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Roy Eldridge – Coleman Hawkins All-Stars With Arthur Prysock At Birdland 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat 0

Roy Eldridge – Coleman Hawkins All-Stars With Arthur Prysock At Birdland 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio: Stars In Jazz from Birdland – September 4, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Heading back to the 50s this weekend. The first of a series of broadcasts coming from Birdland on 53nd Street and...

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An Interview With James Mason – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – James Mason Interview – Martha Deane Program – WOR-AM – January 24, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Continuing the occasional series of Icon Interviews. This week it’s the legendary James Mason, who had a long and very distinguished career in...

Gordon Parks, Melvin van Peebles, Ossie Davis And Butterfly McQueen Talk About Black Cinema – 1971 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

Gordon Parks, Melvin van Peebles, Ossie Davis And Butterfly McQueen Talk About Black Cinema – 1971 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WNET – Free Time: Black Cinema – Nov. 9, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In 1971 a new genre in Cinema exploded on the scene, and quickly became part of our Popular Culture. It was cinema written by, produced by,...

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1954 Tony Awards – March 28, 1954 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link  here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – 1954 Tony Awards – March 28, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to believe, but there was a time when Awards shows were strictly about the Awards and nothing else. Early Academy Awards ceremonies were in the...

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The Kinks – Live In Paris – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Kinks – Live In Paris – 1965 – ORTF, Paris Although the period of the “British Invasion” of the 1963-1965 is pretty well documented, a lot of what exists in the way of live performances comes from either the BBC...

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Culture In A Market Society – 1960 – Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Open Mind: Culture And A Market Society – January 31, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In May 1959, President Eisenhower participated in the groundbreaking ceremony which would eventually result in The Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts. It was...

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Shakeup In The Kremlin – October 16, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – WXYZ, Detroit Morning Report – October 16, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many...

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Baseball, Cold War, Red Scares – Life On Planet Earth – April 15, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player: (Still working on the Audio Player fiasco. Seems there are a lot of other problems WordPress is having to contend with at the moment) Your typical week, as far as the Fabulous 50s are concerned. This week, ending on April 15th in...

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“Get It Over By Christmas” – The Week Ending November 28, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of November 28, 1950 No picnic, this week in November of 1950. Starting off with an out-of-control bus on a mountain road in Colorado to a much hoped-for “Final Push” in Korea, it was just a haywire week in...