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Jan Garbarek 0

Jan Garbarek Group – Live In Bremen, 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jan Garbarek Group – live In Bremen – July 3, 1979 – NDR-Radio Jan Garbarek this weekend. Any fan of ECM records, the prestigious Jazz label founded by Manfred Eicher, will know Jan Garbarek’s music simply because he has recorded so much for the label and with practically every act...

Teenagers in L.A. - 1979 0

You’re No Longer A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s April 1979 – This Is The Modern World And KROQ Explains It All To You – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KROQ-FM – April 2, 1979 – Mike Raphone w/Fee Waybill of The Tubes and Brent Kalen – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Between 1969 and 1979 life in L.A. changed. A lot. The Earth moved, radio changed, music changed, Teenagers; not so much. If you were a teenager in 1969,...

Chicago 1968 0

The Whole World Is Watching: The Status Of News Gathering In 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Whole World Is Watching – December 22, 1968 – NET Broadcast – Part 1 The Whole World Is Watching – December 22, 1968 – NET Broadcast – Part 2 As election years go, 2016 may go down as one of the most horrific in our history. However, the same...

The Wedding Present 0

The Wedding Present – In Session 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Wedding Present – In Session for John Peel – March 3, 1987 – BBC Radio 1 – A session from The Wedding Present tonight. Their third for John Peel at the BBC. Peel was a big supporter of the band early on, well before they were signed to a...

Candidate Reagan -- Campaign '80 0

October 7, 1980 – Three Weeks Left Til Election Day – Campaign ’80

October 7, 1980 – NPR – All Things Considered – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With some 3 weeks to go before Campaign ’80 drew to a close, the Presidential candidates were out stumping for votes on this day, in what many were saying was one of the most contentious...

Sharleen Spiteri of Texas 0

Texas – Live In Glasgow – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Texas – live at The Tramway in Glasgow– 1994. Texas tonight. The Scottish Alternative/Britpop/Rock band have together some 26 years. Last year they celebrated number 25 with a new album, Texas 25 and tour. Further evidence the band is still going strong, even after a hiatus of a few years...

Anti-American riots in Tokyo 0

Failure Of U.S. Propaganda Abroad 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Discussion: A failure of U.S. Propaganda Abroad – Open Mind – 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1960 was considered by many at the time to be a strange year. We were going through our ritual of selecting candidates for President, while at the same time, absorbed in debates...

Vice-President Hubert Humphrey 0

October 4, 1964 – Pressing Flesh And Assessing Damage

October 4, 1964 – ABC Radio News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 4, 1964 – A Sunday; and by all accounts, a reasonably quiet day. Hurricane Hilda had been reduced to a tropical storm, dissipating after reaching land, but not without causing damage throughout the...

A Trip To The Dentist in 1964 7

You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. – It’s August 1964 – You Have A Mouth Full Of Cavities – You’re Waiting For The Novocaine To Kick In – Your Dentist Is Playing KPOL In The Waiting Room – He Thinks It Will Relax You – He Is Wrong.

  For Audio Files: KPOL – Noon-1:00 pm – August 7, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Picture this – it’s coming to the end of Summer – you are hovering somewhere between 15 and 16. Your mom drags you into a Dentist office on Wilshire for your yearly...