Daily Archive: October 20, 2020

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Faces In Concert -1971 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Another classic concert this week – Faces with Rod Stewart, recorded live by the BBC on May 23rd, 1971. The first collaboration among the future Faces was in a formation called Quiet Melon, which also featured Wood’s older brother Art Wood and Kim Gardner; they recorded four songs and played...

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October 16, 1938 – Winston Churchill – An Address To America

October 16, 1938 – Winston Churchill: An Address To The American People – combined networks – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On October 16, 1938, Member of Parliament Winston Churchill broadcast directly to the United States. The speech is an impassioned appeal for greater American involvement in Europe in the...

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Spencer Davis Group (w/Steve Winwood) Live In Stockholm 1967 – RIP: Spencer Davis (1939-2020)

Hearing the sad news this morning of the passing of Spencer Davis, I thought I would run this radio session from Sweden, recorded just prior to Steve Winwood leaving the band to form Traffic. I’m not sure if they ever toured the U.S., but it would have been memorable. Spencer...

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October 20, 1944 – ‘I Shall Return’ – Allies Invade The Philippines.

On this day in 1944, a promise made by General MacArthur as he was leaving the besieged islands of The Philippines that he would return, became fact. On October 20, 1944 an allied invasion force reported to be an entire army stormed ashore, effectively cutting the island in two. Reports...