France

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July 31, 1982 – Grief Roams A Highway Outside Paris – Black Skies Over Beirut – Iraqis Claim Victory

July 31, 1982 – ABC World News This Morning – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 31, 1982 – In 1982 it was a Saturday. And in France, the last Saturday of the month was known as Black Saturday; the beginning of August vacation for most of France, who took...

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Charlotte Gainsbourg – Private Concert – 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Charlotte Gainsbourg – In Private Concert for RTL2, Belgium – April 24, 2018 – RTL2 – Charlotte Gainsbourg to end the week looking overseas, specifically France, at what’s been going on with music over there. Charlotte Gainsbourg is far from unknown and tours the U.S.periodically. Her Wikipedia page has a...

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Izia Live In Bordeaux – 2018 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend – Rock Without Borders

Izia In Concert From Bordeaux – May 28, 2018 – RTL2, Belgium – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Keeping with our “Rock Without Borders” theme this weekend – another artist who gives further evidence the French Rock scene is alive and well and kicking ass. Izia (Higelin), daughter of the...

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Edward Heath – Britain And The Common Market – 1966 – Past Daily Reference Room

Edward Heath – Meet The Press – June 5, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – After suffering a stunning defeat in the 1964 elections, the defeated Conservative Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home changed the party leadership rules to allow for a ballot by MPs, and then resigned. Former Shadow...

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André Navarra And Henriette Roget Play Music Of Jean-Baptiste Bréval – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean-Baptiste Bréval – Sonata In G Major – André Navarra, Cello – Henriette Roget, Piano – ORTF Studios – Paris, circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Historic musicians in less-than-familiar Baroque music this weekend. Taking the occasional break from 20th Century composers, or the neglected ones of the...