1960’s

Sports Night - Palm Springs 1965 0

It’s 1965 – You Live In Los Angeles, But In A Few Days It Will Be Boss Angeles.

KHJ – Roger Christian – April 29, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For years, if you lived in L.A. the two mainstays of Rock Radio for you were KFWB and KRLA. Sure, there were others, but KRLA and KFWB were the go-to stations; you listened for the exclusives,...

Life in Philadelphia - 1961 1

It’s 1961 – You Live In Philadelphia – You Aren’t A Teenager . . . Yet – Parts Don’t Fit Right –

WIBG – Philadelphia – Jerry Stephens – January 6, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Admit it – if you had to do it all over again and were asked which period you would like to skip, you would invariably say “just before puberty hit”. Nothing compares to the...

The Economy of War 0

The Cost Of War – The $10 Billion Goof Over Vietnam – Sen. William Proxmire -Meet The Press 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Sen. William Proxmire – Meet The Press – February 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1967 and the Vietnam War was dragging on – it had escalated and it was starting to look like a war of attrition. In early 1967 it was learned that the budget for...

Rural Poverty 0

The Poor People They Don’t Talk Much About – Rural Poverty In Heartland America – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

CBS Radio – Capitol Cloakroom – February 1, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Poverty. In 1967 much of the focus on poverty and the programs proposed by President Johnson through his Great Society and War On Poverty programs focused much of the attention on poverty in the inner-cities...

The Doors at Danbury High - 1967 0

The Doors – Live At Danbury High School – 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Doors – Live At Danbury High School, Danbury Connecticut -October 11, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unfortunately, the sound is a little creaky – but then, what would you expect; high school sound systems were better able to handle student assemblies, Talent Shows or the Christmas Sing...

Chicago - Democratic Convention 1968 0

Chicago 1968 – A Day In the Park – August 27, 1968 – Democratic National Convention – Weekend Reference Room

KPFK/Pacifica – Chicago 1968 – A Day In The Park – The 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention Protests – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Chicago – August 27, 1968 – In an already tumultuous year; one that started with what many considered to be the turning point in the Vietnam War by...