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Yitzhak Shamir

October 18, 1991 – Bumps On The Road To Peace

October 8, 1991 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 8, 1991 – a day starting out with good intentions, quickly dissolving into doubts. A Middle East Peace Conference proposal, put forth by U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, dragged Jordan, Syria and the Palestinians...

Echo & The Bunnymen

Echo & The Bunnymen – In session – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Echo & The Bunnymen – In session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – August 15, 1979 – Echo & The Bunnymen tonight – their first session for John Peel at the BBC, recorded August 15, 1979 and broadcast on the 22nd of that month. A little less than...

U.S. Sailors on leave - October 1941

October 17, 1941 – Steps Closer To War

October 17, 1941 – NBC Blue Network – News Here and Abroad – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 17, 1941 – With war slowly becoming a real possibility, a two-ocean crisis was developing and changes in the Japanese government made war more of an eventuality than ever. German submarines...

La Femme (Photo: Laurent Chouard)

La Femme – Live At Rock En Seine 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders Edition

La Femme – in concert at Rock en Seine – August 27, 2016 – FIP/RFI – La Femme, who bill themselves as a French Krautrock/Psych-Punk-New Wave band have been stirring up festivals of late. Together since 2010, with a string of eps starting shortly after, with their debut lp coming...

Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan – Live At Antibes Jazz Festival 1963 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sarah Vaughan – Live at Antibes Jazz Festival, July 29, 1963 – Sarah Vaughan this weekend. Sassy, The Divine One and possessor of one of the greatest singing voices in Jazz, in concert at the Antibes Jazz Festival at Juan-les-Pins, France and recorded by ORTf on July 29, 1963. It...

Bo Diddley

A Word Or Two From Bo Diddley – 1986 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Bo Diddley – Interview – June 26, 1986 The legendary Bo Diddley; one of those figures who had a hand in the birth of Rock n’Roll. I say “a hand in” because there are many figures laying claim to being its father. And looking at the history of Rock, it’s...

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson – In Concert From Denver 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Joe Jackson – live in Denver, Colorado – May 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Joe Jackson, one of the early practitioners of New Wave, flooding American airwaves that summer of 1979. Hot on the heels of releasing his debut album, Look Sharp!, Jackson embarked on a tour...

Haley Bonar

Haley Bonar – In Session 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Haley Bonar – in session for 3VOOR12-FM, Amsterdam -October 12, 2016 – VPRO-Radio Haley Bonar ending up the week with a session recorded just this past Wednesday by Amsterdam FM station 3VOOR12. Bonar is a familiar face and voice on this side of the Atlantic. The Canadian-born and currently living...

Andrei Gromyko

An Andrei Gromyko Press Conference – October 13, 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

United Nations Press Conference – Andrei Gromyko – October 13, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although it was bubbling just under the surface, the soon to be the near-catastrophic Cuban Missile Crisis wasn’t on the front page of newspapers or the lead-story on newscasts on this day. It...