Popular Culture

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It’s May 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You’re In High School – Your World Has Turned Day-Glo – You Can Thank Lord Tim For That – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles.

KBLA – Lord Tim – May 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – You probably have no recollection of it – 1967 did go by in a blur. Big chunks of it are missing – how and why things happened are mysterious, even to this day. There you were, right...

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September 25, 1970 – Black September – The Urge To Leave Jordan . . .Quickly – Past Daily Reference Room

Voice Of America – Notice to all U.S. Citizens and European Nationals to leave Jordan – September 25, 1970 – VOA – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The events of September 1970 in Jordan have enjoyed a variety of definitions, titles and nicknames, the most common being ‘Black September’ and...

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Barry Gray Talks College Football And The Difference Between News And Commentary – With Mel Allen And Ed Weiner – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

WOR-AM, New York – Barry Gray Program with Mel Allen And Ed Weiner – September 16, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before the days of phone-in talk shows, Pop Psychologists and conspiracy theorists, Radio was getting its feet wet during the post World War 2 years with conversational...

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It’s October 1970 – You’re No Longer A Teenager – You No Longer Live In L.A. – You Are Not Crazy About This Year.

Dave Stone – KYA, San Francisco – October 19, 1970 – 1970 started off with a lot of promise. New year, new decade, new city. You left L.A. behind, at least for the next four years while you dive head-first into adulthood and a higher education (in more ways than...

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It’s 1983 – You Live Everywhere In America – You Like Talking About Your Problems . . .To Several Million Total Strangers.

KABC-790, Los Angeles – Dr. Toni Grant – July 20, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As it’s been said several times in several places: “Americans love a good dish” – and no, it’s not anything caloric – the “dish” they speak about is “dishing the dirt” – talking...

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Simple Minds – In Concert – 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Simple Minds – In Concert – De Gigant Apeldoorn, Netherlands – March 22, 1980 – Flip Martian collection – Simple Minds in concert this week. Live at De Gigant Apeldoorn in the Netherlands and recorded on March 22, 1980 by Dutch Radio network VPRO. The roots of Simple Minds are...

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It’s September 1979 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s The New Semester – It’s The Old Grind

KHTZ-FM – Beaver Cleaver – September 1979 – Rob Frankel Collection – Summer’s over and all of a sudden it’s another semester. You were just getting over the last one – three months wasn’t long enough. And there was Summer School and that put a damper on your social life...

Idles in concert - Le Cabaret Vert - 2018 (photo: Noise Floor Photography) 0

IDLES In Concert- 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Idles – in concert a La Cabaret Vert – Charleville-Mézières, France – August 25, 2018 – RFI – Idles in concert at La Cabaret Vert 2018 and recorded on August 25th. I first became familiar with Idles via Chris Hawkins’ BBC 6 Music show and hearing Well Done for the...

Five Thirty - live at The Marquee Club - 1991 0

Five Thirty – Live At The Marquee Club – 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Five Thirty – Live at The Marquee Club – 1991 – Capital Radio, London – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Five Thirty in a rare concert appearance, at the Marquee Club in London in 1991 and broadcast over Capital Radio. Based in north London, England, this briefly active trio consisted...