1900s

Dudley Buck

NBC Studio Orchestra And Chorus Play The Music Of Dudley Buck – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Dudley Buck – Final Chorus from Voyage Of Columbus – NBC Studio Orchestra And Chorus, Joseph Stulpak, cond – April 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Perhaps a bit late for 4th Of July festivities this year, but nonetheless a sample of Americana in the form of American...

William Jennings Bryan

Politics: USA – 1956 – Elections in History – Past Daily Reference Room

Americas Town Meeting Of The Air – Politics: USA – Jan. 20. 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection- Choosing a President. Politics in America has always been, at the very least; interesting, at the very worst; what we have now. We have faced just about every crisis and our political...

Leo Sowerby

Music Of Leo Sowerby – 1943 – Weekend Gramophone

  Leo Sowerby – Comes Autumn Time – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – American this weekend – Music of the early and mid-twentieth century by Leo Sowerby. Often referred to as the “Dean of American Church Music”, but...

Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton Talks About Buster Keaton – 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Buster Keaton interview – BBC Radio – circa 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Buster Keaton. A name synonymous with the early days of Hollywood and the Golden Age of Silent film, Keaton was one of the masters of physical comedy – an art form he perfected from his...

Top 5 Reasons To Donate To Past Daily By The End Of The Year

Top 5 Reasons To Donate To Past Daily By The End Of The Year

Top 5 reasons to Donate To Past Daily by the end of 2015: Here we are – coming up to the end of another roller-coaster year. During all that time, Past Daily has been around, giving you news, Pop Culture, information, interviews, concerts, rare recordings – those things to help...

Sophie Tucker Story 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Sophie Tucker Story 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – Sophie Tucker Story – October 16, 1953 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sophie Tucker – a name completely unfamiliar to most people. She was one of the biggest stars of the Vaudeville stage in the early years of the last century. And later became...

Veterans Day/Remembrance Day – The War To End All Wars 1914-1918 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Voices Of World War 1 – 1914-1918 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Originally known as Armistice Day, and in England it’s still known as Remembrance Day, Veteran’s Day (as it’s now known here) came about as the result of the end of World War 1, The War To End...