Monthly Archive: May 2020

Ode to raging hormones. 0

It’s April 1961 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In The Bay Area – KYA Is Your Go-To Place – Rock n’ Roll Is Here To Stay.

KYA – Bobby Mitchell – April 14, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s April 1961 – Spring in the Bay Area. Life is loaded with possibilities. Maybe it’s just you and maybe it’s happening to everybody, but Music is starting to become very important in your life. You...

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Sonny Stitt – Umbria Jazz Festival, Italy – 1974 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Stitt Quartet – live at Umbria Jazz Festival – July 30, 1974 – RAI – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Sonny Stitt in concert this week – an all-too-short set from the Umbria Jazz Festival, recorded on July 30, 1974 by the venerable RAI in Rome,...

Kate Bush - Live at The Mmanchester Apollo - 1979 0

Kate Bush – Live – Manchester Apollo – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Kate Bush – Live at The Manchester Apollo – April 10, 1979 – Live And Loud.com – Flip Martian Collection Kate Bush, live at The Manchester Apollo. Recorded either April 10th or 11, 1979 and preserved for posterity by Flip Martian and his truly amazing Live And Loud website (big...

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May 29, 1957 – Washington Anticipates Japanese Premier Nobusuke Kishi – And The Word Is Okinawa.

A buck or two would help: Become a Patron! May 29, 1957 – News for this day in 1957 came by way of Commentator Cedric Foster who reported on the upcoming State visit by Japanese Premier Nobusuke Kishi to Washington. The visit was expected to take place in the middle...

Ultravox! - live at The Marquee - London 1978 0

Ultravox! – Live at The Marquee, London – 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ultravox! – Live at The Marquee Club – December 26, 1978 – Flip Martian Collection – Ultravox! tonight, in concert at the Marquee Club in London, recorded on December 26, 1978- cleaned up, spiffed up and turbo-charged by Flip Martian for his Live And Loud website/podcast. Ultravox! are certainly no...

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May 28, 1938 – The World Of High-Tech – Wonders Of The Age – Broadcasting And Daily Life.

May 28, 1938 – Perhaps not an earth-shattering day for news, but a significant one for future reference. This special program, featuring a discussion/interview with WOR Chief Engineer J.R. Poppele, who had just returned from a fact-finding mission and review of broadcasting in Europe, sheds light on what was just...

The Smiths (photo: Mirrorpix) - 1983 0

The Smiths – Live At The Hacienda, Manchester – 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Smiths – Live At The Hacienda, Manchester – July 8, 1983 – Flip Martian Collection – Live and Loud!- Another gem from this extraordinary website (Liveandloudshows.com) and an important show from a pivotal period of time. Historic stuff, all the way around. The Smiths – in 1983 they were...

Paul Paray - Retrospective Part 3 0

Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France With Aline Van Barentzen, Elisabeth Söderström, Yvonne Lefébure and Jean-Jacques Kantorow – 1960-1971- Episode 3 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concer

Paul Paray and L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – Retrospective Part 3 – Radio France Musique – Continuing with Paul Paray this week – part three of the excellent series produced by Radio France Musique in 2014 featuring performances with Paray leading the ORTF Orchestra, this time in a support...

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May 27, 1999 – The Indictment Of Milosevic – The Launching Of Discovery – “I Could Hear A Loud Pop”.

A little goes a long way – seriously: Become a Patron! May 27, 1999 – The world court handed down indictments against Yugoslav President Slobadan Milosevic and several others for their role in the civil war, raging in the Balkan region. The indictment, which was confirmed by a trial chamber...