Interviews

Selling Of The President – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Selling Of The President – 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Selling Of The President 1968 – Interview with Joe McGinniss – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Selling of The President in 1968. Much as the 1960 Presidential election changed the way politics was marketed to the American people, by 1968 it had become an industry and a science. During...

The Damned: “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” – Weekend Pop Chronicles 0

The Damned: “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” – Weekend Pop Chronicles

The Damned: “Is She Really Going out With Him?” – Story of The Damned – BBC Radio 2 – The Damned, despite what you may have heard, really were the first Punk band to release a record – they were, in effect, the ones who got is all started. Oh,...

Hipsway – Live A Reading Union 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth 0

Hipsway – Live A Reading Union 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Hipsway – live at Reading Union – 1986 – BBC 6 Music – Hipsway – part of that flood of bands from Scotland starting in the early 1980s. Hipsway were a three-piece that dove straight into a mixture of Sophisti-Pop and Blue-Eyed Soul. The band was characterized by the deep...

Chester Himes Talks About Writing – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Chester Himes Talks About Writing – 1972 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Chester Himes – Interviewed on Soul! – March 15, 1972 – NET-TV – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Chester Himes – one of the great American writers of the 20th century, was one of many artists of color who emigrated to Europe and settled in Paris in order to leave prejudice...

Charles Bukowski Talks About Bukowski – 1971 – Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Charles Bukowski Talks About Bukowski – 1971 – Weekend Gallimaufry

Charles Bukowski – talks about his life and reads his poetry – KPFK – Sept. 7, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Charles Bukowski – probably one of the most influential, controversial and misunderstood writers of the 20th century. His work was banned, lambasted, vilified and ultimately celebrated by...

January 1958 0

Day In The Life – 1958 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room

Day In The Life 1958 – January 14, 1958 – NBC Radio: Nightline – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1958 – January 14, 1958, to be exact. What was going on in the world and what were people listening to, this day? You heard the news earlier; it came from...

David Bowie – The Story Is Over – The Song Remains.  Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition 0

David Bowie – The Story Is Over – The Song Remains. Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition

David Bowie – interview for Front Row Program – BBC Radio 4 – March 2002 – BBC Radio – David Bowie (1947-2016) – only last week, Friday to be exact, we were celebrating a birthday and the release of Lazarus, the new album from David Bowie; his second in nearly...

An Interview With Peter Max – 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles 2

An Interview With Peter Max – 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Peter Max – interview with James Day – July 11, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Peter Max, a name practically embedded in the collective psyche of anyone who was around during the 60s. Peter Max took the free expression and loopy sentiment of Psychedelia via the pioneers of...

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances 0

Election 1960 – Pondering And Speculation – Tea Leaves And Trances

Election 1960 – Political issues – The Open Mind – January 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election 1960 – same as it always was; speculation, mulling over the issues, who was a frontrunner, what did each of the parties want – who was likely to be sitting...

Wounded Knee – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

Wounded Knee – 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

Wounded Knee aftermath – Impacto program – August 19, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Wounded Knee. A name which conjures up protest, shame and renewal. And a name that in 1973 was a rallying cry for the American Indian Movement and where the term Red Power came into...