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june 9, 1940

June 9, 1940 – Rome: No Announcement Forthcoming

June 9,1940 – news for this day in history was about German advances into France, with reports of some 2 million troops massed along a 160 mile front that stretched from the English Channel to the Argonne Forest. Nazi planes were bombing suburbs of Paris, while French forces were mounting...

Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant – In Session 1973 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Gentle Giant – In Session – August 28, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 – Gentle Giant tonight. A band, like King Crimson just before them, who captured the imaginations and made it okay to explore a lot of different music under the rapidly expanding tent of Rock. Gentle Giant took...

Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich With Claudio Abaddo And The Mahler Chamber Orchestra In Music Of Ravel And Debussy – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Martha Argerich, piano – with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra – conducted by Claudio Abaddo – April 21, 2011 – RAI Radio 3 – Piano legend Martha Argerich this week. In concert from Rome and featuring the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the venerable Claudio Abaddo in music of Ravel and...

Charles Linbergh - America First

Charles Lindbergh And America First – June 7, 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Charles Lindbergh – Address at America First Rally, San Francisco – June 7, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh who, in 1927 became the first to successfully pilot an airplane from Long Island New York to Paris, won hero status throughout the world and changed...

USS Liberty - June 8, 1967

June 8 , 1967 – Six Day War: Day 4

June 8 , 1967 – Crisis In the Middle East: Day 4 – NBC Radio News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 8, 1967 – The crisis in the Middle East, and the Six Day War was heading into Day 4 – a ceasefire on the ground was holding....

King Crimson

King Crimson In Session 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

King Crimson – In Session for John Peel – May 11, 1969 – BBC Radio 1 – King Crimson tonight. Just when we thought we had heard it all – all the genres had been explored, all the styles had been examined, all the possible instrument combinations had been arrived...

Politics in Occupied japan 1950

June 7, 1950 – Politics And Occupation

June 7, 1950 – Report From Tokyo – Robert Martin, CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 7, 1950 – Coming up on 5 years since American forces began occupying Japan. Five years since Gen. MacArthur took charge of the revamping and reconstruction of Japan – reshaped the...

June 7, 1947

June 7, 1947 – In The Matter Of Food And Survival

June 7, 1947 – ABC Radio – News Of Tomorrow – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 7, 1947 – news for this day was about survival and about reconstruction. Secretary of State George Marshall was in Paris to discuss the plan for aiding the war-torn European countries and to...

Traffic

Traffic In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

Traffic – in Session for John Peel – October 1, 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – Traffic came along during a time when music was in full blown revolution. Those of us who remembered The Spencer Davis Group wondered what this new group would sound like. We got glimpses and...

June 6, 1944

June 6, 1944 – Flashes Through A Darkened Sky

June 6, 1944 – Continuous news broadcasts and bulletins – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 6, 1944 – A day etched in stone in most history books – the turning point of World War 2. Whether you remembered it, have relatives, parents, grand-parents or great-grand-parents who were part of...