Americana

Moe Howard 0

A Word Or Two From Moe Howard Of The Three Stooges – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Moe Howard of The Three Stooges – “Whatever Became of . . .?” – July 27, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Three Stooges were an essential ingredient in the diets of just about every kid growing up in the U.S. from the 1930s on. In the 1950s,...

Euell Gibbons 0

“Many Parts Of A Pine Tree Are Edible” – A Word Or Two From Euell Gibbons – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Euell Gibbons – Book Beat – December 16, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Euell Gibbons -Cast your mind back for a moment (if you are of a certain age). It’s the late 1960s and you’re watching TV – a commercial for Grapenuts Cereal comes on. A craggy looking...

Students at Horace Mann Hi - 1958 0

December 6, 1957 – Rock n’ Roll In Days Of Segregation – Little Rock, Arkansas – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

December 6, 1957 – KOKY, Little Rock Arkansas – The Harold Hartley Show – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 6, 1957 – Little Rock, Arkansas – the year may sound familiar and the city may ring a few bells. Only 3 months earlier, Little Rock was ground zero for...

Talk Radio in Los Angeles in 1966 0

It’s November 22, 1966 – You Live In Los Angeles – The City Has Fallen In Love With Its Own Voice – You Blame Talk Radio – Talk Radio Laughs

KABC – Dick Whittington Show – November 22, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The phenomenon wasn’t entirely new, and it wasn’t completely the property of Los Angeles in the 1960s, but it suddenly seemed like every radio station that wasn’t playing Top-40 was hosting Talk Radio. Disc Jockeys...

Nelson Rockefeller 0

November 23, 1974 – Ford Heads (Far) East – Economy Goes Gloomy – Rockefeller Gets Testy

November 23, 1974 – Washington Week In Review – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 23, 1974. Lots to be thankful for, but try getting anyone to feel that way at the time. President Ford was touring the Far East, readying to land in Japan where he was expected to...

Leon Russell 0

Leon Russell – Slippin’ Into Christmas – 1972 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table – Holiday Edition

Leon Russell and The Shelter People – Slippin’ Into Christmas – 1972 – Shelter Records – As crowds line up, snaking down city blocks and shivering in sub-zero temperatures in anticipation of snagging a bargain on what has now become the second Great Holiday; Black Friday – a name which...

Senator-elect Clinton P. Anderson 0

November 21, 1948 – Senator Clinton P. Anderson Meets The Press – Past Daily Reference Room

November 21, 1948 – NBC Radio: Meet The Press – Senator-elect Clinton P. Anderson – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 21, 1948. A good two weeks after the stunning upset victory by Democrats in the 1948 Presidential election, pundits and reporters were still mulling over what happened. This interview,...