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Tangerine Dream - in concert - 1975

Tangerine Dream – In Concert At Royal Albert Hall – 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tangerine Dream – Live at Royal Albert Hall – 1975 – Introduced by John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – We’re here because you’re here: Become a Patron! Tangerine Dream in concert tonight. One of the pioneering bands of the German prog-Rock/Electonica genre – they were, along with Can and...

Ahead of VE Day - Norway was the latest - but certainly not the last.

May 5, 1945 – VE Only Days Away – Mass Surrenders – Mass Discoveries – Reports From The Front.

History you can use – support we can use: Become a Patron! May 5, 1945 – with the final collapse and capitulation of Germany only days away, and a much anticipated VE Day, reports of mass surrenders and pockets of fighting continued. Reports Supreme Allied Headquarters of a steady demoralization...

Tony Allen - in concert - (photo:Ennio Leanza/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

Tony Allen – Live At Jazz A La Villette – 2017 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Tony Allen-1940-2020)

Tony Allen – live at Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris – September 9, 2017 – Radio France Musique – A little support goes a really long way: Become a Patron! More sad news this week – word from Paris last Thursday that legendary drummer Tony Allen had passed away....

Awkward Moments

It’s May 1970 – You’re A Teenager – You Live in L.A. – Your Life Has Become . . .Awkward.

KDAY – Earl Trout – May 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – We got bills to pay and mouths to feed: Become a Patron! You have to admit, May 1970 is no fun. The world has become an insane place. It doesn’t help matters any that you feel like...

LBJ Press Conference - April 1964

April 23, 1964 – An LBJ Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room: Presidents Being Presidential

Does a world of good: Become a Patron! An LBJ Press conference. Typical of the time; typical of most every press conference up until the contentious ones during the end of the Nixon Administration. Civility, decorum and a President being Presidential. Here’s an excerpted text of the opening statement before...

Moderate eye irritation from Smog

March 27, 1957 – “Los Angeles Weather: Light To Moderate Eye Irritation From Smog – No Morning Burning Allowed” – Bob Crane Says So.” – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KNX-AM/FM – March 27, 1957 – Bob Crane Program – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It may not seem like a lot to you, but . . .Become a Patron! If you ever lived in a house in Los Angeles built before 1957 and wondered why there was what looked...

1979

You Live In L.A. – It’s 1979 – It’s Almost 1980 – You Haven’t Wrapped Your Head Around 1970 Yet.

Become a Patron! The older you get, the faster time goes by – there’s clinical proof someplace. You remember a time when a week felt like a month and a month felt like a century. You remember New Year’s Eve 1969 and you remember exactly where you were when it...

Rural America

Rural Radio In 1950 – Where Seldom Was Heard Discouraging Words . . . – Past Daily Reference Room

WACO-AM – Waco, Texas – The Percy Medicine Program – February 9, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! There was a time, long enough ago where most people can’t recall, that Rural Radio was that lifeline link to the rest of country, while staying your helpful...

Marriane Faithfull - in concert from Munich 2014

Marianne Faithfull – Live In Munich 2014 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Sigh Of Relief Edition

Marianne Faithfull – in concert from Circus Krone, Munich – November 15, 2014 – Radio Bayern 2 Become a Patron! When news came down that the legendary Marianne Faithful had tested positive for COVID-19 and had been hospitalized, in what was termed as “fair condition”, that old and by now...

Vietnam - the early months of 1968

Vietnam 1968 – Viewing A War As Others Saw It – The Foreign Press Reports. Past Daily Reference Room.

Become a Patron! Vietnam in 1968. I suppose it depends on who is doing the reporting and where they are reporting from, but the Vietnam War (as with just about all wars and military involvements since) was a bubbling cauldron of differing points of view. Up until the fateful period...