1960’s

September - The Village - 1965 0

It’s September 10, 1965 – You’re A Teenager – Your Radio Is Starting To Sound A Little Different – Maybe It’s You And Maybe It’s The World In General –

WMCA – September 10, 1965 – Rob Frankel Collection – Things happen fast, especially when you’re growing up. What happened in February is a million miles and two light years away from what’s going on in September. You’re starting to feel serious – you don’t feel like laughing so much...

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Frank Zappa Does An Interview And Takes Questions – 1984 – Past Daily Talking Music

Frank Zappa – In conversation with Charles Amirkhanian recorded on May 20, 1984, San Francisco Exploratorium – KPFA – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing our new series with a rare interview/conversation/Q&A session featuring Frank Zappa, conducted by Charles Amirkhanian from Pacifica station KPFA in Berkeley and recorded during the...

H. Rap Brown - 1968 0

A Few Words From H.Rap Brown – 1968 – Past Daily Voices Of Protest

H.Rap Brown – in conversation with Mitchell Krauss – Newsfront – NET -November 21, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 60s were a decade of enormous upheaval in society. 1968 was something of a peak – it was a turning point in the Vietnam War, it was the...

Thelonious Monk - live in Paris - 1966 0

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live In Paris – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live At Maison de l’ORTF, Paris – March 20, 1966 – Radio France – The legendary Thelonious Monk and his quartet, featuring Charlie Rouse on tenor sax, Larry Gales on bass and Ben Riley on drums, recorded live at ORTF Paris’ Maison de l’ORTF on March...

The Drive-In Theatre 0

July 1962 – The Drive-In Experience – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KGIL – Drive In Pre-show and Intermission Feature – July 18-31, 1962 -John Wilson Collection – The Drive-In Movie Theater – once a staple in the diet of 1950s and 1960s America. Faded from view in the 1970s with the advent of home video and the ensuing VHS/Betamax wars –...

The Waning months of elementary School 0

It’s 1965 – You Live In L.A. – You’re About To graduate Elementary School – Your Teenage Years Are Looming –

KBLA – Bob Dayton Program – December 27, 1965 – Tom Howard Collection – It’s 1965 – everything is happening all at once. You’re about to graduate Elementary School and start Junior High. You have discovered girls, but they haven’t discovered you. You borrowed your dad’s razor and cut your...

The Band You Could Never Settle On A Name For 2

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...

President Johnson (and Dean Rusk) - 1967 0

June 19, 1967 – President Johnson Addresses The Crisis In The Middle-East.

In an address before the Department of State Foreign Policy Conference for Educators on June 19, 1967, President Johnson declared that recent events had proved the wisdom of five principles of peace in the Middle East. The first and greatest principle, he stated, was that “every nation in the area...

Joseph Szigeti 0

Conversation With Joseph Szigeti – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Joseph Szigeti – in conversation with Manoug Parikian, BBC Radio – circa 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary violinist Joseph Szigeti, in conversation with Manoug Parikian for the BBC Radio series Talking About Music – from circa 1964. Joseph Szigeti was a Hungarian violinist who was one...

New York - The Village - 1965 - (Photo: Getty Images) 0

It’s October 1965 – You’re Knee-Deep In Manhattan – The Village Is Still The Center Of The Universe – And Folk Music Is Still Your Muse – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

WABC-FM – Almanac Of Folk Music – October 30, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It keeps us going, especially now: Become a Patron! Contrary to what many people might imagine, Pop Music didn’t suddenly go from Doo-Wop to British Invasion to Summer Of Love in a few short...