1960’s

Paul Paray 0

Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France – 1964-1972 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Paray with L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – Retrospective Program #1 – 2014 – Radio France Musique- Paul Paray in concert with the Radio France Philharmonic in the first of a series of programs produced by France Musique in 2014 featuring the legendary conductor leading the orchestra during his...

Tomorrow - What will it be like? 0

April 21, 1960 – Tomorrow: What Will It Be Like? – Past Daily Reference Room

Your support is vital to us: Become a Patron! Tomorrow – The Future -The Jet-Age – Eternal optimism and the 30 hour work week (or less). America was in the midst of great prosperity and technological leaps. We were a nation on the cutting edge; we were innovators – we...

LBJ Press Conference - April 1964 0

April 23, 1964 – An LBJ Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room: Presidents Being Presidential

Does a world of good: Become a Patron! An LBJ Press conference. Typical of the time; typical of most every press conference up until the contentious ones during the end of the Nixon Administration. Civility, decorum and a President being Presidential. Here’s an excerpted text of the opening statement before...

1979 0

You Live In L.A. – It’s 1979 – It’s Almost 1980 – You Haven’t Wrapped Your Head Around 1970 Yet.

Become a Patron! The older you get, the faster time goes by – there’s clinical proof someplace. You remember a time when a week felt like a month and a month felt like a century. You remember New Year’s Eve 1969 and you remember exactly where you were when it...

Marriane Faithfull - in concert from Munich 2014 0

Marianne Faithfull – Live In Munich 2014 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Sigh Of Relief Edition

Marianne Faithfull – in concert from Circus Krone, Munich – November 15, 2014 – Radio Bayern 2 Become a Patron! When news came down that the legendary Marianne Faithful had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been hospitalized, in what was termed as “fair condition”, that old and by now...

Vietnam - the early months of 1968 0

Vietnam 1968 – Viewing A War As Others Saw It – The Foreign Press Reports. Past Daily Reference Room.

Become a Patron! Vietnam in 1968. I suppose it depends on who is doing the reporting and where they are reporting from, but the Vietnam War (as with just about all wars and military involvements since) was a bubbling cauldron of differing points of view. Up until the fateful period...

Ian Whitcomb - live at Montreux - 1983 0

Ian Whitcomb – Live At Montreux – 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Tribute Edition. Ian Whitcomb: (1941-2020)

Ian Whitcomb (with Dick Zimmermann) – Live at Montreux – July 23, 1983 – RTS-Switzerland Become a Patron! More sad and devastating news tonight. The passing earlier this evening (April 20) of multi-talent/singer/writer/historian/bon vivant/influencer Ian Whitcomb – another casualty to the insidious Coronavirus and its complications brought on**. It seems...

And even lunch can drive you crazy. 0

It’s May 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – It’s Spring – Summer Is Just Around The Corner, A Million Miles Away

KHJ -The Real Don Steele – May 25, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! It’s Spring. It will be Summer soon – but not soon enough. That period between Spring Break and Summer Vacation is deadly and it’s the same every year. Nothing happens – time...

Tim Rose - in session for John Peel - 1968 - Photo: Trevor Neal 0

Tim Rose – In Session – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tim Rose – in session for Top Gear (John Peel) – recorded July 1, 1968 – broadcast July 7, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 – Even just a little bit: Become a Patron! Tim Rose for Sunday night. A name that may ring a few vague bells – but a...

The Friday Night Dance in the Boys Gym 2

It’s April 1966 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re In High School – You Don’t Dance – Well . . .You Do, But . . .

KHJ – The “Real” Don Steel – April 26, 1966 – Become a Patron! It’s April 1966 – you’re in the middle of your first semester of High School. You feel unquestionably inferior to just about everyone around you. You are no longer “bitchin’” or “outta sight” like you were...