Author: gordonskene

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Grappelli-Coryell-Catherine-Pedersen – Live In Paris – 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

Larry Coryell, Philip Catherine, Stephane Grappelli and Niels Henning Ørsted-Pedersen – Live in Paris – May 3, 1980 – RFI An homage to Django Rheinhardt this weekend, via guitarists Larry Coryell and Philip Catherine, the renowned violinist Stephane Grappelli and bassist Niels Henning Ørsted-Pedersen, recorded at Espace Cardin in Paris...

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Suzi Quatro – In Concert At The Fabulous Forum, L.A. -1975 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Suzi Quatro – In Concert at The Fabulous Forum – June 17, 1975 – a JEMS master – Diving into some 70s Glam with the inimitable Suzi Quatro this weekend. Live at the Fabulous Forum in Inglewood and recorded on June 17, 1975. Suzi Quatro had achieved mania in England...

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Neil Young Chats With Mary Turner – KMET – 1979 – Past Daily Talking Music

Neil Young in conversation with Mary Turner – KMET-FM – October 24, 1979 – Mike Devich Collection – No pressure, but . . .Become a Patron! Neil Young in conversation with Mary Turner at KMET in Los Angeles and recorded on October 24, 1979. Starting this week, I’m introducing what...

The Band You Could Never Settle On A Name For 0

It’s July 1966 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re In A Band – No, Really . . .You’re In A Band.

KFWB-Los Angeles – B. Mitchel Reed – Battle Of The Bands Semi-Finals – July 1966 – Help support the arcane and the strange: Become a Patron! Ever since you saw The Beatles on Ed Sullivan you wanted to be in a rock n’ roll band. You hounded your parents for...

The Saints - Live at Maxwell's - 1986 0

The Saints – Live At Maxwell’s – 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Saints – live at Maxwell’s, Hoboken New Jersey – June 29, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Saints live at Maxwell’s in Hoboken New Jersey and recorded on June 29, 1986. Still with us (though via several different lineups), The Saints go down in history as actually...

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July 3, 1941 – View From The Eastern Front – German Armies Pushing, Russian Armies Resisting.

July 3, 1941 – News continued to pour in from the Eastern front on this July 3rd. News that German armies were steadily making gains, pushing back and in some cases encircling Russian armies on the road to Moscow. Germans had captured some 100,000 Russian troops in one battle alone,...

The Polio Quarantine of 1946 0

The Last Time America Was In Quarantine It Was Called Polio – 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

We’ve been through this, or a version of this, before. The last time it was like this it was called Poliomyelitis or Polio for short. Poliomyelitis, a highly contagious disease with symptoms including common flu-like symptoms such as sore throat, fever, tiredness, headache, a stiff neck and stomach ache. For...

London Under Attack - July 1940 0

July 2, 1940 – Balkans Under Revision – France Under New Order – Bets On An Invasion Of Britain.

Become a Patron! July 2, 1940 – 305 days since war began in Europe. On this day, news from The Balkans that Romania had decided on a change of Foreign Policy. The day before, Prime Minister Tatarescu cancelled all existing pacts which Rumania held jointly with England and France. According...

Echo and The Bunnymen - Glasto 1997 0

Echo And The Bunnymen – Live At Glastonbury 1997 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Echo and The Bunnymen – Live At Glastonbury – June 27, 1997 – BBC Radio 1 – Echo and The Bunnymen tonight. Live at Glastonbury 1997 and recorded for posterity by BBC Radio 1. Echo & the Bunnymen formed in Liverpool in 1978. The original line-up consisted of vocalist Ian...