1950’s

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Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roger Matton: Concerto For Two Pianos And Percussion – Jeanne Landry – Josephte Dufresne, Pianos – Jean-Louis Charbonneau – Guy Lachapelle, percussion – Recorded 1955 – CBC Radio Studio session – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Music of Roger Matton again this weekend – his Concerto for two Pianos...

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Little Richard Talks About Little Richard – KRTH-FM – 1986 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Little Richard – Interviewed on KRTH-101-FM Los Angeles – June 18,1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When you start diving into the history of Rock; those people and situations that changed and shaped the course of popular music during the 2nd half of the 20th century, the name Little...

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April 18, 1956 – Sniping In Israel – Endless Deaths In Algeria – Forever Hopeful At The UN

April 18, 1956 – News Of The Day – Various newscasts – Mutual Broadcasting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 18, 1956. If you were around on this day you would be hearing news that had a roughly familiar ring to it. Factions forwarding an agenda of Independence from...

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Fernand Oubradous And The Ensemble Class Of The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Weekend Gramophone

Ibert: Pieces en Trio – Ensemble Class of The Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Jacques Ibert tonight, as performed by the Ensemble Class of the Paris Conservatory, conducted by the legendary Fernand Oubradous in this...

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March 26, 1958 – A Day In The Life Of Sixty Years Ago . . . . – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

NBC Radio – Nightline – March 26, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An average day in the average life of the average American – March 26, 1958. Sixty years ago – the dim-distant past. If you were there, you’ve been around the block a few times. If you...

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March 29, 1952 – President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner – Presidents Being Presidential

President Truman: Jefferson-Jackson Day Address – March 29, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Truman addressing fellow Democrats at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner on March 29, 1952. Harry S. Truman had the unenviable task of filling the shoes of Franklin Roosevelt when, as vice-President, he was thrust...

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Fernand Oubradous And Students Of The Conservatoire de Paris Play Music Of Gounod – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Charles Gounod: Petite Symphonie for Winds – Student Orchestra of the Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1952 Broadcast performance – ORTF-Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although far from being overlooked and under appreciated, Charles Gounod is primarily thought of as a composer of Opera and Choral...