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Elvis Presley – Live In Las Vegas – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Elvis Presley – Live At Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas – August 3, 1969 As was quietly yet repeatedly mentioned to me yesterday, August 16 marked the 36th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, who passed from the scene in 1977. I...

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Goodbye Captain Trips – Death of Jerry Garcia – August 9, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News bulletins and reports for August 9, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! On top of being a busy news day,  this August 9th in 1995, it was also a sad one. News of the death of Grateful Dead...

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The Long, Hot Bummer Continues – July 25, 1966

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBS Radio – The World Tonight – July 25, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If anybody had any curiosity over why the Hippie Movement became so prevalent in the 1960s,  you only had to hear this newscast to realize what happened....

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To Be Young, Gifted And Convinced . . .-1972 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: CBC Radio Documentary – Ugly Teenage Girls – 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For all that we complain about our society today becoming the glorification of the grotesque, how our perceptions of beauty have become so twisted and mangled out of...

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Are Our Schoolbooks Dangerous? – 1941 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum of The Air – Are Our Schoolbooks Dangerous? 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a society, are we a fearful people? Yes. Paranoid? Yes. Vengeful? Yes. Civil? No. Has it always been that way? I’m afraid to say, yes....

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July 8, 1956 – Happy Pills And The Dawn Of The Pharmaceutical Generation

Click on the link here for Audio Player: American Forum – Happy Pills – July 8, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! You can blame it on the Cold War, you can blame it on the great uncertainty society was facing. You can blame it on the...

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T. Rex – Live At Wembley – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Holiday Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: T. Rex In Concert At Wembley – March 18, 1972 Since we’re heading into a holiday tomorrow, I thought I’d get things partly rolling with a classic T. Rex concert, recorded at Wembley on March 18, 1972. There’s a lot of live...

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How Americans Feel About Vietnam – July 2, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Special Report – Dialogue And Decision – July 2, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in 1965 was about the growing dissatisfaction with the War in Vietnam. There were still a lot of supporters, but an equal...

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The Vaccines Live At Glastonbury – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Vaccines Live At Glastonbury – Recorded June 28, 2013 For a band that’s been together a little over 3 years, The Vaccines are having an amazing track record of success. From the best selling debut album of 2011. Their second album...

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Arctic Monkeys – Live At Glastonbury 2013 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Arctic Monkeys live at Glastonbury 2013 – June 27, 2013 So far, Glastonbury 2013 has been a howling success. Touted as the first all-Digital presentation by the BBC, it’s purported to be wall-to-wall music. I’m not so sure that applies to us...