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March 14, 1980 – Fixing A Flabby Economy – Jimmy Carter’s Economic Address To The Nation – Past Daily Reference Room

March 14, 1980 – President Carter’s Address on the Economy +news of Allard Lowenstein shooting – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – On this day in 1980, President Jimmy Carter unveiled a new anti-inflation program that he said would restore “discipline” to both government and American consumers, partly...

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March 15, 1980 – Reaction To Carter Belt-Tightening – Dole Decides Not To Run – Allard Lowenstein: Death Of An Activist.

March 15, 1980 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 15, 1980 – A day for reactions – reaction to President Carter’s economic message from the previous night. Along party lines the sentiment was reluctant support and adamant hand-wringing – the analogy of the superb...

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Lily Bienvenu Plays Bienvenu – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Within the vast heading of The History Of Music, I don’t think there is, or will ever be, a shortage of musicians and composers whose work has gone mostly unnoticed, or at best, largely underrated. Lily Bienvenu is one of those composers. To be fair, she is known for composing...

The Gas House - Venice 0

The Weirdos On Your Block – When Venice Had A Beatnik Problem – 1959 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles.

News clips, various stations and broadcasts – August 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – L.A. has never been a town to shy away from controversy – the city was practically built on it. Unlike former rival San Francisco, who embraced quirky and bohemian almost like a long-lost relative, L.A....

Whitney Houston - 1987 Grammy Awards 0

1987 Grammy© Awards – Press Pool Interviews – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles/Talking About Music

1987 Grammy Awards – Press Conference Interviews – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – That time of the year again – Turning clocks ahead and celebrating popular culture in all sorts of ways. And of course, The Grammy© Awards. Here’s a little sample of the winners of 1987, as they were...

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It’s June 16, 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Listening To KBLA, And Your Heart Is About To Be Broken.

Hour 1: Hour 2: Hour 3: Rescuing and preserving this stuff doesn’t happen by itself. So . . .:Become a Patron! It’s June 16, 1967 – and if you were a teenager, lived in L.A. and were one of the many thousands who had your ears glued to the radio...

Editors in concert 0

Editors – Live At Summer Sundae Festival 2005 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

Editors have so far released two platinum studio albums, and six in total, with several million combined sales. Their debut album The Back Room was released in 2005. It contained the hits “Munich” and “Blood” and the following year received a Mercury Prize nomination. Their follow-up album An End Has...