Radio

Santo Domingo Protests 0

November 30, 1961 – World Quietly Haywire – A Santo Domingo State Of Mind

News of the world, for this last day of November in 1961, had just about everything to do with the Cold War. The situation in Santo Domingo and the unrest, many felt was fueled by Fidel Castro and the Cuban government, was calming down with hopes that a violent overthrow...

Camilla Wicks - in concert -1946 0

Camilla Wicks With Leopold Stokowski And The L.A. Phil. – Hollywood Bowl – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone.

Camilla Wicks, violin – Los Angeles Philharmonic -Leopold Stokowski, cond. – 1946 Season – Hollywood Bowl – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. With the very sad news earlier this week that the legendary violinist Camilla Wicks had died at the age of 92, I found this broadcast of her Hollywood Bowl...

Alan Freed - Rock n' Roll Dance Party 0

Alan Freed: Camel Rock n’ Roll Dance Party – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Camel Rock n’ Roll Dance Party with Alan Freed – CBS Radio – April 28, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – And as an adjunct to the previous post (featuring the Crew Cuts), the same radio network a little over 6 months after the Miller program comes Alan Freed...

The Crew Cuts 0

In Conversation With The Crew Cuts – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

CBS Radio – The Howard Miller Show – guests: The Crew Cuts – September 6, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is the first of what are two posts, back-to-back, dealing with the early days of Rock n’ Roll and the difference, even at the radio network level,...

Jimmy Smith 0

Jimmy Smith Trio – Live At Festival De Paris – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jimmy Smith Trio – live at Festival de Paris – October 28, 1984 – Radio France Musique – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The immortal Jimmy Smith in concert this weekend. Recorded at Théåtre de la Ville during the Festival de Paris on October 28, 1984 in this extended excerpt...

Thanksgiving 1970 0

It’s Thanksgiving 1970 – You Don’t Live In L.A. Anymore – It’s your First Holiday Away From Home – You May Never Go Back.

KYA-AM – Bwana Johnny – November 26, 1970 (Thanksgiving Day) – Rob Frankel Collection – You graduated high school and went away to college – it’s your first time having a holiday away from home. Thanksgiving was never very high on your list of memorable moments growing up anyway. Your...

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Dale Carnegie Talks About Booth Tarkington – 1945 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

Dale Carnegie – Discusses Booth Tarkington – February 14, 1945 – Mutual – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Booth Tarkington – a name that most likely rings no bells of recognition, outside of those studying 19th century/early 20th century American authors, discussed in a radio program narrated by the man...

Them - On The Saturday Club 0

Them – On Saturday Club -1964 – Past Daily Holiday Soundbooth

The inimitable Van Morrison tonight, by way of his British Invasion tenure with Them, in session for the BBC program Saturday Club, recorded on April 3, 1964. In retrospect, Them during the Van Morrison period lasted a little less than two years. But in that short period of time released...

U.S. Embassy - Tehran 0

November 27, 1979: America Held Hostage: Day 23 – An Embassy In Tehran.

Shortly after the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on November 4, 1979, ABC News inaugurated a new late-night news show, Nightline whose tagline was “America Held Hostage: Day . . .(fill in the blanks)”. And that’s pretty much how it went, day after day for over 400 days....

Bing Crosby - Rosemary Clooney 0

Bing Crosby-Rosemary Clooney – 1962 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

Bing Crosby – Rosemary Clooney – CBS Radio – April 6, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney from their five-day-a-week radio program, The Crosby-Clooney Show from April 6, 1962. While most people think Rock Music took over the airwaves and the record stores starting...