Monthly Archive: March 2020

Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance - In Concert 1974

Ronnie Lane’s Slim Chance – In Concert – 1974 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ronnie Lane’s Slim Chance – Live at Golders Green Hippodrome – 1974 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – If we’re helping you get through this thing, a buck or two would help hugely: Become a Patron! Former founder of Small Faces and Faces, Ronnie Lane in his solo outing...

Police and Pickets - The Labor movement

March 1941 – Strikes, Sit-downs And Walk-outs. Organized Labor And Ford – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Between 1937 and 1941, several thousand workers were fired from Ford plants on suspicion of being union activists or even sympathizers. Ford’s black officials along with black ministers and Urban League officials spoke to black workers at Ford and to their families arguing that the UAW would...

Looking at the Rose through World-Colored glasses

Past Daily: View From The Trenches – Our Occasional Progress Report And Fundraiser Hounding.

A note from Gordon Skene (the guy who runs this site): These are the interesting times we’ve always been threatened with. Times where what we thought we knew we don’t know anymore – and what we do know changes constantly. A lot of talking – a lot of speculation and...

Oscar Van Hemel

Music Of Oscar Van Hemel – Theo Olof And Paul Hupperts With The Utrecht Symphony – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Oscar Van Hemel – Violin Concerto – Theo Olof, Violin – Utrecht Symphony Orchestra- Paul Hupperts, Cond. VPRO Transcription – 1948 – Become a Patron! Music of Belgian/Dutch composer Oscar Van Hemel this weekend. His violin concerto, as performed on this Radio Nederland transcription disc with Theo Olof, Violin and...

Manhattan at night

Sounds For A City That Never Sleeps -Barry Gray And New York All Night Radio – 1946 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WOR-AM – The Barry Gray Program -2:00 am – 2:30 am – December 12, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Five bucks a month, or even a buck a month makes all the difference in the world: Become a Patron! If you were one of those people who subscribed...

LSD Clinica Testing

Clinical And Therapeutic Uses Of LSD – The Napa Symposium – 1961 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

LSD: Clinical And Therapeutic Uses – Napa State Hospital Symposium – November 7, 1961 – KPFK – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – We last longer than a Latte: Become a Patron! The afternoon session of an all-day symposium on Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD 25) held at Napa State Hospital, with...

Robert F. Kennedy

March 27, 1957 – The McClellan Hearings – RFK Vs. The Teamsters

Can’t keep it going without you: Become a Patron! News for this March 27th in 1957 had much to do with the ongoing Labor Racketeering Hearings going on in Washington. One of the up-and-coming stars of the hearings was a young Chief Counsel for the McLellan Committee on Improper Activities...

Tom Harmon - Michigan State

March 26, 1942 – Sports Legend Tom Harmon Does His Last Broadcast And Joins The Army Air Corps

Your support, for as little as a buck, is really needed:Become a Patron! If you were living in Detroit and it was this day in 1942, and you were a sports fan, you were probably getting choked up as you listened to the last broadcast by Football legend-turned broadcaster Tom...

Bohuslav Martinu

The Czech Radio Symphony – Music Of Novak, Kohoutek And Martinu – 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

The Czech Radio Symphony – Studio Concert – Various Dates – 2011 – CRo3 – Vlatva – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Makes all the difference in the world: Become a Patron! Something a bit different this week. From Czech Radio, a series of programs focusing on the Czech Radio...