1990s

When A Hero Drops A Bombshell – November 8, 1991

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – Friday, November 8, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this November 8th in 1991 had mostly to do with reaction to the shocking disclosure the previous evening that Basketball legend Ervin “Magic” Johnson was...

As Murky As The Waters Of Nantucket – November 5, 1999

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – November 5, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection An interesting and prophetic day, this November 5th in 1999. Starting with the hopeful news on Unemployment. The October unemployment figures showed 4.1%, it’s lowest in 30 years, delighting...

Smashing Orange in session for Peel

Smashing Orange – In Session 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Criminally Neglected Bands Edition

It helps – it really does: Become a Patron! Described in the European press as “one of Americas best kept secrets”, Smashing Orange were a band from Wilmington Delaware, who landed in the UK and became part of the wave of Shoegaze bands of the early 1990s. Sadly, the secret...

Wayne Shorter-Larry Coryell At Montreux 1990 – Past Daily Downbeat

        Click on the link here for Audio Player – Wayne Shorter – Larry Coryell – Live at Montreux – July 20, 1990 – Swiss Radio Over to Montreux this weekend for a classic meeting between legends Wayne Shorter and Larry Coryell, recorded on July 20, 1990...

Ocean Colour Scene – Live At The Manchester Apollo -1998 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Ocean Colour Scene – live at Manchester Apollo – 1998 – BBC 6 Music History is jammed with bands who got sidetracked somewhere out of the starting gate and never regained their momentum; crashing and burning and left with a legacy...

A Word From John Paul II From The United Nations About A World Gone Askew – October 5, 1995

Click  on the link here for Audio Player – Pope John Paul II Addresses United Nations General Assembly – October 5, 1995 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Billed as the last address he would give at a gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, Pope John Paul II...

Jeff Buckley – Live In Rotterdam – 1995 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Jeff Buckley – Live in Rotterdam – Feb. 25, 1995 – VPRO/3voor12 I ran across this concert the other day and it reminded me of the great talents who often come our way but leave way too soon. Jeff Buckley had...

Last Time The Lights Went Out – Government Shutdown’s Greatest Hits – Dec. 1995 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports on Government Shutdown – December 16-21, 1995 – CBS Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With word today of the impasse on Capitol Hill and the resulting shutdown of Government, the flurry of finger pointing starts. And 17...

A Photo-Op In Haiti – September 20, 1994

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News For September 20, 1994 – NPR Morning Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For September 20, 1994 the news was about U.S. troops landing in Haiti and the removal of one government, headed up by Military strongman Raoul Cédras and...

Radiohead – Live At Via Asagio – 1995 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Radiohead in Concert at Via Asagio, Rome – Recorded May 2, 1995 – RAI Radio 2 Planet Rock Taking a brief step back to the 90s tonight. I was originally going to run this the other week, but got sidetracked and...