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The Pretty Things In Session – 1965-1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link: The Pretty Things In Session – 1964-1967 Over to one of the most underrated bands of the early 60’s, The Pretty Things were one of those bands who influenced a lot of others, and they were huge and notorious back in the UK. But in the...

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The Searchers In Session – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link: The Searchers In Session – Swedish Radio – 1967 Become a Patron! One of the groups spearheading the British Invasion of the early 1960’s was The Searchers. They were often mentioned in the same breath as The Beatles, and they were also located in that hotbed...

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Sir Thomas Beecham And The Royal Philharmonic In Concert – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link: BBC – Sir Thomas Beecham – 1947 To the heavy, cumbersome, oversized BBC Transcriptions this week for a concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra led by the legendary and amiable Sir Thomas Beecham in an all-Mozart program, recorded on April 28, 1947. Starting off with the...

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Learning A New Word: Entebee – July 6, 1976

A very busy news day, this July 6, 1976. Starting with news of the daring Israeli raid on Entebbe Airport in Uganda overnight, where Palestinian terrorists were holding 100 Israelis, bound for Paris, in a hostage exchange demand. All hostages arrived at Tel-Aviv safe and Ugandan dictator Idi Amin was...

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Robert Kennedy Promotes Summer Jobs – July 1964.

On July 7, 1964, Attorney General Robert Kennedy addressed some 5,000 College students gathered in Washington for a Summer Jobs Seminar. He promoted the idea that, getting involved with the government and experiencing its inner workings in a hands-on environment was a great opportunity to serve, and that it could...

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LBJ Signs The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 – July 2, 1964

And lest we all forget – this day, forty-eight years ago, was a significant turn in American history when President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Hard fought and bitterly opposed by Southern Democrats, it was the one piece of legislation JFK had hoped would be...

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Pastdaily Downbeat – Coleman Hawkins All-Stars – Live In Munich – 1950.

Something special and rather rare. A concert, recorded by Bavarian Radio in Munich on January 19, 1950, featuring the Coleman Hawkins All-Stars featuring James Moody, Kenny Clarke, Nat Peck and Pierre Michelot. Truly an all-star lineup. A little over an hour, it’s almost non-stop and the sound is unbelievable for...