Tagged: 1968

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Picking A President – 1968 – Past Daily Convention Snapshot

Picking a President. Never the most civilized or genteel of gatherings, Political Conventions have been long, drawn-out slugfests, protests, fist-fights, near-riots and eventually something resembling unity. But as former President Eisenhower so eloquently observed in 1964; “The national convention today is brought to every home in the United States by...

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It’s March 10, 1968, And If You Lived In L.A., Things Would Sound A Little Different After Today

The last hour of Top-40 KFWB – March 10, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There you are – March 10, 1968 – anywhere between the ages of 14 and 24. KFWB, the radio station you have come to rely on for all your musical discoveries is going off the...

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Asking Moscow For Help In 1968 – Soviet Takeover Comes To Prague – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio Net Alert Bulletin – Czech Crisis – August 20, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With the latest news regarding the Ukraine, the situation in Crimea and reports of Russian troops crossing the Ukraine border, it all has a...

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Savoy Brown – In Session -1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Savoy Brown – in session for John Peel – June 30, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 Further proof we take requests. My friend Jeff asked me tonight if I had any very old Savoy Brown sessions. I remembered that I ran...

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1968 – Year Of Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – 1968: Year of Revolution – December 14, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 1968 has often been regarded as the year almost everything in our society came crashing down. We lost leaders, we lost faith, we lost innocence,...

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Days Of Confusion, Nights Of Backlash – The World Of 1968 – November 13, 1968

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NET – Newsfront w/Mitchell Krauss – November 13, 1968 1968 was probably the year it came closest to completely falling apart. The sudden violent turn of events that went from assassinations of Martin Luther King to Robert Kennedy. An entire nation...

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Blossom Toes – In Session 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Blossom Toes – In Session at Bouton Rouge – February 10, 1968 We have that small, dedicated, somewhat loopy society of individuals known as The Record Collectors to thank for rescuing what has been, up to now, one of the most...

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Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera – In Session – 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Sessions

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera – In Session at Saturday Club – January 27, 1968 – BBC Radio I was originally going to post this a few weeks ago; it was in the queue ready to go and everything. But . . .it’s...

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The Ominous Rumble Of Tanks – The End Of Prague Spring – August 20, 1968

Become a Patron! Further evidence that August is a month for upheavals. On the 20th of August in 1968, during the early morning hours, residents in Prague and outlying areas were awakened to the sound of rumbling tanks and squadrons of MIGs. In one swift move, Moscow decided Prague Spring and...