Unreleased recordings

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Curtis Mayfield – Live In London 1990 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Curtis Mayfield – live At Town & Country, London – 1990 – BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Change of pace for Sunday night – a taste of Soul by way of the legendary Curtis Mayfield. The man who gave us a flood of hits with his...

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The Music Of René Amengual – NBC Studio Orchestra – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  René Amengual – Preludio – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. June 24, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mid-twentieth century music from Chile this week, via composer, pianist and educator René Amengual in a rare performance of his Preludio for Orchestra, composed in 1934 and performed...

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Soon Over Farmingdale – America’s First Air Raid Drill – May 16, 1938

  Farmingdale Long Island – Eyewitness reports of First Air Raid Drill in U.S. – May 16, 1938 – WOR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With ominous war clouds gathering over Europe, the question of preparedness in America was being considered. War was going to be different in the...

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Yvonne Lefébure Plays Music Of Maurice Emmanuel 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Maurice Emmanuel – Sonatine Number 3 – Yvonne Lefébure, piano – Centenary Concert 1962 – ORTF, Paris – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Maurice Emmanuel this weekend, as played by the legendary French pianist Yvonne Lefébure, who frequently played Emmanuel’s works and was the dedicatee of his...

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Bob Dylan Plays Newport – 1965 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Bob Dylan – Newport Folk Festival – July 25, 1965 – Pete Tesoro Collection – (Starting this week, we’re adding occasional guest editors who have spoken about favorite concerts and were asked to write about them – This week it’s Pete Tesoro – give him a nice round of applause!)...

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Julius Katchen With Alfred Wallenstein And The L.A. Phil. Play Music Of Brahms 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Julius Katchen, Piano – Los Angeles Philharmonic – Alfred Wallenstein, cond – Hollywood Bowl – August 10, 1965 – Part 1 Julius Katchen, Piano – Los Angeles Philharmonic – Alfred Wallenstein, cond. – Hollywood Bowl – August 10, 1965 – Part 2 A classic and rare concert this week. The...

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Music Of Leo Sowerby – 1943 – Weekend Gramophone

  Leo Sowerby – Comes Autumn Time – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – American this weekend – Music of the early and mid-twentieth century by Leo Sowerby. Often referred to as the “Dean of American Church Music”, but...

Less Than A Day – Less Than 24 Hours – Still Time To Save A Few Minds 0

Less Than A Day – Less Than 24 Hours – Still Time To Save A Few Minds

  A little less than a day to go – I can’t tell you how close we are to reaching half-way to our goal. I have my fingers crossed that we get a last minute surge in pledges and we get over the top. That would be the best of...

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May 1970 – Spring Of Discontent

May 1970 – Discussion over the events at Kent and Jackson State College – KPFK-Pacifica May 1970 – Some called it the turning point in the country’s mood toward the Vietnam War. The protests and discontent had been on the rise ever since the Gulf of Tonkin in 1964, and...

36 Hours To Make A Difference – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Will Be Over Soon! 0

36 Hours To Make A Difference – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Will Be Over Soon!

    Who Says We Can’t Multi-task? 36 hours left to ask for your support – only 36 hours left and we are close to reaching half our goal – I have my fingers crossed we’ll get all the way to our goal by the time our Fundraiser is over,...