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1960’s

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Jean-Pierre Wallez And Catherine Silie Play Music Of Franck – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Cesar Franck – Sonata for Violin and Piano – Jean-Pierre Wallez, Violin – Catherine Silie, Piano – ORTF Broadcast 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Familiar works performed by prominent French artists on their way up. In this broadcast recital, the artists in question are Jean-Pierre Wallez and pianist...

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You’re A Teenager – You Live In Fresno, California – It’s 1968 – It’s February – It Will All Get Weird Soon Enough

KYNO – Fresno – Lee Duncan 8:00 am – 9:00 am – February 12, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hard to imagine, at least to those of us “of a certain age”, that it will be 50 years since 1968 first visited us. The year started off with...

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L.A. In 1962 – Megalopolis At Night – KNX Visits The Potted Pigeon And Asks About The food – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KNX Radio – Megalopolis At Night: A Visit To The Potted Pigeon – June 8, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – L.A. nightlife in the early 60s. A lot going on and no shortage of restaurants and night clubs. Along Hollywood Boulevard it was a place to people watch...

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It’s July 1966 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In St. Louis – Paul Revere And The Raiders Can Read Your Mind – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KXOK – Nick Charles – July 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer School. You don’t hear about it that much any more, but in 1966 it was a ritual if you were still in School. Taking Summer school held the possibility that you might graduate a semester...

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Charles Houdret And The CBC Symphony Play Music Of Claude Champagne – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Claude Champagne – Altitude – CBC Symphony – Charles Houdret – 1961 – CBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to Canada this weekend for a performance of Altitude by French-Canadian composer Claude Champagne. Composed in 1960 and given this world-premier 1961 broadcast recording by the CBC...

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Los Angeles – Disappearing Acts – Commercials For Places And Things That No Longer Exist, Or Are Vastly Different – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Los Angeles and West Coast Radio Commercials – 1950s-1970s – Various places and products – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although I am one who actively shuns “the good old days” when talking about the past, there are times when I find myself inundated with bits of my youth; my...