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Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso For Piano And Strings – 1931 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio player: Bloch- Concerto Grosso – 1931 A few years ago, when I first put this piece up on Newstalgia, a lot of readers expressed happiness over its inclusion, but weren’t too thrilled about the sound of the recording. Truth was, at the time...

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The Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ) Live in Germany – 1986 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: ModernJazzQuartet1986-06-22TubingenGermany Over to Germany this week for a broadcast concert given at Tübingen on June 22, 1986 by The Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ). Probably one of the most distinctive ensembles in Jazz, MJQ enjoyed one of the longest runs of any Jazz...

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Personality Radio – KMPC, Los Angeles – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: KMPC – Dick Whittinghill – June 1968 As strange as this may seem, this was the other radio format that competed with Top-40 in the 1960’s. It was more middle-of-the-road than straight Pop. It was, for all intents and purposes, Mainstream music....

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Supertramp In Concert – 1977 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend.

Click on the link here for Audio player: 1977-11-19 BBC In Concert – Supertramp Over to London this weekend for a concert by 70’s legends Supertramp, recorded by the BBC as part of their Sight and Sound series on November 17, 1977. Forming in 1969, Supertramp quickly rose in popularity...

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The Meters – Live At The Kingfish Lounge, Baton Rouge – 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio player: Meters1976-10-01KingfishLoungeBatonRougeLA 2 You can’t do a week of posts featuring the essence of Funk without adding The Meters into the mix. They were almost singlehandedly responsible for cultivating and exporting New Orleans Funk to the rest of the musical world. Tonight it’s...

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President McKinley Dies From Assassin’s Bullet – Sept. 14, 1901

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Pres. Wm McKinley Address – Sept. 1901 If you were hoping for on-the-scene coverage of the assassination of President William McKinley with eye-witness reports and team coverage – I’m afraid you’re out of luck. Radio was only an experiment, and news was...

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The Dynamites Featuring Charles Walker – In Session – 2008 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio player:The Dynamites Featuring Charles Walker – In Session at KDHX – 2008 Continuing our Week of Funk with The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker, live in session at KDHX in St. Louis. Recorded on January 10, 2008. Walker, whose career has gone back to...

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JFK Discusses The Space Program – September 12, 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: JFK Remarks on Space Program – Sept. 12, 1962 With a pledge to put a man on the Moon by the end of the decade, President Kennedy took a keen interest in the space program and developments at NASA. On September 12,...

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September 12, 1949 – The Week That Was

Click on the link here for Audio player: News for week ending Sept 12, 1949 A messy week, this one ending on September 12th in 1949. Starting with President Truman stumping on behalf of candidates running in the 1949 Mid-Term elections. Truman decried repeated Republican charges of Socialism while pressing...