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The Zombies In Session – 1964 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Zombies – In session at The BBC – 1964-1965 A perennial favorite tonight – The Zombies were one of the truly great bands that were part of the first British Invasion of the early 1960’s. Having gone through all the stylistic changes during that decade, finally breaking up with...

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February 19, 1965 – Shapes Of Things – Attempted Coup In Saigon – Attempted Extremists In Germany.

History doesn’t preserve itself, it needs your help: Become a Patron! As if there weren’t enough indications that America had gotten itself involved in a shooting war in Vietnam sooner rather than later, an abortive coup attempt to overthrow the Military junta of General Khanh took place in Saigon beginning...

The Screaming Ababs aka The Tea Set, The Sigma 6, The Pink Floyd Blues Sound

The Screaming Abdabs/The Tea Set/The Pink Floyd Blues Sound – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Unless you already knew, Pink Floyd went under several names before they settled on the one that would lead to fame and fortune. One of those names was The Abdabs, or The Screaming Abdabs. Others were The Tea Set, Sigma 6, Jokers Wild and The Pink Floyd Blues Band. Here...

U.S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge with General Khan

February 20, 1965 – Vietnam: Attempted Overthrow – Days Of Intrigue.

We gotta ask: Become a Patron! One of those days full of intrigues from Southeast Asia. In this case, an attempted coup on the part of troops loyal to former Premier Diem (who was assassinated and overthrown with a little CIA help), against troops loyal to Military strongman and Vietnamese...

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

George Szell

George Szell And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Wagner, Barber And Schubert 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: George Szell conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in music of Wagner, Barber and Schubert – In concert at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, June 24, 1965. A classic concert this week, featuring one of the greatest conductors of the 20th Century; George Szell, leading the orchestra that was...

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

State Of The Union 1965 – LBJ And The Great Society – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Lyndon Johnson – State of The Union – Jan. 4, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifty years ago yesterday, President Lyndon Johnson ran down his proposals for The Great Society. Discussing the plight of the...

The Moody Blues – In Session At The Saturday Club 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Moody Blues – In Session At The Saturday Club 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Moody Blues – Go Now – BBC Saturday Club – April 1965 – BBC Radio 1 Sadly, only one track has survived (so far) from The Moody Blues from this session. This one from the BBC...

Pandemonium Of The Happy Kind – The Beatles In Paris – 1965 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend/Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Beatles – Live At Palais Des Sports – Afternoon (first) show – June 20, 1965 – RFI Since today marks what became the beginning of an era, when The Beatles first came to the U.S. and played the Ed Sullivan...

August 13, 1965 – City On The Edge – A City Engulfed – Watts Riots –

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Watts Riot Coverage – KTLA-audio – August 13, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If you were living in Los Angeles on this August 13th in 1965 you were no doubt glued to your radio or TV, watching and listening with...