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Martha Argerich With Sergiu Celibidache And Orchestre National de France In Concert At Lausanne – 1974 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert.

Martha Argerich with Sergiu Celibidache and Orchestra National de France – in concert at The Lausanne Festival – June 6, 1974 – RTS, Lausanne, Switzerland. A historic concert this week. Orchestre National de France led by the legendary Rumanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache and featuring the iconic Martha Argerich in a...

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January 13, 1982 – The Big Freeze Of ’82 – The On-Going Situation In Poland – A Sit-Down With Hosni Mubarak.

This January 13th in 1982 was probably not all that far removed from most January 13th’s on the Eastern half of the U.S. The Big Freeze of 1982, as it came to be known, dumped record amounts of snow everywhere from the Great Lakes to The South, ruining citrus crops...

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January 12, 1978 – Starting The Political Year Off With A Jimmy Carter Press Conference –

This day in 1978 saw President Jimmy Carter give his first Press Conference of 1978. And by the looks and sounds of it, the political year would have enough drama to go around. Taking center stage was the crisis in Africa between Somalia and Ethiopia, taking place around the Ogaden...

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Emel – In Session From Paris – 2020 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders Edition –

Emel (Mathlouthi) in session for Club Side – Radio France International – December 30, 2020 – RFI, Paris – A short, but profound set from Tunisian/French singer/songwriter Emel, whose full name is Emel Mathlouthi. She is is best known for her protest song “Kelmti Horra” (“My Word is Free”), which...

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January 11, 1944 – FDR -The Second Bill Of Rights -A State Of The Union In Wartime –

Recovering from a bad case of the Flu, President Roosevelt delivered the 1944 State of The Union address from the Oval Office, rather than in a Joint Session of Congress. The war had been going on for 3 years and the tide was turning in the Allies favor. It was...

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Devy Erlih Plays The Music Of Pierre-Max Dubois – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

I originally ran this post a few years via my old website, but many readers weren’t happy with the sound quality available at the time. So, as promised, I am running it again with new and improved sound and a new transfer. This is the World Premier performance of the...

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Heart – In Concert From Passaic, New Jersey – 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Back to some basic, no-frills American Rock n’ Roll this weekend. In 1977, Mushroom Records ran a full-page advertisement showing the bare-shouldered Wilson sisters (as on the Dreamboat Annie album cover) with the suggestive caption, “It was only our first time!” In an interview that appeared in the July 28,...