1981

Attempting A Fix To A Wobbly Ecnonomy

June 3, 1981 – A Wobbly State Of The World Economy – John Paul II Leaves The Hospital.

June 3, 1981 – CBS Radio – 9:00 am Network News – 11:00 am Network News – Gordon Skene June 3, 1981 – Wobbly seemed an apt description for the world this day. A wobbly economy was sending shock waves throughout the world and caused major concerns here at home....

Mo-Dettes in session for Peel - 1981

Mo-Dettes In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mo-Dettes – in session for John Peel – recorded July 1, 1981 – broadcast July 21st – BBC Radio 1 – Mo-Dettes for the middle of the week. Considered by several to be a UK version of The Go-Go’s, many also considered them the first post-Indie All-girl Supergroup to grace...

Northern Ireland - April 1981

April 24, 1981 – A President Returns – Northern Ireland Braces – Another Abortion Debate

April 24, 19981 – CBS World News Roundup + News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another busy day for news, this April 24th in 1981. President Reagan, recovering from wounds he received twenty-five days earlier from the assassination attempt, was eager to get back to work....

The 70s are over

It’s 1981 – You Live In San Francisco – You’re A Teenager – The 70s Are Definitely Over. Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KFRC – Rick Shaw Show – Fall 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 70s are over and MTV is just getting started. Your radio is more lively than usual. Disco has drifted off into the Sunset and Springsteen is the must-listen-to artist now. You never really got into...

Spandau Ballet

Spandau Ballet – Live In Madrid – 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Spandau Ballet – in Concert from Madrid – July 12, 1981 – RNE Radio 3 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Spandau Ballet in concert from Madrid this weekend – Recorded by Radio Nacional España on July 12, 1981. Spandau Ballet formed in Islington, London, in 1979. Emerging from new...

Herb Elllis, Charlie Byrd, Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd – Live In Berlin – 1981 – Past Daily Downbeat

Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Charlie Byrd – Three Great Jazz Guitarists In Concert – Jazzfest Berlin – November 8, 1981 – RBB Radio Berlin – A summit meeting of legendary Jazz Guitarists this weekend. Herb Ellis, Charlie Byrd and Barney Kelles in concert at the 1981 Jazz Berlin – recorded...

Theatre of Hate

Theatre Of Hate In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Theatre Of Hate – In session for John Peel – Recorded August 15, 1981 – Broadcast August 24 – BBC Radio 1 – Theatre Of Hate in session to close out the working week. Originally known as The Pack, Theatre Of Hate were a British punk rock band formed in...

Alexander Haig

January 28, 1981 – Deregulating Gas Prices – Scrapping The Carter Defense Budget – Secretary Of State Haig Ruffles Feathers

January 28, 1981 – CBS Radio News + The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 28, 1981 -A busy news day and much of it coming from Washington. Starting with news that Price controls on gas and oil and petroleum were to be removed. Keeping a campaign...