1968

Hates Top 40 - Has every Percy Faith Record Ever made

It’s 1968 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In The Bay Area – You’re A Percy Faith Fan And You Don’t Care Who Knows It

KNBR-AM/FM – August 9, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Not everybody you went to school with liked Rock. There were some who were Classical fanatics who would pretend to be sick whenever you mentioned The Rolling Stones. There were others who never quite left 1963 and were still...

Vietnam - the early months of 1968

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...

And even lunch can drive you crazy.

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

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 Equals - Top of the Pops - 1968

Orange Bicycle – Solomon King – Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera – The Equals – Don Partridge – Top Of The Pops – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Orange Bicycle; Solomon King; Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera; The Equals; Don Partridge – Top Of The Pops – April 5, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 – We’ll be here: 24/7: Become a Patron! Ending up the week with another Top Of The Pops program – this one from April 5,...

Status Quo - Photo: Rex Features

Donovan – The Move – The Alan Price Set -The Bee Gees – Status Quo – Top Of The Pops – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Donovan – The Move -The Alan Price Set – The Bee Gees – Status Quo -Top Of The Pops – March 29, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 – You could chip in . . .or not: Become a Patron! Another installment of the legendary Top Of The Pops radio series....

Hollywood Boulevard - 1968

It’s May 1968 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Turning 30 – You Don’t Do Those Dances – It’s Still Your Town.

KMPC – Geoff Edwards – Roger Carroll – June 14, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – I’ll just leave this right here and you can think about it:Become a Patron! Much as many Pop Culture mavens would have you believe the entire world grew their hair long the second...

Mothers Of Invention

Mothers Of Invention – Live In Paris – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mothers Of Invention – Live at l’Olympia, Paris – October 26, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! The Mothers of Invention, on the last night of their 1968 European tour, recorded at l’Olympia in Paris on October 26, 1968. Tonight, it’s a portion of the first...

Vice-Presidential Candidate Spiro Agnew - 1968

Spiro Agnew – Meet The Press – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Hate to sound like a broken record, but . . .Become a Patron! As much as history has shone a light on the political career of Richard Nixon, it hasn’t done so much with Nixon’s former running mate Spiro Agnew, the one-time Governor of Maryland who would eventually leave office...