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1950’s

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Johnny “Guitar” Watson – Live In Hamburg – 1976 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Johnny Guitar Watson – live in Hamburg – 1976 – FIP/Radio France International – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Johnny Guitar Watson to inject a little Funk into the weekend. From a live concert broadcast from Hamburg, Germany and picked up by FIP, the eclectic channel from...

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Orchestre de la Suisse Romande With Ernest Ansermet And Arthur Rubinstein Play Music Of Beethoven, Brahms and de Falla In Concert – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Become a Patron! Over to Geneva Switzerland for a historic concert by Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by their Music Director of many years Ernest Ansermet and featuring the legendary Artur Rubinstein, piano in a concert recorded circa 1955 (no exact dates, sorry). It was rebroadcast as part of...

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Claude Helfer And The Paris Wind Ensemble Play Music Of Francis Poulenc – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Francis Poulenc – Sextet For Winds and Piano – Paris Wind Ensemble -Claude Helfer, Piano – ORTF Studio – 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Every penny counts. Seriously: Become a Patron! The music of Francis Poulenc this weekend. His Sextet for Wind Ensemble and Piano featuring the Paris...

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February 19, 1951 – The Situation In Korea: Successful Advances – Attempted Revivals

Not to seem obvious, but . . .:Become a Patron! News on this day in 1951, via Edward R. Murrow and The News, gave upbeat assessments from General Matthew Ridgeway regarding the situation in Korea and U.S. advances along the 38th Parallel. At one point, Chinese troops were engaged, their...

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February 13, 1951: War In Korea – Withdrawals, Maneuvering, Condemnation And Celebrations Of An Alliance.

Become a Patron! Despite General MacArthur‘s spin that “we are continuing a war of maneuver”, a new phrase had entered into the Korean War Slang dictionary; “Buggin’ out”. On this February day in 1951, United Nations forces and the U.S. Army were in the process of retreating on several fronts,...

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French National Orchestra Wind Ensemble Play Music Of Francaix – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean Francaix – Quintet For Wind Ensemble – French National Wind Ensemble – Paris Radio – 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! French rarities this weekend, by way of the ORTF broadcast recordings of the 1950s. This one features the French National Orchestra Wind Ensemble: Jules...