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France Clidat And Georges Gourdet Play Music Of Claude Pascal – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Claude Pascal – Sonatine for Saxophone and Piano – Georges Gourdet, Saxophone – France Clidat, piano – ORTF Broadcast – 1958 A buck makes all the difference in the world: Become a Patron! The music of Claude Pascal this weekend. His Sonatine for Saxophone and Piano in this 1958 radio...

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Grappelli-Coryell-Catherine-Pedersen – Live In Paris – 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

Larry Coryell, Philip Catherine, Stephane Grappelli and Niels Henning Ørsted-Pedersen – Live in Paris – May 3, 1980 – RFI An homage to Django Rheinhardt this weekend, via guitarists Larry Coryell and Philip Catherine, the renowned violinist Stephane Grappelli and bassist Niels Henning Ørsted-Pedersen, recorded at Espace Cardin in Paris...

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It’s July 1966 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re In A Band – No, Really . . .You’re In A Band.

KFWB-Los Angeles – B. Mitchel Reed – Battle Of The Bands Semi-Finals – July 1966 – Help support the arcane and the strange: Become a Patron! Ever since you saw The Beatles on Ed Sullivan you wanted to be in a rock n’ roll band. You hounded your parents for...

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July 3, 1941 – View From The Eastern Front – German Armies Pushing, Russian Armies Resisting.

July 3, 1941 – News continued to pour in from the Eastern front on this July 3rd. News that German armies were steadily making gains, pushing back and in some cases encircling Russian armies on the road to Moscow. Germans had captured some 100,000 Russian troops in one battle alone,...

The Polio Quarantine of 1946 0

The Last Time America Was In Quarantine It Was Called Polio – 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

We’ve been through this, or a version of this, before. The last time it was like this it was called Poliomyelitis or Polio for short. Poliomyelitis, a highly contagious disease with symptoms including common flu-like symptoms such as sore throat, fever, tiredness, headache, a stiff neck and stomach ache. For...

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July 2, 1940 – Balkans Under Revision – France Under New Order – Bets On An Invasion Of Britain.

Become a Patron! July 2, 1940 – 305 days since war began in Europe. On this day, news from The Balkans that Romania had decided on a change of Foreign Policy. The day before, Prime Minister Tatarescu cancelled all existing pacts which Rumania held jointly with England and France. According...

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July 1, 1988 – A Scandal At The Pentagon – The Missile Count Is On – No Holds Barred At The Politburo

Just a reminder to chip in if you haven’t already: Become a Patron! July 1, 1988 -Reasonably calm, as news days go. The scandal at the Pentagon was uncovering more wrinkles. Another piece of the puzzle was exposed earlier when FBI wiretaps on consultants revealed Defense Consultant Mark Saunders receiving...

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Inspiral Carpets – In Concert From Manchester – 1989 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Inspiral Carpets – Live at Manchester University – May 5, 1989 A dose of early Madchester to start the week. Inspiral Carpets in concert at Manchester University and recorded on May 5, 1989. Inspiral Carpets formed in Oldham in 1983. The band’s most successful lineup featured frontman Tom Hingley, drummer...