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Alice B. Toklas Has A Word Or Two And A Recipe For Her Infamous Brownies – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Become a Patron! Alice B.Toklas. The name might not ring many bells with generations born after the 1960s. But during the 60s, during the blossoming of the Counterculture, she was an icon, and maybe more than her companion Gertrude Stein, became the face of the burgeoning drug culture that sprang...

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Ruth Posselt With Charles Munch And The Boston Symphony Rehearse Bloch And Haydn – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Ruth Posselt with Charles Munch and the Boston Symphony In Rehearsal – March 24, 1951 Become a Patron! Continuing our series of Boston Symphony Rehearsals. This week it’s the BSO under Music Director Charles Munch and the legendary American violinist Ruth Posselt in a rehearsal of Ernst Bloch‘s Baal Shem...

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Call Of The Range – Cliffie Stone And The Plainsmen – 1946 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

Call Of The Range – Cliffie Stone With The Plainsmen – CBS Radio/KNX Los Angeles – October 21, 1946- Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is something you absolutely don’t hear anymore. Not unless you already know about, grew up with, have been a fan of or have a propensity...

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Paris By Night – 1939 – D. E. Inglebrecht, Germaine Martinelli, Wal-Berg And His Orchestra – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Paris By Night- Co-production of Paris Radio/NBC Blue Network and the CBC in Canada – March 21, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Paris By Night – it probably looked very good on paper, it was an ambitious project and it was a showcase for the technological advances that...

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1949: And It Sounded Like This – Past Daily Year-End Gallimaufry

1949: Voices And Events For The Year – NBC Radio – December 31, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1949 – a year in the dim-distant past for most of us, but a year that, not unlike the annual Christmas Fruitcake, was the gift that kept on giving for...

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A Word Or Two With Gregor Piatigorsky – 1974 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Gregor Piatigorsky in conversation with James Day – Day At Night – May 24, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Gregor Piatigorsky. Without question one of the greatest cellists of the 20th century, and to some the greatest string player of all time. The Ukranian born American cellist settled...