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L.A. Teenagers - 1979 0

You’re Seventeen. You Live In Los Angeles. You Just Passed Your Drivers Test. You Got Your First Car And The Line To Get Gas Is A Mile Long

KTNQ – Jack Armstrong – May 4, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1979 – You’re seventeen, and the lines to get gas are rumored to be 2 miles long in some places. Some people are waiting for two hours, only to be told there’s no gas. People...

Bob Dylan 0

Bob Dylan – In Session 1962 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bob Dylan – On The Billy Faier Program – October 1962 – WBAI, New York – Early Bob Dylan tonight. Since we’re kicking off our Fundraiser today, and since what we’re all about is history and defining moments in our society and culture, who better to define a generation than...

President-elect Clinton 0

November 18, 1992 -A President-Elect Comes Calling

November 18, 1992 – CBS World News Roundup– Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before we get started . . . If you like history and you like facts, and you like what we do, click on the link and chip in what you can: THE PAST DAILY WE-NEED-YOUR-HELP FUNDRAISER November...

Gen. Abboud of Sudan 0

November 17, 1958 – A Big Freeze And A Bloodless Coup

November 17, 1958 – WJR-AM Detroit, News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 17, 1958 – Cold War tensions topped the news on this day. Russian planes were accused of attacking U.S. planes twice in a single day, which prompted a flurry of complaints lodged against Moscow by the...

Thought Forms 0

Thought Forms – Forget My Name – Invada Records 2016 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Thought Forms – Forget My Name – Invada Records – 2016 – from the album Songs About Drowning – Thought Forms tonight – a band which comes highly recommended by our unofficial Bristol correspondent Mig Schillace, and for good reason. Their new album (their third) is one big beguiling sonic...

Dissent In America 0

Dissent In America – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dissent In America – The Open Mind – April 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dissent in America. What was going on, what was it up to, who was dissenting, how were they dissenting? Was dissent real, or was it a knee-jerk/feel-good exercise that lasted only a few minutes...

Vote Counting In Florida 0

November 16, 2000 – Counting By Hand In Florida

November 16, 2000 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 16, 2000 – Election 2000 was still raging on. The vote was too close to call. It all boiled down to Florida. And as of this day, the Florida Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to...

Mose Allison 0

A Chat With Mose Allison – (RIP: 1927-2016) – Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition

Mose Allison – interview/session on WFUV-FM – March 3, 2010 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the sad news today that, yet another icon has passed from the scene, word that the great Mose Allison left us at 89 with a priceless collection of songs, performances and remembrances spread...

President Eisenhower - 1956 0

Hindsight ’56 – 1956 Election Postmortem – November 11,1956 – Past Daily Reference Rom

Election 1956 – Aftermath and Postmortem – NBC Radio – November 11, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Election ’56 – Sixty years ago this week, they were mulling over the staggering loss of the Democrats in their bid to re-take the White House. Incumbent President Eisenhower won by...