1990s

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Chumbawamba – Glastonbury 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Angry Arts.

Chumbawamba – live at Glastonbury 1994 – Recorded June 26, 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – Chumbawamba to start off the week. A little musical anarchy to get things rolling. If you’re scratching your head, wondering who Chumbawamba are (or were, they broke up in 2012) – here’s a rundown...

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March 24, 1994 – In A Heartbeat – Assassination Of A Candidate

News for this day, twenty years ago had much to do with shock and horror surrounding the assassination of Mexican Presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio, gunned down while celebrating an election victory in Tijuana the evening before.  The alleged assassin, 23 year old Mario Aburto Martinez; a mechanic and Pacifist, was...

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March 23, 1999 – Frustration From Kosovo – A Firing Squad In Cuba – OPEC Cuts Production

March 23, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 1999 – News from Kosovo and the word was Frustration. U.S. envoy Richard Holbrook failed in last-ditch diplomacy efforts to stave off NATO’s first-ever airstrikes over Kosovo. Emerging from a two-hour session with Serbian...

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March 22, 1991 – Shoot-Downs Over No-Fly Zone – Kurdish Rebels Gain Control In The North – Staving Off Famine In Iraq

March 22, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 22, 1991 – news for this day had much to do with the situation in Iraq. Starting with a Pentagon report that an F-15 shot down an Iraqi jet venturing into the No-Fly zone in...

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March 12, 1999 – Germany Gets A New Finance Minister – Russia Gets American Food – The World Loses Yehudi Menuhin.

March 12, 1999 – BBC World Service – Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 12, 1999 – A busy news day made sadder by the report of the loss of violin icon Yehudi Menuhin while Newshour was on the air. The news began with a report that Germany,...

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Elastica – Live At Bristol Sound City Festival – 1995 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Staying with the 90s again this week and one of the less-celebrated bands of the Brit-Pop Invasion, Elastica. In mid-1992, ex-Suede band members Justine Frischmann and Justin Welch decided to form a group. By the autumn of that year, bassist Annie Holland and guitarist Donna Matthews were added. After initially...

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March 8, 1999 – “Joltin’ Joe Has Left The Stadium” – Joe DiMaggio (1914-1999) – Final Curtain For Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999)

March 8, 1999 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 8, 1999 – A day of double loss to the world of Sports and the world of Cinema. Joe DiMaggio, Joltin’ Joe, Yankee Clipper, baseball legend, died earlier in the day at his home in...