Monthly Archive: November 2020

The Electric Prunes - 1967

The Electric Prunes – Live In Stockholm 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

This concert has been around in various forms over the years. It’s not particularly rare if you’re a collector of Psychedelia from the 60s. But what makes it rare is that it’s an excellent sounding example of what bands were up to at the time, something which didn’t happen too...

U.S. troops - Runup to Desert Storm - November 1990

November 30, 1990 – The Security Council Votes On War – Concerns Over A Nuclear Threat – Tough Going Anticipated For The Keating Five.

November 30, 1990 – CBS World News Roundup – KNX-AM, Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 30, 1990 – Another step closer to war with Iraq just got the go ahead at the UN Security Council. Invoking Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, offered Iraq one...

Santo Domingo Protests

November 30, 1961 – World Quietly Haywire – A Santo Domingo State Of Mind

News of the world, for this last day of November in 1961, had just about everything to do with the Cold War. The situation in Santo Domingo and the unrest, many felt was fueled by Fidel Castro and the Cuban government, was calming down with hopes that a violent overthrow...

Camilla Wicks - in concert -1946

Camilla Wicks With Leopold Stokowski And The L.A. Phil. – Hollywood Bowl – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone.

Camilla Wicks, violin – Los Angeles Philharmonic -Leopold Stokowski, cond. – 1946 Season – Hollywood Bowl – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the very sad news earlier this week that the legendary violinist Camilla Wicks had died at the age of 92, I found this broadcast of her Hollywood Bowl...

Alan Freed - Rock n' Roll Dance Party

Alan Freed: Camel Rock n’ Roll Dance Party – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Camel Rock n’ Roll Dance Party with Alan Freed – CBS Radio – April 28, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – And as an adjunct to the previous post (featuring the Crew Cuts), the same radio network a little over 6 months after the Miller program comes Alan Freed...

James Brown in concert - 1966

James Brown – Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1966 – Past Daily Holiday Backstage Pass

I ran a portion of this concert (the last half only) a few years ago. But I realized, the only way you could really appreciate this concert, and in fact the true magnitude of the talent of James Brown, was to listen to the entire concert; at almost three hours....

Thanksgiving 1970

It’s Thanksgiving 1970 – You Don’t Live In L.A. Anymore – It’s your First Holiday Away From Home – You May Never Go Back.

KYA-AM – Bwana Johnny – November 26, 1970 (Thanksgiving Day) – Rob Frankel Collection – You graduated high school and went away to college – it’s your first time having a holiday away from home. Thanksgiving was never very high on your list of memorable moments growing up anyway. Your...