1970’s

Gregor Piatigorsky 0

A Word Or Two With Gregor Piatigorsky – 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Gregor Piatigorsky in conversation with James Day – Day At Night – May 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gregor Piatigorsky. Without question one of the greatest cellists of the 20th century, and to some the greatest string player of all time. The Ukranian born American cellist settled...

Moe Howard 0

A Word Or Two From Moe Howard Of The Three Stooges – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Moe Howard of The Three Stooges – “Whatever Became of . . .?” – July 27, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Three Stooges were an essential ingredient in the diets of just about every kid growing up in the U.S. from the 1930s on. In the 1950s,...

Pete Shelley 2

Buzzcocks – Live At Amsterdam Paradiso – 1979 – RIP: Pete Shelley – Past Daily Soundbooth: Memorial Edition

Buzzcocks – live at Amsterdam Paradiso – March 2, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Terrible news today. The passing of Pete Shelley, who was not only the spirit and guiding light of seminal Punk band The Buzzcocks, but who went on to a stellar career as a solo...

Candlelight vigil for Mayor Moscone and Supervisor Milk 2

November 27, 1978 – “Both Mayor Moscone And Supervisor Harvey Milk . . . Have Been Shot . . . And Killed”

KPFA Evening News – Special Report – November 27, 1978 – KPFA/KPFB – Pacifica Network – November 27, 1978 – 40 years ago today, an act of jealousy and hatred changed the face of a city. The Moscone–Milk assassinations were the killings of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and San...

Nelson Rockefeller 0

November 23, 1974 – Ford Heads (Far) East – Economy Goes Gloomy – Rockefeller Gets Testy

November 23, 1974 – Washington Week In Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 23, 1974. Lots to be thankful for, but try getting anyone to feel that way at the time. President Ford was touring the Far East, readying to land in Japan where he was expected to...

Leon Russell 0

Leon Russell – Slippin’ Into Christmas – 1972 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table – Holiday Edition

Leon Russell and The Shelter People – Slippin’ Into Christmas – 1972 – Shelter Records – As crowds line up, snaking down city blocks and shivering in sub-zero temperatures in anticipation of snagging a bargain on what has now become the second Great Holiday; Black Friday – a name which...