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First Monday Of May – Last Week Of The Past Daily Fundraiser

First Monday Of May – Last Week Of The Past Daily Fundraiser

5 Days left – We’re a little under half our goal with less than a week to get there. To say we’re going a little crazy is an understatement – we’re pulling our hair out, trying to figure out how we can convince those of you who haven’t chipped in, that...

Henri Merckel - Marie-Louise Caillard

Henri Merckel And Marie-Louise Caillard Play Music Of Jean Martinon – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Jean Martinon – Suite Nocturne – Henri-Merckel, violin – Marie-Louise Caillard, piano – Circa 1950 – ORTF – Paris – Some rarities from French Radio this weekend. The music of Jean Martinon, played by the legendary French violinist Henri Merckel and noted pianist Marie-Louise Caillard – in a broadcast performance...

Duke Ellington At The Bowl 1968

Duke Ellington – Jazz At The Bowl 1968 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington At The Bowl – part 1 – Oscar Peterson Trio – Vicki Carr – August 3, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – part 1 Duke Ellington At The Bowl – Part 2 – Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra – August 3, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound...

Gordon Skene And Past Daily Have Words And Appeals

Gordon Skene And Past Daily Have Words And Appeals

6 Days left – the contributions are slowly trickling in. Keep it going. I can’t thank those of you enough who have pitched in, either contributing or telling your friends, for your help and kindness. It’s hard; maintaining a website, preserving and restoring thousands of hours of audio every day, while trying...

It’s September 4, 1967 – You Live In L.A. – Tomorrow It’s Going To Be 92 Degrees – KRLA Says So.

September 4, 1967 – KRLA – The Jim Wood Show – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 4, 1967 – Summer of Love is over, in fact Summer in general is (theoretically) over. But in L.A., that’s when the heat starts. So here you are, first week of school, a...

April 30, 2016 – Past Daily Spring Fundraiser Update – Using The Mind-As-Parachute Analogy

April 30, 2016 – Past Daily Spring Fundraiser Update – Using The Mind-As-Parachute Analogy

7 Days left – 7 days, and a little under half of our goal reached.  It’s the last full weekend before we pack it up and go home.  Nail-biting is a real activity right now – you always wonder, when you do a Fundraiser, if you’re going to make it...

Elastica

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...

Korean War -Aril 1951

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

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....

Fripp & Eno

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...