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The Search Continues, The War Goes On, Nixon Overrides A Veto – November 23, 1970

Click n the link here for Audio Player: News for November 23, 1970 A day a lot happened. This November 23rd in 1970 heard reports of an unsuccessful attempt to free American prisoners in a North Vietnamese detention camp. The raid itself was successful, but the purported prison camp had...

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Intimate Stranger In Session – 2010 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Intimate Stranger – Sand & Water -Nightime I have posted tracks by Intimate Stranger several times over the past few years, having been a fan since roughly 2008 when I first heard them via their MySpace page. Truly an international band, with...

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Lest We Forget – The JFK Assassination – November 22, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player:JFK Assassination Not to bring down the festivities of this particular Thanksgiving (falling on the 22nd of November and all), but today marks the 49th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. As a reminder of how the day unfolded, from...

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The Danse Society In Session – 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Danse society – Peel Session – 1981 Diving into some Post-Punk tonight by way of The Danse Society, recorded for John Peel at BBC Radio 1 on November 21, 1981. After Punk came a catch-all sub-genre known as Post-Punk. More experimental...

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The Manfred Quartet In Concert Play Music Of Samazeuilh And Franck – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Manfred Quartet in Concert – Nov. 20, 2012 Over to France this week, for the Dijon Auditorium Debussyades Series of concerts. This one features The Manfred Quartet in concert, recorded on October 7th of this year playing two works. Here’s what’s on...

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Other Ceasefires, Other Times – The India-China War – November 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: India-China War – November 1962 The one event that managed to dislodge reports regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis in November of 1962 was the outbreak of hostilities between India and China. Long a hotbed of disputes, the crisis reached boiling point late...

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The Artwoods – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable.

Click on the link here for Audio Player:Artwoods-InTheDeepEnd – 1967 One of those bands in the 60’s that evolved into many different things while being highly respected. The Artwoods, with legendary keyboard player Jon Lord started life as The New Art Wood Combo in the early 60’s and then morphed...

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Palestine Question – 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Story Behind The Headlines – Palestine – 1948 With the current escalation of violence over Gaza, casualties rising by the minute and the threat of a ground war growing hourly, here’s a reminder that the entire region has been in turmoil for...

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The Misunderstood – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Misunderstood – I Can Take You To The Sun – 1966 Probably one of the saddest stories in the annals of Rock, The Misunderstood were originally a surf band from Riverside California who drew the attention of British DJ John Peel...