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Cornershop – In Session 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Cornershop – John Peel Session – BBC – Feb. 13, 1993 – BBC Radio 1 – Cornershop – one of the more unusual and eclectic mashups of musical styles and genres to come along in the early 1990s. Formed in 1991 by the brothers Tjinder and Avnar Singh, along with...

March 16, 1942

March 16, 1942 Defending Fortress India

March 16, 1942 – News of the World – NBC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 16, 1942 – A day where focus of attention was on the Far East and the South Pacific. Word that Sir Stafford Cripps was sent on a mission to bolster support for India,...

February 15, 1951 – 48,000 And Counting

February 15, 1951 – 48,000 And Counting

February 15, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and the News – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 15, 1951 – Reports from Korea were pessimistic, even with spin attached. As of this day the list of casualties grew by 600, passing the 48,000 mark for both dead...

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Kate Tempest – Live At Trans Musicales 2014 – Rennes, France – December 4, 2014 – RFI-FIP – Kate Tempest tonight. Considered one of the brightest and most promising of new talents, Tempest has made a serious name for herself in the area of Rap and Poetry and is...

Bhopal: A Cloud Of Misery – December 4, 1984

Bhopal: A Cloud Of Misery – December 4, 1984

– Bhopal Aftermath – CBS World News Roundup – December 4, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day had a lot to do with the continually unfolding story in Bhopal India. A poison gas leak from a Union Carbide Chemical plant, exposing some 500,000 people –...

Pakistan: Warning To The West – November 23, 1961

Pakistan: Warning To The West – November 23, 1961

– ABC Radio – Pakistan: A Warning To The West – November 23, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this day in 1961, Pakistan was making the news. Not that a crisis had broken out. In fact Pakistani President General Ayub Kahn visited Washington earlier in the year...

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Television Personalities – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Television Personalities – In Session for John Peel – September 1, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Television Personalities, despite a constantly changing lineup, are still (reportedly) together since their initial formation in 1978. Founded and headed by Dan Treacy, Television Personalities has weathered much controversy, including extended jail...

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970

If There Were A Peace Conference – July 13, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – Huntley-Brinkley – July 13, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Rumors of peace-feelers, this July 13th in 1970. Soviet deputy Foreign Minister Nikolai Feryubin meeting with India’s Indira Gandhi over the possibilities of a Peace Conference over the war in Vietnam. Feryubin had just finished...

Ravi Shankar – Festival Of Indian Music At The Hollywood Bowl 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Ravi Shankar – Festival Of Indian Music At The Hollywood Bowl 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Festival Of Indian Music – Hollywood Bowl August 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Another rare and long-thought lost concert this week. The Festival Of Indian Music at The Hollywood Bowl, given on August 4,...

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

Britain Goes To The Polls – February 23, 1950

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Edward R. Murrow News With Larry Leseur – Feb. 23, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Busy day in World affairs and a busy day in domestic ones. While the eyes of the world were focused on...