1940’s

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Music Of Hamilton Harty – Jean Martinon Conducts The Radio Eireann Symphony – 1948 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Hamilton Harty – With The Wild Geese – Jean Martinon conducts The Radio Eireann Symphony – 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Music of Sir Hamilton Harty for this St. Patrick’s Day. The multi-talented Irish Composer/Conductor/Accompanist is probably better known for his milestone 1930s recordings of works by Berlioz...

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The Charioteers In Session – 1945 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Charioteers – Standard Transcription sessions – 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Charioteers this weekend. A few weeks ago I ran a session from The Deep River Boys, recorded for another transcription company at roughly the same time. The Charioteers had much more exposure and a string...

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March 13, 1948 – Europe’s Communism Dilemma – The Senate Goes Back To Work On European Aid – Elections In Argentina

March 13, 1948 – NBC News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 13, 1948 – While the Senate was getting back to work on a European Aid package, signs that Communist influence was spreading throughout Europe was becoming more and more apparent and was even making...

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Cold War And Dollar Diplomacy – 1947 – U.S. Aid To Greece And Turkey – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio Special Program – U.S. Congressional Hearings on Aid to Greece And Turkey – March 28, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As post-World War 2 went into the era of the Cold War, a new phrase entered our vocabulary; Dollar Diplomacy. On March 12, 1947, President Truman...

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Call Of The Range – Cliffie Stone And The Plainsmen – 1946 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

Call Of The Range – Cliffie Stone With The Plainsmen – CBS Radio/KNX Los Angeles – October 21, 1946- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is something you absolutely don’t hear anymore. Not unless you already know about, grew up with, have been a fan of or have a propensity...

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The Deep River Boys In Session – 1939 Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Deep River Boys – In Session for Lang-Worth Transcription Service -circa 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something different to end the weekend; a series of radio recordings made by The Deep River Boys for the Lang-Worth Transcription Company, circa 1939. The Deep River Boys left a legacy...

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Hollywood Gossip And A Word From Binnie Barnes – 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Hollywood Preview – sponsored by Koret Of California – October 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hollywood in wartime – despite shortages in the labor force, with many actors joining up for service, there was still a thriving industry, cranking out a wide range of films for sheer entertainment...