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September 23, 1967 – Vietnam: Saving It By Destroying It – Sniper Fire In Aurora – Fighting Over Mao.

Subscribers can get this download for free: Become a Patron! Waking up to the news this morning in 1967 had much to do with the endless war of attrition in Vietnam. The ongoing battle, mounting casualties and airstrikes near the Marine outpost at Con Thien. The theory being to destroy...

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It’s August 1969, You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A., You Still Love KRLA, Summer Is Almost Over, So Are The 60s

KRLA – Bob Dayton – August 14, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! It’s August 14, 1969 – in a few weeks school will be starting. Summer will be over – well . . . until the Santa Ana winds start blowing in October, and then it’s...

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Music Of Frederick Jacobi – Irene Jacobi And The Belgian National Orchestra, Franz André – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Frederick Jacobi – Concertino For Piano And Orchestra – Irene Jacobi, Piano – Belgian Radio Orchestra, Franz André – SPA Records #7 – circa 1953 – Frederick Jacobi tonight. Most likely the premier recording of his Concertino for Piano And Orchestra composed in 1946, premiered shortly after – and this...

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It’s 1979 – You Live In L.A. – The Decade Is Almost Over – You Are Not Amused.

KRTH-Los Angeles – October 1979 – London & Engelman Show – Rob Frankel Collection – Become a Patron! Uh-oh – you’re getting to that point where you’re starting to miss things. Some people call it nostalgia. You just wonder where it all went. The 70s were your decade – even...

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National Gallery Orchestra With Richard Bales – Americana Concert – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

National Gallery Orchestra In Concert – Richard Bales, Conductor – June 29, 1982 – NPR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A heavy-duty dose of Americana this week in the form of The National Gallery Orchestra, under the leadership of Music Director Richard Bales and featuring a veritable feast of...

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The Neville Brothers With Dr. John – Live In Japan – 1987 (RIP: Art Neville) – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition

The Neville Brothers With Dr. John – Live in Japan – July 1987 – (RIP: Art Neville) – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Art Neville (1937-2019) – in a year already hit with the tremendous loss of New Orleans cornerstones Dr. John, Dave Bartholomew and now Art Neville, this is...

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Getting Sick In America – Healthcare In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – Second Sunday – August 11, 1968 Become a Patron! Since the subject of Healthcare has been front-and-center in the media and most conversation the past few decades, it’s sobering to know it’s not a new argument. In fact, the subject of affordable healthcare has been argued since...

Segregated Footballl Game - 1955 - Pictures can be deceiving 0

Wrapping Up A Fundraiser – Past Daily’s 2019 Search For Supporters And Why History Is Important.

Become a Patron! After a promising start, sidelined for almost two weeks by a website server crash, the scramble to catch up has been met with mixed results. A lot of you have been supportive of Past Daily during this fundraiser; either by new contributions or renewing older ones. That...