Night At The Hollywood Bowl – 1963 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Peter, Paul and Mary, Odetta – Bud & Travis- Folk Night At The Bowl – August 2, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Help us preserve history: Become a Patron! Since running The Kingston Trio concert last night, I’ve had several requests for other Folk concerts from this period...

Liberation of Auschwitz - January 27, 1945

January 28, 1945 – Advancing On All Fronts – Russians Enter Poland – Allies Near Manila – Silence From Oswiecim

If you could: Become a Patron! January 28, 1945 – A day filled with news of Allied victories, of the slow crumbling of Axis power. But it was a day largely memorable for one thing; the one thing that wasn’t reported or even acknowledged for days and weeks after its...