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Barney Wilen Quartet – Live In Paris – 1989 -Past Daily Downbeat

Barney Wilen Quartet – Live in Paris – September 27, 1989 – RFI – France Musique Jazz Without Borders this weekend. A concert featuring The Barney Wilen Quartet (Wilen, Soprano/Tenor sax – Jackie Terrason, piano – Gilles Naturel, bass and Peter Gritz, drums) recorded by Radio France on September 27,...

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It’s July 1968 -You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Summer – It’s 1968 – It’s Critical Mass

KHJ-AM/FM – The Real Don Steele – July 4, 1968 July 1968. By a lot of accounts, it was a pretty terrible year – and it was only half over. You were right in the middle of Summer. The year started and the Vietnam War suddenly went out of control...

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John Lewis – Address At The March On Washington – August 1963 – John Lewis (1940-2020)

John Lewis – Address at The March On Washington – August 28, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Lewis (1940-2020) – Civil Rights leader and human rights champion has left this life. The towering figure of the Civil Rights movement and Conscience of The Congress, succumbed to Pancreatic...

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The Teardrop Explodes – In Concert – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Teardrop Explodes – in concert at Guildford Civic Hall -June 18, 1981 – Live And Loud.com – No presure, but . . .Become a Patron! The Teardrop Explodes in concert to end out the five-day week. Recorded in concert at Guildford Civic Hall on June 18, 1981 and spiffed...

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July 17, 1981 – Orange Skies Over Beirut – Taking Sides – Kremlin Anxiety Over Poland

July 17, 1981 – Word from Beirut this day – Israeli air raids over Beirut and targets throughout Lebanon as the situation continued to spiral out of control. The latest raid on Palestinian bases targeted PLO Headquarters as well as two eight story buildings claimed by the Israelis to house...

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Secret Affair – In Concert -1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Secret Affair – in concert at The University of Bristol – February 11, 1980 – Live and Loud.com Secret Affair in concert. Recorded on February 11, 1980 at the University of Bristol. Secret Affair were formed in 1978. The original line-up consisted of Ian Page (vocals, keyboards, trumpet), Dave Cairns...

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A Few Words From H.Rap Brown – 1968 – Past Daily Voices Of Protest

H.Rap Brown – in conversation with Mitchell Krauss – Newsfront – NET -November 21, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 60s were a decade of enormous upheaval in society. 1968 was something of a peak – it was a turning point in the Vietnam War, it was the...

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July 16, 1988 – An Upcoming Convention: Mending Fences, Smoothing Edges – The View From Managua – A Trip To Seoul

July 16, 1988 – Two days before the 1988 Democratic Convention in Atlanta, where Michael Dukakis was expected to get the official nod in the Presidential race. Along with running-mate Lloyd Bentsen, hopes were high the Democrats would take the White House in November. But with every convention, the pre-convention...

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“Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been . . .” – Guilt By Association – 1949 – Past Daily Reference Room

Fingers of suspicion, guilt by association – all elements of the era known as The Red Scare. The fear of subversion, the fear that America was going to be turned into a Communist regime, just like what was happening all over Eastern Europe. That our country would be undermined by...