Beat Generation

Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser – Update 12

Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser – Update 12

Day 20 – 10 days left to go and the last full week of our Spring Fundraiser. This is the make-or-break period and we need every penny of support we can if we’re going to get even close to our goal. I can’t begin to tell you how important your...

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The Plague Of Comic Books – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – New World: Comic Books – July 1, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the 50s galloped on, and as the Cold War brought with it a certain fear, paranoia and fatalist look at...

Mamie Van Doren Talks About The Beat Generation – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Mamie Van Doren Talks About The Beat Generation – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Interview with Mamie Van Doren for The Beat Generation – June 6, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A staple of the American cultural diet since Cinema began; the Exploitation Film. Certainly during the Cold War, the...

Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Dizzy Gillespie – Live In Paris – February 5, 1953 – Radio France This one’s not only rare, it sounds amazing. The legendary Dizzy Gillespie; high-priest of Bop, Crown-Prince of Cool in concert from Paris, recorded on...

Lenox School Of Jazz Concert – 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Lenox School of Jazz Concert – August 29, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of those All-Star occasions; a celebration of the Lenox School of Jazz featuring a virtual who’s who in the Jazz world, all crammed into the Music...

Who Beat The Beat Generation? 1958 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Open Mind: Who Beat The Beat Generation – Dec. 28, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Lest we think The Beat Generation was embraced by all who ran across it, you’re dead-wrong. In 1958, mainstream media couldn’t wait to pronounce...

Today’s Young Woman – 1953 – A Lecture By Millicent Carey McIntosh – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio Lecture Hall – Millicent Carey McIntosh -Today’s Young Women – November 14, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection You will be listening to this and you’ll wonder if this is a description of life on another planet. It bears...

Vic Chesnutt With Lambchop In Concert At Crossing Border Festival – 1998 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Vic Chesnutt with Lambchop – Live At Crossing Border Festival – October 16, 1998 – VPRO, Hilversum No doubt, Vic Chesnutt was an original. Hampered, only in the physical sense, the result of a car accident when he was 18 which...