Vintage Recordings

Klaus Tennstedt

Klaus Tennstedt With Malcolm Frager And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Beethoven- 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Klaus Tennstedt and Malcolm Frager – Boston Symphony – 1976 – Part 1 Klaus Tennstedt and Malcolm Frager – Boston Symphony – 1976 – Part 2 Another historic concert. This week it’s the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood in 1976 during the Berkshire Festival, guest conducted by Klaus Tennstedt and...

Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan – Live At Antibes Jazz Festival 1963 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sarah Vaughan – Live at Antibes Jazz Festival, July 29, 1963 – Sarah Vaughan this weekend. Sassy, The Divine One and possessor of one of the greatest singing voices in Jazz, in concert at the Antibes Jazz Festival at Juan-les-Pins, France and recorded by ORTf on July 29, 1963. It...

Bo Diddley

A Word Or Two From Bo Diddley – 1986 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Bo Diddley – Interview – June 26, 1986 The legendary Bo Diddley; one of those figures who had a hand in the birth of Rock n’Roll. I say “a hand in” because there are many figures laying claim to being its father. And looking at the history of Rock, it’s...

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson – In Concert From Denver 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Joe Jackson – live in Denver, Colorado – May 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Joe Jackson, one of the early practitioners of New Wave, flooding American airwaves that summer of 1979. Hot on the heels of releasing his debut album, Look Sharp!, Jackson embarked on a tour...

Andrei Gromyko

An Andrei Gromyko Press Conference – October 13, 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

United Nations Press Conference – Andrei Gromyko – October 13, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Although it was bubbling just under the surface, the soon to be the near-catastrophic Cuban Missile Crisis wasn’t on the front page of newspapers or the lead-story on newscasts on this day. It...

Molotov - Byrnes - UN 1947

October 14, 1947 – Meatless Tuesday And A Hint At 1948

October 14, 1947 – Pure Oil News – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 14, 1947 – a snapshot of the Postwar world. This was a Tuesday in 1947, and that meant Meatless Tuesday if you lived in America on this day. Food rationing was a reality,...

Beaux Arts Trio

The Beaux Arts Trio Play Music Of Mozart, Arensky And Beethoven – 1984 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Beaux Arts Trio – Library Of Congress Concert – Feb. 17, 1984 – Part 1 Beaux Arts Trio – Library Of Congress Concert – Feb. 17, 1984 – Part 2 A Historic concert this week. The legendary Beaux Arts Trio (Menahem Pressler, Piano – Isidore Cohen, violin – Bernard...

Coup In Pakistan 1999

October 12, 1999 – A Coup Comes To Pakistan

  October 12, 1999 – CBS News Update + CBS Hourly Newscasts – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 12, 1999, news for this day was fast-moving. A coup was taking place in Islamabad Pakistan, unfolding as fast as the news could report it. Largely a bloodless coup, centered around...

The Levellers

The Levellers – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Levellers – In Session – BBC – November 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Early 90s Folk-Punk/English Folk/Alternative band The Levellers tonight. Recorded in session at the BBC (and not for John Peel) in November of 1991. The Levellers got their name from a 17th Century Radical group during...

Henri Dutilleux

Pierre Germain And Jean Hubeau Play Music Of Dutilleux – 1952 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Henri Dutilleux – 2 songs – Pierre Germain, Tenor – Jean Hubeau, piano – Sceaux Festival, circa 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. The music of Henri Dutilleux this weekend. A short one – two songs; Pour une Amie Perdue and Chanson del la Déportée, featuring Pierre...