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Tangerine Dream - in concert - 1975

Tangerine Dream – In Concert At Royal Albert Hall – 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tangerine Dream – Live at Royal Albert Hall – 1975 – Introduced by John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – We’re here because you’re here: Become a Patron! Tangerine Dream in concert tonight. One of the pioneering bands of the German prog-Rock/Electonica genre – they were, along with Can and...

Ahead of VE Day - Norway was the latest - but certainly not the last.

May 5, 1945 – VE Only Days Away – Mass Surrenders – Mass Discoveries – Reports From The Front.

History you can use – support we can use: Become a Patron! May 5, 1945 – with the final collapse and capitulation of Germany only days away, and a much anticipated VE Day, reports of mass surrenders and pockets of fighting continued. Reports Supreme Allied Headquarters of a steady demoralization...

Tony Allen - in concert - (photo:Ennio Leanza/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

Tony Allen – Live At Jazz A La Villette – 2017 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: Tribute Edition (Tony Allen-1940-2020)

Tony Allen – live at Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris – September 9, 2017 – Radio France Musique – A little support goes a really long way: Become a Patron! More sad news this week – word from Paris last Thursday that legendary drummer Tony Allen had passed away....

Awkward Moments

It’s May 1970 – You’re A Teenager – You Live in L.A. – Your Life Has Become . . .Awkward.

KDAY – Earl Trout – May 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – We got bills to pay and mouths to feed: Become a Patron! You have to admit, May 1970 is no fun. The world has become an insane place. It doesn’t help matters any that you feel like...

Hitler Dead - reports and confirmation

May 1, 1945 – From A Bunker Somewhere In Berlin – Adolf Hitler Death Reported By German Radio

Become a Patron! May 1, 1945 – Although his death was officially discovered on April 30, it wasn’t until the following day that the news was reported over German radio in Hamburg and that Admiral Dönitz was appointed his successor. On 1 May, the Reichssender Hamburg radio station interrupted their...

Tomorrow - What will it be like?

April 21, 1960 – Tomorrow: What Will It Be Like? – Past Daily Reference Room

Your support is vital to us: Become a Patron! Tomorrow – The Future -The Jet-Age – Eternal optimism and the 30 hour work week (or less). America was in the midst of great prosperity and technological leaps. We were a nation on the cutting edge; we were innovators – we...

LBJ Press Conference - April 1964

April 23, 1964 – An LBJ Press Conference – Past Daily Reference Room: Presidents Being Presidential

Does a world of good: Become a Patron! An LBJ Press conference. Typical of the time; typical of most every press conference up until the contentious ones during the end of the Nixon Administration. Civility, decorum and a President being Presidential. Here’s an excerpted text of the opening statement before...

Moderate eye irritation from Smog

March 27, 1957 – “Los Angeles Weather: Light To Moderate Eye Irritation From Smog – No Morning Burning Allowed” – Bob Crane Says So.” – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KNX-AM/FM – March 27, 1957 – Bob Crane Program – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It may not seem like a lot to you, but . . .Become a Patron! If you ever lived in a house in Los Angeles built before 1957 and wondered why there was what looked...