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Paul Paray Leads L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France – 1960-1973- Episode 2 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Paul Paray – L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – 1960-1973 – Episode 2 – France Musique – The second installment of the wonderful five-part series on the legendary Paul Paray and his relationship with the ORTF Orchestra (L’Orchestra Philharmonique de Radio France as it’s called now), during the years 1960-1973....

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The Waterboys – Live At Glastonbury – 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Waterboys – live at Glastonbury 1986 – Recorded by BBC Radio 1 – June 20, 1986 -BBC Radio 1 – The Waterboys at Glasto in 1986. The Waterboys are a Scottish-Irish folk rock band formed in Edinburgh in 1983 by Scottish musician Mike Scott. The band’s membership, past and...

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May 19, 1999 – Midnight Madness For Phantom Menace – Glimmers Of Hope For Kosovo – Murder Charges For A Right To Die.

Become a Patron! May 19, 1999 – The latest episode in the Star Wars series, Phantom Menace opened at midnight to the sound of stampeding crowds and thundering cash registers. An estimated 200,000 people weren’t going to be showing up for work this morning, since many had been camped out...

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May 16, 1948 – The Day After Independence – New Israel – Old Neighbors. Past Daily Reference Room

On May 15, 1948 The State of Israel came into being. The end of a long, arduous and contentious journey. A move not favored in the Middle-East. A move which set off a war between a new country surrounded by hostile neighbors. Declaration of the Establishment of the State of...

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Hubert Rostaing Sextette – The Standard Transcription Sessions – 1948 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table.

Hubert Rostaing Sextette – Standard Transcription Sessions – Q247-250 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Legendary Hubert Rostaing tonight, leading a sextette in a session for the Standard Transcription company and either recorded in Paris or New York. The sessions took place approximately 1948 (although some say it was...

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The Busque-Bouquet-Lemaire Trio Play Music Of Lalo – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lalo – Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello – Hélèle Busque, piano – Paule Bouquet, violin – Jules Lemaire, cello – Paris Radio session – circa 1954 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Music of Edouard Lalo this weekend. His trio for Piano, Violin and Cello featuring Hélène...

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Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Radio Commercials Of The 70s – Part 3: “I’m A Pepper – She’s A Pepper . . “

Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Part 3 – The 70s – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – More than looking at old magazines, leafing through family photos or listening to first-hand recollections, listening to the radio commercials of a decade do much to spell out just where a society was in...