Vintage Recordings

Robert MacFarlane 0

May 11, 1987 – The Iran-Contra Circus Comes To Capitol Hill

May 11, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – No shortage of drama and controversies, this May 11, 1987. The joint House-Senate Hearings loooking into the Iran-Contra affair was heading into Week 2 and Witness 2. This week was the beginning of testimony from former...

Cuban Refugee arrival in Florida 0

May 10, 1980 – Hardline In Tehran – Homecoming In Miami

News for May 10, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 10, 1980 – depending on which continent you were, you were either nervous or celebrating. In Iran, Parliamentary elections were taking place, and in the second round of voting, it was looking like...

Happy Mondays 0

Happy Mondays – In Session 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Happy Mondays – in session for John Peel – April 1, 1986 – BBC Radio 1 – Starting off the week with Happy Mondays, in session for John Peel from April 1, 1986. Happy Mondays were one of the spearhead bands of the Madchester movement and one of the bands...

Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren 0

A Supreme Court Justice Speaks – Earl Warren 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren – Interviewed by Abram Sachar – May 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With all the controversy surrounding the proposed appointment of a Supreme Court Justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia, and all the strange political machinations taking place because of it,...

Leo Sowerby 0

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...

Mary Lou Williams 0

Mary Lou Williams Trio – Live At Keystone Corner 1977 – Past Daily Downbeat

Mary Lou Williams Trio – Live at Keystone Corner, San Francisco – April 29, 1977 – KPFA – Anybody who has even a passing interest in Jazz knows the name Mary Lou Williams – Artists, arranger, composer, band leader; Mary Lou Williams was one of the true innovators in Jazz...

The Beach Boys - 1967 0

The Beach Boys – Live At Constitution Hall 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Beach Boys – Live At Constitution Hall, Washington D.C. – November 19, 1967 – Band Soundboard – The Beach Boys in concert from 1967 – Recorded at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. on November 19, 1967. By 1967 The Beach Boys in a live concert setting were...

The Weather Prophets 0

The Weather Prophets In Session 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Weather Prophets – in session for John Peel – June 25, 1987 – BBC Radio 1 – The Weather Prophets – a band that doesn’t ring a lot of bells, at least on this side of the Atlantic. The Indie band formed in 1986, following the breakup of The...

Wire 0

Wire In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Wire – in session for John Peel – October 3, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Wire, in their second session for John Peel tonight – recorded on September 20, 1978 and broadcast on October 3rd. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say, my own opinion,...

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...