Vintage Recordings

The Zombies - BBC Sessions 1966-1967 0

The Zombies – In Session 1966-1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  The Zombies – in session for Top Of The Pops – 1966-1967 – BBC Radio 1 – If they recorded nothing else, The Zombies would be cemented in the legacy of 60s indelibles with She’s Not There and Tell Her No. But they recorded a lot more – and...

April 25, 1980 0

April 25, 1980 – A Failed Rescue Attempt

April 25, 1980 – Hostage rescue attempt – News reports and reactions – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For all intents and purposes, it was a risky attempt from the get-go. On this April 25th, 1980 an attempt to rescue the 53 American hostages, held at the American Embassy in...

Bobby Sands 0

April 25, 1981 – The View From Maze

April 25, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + 8:00 am network news – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this April 25th in 1981, the news was coming from Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, where Bobby Sands, a member of the Irish Provisional Army, whose imprisonment and Hunger Strike,...

The Charlatans 0

The Charlatans In Session – 1997 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Charlatans in session – BBC Radio 1 Steve Lamaq – April 17, 1997 – The Charlatans to end up the weekend and to get ready for Monday. Perennial favorites, The Charlatans were the first band to renew my faith in music as an on-going/ever-evolving, cultural/social statement for the 1990s....

Jacques Ibert 0

Michel Debost And Christian Ivaldi Play Music Of Ibert – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jacquest Ibert – Jeux for Flute and Piano – Michel Debost, flute – Christian Ivaldi, piano – ORTF Radio Session 1963 – The music of Jacques Ibert once again – this week it’s one of the number of then-recent discoveries made after Ibert’s death in 1962. With a considerable catalogue...

L.A. Coffee House 1958 4

It’s 1958 – You Live In L.A. – You Have An FM Radio – You Are Hip – Weekend Pop Chronicles

  KRHM-FM – November 1958 – Paul Werth – Werth Listening To – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1958. It’s a Sunday night in November – you’re not in High School anymore. Maybe you’re going to UCLA, and your first car is either a Volkswagen or an MG, because Detroit...

Margaret Mead 0

Margaret Mead Has A Few Words About People, Earth And Apathy – 1976 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  Margaret Mead – lecture at Illinois State University – April 1976 – NPR: Options – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Had she been around in 2016, Cultural Anthropologist Margaret Mead would no doubt have much to say, and none of it good, about the shape of our planet, our...

Genesis 0

Genesis – Live At The Roxy (West Hollywood) 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Genesis – in concert at The Roxy – December 19, 1973 – early show – Roxy soundboard – When Genesis played their first West Coast gig, at the fabled Roxy on Sunset strip in West Hollywood, they were initially booked to play two nights – a band their label thought...

Days Of Wonder – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Update 0

Days Of Wonder – Past Daily’s Spring Fundraiser Update

So much going on this April; so many distractions – waves of sadness mixed with endless shouting  – the fear factor looms large – warnings of impending doom – predictions of dire consequences – anger and frustration – helpless and lost. A lot happening; a lot of things grabbing at your attention –...