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Jim White With Cicada Rhythm – In Session – 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Jim White with Cicada Rhythm – in session for VPRO – Hilversum, Holland – December 8, 2017 – VPRO Taking a scenic detour tonight by way of Jim White, along with Cicada Rhythm in a session recorded for the Dutch radio network VPRO in Hilversum, Holland on December 8, 2017....

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June 25, 1944 – Taking Cherbourg – Taking Vitebsk – Feeding Rome – A Foothold On Saipan.

Can we get a hundred Patrons this month? Become a Patron! June 25, 1944 – busy day on all battlefronts. Starting with rumors that Cherbourg had fallen to the Allies. German radio reported the loss, while General Eisenhower’s staff were keeping mum until it was a 100% done deal. Up...

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June 24, 1978 – Massacre In Rhodesia – Carter Fires Volleys At Inflation – Protestors Gathering At Seabrook

Become a Patron! June 24, 1978 – Much going on in the world, this day. From Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) news of violent massacres of Missionaries. The latest was a report of 13 British Missionaries and their families, hacked to death by guerrillas. It was the most serious attack to date...

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June 23, 1945 – Postwar Europe – A Return To Vichy – Adjusting To Peace.

Become a Patron! June 23, 1945 – As VE continued to wear off and the business of getting back to some semblance of normalcy slowly began, the adjustments to a new life and healing the scars from the old one were proving to be a challenge which would only become...

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June 23, 1939 – The WPA – Rep. Kent Keller: “There Is No Excuse For Starvation”

We’re here because you are – chip in by clicking on the link right here: Become a Patron! The WPA (Works Progress Administration) – The WPA Conference in Washington D.C. being held on June 26, 1939. Ahead of that conference, Congressman Kent E. Keller gave a radio address on the...

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June 22, 1955 – The UN Celebrates 10 Years – Jonas Salk Reassures Congress His Vaccine Is Safe.

It helps – a LOT – click on the link here and chip in: Become a Patron! June 22, 1955 – News for this day had much to do with the goings on in San Francisco, site of the original meeting of the United Nations in 1945. Ten years later...

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Emmerich Kalman Plays the Music Of Emmerich Kalman – With Gitta Alpar – 1940 -Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Emmerich Kalman Plays the music of Emmerich Kalman with Gitta Alpar, Soprano – Felix Knight, Tenor – May 5, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although you might be hard pressed to label Emmerich Kalman a composer of serious Classical Music, he was quite well known and highly regarded...

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Red Rodney-Ira Sullivan Quintet – Live At The Montreal Jazz Festival – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Red Rodney-Ira Sullivan Quintet – Live At The Montreal Jazz Festival – July 3, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hate to bug you, but the site relies on your support: Become a Patron! Post-Bop collaboration from Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan in this Montreal Jazz Festival broadcast from...

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June 19, 1947 – Unions And Strike Votes – Rent Control Legislation – Capitol Hill And Harry Truman.

If you haven’t already, consider: Become a Patron! June 19, 1947 – A relatively calm day. Or calm before the storm, depending on how you looked at it. The matter at hand had to do with Unions and America’s labor force – the issue of strikes and the quality of...

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June 18, 1940 – The View From Bordeaux – Unprecedented, Unimaginable, Mass Confusion – A Place Besieged.

We’re because you are – support us if you can – doesn’t cost much at all: Become a Patron! June 18, 1940 – With the air thick with confusion, fighting still going on in some areas, the escape out of France still going on and anxious anticipation over the reaction...