Rock n’ Roll

Last night it was 1972 - This morning it's 1959

You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – Last Night It Was 1972 – This Morning It’s 1959 – You Are Perplexed

KFWB at KMET – 1972 – Hour 12 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET is your radio station – every button on your car radio is locked into 94.7 – you swear by everything they play. You trust the jocks will guide you in the right direction – they’ve...

You love Elvis.

You Live In Brooklyn – It’s February 11, 1956 – You’re A Teenager – You Love Elvis – Not Everybody Does.

WCBS – New York – The Bill Randall Show – February 11, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Picture this: Rock n’ Roll is still on the fringes – it hasn’t taken the country by storm; not yet. However, you’ve been hearing about this guy named Elvis Presley. You...

Catherine Wheel - 1993

Catherine Wheel – Live From Cleveland – 1993 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Catherine Wheel – live at Peabody’s Down Under – WMMS-FM – Dec. 12, 1993 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Catherine Wheel in concert this weekend. Forgive the repetition if you’ve heard this from me before, but Catherine Wheel were one of the game-changer bands for me in the early...

Long Island - 1958

It’s October 1958 – You Live In L.A., But You’re Visiting Relatives Somewhere On Long Island – You Are Dial Hopping – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

WABC – WMCA – WGIL – October, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – No matter where you go, Rock n’ Roll has taken over. Every city, town and hamlet, from Bangor Maine to Santa Monica California is cranking out this new and sometimes strange music. It’s been bubbling under...