Americana

John Denver – Live At The Troubadour 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Club Date 2

John Denver – Live At The Troubadour 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Club Date

– John Denver – Live At The Troubadour – West Hollywood – September 1, 1971 – KDAY-AM broadcast – Ending up the holiday weekend with a set by John Denver, recorded at Doug Weston’s Troubadour in West Hollywood on September 1, 1971 and broadcast by AM radio station KDAY. This...

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend 0

Early Americana In Music – 1943 – Gramophone Weekend

– – Music Of The New World – Music of the settlers – November 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A slice of early Americana this weekend, just in time to end up Thanksgiving weekend – a look at music of the Early American settlers and music of the...

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Jackie & Roy – Live At Art Park 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

– Jackie & Roy – live at Art Park Festival – September 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jackie & Roy this week, from a concert recorded by NPR for their Jazz Alive series, at the Art Park Festival in Boston in September 1979. Long considered Jazz’ First Couple,...

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Looking At Acting In 1955 – Weekend Gallimaufry

NBC Radio – Biography In Sound – The Actor – March 6, 1955 – The Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although this documentary concentrates primarily at Acting for the Stage in 1955, the sentiments and reflections on the craft spill easily over into film, as was evidenced by Rocky Graziano’s...

Cold War And Witch Hunts – November 25, 1947 0

Cold War And Witch Hunts – November 25, 1947

– NBC News Of The World – November 25, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Cold War grew in intensity, and as the world reacted, news for this November 25th in 1947 was pessimistic and ominous. The Big Four Foreign Ministers Conference wasn’t yielding the results as...

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A Thanksgiving Turkey Named Harry – November 24, 1999

  – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – November 24, 1999 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 24th in 1999 was a Wednesday, and the day before Thanksgiving. And so news for this day had much to do with the crush of traffic on highways and to...

While America Takes The Day Off; Hanging Chads – November 23, 2000 0

While America Takes The Day Off; Hanging Chads – November 23, 2000

– BBC World Service – Newshour – November 23, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As America was knee-deep in Hanging Chads and the controversy surrounding the Presidential election and the vote count, news outlets throughout the rest of the world on this day were weighing in on it...

McKendree Spring – In Session 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable. 0

McKendree Spring – In Session 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable.

– McKendree Spring – In Session for The Show – NET-TV – March 1, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A live session tonight from early American Prog. Although they reformed in 2009 and are still performing, McKendree Spring began life in 1969 – America’ answer to the burgeoning...

Observations On The Others – The Hutterites 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Observations On The Others – The Hutterites 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – CBS Radio – The Hidden Revolution: The Hutterites – November 19, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As much as America’s greatness has been based on its elastic nature; that nature that we are all-encompassing, compassionate people, has been the groundwork, the foundation of America. And in...