Monthly Archive: February 2021

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Sir Thomas Beecham And The Royal Philharmonic In Concert – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

To the heavy, cumbersome, oversized and thoroughly enjoyable BBC Transcriptions this week for a concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra led by the legendary and amiable Sir Thomas Beecham in an all-Mozart program, recorded on April 28, 1947. Starting off with the Overture to The Magic Flute and then to...

The Young Myra Hess 1

An Interview With Dame Myra Hess – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry: Talking About Music.

I grew up listening to the recordings of Dame Myra Hess on 78’s because as a kid, I wasn’t trusted with the lps in my parents collection and was relegated to the breakable, scratchy 78’s I got at Salvation Army Thrift shops because they were cheap at the time and...

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Roy Orbison In Concert – 1987 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Roy Orbison – live in Houston – January 1, 1987 – U.S. Tour – band soundboard – The legendary Roy Orbison in concert this weekend. Recorded during his monumental U.S. tour on January 1, 1987. Roy Orbison, who was a pivotal figure in the early days of rock experienced a...

Your Homeroom 0

It’s 1963 – You’re A Teenager – It’s Your Last Year Of High School – Your Friends Tell You It’s Your Last Good Year – You Wonder. Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles.

KYW – Cleveland – Jim Stagg – April 15, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When asked, a lot of people (not everybody) will say their last year of high school was the last good year before everything changed. Before life got complicated – before responsibilities grabbed you –...

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Kaleidoscope – Live At The 1968 Newport Folk Festival – Past Daily Soundbooth

Not to be confused with the UK Psych band of the same name, the U.S. Kaleidoscope were one of the more eclectic assemblages of musicians ever to hit the stage in the 1960s. Incorporating a wild array of Middle Eastern instruments and freely tossing World Beat rhythms into their songs...

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February 26, 1945 – MacArthur Establishes Civil Government In Manila While Still Under Siege.

February 26, 1945 – Shortwave report and adresses by Gen. MacArthur and Philippine Commonwealth President Sergio Osmeña. – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 26, 1945 – While fighting continued, literally yards from the ceremony, Allied forces General Douglas MacArthur handed over the duties of the Philippine Commonwealth Government to...

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February 26, 1996 – Pat Buchanan And The GOP Hissy-Fit – Primary Season In America.

It was Primary season, this February in 1996. And the news for this February 26th was the campaign of Senator Bob Dole was in big trouble, financially. And with the upcoming Arizona Primary slated for the following day (February 26th in 1996 fell on a Monday, so . . .),...

Bombings in Palestine 0

February 25, 1948 – An Election On The Horizon – Washington: Same As It Ever Was – Palestine: War Over Partition

February 25, 1948 – Baukhage Talking – ABC Radio Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 25, 1948 – News and commentary from H.R. Baukhage, starting with news from Washington and the upcoming Presidential election on the horizon. Still months off, but already predictions were flooding in – none...