Category 1960’s

J. Robert Oppenheimer Has A Word About Science And Culture – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

J. Robert Oppenheimer

– J. Robert Oppenheimer – Lecture at Colorado University – 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – J. Robert Oppenheimer. Often referred to as The Father of The Atomic Bomb, was one of several physicists who were working on the…

Yehudi Menuhin Leads The ORTF Orchestra In Music Of Bartok, Mozart, Bach And Beethoven – 1964 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Yehudi Menuhin

– Yehudi Menuhin conducts l’Orchestre national de l’ORTF – September 30, 1964 – Radio France – The legendary violinist and conductor Yehudi Menuhin this week in this historic concert, leading l’Orchestre national de l’ORTF from September 30, 1964. This concert…

Curtis Mayfield – Live In London 1990 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Curtis Mayfield

– Curtis Mayfield – live At Town & Country, London – 1990 – BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Change of pace for Sunday night – a taste of Soul by way of the legendary Curtis Mayfield.…

Folk Night 1965 – Josh White, Brothers Four, Ian & Sylvia, Judy Collins, Bud & Travis – Hollywood Bowl – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Folk Night 1965 – Josh White, Bud & Travis – Hollywood Bowl – August 1965, Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – – Folk Night 1965 – Ian  Sylvia, Judy Collins, The Brothers Four – Hollywood Bowl – August…

Zubin Mehta – His 1961 Hollywood Bowl Debut With Byron Janis And The L.A. Phil. – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– Los Angeles Philharmonic – Zubin Mehta, cond. Byron Janis, piano – Hollywood Bowl – August 1, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – I ran this concert several years ago at my other site, in less than great sound.…

America The Violent – 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

– America The Violent-1969 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Perhaps not as bad as it is now, but violence seems to be just as integral a part of American society as the automobile. The question has…