Vintage Recordings

Election 1960 0

November 8-9, 1960 – Election Night In America

Election Night 1960 – CBS News – November 8-9, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection November 8 and 9, 1960 – America votes – America waits – America bites its collective nails. Lest you all think the election of 2016 will be over within minutes of the polls closing, and...

Max Roach - Abbey Lincoln 0

Max Roach – Abbey Lincoln – Live In Paris – 1967 – Past Daily Downbeat

Max Roach Quartet with Abbey Lincoln – Live in Paris at Studio 104, Maison de la Radio – May 19,1967 – Radio France Musique – Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln, a milestone collaboration this week. In their own right, both Roach and Lincoln were highly regarded and much admired performers;...

New York Teenager - 1968 0

It’s Election Night 1968 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In New York – You Worked For Bobby Kennedy – You Handed Out Flyers For Hubert Humphrey, But You Can’t Vote – You’re Glued To WABC

WABC – 12:00 midnight – 1:00 am – November 6, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s Election Night: November 6, 1968. It’s also a school night, but you don’t care. You want to find out who’s going to be President. And even though you can’t vote, because you’re...

Procol Harum 0

Procol Harum – In Concert From Paris – 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Procol Harum – In concert at l’Olympia, Paris – August 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Aiming for some calm this weekend, finding an early Procol Harum concert from Paris in 1967 and thinking this might do the trick. The song which inadvertently became an anthem for a generation...

Magazine (Howard Devoto) 0

Magazine – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magazine – In session for John Peel – February 20, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Magazine to end out the week. A few days ago I ran a Buzzcocks session and made mention of the fact that one of the founding members of Buzzocks was Howard Devoto. Devoto who...

The Stranglers 0

The Stranglers – In Session 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Stranglers – In session for John Peel – March 7, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 – The Stranglers tonight. Their first session for John Peel, recorded on March 7, 1977 at The BBC. With a career spanning four decades, The Stranglers are one of the longest surviving and continuously...

School Pushouts - 1970 0

Pushouts – School Integration In The 70s – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

NPR – Options In Education – Pushouts – September 4, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In the 1970s the prevailing controversy in the area of education was School integration by way of busing. It was a way of complying with Supreme Court rulings in the 1950s that stated...

Dorothy Thompson 0

Dorothy Thompson Has A Few Words For FDR In 1944 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Dorothy Thompson – Radio Address FDR For President Committee – October 29, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dorothy Thompson was one of the most respected journalists working in Radio as well as print in the 1930s. She was second (only to Eleanor Roosevelt) as Most Trusted Woman In...

Sadat-Begin 0

October 28, 1978 – Sadat-Begin And The Peace Prize

October 28, 1978 – Sadat-Begin Peace Prize + other news – CBS/NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 28, 1978 began on a hopeful note – announced the previous evening, the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize was being awarded to Egypt‘s Anwar Sadat and Israel‘s Menachem Begin. The reason...