Monthly Archive: August 2020

Pink Floyd - 1970 0

Pink Floyd – Live In Montreux – 1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Pink Floyd – in concert at The Old Casino – Montreux – November 21, 1970 – Swiss Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic Pink Floyd tonight. Recorded at The Old Casino in Montreux on November 21, 1970 and broadcast by Swiss Radio. The concert comes about a month...

Kids and The Polio Vaccine - 1955 1

The Polio Epidemic And The Vaccine Of 1955 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Guest: Dr. Leonard Scheele – June 5, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Polio Epidemic of 1955 – During the early 1950s, polio rates in the U.S. were above 25,000 annually; in 1952 and 1953, the U.S. experienced an outbreak of...

Senator Thomas Eagleton with George McGovern - 1972 0

August 31, 1972 – A Question Named Eagleton – The McGovern Campaign Faces Revelations.

August 31, 1972 – Washington Week In Review – NET – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 31, 1972 – Senator Thomas Eagleton, the vice-presidential choice for Democratic Presidential nominee George McGovern found himself knee-deep in controversy almost the second he stepped off the stage at the Miami convention. Surfacing...

Jayne Meadows and Steve Allen - KHJ- 1965 1

Breakfast With Jayne (Meadows) And Steve (Allen) – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Breakfast With Jayne And Steve – Jayne Meadows And Steve Allen and guests – February 18, 1965 – KHJ AM & FM, Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Interesting to consider, this morning chat show was on a station that would become the flagship for a top-40 revolution...

Charlie Parker -(photo: William Gottlieb) 2

Charlie Parker All-Stars – Live At Birdland – 1950 – Past Daily Downbeat – Bird’s Swingin’ Hundredth –

Charlie Parker All Stars – Live At Birdland – December 23, 1950 – WJZ Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Charlie Parker – legend, immortal, prime suspect, icon – all those superlatives to describe probably one of the most influential alto sax players in Jazz history; and he would...

You and Your Walkman 2

It’s 1983 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – Your World Revolves Around Your Sony Walkman And You Like It That Way – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles.

KIQQ-FM – June 11, 1983 You are living in the lap of High-Tech. You never go anywhere without your Sony Walkman – it has become an essential part of your life ever since your parents got you one for your birthday. They did it for a reason – they don’t...

James - in concert - 1999 0

James – In Concert From Manchester – 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

James – in concert from Heaton Park – Recorded September 12, 1999 BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – James in concert this Friday night (slipping into Saturday morning). Recorded live at Heaton Park in Manchester on September 12, 1999 by BBC Radio 1 for In Concert. James...

The Pigeon Detectives in concert 0

The Pigeon Detectives – Live in Amsterdam – 2008 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Pigeon Detectives – live from Amsterdam, Netherlands – August 15, 1998 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A blast of highly popular Indie tonight, via The Pigeon Detectives, recorded live on August 15, 2008 and preserved for posterity by Radio Nederland. The Pigeon Detectives formed in 2002, but the...

Father Coughlin - 1930a 0

August 27, 1939 – Father Coughlin: “This Land Of Bungled Abundance”.

August 27, 1939 – Sermon by Father Coughlin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Throughout the 1930s, Charles E. Coughlin was one of the most influential men in the United States. He was a Catholic priest in the metro Detroit area who became politically active. Foreshadowing modern talk radio and...