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Al Green In Session – 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Al Green In Session – 1973 Since we’re in the midst of fundraising tonight (via FundRazr and Past Daily on Facebook), I thought I would toss up something special to kick off the Fundraiser and kick off November. The legendary Al Green....

Rocket From The Crypt – 1996 – Nights At The Roundtable – Halloween Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Rocket from the Crypt – Reading Fest. 1996 Jumping into the spirit of Halloween with San Diego chaos merchants Rocket From The Crypt – live at the Reading Festival, 1996. Turn it up and kick a few crypts around. Related articles Halloween...

Houdini’s Last Seance – October 31, 1936 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Houdini’s Last Seance – Oct. 31, 1936 In what was promised to be the media event of the decade, the legendary illusionist, magician and escape artist Harry Houdini, who had died on Halloween night 1926, had promised to make an appearance from...

A Dead Heat, Tapes For Sale And The Possibility Of Poison – October 31, 1976

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 31, 1976 Since October 31st came on a Sunday in 1976, this was the last weekend before the Presidential election. According to the Harris Poll, Carter’s poll standings were falling and it was becoming a dead heat between Carter...

Taking A Crack At Inflation – October 30, 1978

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 30, 1978 News on this day was mostly of the Economic variety. Jimmy Carter‘s Anti-Inflation program was not being met with enthusiasm, so it was up to Treasury Secretary Blumenthal to make the pitch for the plan. Meanwhile, the...

Bee Gees In Session - 1967

The Bee Gees In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

We can always use the support. now more than ever: Become a Patron! Some early Bee Gees tonight. Long before their transformation into one of the Disco icons of the 1970’s, The Bee Gees were an extremely popular and well-regarded band in the mid/late 1960’s. Straddling the worlds of Pop...

Farewell To A Golfer – Foiling Another Columbine – Freaking Out Over Y2K – October 29, 1999

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 29, 1999 News for this day in 1999 had a lot to do with a Columbine High School-type plot uncovered in Cleveland, where a group of High School students were planning on staging a mass killing spree around the...

Robert Salles And Germain Smajda Play Magnard – 1953 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend

Robert Salles And Germain Smajda Play Magnard – 1953 – Past Daily Gramophone Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Magnard – Cello Sonata The music of the neglected and overlooked French composer Alberic Magnard this weekend. His Sonata for Cello and Piano in this radio broadcast recital featuring Robert Salles, cello (from the Pascal String Quartet) and pianist Germain Smajda. With...