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The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #24 0

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #24

    Day #25 – 5 days left – still at the 9% mark, hoping it can inch up in the next five days. I don’t know about you, but my in-box is jammed with appeals for donations, contributions, time, energy, effort, and action all day long. Seems one emergency...

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The Hot Potato Of Education In 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

– NPR – National Town Meeting – “How Can Education Be Improved?” – October 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1975, Education was again the topic of hot discussion around Washington. The recent violence in Boston over School Busing, the proposed cuts in Education spending on the...

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #23 0

The Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #23

  Day #24 – 6 days left.  Six Hair-pulling, nail-biting, nerve-wracking, hysteria-driven days to go before it’s over.  It’s been a roller-coaster and there’s still a ways to go. 9% of our goal so far and we’re slowly getting there.  I can’t tell you how grateful I am to all...

Pop Goes The Beatles 1963 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

Pop Goes The Beatles 1963 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Pop Goes The Beatles – August 6, 1963 – BBC Transcription Service – I have rarely run Beatles material on Past Daily. No good reason – other than, the subject is covered so thoroughly by so many other sites, that I don’t think I can add anything that hasn’t...

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If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In L.A., January 9, 1959 Sounded Like This – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– KFWB – Elliot Field – January 9, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Hot on the heels of our trip back to 1965 last week, here’s a trip back to Los Angeles on January 9, 1959, via KFWB and disc jockey Elliot Field. Not quite Top-40, KFWB’s slogan...

The Rolling Stones In Session 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

The Rolling Stones In Session 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Rolling Stones – In session At The BBC – August 20, 1965 – BBC Radio 1 – From a documentary about Rock at the BBC in the 60s comes this session from the Rolling Stones. The last one they would record, on August 20, 1965. It featured their...

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded  – Past Daily Reference Room 0

In 1948 Schools Were Overcrowded – Past Daily Reference Room

  – CBS Radio – Cross Section: USA – Federal Aid To Public Schools – May 29, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1948, President Truman introduced several programs dealing with Social issues – among them was Federal Aid to Education. Along with Health (a plan for Universal...

If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In L.A. , October 16, 1965 Sounded Like This. 47

If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In L.A. , October 16, 1965 Sounded Like This.

– KRLA-KHJ-KFWB, Los Angeles – October 16, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you’ve ever wanted to hear a slice of an average day of Top-40 radio in Los Angeles during those halcyon days of Rock, all things British Invasion and Motown, this may be your chance. It...

Frank Zappa And Zubin Mehta Talk Music – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles 1

Frank Zappa And Zubin Mehta Talk Music – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

  – KPFK – William Strother Program – Panel discussion on the state of Culture and Modern Music – rebroadcast April 21, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In one of the more interesting dialogues on the state of Music, Culture and Society during the late 1960s/early 1970s, this...

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Chuck Cabot And His Orchesta – Live From Houston – 1953 – Mainstream Pop, Pre-Rock n’ Roll – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– CBS Radio – Chuck Cabot And His Orchestra – live from The Rice Hotel, Houston Texas – April 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As a distinct contrast between my Lennie Tristano post earlier today, I ran across this tape, and noted only a year separated the two....