Popular Culture

The Ramones In Concert

The Ramones – Live At Old Waldorf – 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Ramones – Live At Old Waldorf, San Francisco – January 31, 1978 – KSAN-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Ramones, live at Old Waldorf in San Francisco and recorded (miraculously) by KSAN-FM on January 31, 1978. A few words via Wikipedia to get those you not familiar...

Beth Carvalho

Beth Carvalho In Concert From São Paulo – 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth Tribute – Beth Carvalho (1946-2019)

Beth Carvalho In Concert from São Paulo – 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Beth Carvalho in concert tonight. Recorded in 1993 and issued on CD. With the sad news earlier this week of the death of The Godmother of Samba, Beth Carvalho, I felt a sense of irony...

Louis Freeh

May 1, 2001 – A Bush Tax Cut – A Bush Defense Plan – A Freeh Resignation –

May 1, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1, 2001 – Four months into the Bush Administration, the familiar laundry list of issues to tackle; tax cuts and Defense spending. In a policy speech, he said he was going ahead with...

Three By Kirk Henry (AKA: The Kiddo) (AKA: Christopher Milk) – 1976-1977 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Kirk Henry – Today, Today – Postcard – Bye-Bye Anna Marie/Call It Thunder 1976-1977 – Kirk Henry Masters – Kirk Henry this weekend with three tracks recorded post-Christopher Milk between 1976 and 1977. All produced by Kirk Henry. Since last week, and the discovery of the never-thought-existed tape featuring the...

Mo-Dettes in session for Peel - 1981

Mo-Dettes In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mo-Dettes – in session for John Peel – recorded July 1, 1981 – broadcast July 21st – BBC Radio 1 – Mo-Dettes for the middle of the week. Considered by several to be a UK version of The Go-Go’s, many also considered them the first post-Indie All-girl Supergroup to grace...

Christopher Milk - at the Starwood

Christopher Milk – Their Last Known Performance At The Starwood, West Hollywood – 1976 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Christopher Milk – Last performance. . .ever. Starwood Club, West Hollywood – March 25, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Christopher Milk is probably a name that may not ring many bells with music aficionados of recent age. As the tape box indicates, it was recorded on March 25,...

The Endurance Test called High School

It’s 1976 – You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – You Are Weathering The Endurance Test Called High School –

KIIS – April 30, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1976. Aside from being the year of the bi-centennial, 1976 also marked your Junior year in high school. Like most of your friends, in fact just about everyone you know, High school is one long endurance test. It’s endless,...

Kenneth Starr

The Starr Report: “We Left In The Salacious Parts Because The Public Has A Right To Know” – Past Daily Reference Room

The Starr Report – Commentary and review – November 19, 1998 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Starr Report – in case you missed it the first time around, a cliff-notes version via Wikipedia: Originally dealing with the failed land deal years earlier known as...

Al Stewart

Al Stewart In Session – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Al Stewart – in session for John Peel – May 29, 1968 – Recorded May 8, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 – Al Stewart in session for John Peel from 1968 tonight. This was his first of what would be some seven sessions the singer-songwriter would record for Peel. And...