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Shuttle Columbia crew

February 4, 2003 – Memorial For Shuttle Columbia – Past Daily Reference Room

Every little bit helps a lot: February 4, 2003 – Shuttle Columbia, destroyed within minutes of re-entry to earth, killing all crew members aboard. Columbia was destroyed at about 09:00 EST on February 1, 2003, while re-entering the atmosphere after a 16-day scientific mission. The Columbia Accident Investigation Board determined...

Gleason - Carney - Audrey Meadows - The Honeymooners

February 4, 1996 – Gunfire In Guatemala – Aftershocks In China – Farewell Alice Kramden: The Death Of Audrey Meadows.

Supporting what we do here is really easy: Become a Patron! February 4, 1996 – Busy news day in the world and a sad news day for the entertainment world. Starting with news that gunshots were heard in Guatemala earlier in the day. An assassination attempt at the newly inaugurated...

The Daily Flash - 1967

The Daily Flash – In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Daily Flash – live – various venues – Approximately October 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you like what we do, you might want to consider kicking in some love: Become a Patron! The Daily Flash to kick off the week. A band that had a solid...

Polls - 1948 potential voters

Elections And Public Opinion Polls – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

A buck is all we ask: Become a Patron! Polls; forever relied on, increasingly unreliable. Opinion polls have been a vital element in collecting data on what people think and how they think. Opinions are solicited on everything from sodas to magazines, but the most relied upon is the Opinion...

Moscow - Lenin Poster -

February 3, 1990 – Moscow: The Power Shift – Bulgaria: Big Changes – South Africa: The Big Deep Breath.

We could really use some support, if you haven’t already: Become a Patron! February 3, 1990 – Eyes on Moscow as a controversial call for major political change in the Soviet Union was taking shape. An anticipation of sparks flying at the Central Committee during the coming week as the...

Roland Manuel

Music Of Roland Manuel – French Radio – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Roland Manuel – Isabelle and Pantelon – excerpts – Soloists, chorus and Orchestra of French Radio – Georges Delerue, cond. – 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One thin Dollar goes a long way: Become a Patron! Music of Roland Manuel this weekend. Hardly a household name and one...

Gerry Mulligan - Live at The Hague - 1982

Gerry Mulligan Big Band – Live At North Sea Jazz 1982 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gerry Mulligan – Big Band – Live At The North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague – July 16, 1982 – VPRO Sorry to bug you, but . . .Become a Patron! Gerry Mulligan this weekend. With big band, recorded at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague on July...

Andy Gill - Gang of Four - live in Paris 1995

Gang Of Four – Live In Paris – 1995 – RIP: Andy Gill (1956-2020) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Tribute Edition.

Gang Of Four – Live at Studio 105, Maison de la Radio – Radio France International – The Black Sessions – October 27, 1995 – RFI Gang Of Four in concert on a sad occasion. The passing of co-founder and guitarist Andy Gill earlier today. This eloquent and painful press...

Looking for the Heart of Saturday Night

It’s Summer 1979 – You’re A Teenager – You’re In L.A. – Tomorrow You Won’t Remember A Thing. Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KMET – Cynthia Fox – August 13, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A little goes a very long way: Become a Patron! The weekend. Same in 1979 as just about any year. Heading on a crash-course to the heart of Saturday Night. It’s out there, and you’re determined...

Modern Folk Quartet - MFQ - Getty Images

Modern Folk Quartet – Live At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Modern Folk Quartet – live at Hollywood Bowl – No on proposition 14 Rally – September 23, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A buck a month, that’s all we ask. And this world of sound is yours: Become a Patron! Ending up our week of live Folk music...