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Yael Naïm – In Session At Arte, Paris 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders

– Yael Naîm – In Session for Arte, Paris – September 16, 2015 – Arte Web, France – To consider that Israeli-French singer/songwriter Yael Naïm suddenly soared to international fame, based on her 2008 single New Soul, as the result of being used in an Apple TV commercial, you begin...

Antonio Zambujo – Live At  La Cigale, Paris – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: World Edition 0

Antonio Zambujo – Live At La Cigale, Paris – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: World Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Antonio Zambujo – In concert at La Cigale, Paris – January 23, 2015 – Radio France-FIP. Further evidence of just how amazing the world of Music is, and how vast, is by running across this concert from just...

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Reaganomics; The Prune And Slice Era – September 24, 1981

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Frontline Reports-World News Roundup – Sept 24, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this day was a glimpse of things to come. The Reagan Budget was topic-A in conversation around Capitol Hill for this September 24th...

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Blackout – Que Samba Bom – 1949 – Past Daily Soundbooth: World Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Blecaute (Blackout) – Que Samba Bom – 1949 Something out-of-the-ordinary, but not so unusual if you spend any time over here. Tonight it’s a single by the legendary Brazilian singer/Samba practitioner Blackout, or Blecaute as it was spelled in Brazil. Blecaute...

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Economy, Elections And Espionage – May 30, 2000

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – May 30, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In retrospect, this May 30th in 2000 was less hysterical than most. The Stock Market made a surprise leap, causing many to get downright giddy and...

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An Interview With Carmen Miranda – 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – George Fisher Interviews Carmen Miranda – July, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection No question, Portuguese-Brazilian singer Carmen Miranda was a household name in American entertainment throughout the 1940s and into the 1950s. Anyone who is a fan of the Technicolor...

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U.S. Policy On Angola -1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Options – U.S. Policy on Angola – Feb. 13, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the independence movements unfolded in Africa, and as nations emerged and went through the pangs of growth and adjustment, one of the most contentious...

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Cosmosoul – In Session At RNE Radio 3 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cosmosoul – In Session At RNE Radio 3 – Radio Nacional España – January 15, 2014 Staying in Madrid this week for another session, this time by Cosmosoul, a band consisting of members from Madrid, Naples, Lagos Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau. A...

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Semi-Conscious And Smiling – July 26, 1975

Click  on the link here for Audio Player: The World This Week – July 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The good news for this week ending on July 26th in 1975 had more to do with what was going on a few thousand miles outside of Earth, rather...

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Nancy Vieira – Live At Africa Festival 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Back over to Wurzburg tonight for another wonderful entry in the 2013 Africa Festival. This time with the radiant Nancy Vieira from Cape Verde. Vieira’s music is as much a melting pot of styles as the country she comes from....