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Cuban Missile Crisis – October, 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Cuban Missile Crisis re-cap Oct. 22, 1962 Today marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Cuban Missile crisis. Undoubtedly one of the scarier periods in history because the threat of all-out nuclear war loomed very close over everyone’s heads, and...

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The Pollock – 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Pollock – Grey Eyes I first ran across The Pollock about a year ago while doing a World Surf for new and interesting bands to eventually post in Rock Without Borders. I was struck by how good this band was and,...

FDR Fireside Chat – October 10, 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room 1

FDR Fireside Chat – October 10, 1937 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: FDR – Fireside Chat – Oct. 12, 1937 On the occasion of his return from a cross-country tour, President Roosevelt gave one of his familiar Fireside Chat’s ahead of a special session of Congress on October 12, 1937. He discusses the progress...

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October 15, 1986 – Star Wars, Reykjavik And Stop Gap.

Click on the link here for Audio player:News for October 15, 1986 News for this day in October of 1986 had to do with assessing the Summit between Reagan and Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland and the beginning of renewed talks in Geneva. The sticking point continued to be the Star...

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Strasbourg Radio Symphony In Concert Play Music Of Roussel – 1954

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Roussel – Rhapsodie Flamande – 1954 Over to French radio again. This week’s concert comes from The Strasbourg Music Festival, circa 1954, conducted by Frank Martin and featuring the music of Albert Roussel. Rhapsodie Flamande for Orchestra, written in the 1938. Roussel...

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A Word Or Two From Pete Townshend – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: FrontRow_ Pete Townshend Special In light of the media blitz currently going on over the release of Who founder Pete Townshend’s autobiography Who I Am, the airwaves have been awash with interviews and reviews of the book. In case you may have...

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Louis Prima – 1956 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Louis Prima – Buona Sera – 1956 In the 1980’s, legendary Las Vegas madman and trumpeter extraordinaire Louis Prima was immortalized to a whole new generation of fans via David Lee Roth‘s version of Prima’s classic Just A Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody....

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Simple Minds And The Pretenders – Live In Concert – 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1979-09-08 BBC In Concert (Simple Minds & Pretenders) H A double bill this week – Simple Minds and The Pretenders, recorded in concert on September 8, 1979 by BBC Radio 1. Two bands relatively early-on in their careers. Simple Minds just getting...