Author: gordonskene


Sir Simon Rattle With The Berlin Philharmonic In Music Of Schoenberg And Mahler – 2010 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Sir Simon Rattle – Berlin Philharmonic – Music of Schoenberg and Mahler – October 30, 2010 – RBB Berlin – When Sir Simon Rattle finished out his tenure with the Berlin Philharmonic last year, after 16 years leading one of the world’s great orchestras, critics said the audience reception and...


Doris Day: Words And Music – 1946 – Barry Gray’s Nightclub – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Barry Gray’s Nightclub – Featuring Doris Day (and others) – WOR, New York – February 5, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the sad news today of the passing of Doris Day, one of America’s legends and treasures, it would be difficult if not impossible to add anything...


Moms Has A Few Words For You – An Interview With Moms Mabley – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Moms Mabley – Interview with Studs Terkel – WFMT – June 13, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jackie “Moms” Mabley. If you’ve never heard of her, you have missed an important part of your life. If you have any inclinations towards stand-up comedy, you’ve probably heard the name...