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January 18, 1956 – Looking At The Rose Through World Colored Glasses – John Foster Dulles.

For the week ending this day in 1956, all attention seemed to be on an interview, conducted by Life Magazine, with Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. The gist of the interview was Dulles’ alarming tone with regard to the Indo-China (Vietnam) situation. Dulles proclaimed, in no uncertain terms, that...

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John Cale – In Session 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

John Cale in session tonight. One of the founding members of The Velvet Underground, with a stellar solo career after, Cale has been one of the more influential artists, spanning several decades. As a musician, his endeavors span a wide range of musical genres – pop, rock, Classical, Experimental and...

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Happy Pills – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles.

Mental Health in the 1950’s was still something of a mystery when the first medications were introduced to treat symptoms of depression, anxiety and psychosis. The introduction of Tranquilizers to the American public was met with a goodly amount of suspicion in the Psychiatric community, but the public went crazy...

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Two By Richard Maltby And His Orchestra – The SESAC Sessions – 1956 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table.

Two By Richard Maltby And His Orchestra – with The Honey Dreamers – SESAC Transcription service – 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two numbers by American band leader Richard Maltby and his orchestra, recorded for SESAC and released as part of their radio station music disc series in...

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It’s 1974 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re Smack In The Middle Of January – You Have Entered The World Of “So What”?

KIQQ – The Real Don Steele – Billy Pearl – January 18, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s happening – you’re heading into senior year and suddenly you don’t care about anything. Your parents look strange, your teachers act strange – everything is way too corny for you...

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Hinds – Live At Radio 3 Extra Party – 2019 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders Edition

Hinds – live at Radio 3 Extra Music – Radio Nacional España – 2019 – Hinds, live at the Radio 3 Extra Music festival for 2019 and recorded for posterity by Radio Nacional España. Hinds started in 2011 as a duo called Deers, consisting of Carlotta Cosials and Ana García...

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Emel – In Session From Paris – 2020 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders Edition –

Emel (Mathlouthi) in session for Club Side – Radio France International – December 30, 2020 – RFI, Paris – A short, but profound set from Tunisian/French singer/songwriter Emel, whose full name is Emel Mathlouthi. She is is best known for her protest song “Kelmti Horra” (“My Word is Free”), which...

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Heart – In Concert From Passaic, New Jersey – 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Back to some basic, no-frills American Rock n’ Roll this weekend. In 1977, Mushroom Records ran a full-page advertisement showing the bare-shouldered Wilson sisters (as on the Dreamboat Annie album cover) with the suggestive caption, “It was only our first time!” In an interview that appeared in the July 28,...