Vintage Recordings

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Elastica In Session 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Elastica – in session for John Peel – September 18, 1993 – BBC Radio 1 – Elastica in session tonight. One of the up-and-comers of 1993, Elastica first got started in 1992, as ex-Suede members Justine Frischmann and Justin Welch left to form their own group. Joined by Guitarist Donna...

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April 29, 1951 – A Week In The World

April 29, 1951 – Voices and Events – Week of April 29,1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sixty-five years ago today, on April 29, 1951, we were looking back at a week full of war, fear, recollections and hope. The Korean War was continuing without let-up. Former Far-East Commander...

8 Days Left For You To Make A Difference 0

8 Days Left For You To Make A Difference

  8 days left – 8 days to meet our goal. Can we do it? I’m one of those “glass is half-full” guys. I believe a lot of you are waiting for the last minute to decided whether or not to support Past Daily and what we do every day....

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Fripp & Eno – In Session 1973 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Fripp & Eno – in session for John Peel – December 18, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 – One of the things that has made me a longtime fan of John Peel was the unflinching sense of adventure he embued with his program and his musical choices. I believe his...

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Before It Was The EU It Was The Common Market – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Common Market – Interviews and reports – BBC World Service – 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before we had the European Union, we had The Common Market. Formed in 1957 and initially consisting of six European countries; France, West Germany, Luxembourg, Italy, The Netherlands and Belgium. The purpose...

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President Reagan Talks About The Economy – April 28, 1981

President Reagan – Address to joint Session of Congress – April 28, 1981 – National Public Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Reagan, in his first appearance since the assassination attempt on March 30, stood before a joint session of Congress, basking in what was the highest popularity...

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April 28, 1981 – A President Returns To Capitol Hill

  April 28, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this April 28th in 1981 had much to do with the return of President Reagan to the Oval Office and preparations for his address, later on that evening to a joint session of...

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Procol Harum – Peel Concert 1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Procol Harum in Concert – John Peel presents – June 21, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 – Procol Harum, in concert for John Peel and recorded on June 21, 1970. Around this time, the band released their fourth album, Home a few days earlier and were undergoing some personnel changes...

The Perks Are Going Fast – But You Don’t Have To Be Left Out 0

The Perks Are Going Fast – But You Don’t Have To Be Left Out

  What a difference a few perks make! With 10 days left and a whole raft of Premiums to choose from (sorry – the Works -all the box sets and book for $150 went within a few hours!), there’s a lot of tempting stuff left, and it’s available when you chip...

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Funeral For A President – April 27, 1994

Funeral for President Nixon – April 27, 1994 – NPR Special Program – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – After suffering a severe stroke on April 18, former President Nixon died on April 22nd. The 35th President of the U.S. whose legacy ranged from ending the long-standing refusal to recognize Red...