Monthly Archive: January 2021

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The Delfonics – In Session 1972 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Something different this weekend – a rare appearance from the pre-PBS NET series Soul! hosted by Poet/Author Nikki Giovanni and featuring The Delfonics in a live set, as re-broadcast on April 21, 1972 (it originally aired on January 5th). Live Soul sessions, or even concerts by prominent Soul acts are...

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The Eastman-Rochester Wind Ensemble Play Music Of Edward Burlingame Hill – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Some recently rediscovered Americana tonight. American composers of the early-to-mid twentieth century, aside from the big names such as Aron Copland, have been largely forgotten over the years. Their style of composition has fallen out of favor in the academic world, and most audiences tend to be more interested in...

Docs That Rock - Music That Matters 0

Docs That Rock: Music That Matters – Harvey Kubernik – Past Daily Sunday Book Review

Docs That Rock – Music That Matters by Harvey Kubernik – Otherworld Cottage Books – 2020 – Available at: Amazon.com Doing something new starting this week – an occasional series of Book Reviews. Since Past Daily is a history and Popular Culture site, and since we’re always hounding you to...

You and Your Fake I.D. 0

It’s January 30, 1977 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Have A Fake I.D. That Works.

January 30, 1977 – KTNQ-AM – The Real Don Steele – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If they looked at your i.d. closely they would realize you weren’t 250 pounds – you weren’t 6 foot 6 and you weren’t 40 years old. But your Fake i.d., the one you got...

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It’s 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Monday Night, October 2, And BMR Means Better Music Radio on KFWB

Another installment of Teenage life in the 1960s and the L.A. Radio that was inseparable along with it. Tonight it’s BMR and KFWB and Monday night, October 2, 1967. The news was strange – San Francisco just had the Death of Hippy march in the Haight earlier – the new...

For Draft Evaders, Clemency was a bust. 0

January 29, 1975 – Ford Extends Draft Evasion Clemency – Bomb Threats, Bombs And Explosions – The Up And Down Economy.

January 29, 1975 – NBC Nightly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 29, 1975 – News for this day had much to do with President Ford’s Clemency program for Draft Evaders of the Vietnam War. It wasn’t met with universal acceptance on the one hand, nor was it...

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January 29, 1942 – The Situation In South Asia – Word From Radio Tokyo.

January 29, 1942 – News in English From Radio Tokyo – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 29, 1942 – News for this day, closely monitored by various news outlets, was coming from Tokyo by way of Shortwave broadcasts beamed at the U.S. and Australia. Although the vast majority of...