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February 22, 1969 – In Dread Of A Nixon Visit – End Of The Tet Holiday – “George Was A Snappy Dancer”.

News on this Washington’s Birthday in 1969 had much to do with the anticipated European visit of newly inaugurated ¬†President Nixon. It also had something to do with a just-published biography of George Washington by author-historian Mary Higgins Clark, and revelations over what were previously conceived notions as to who...

The Moody Blues In Concert

The Moody Blues In Concert – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Most people have relegated The Moody Blues to a sort of caricature status in recent years – the epitome of the airey-faerie Hippy-love and tie-dye stereotype of the 60’s. Their music has been limited to the almost exclusive playing of Knights In White Satin or Tuesday Afternoon, their two biggest...

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

Thousand Yard Stare 1969 – Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC News – 1969: The Year Of The Mayors – Dec. 28, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. For all that was positive and revolutionary about the 60s, the underlying problems, the discontent, the upheaval and the...

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix – Live At The Forum, Los Angeles – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Become a Patron! And since we’re celebrating the 50th anniversaries of things, something classic and historic, although probably not all that rare or unusual this week. Just about everyone who has a passing interest in the music of Jimi Hendrix has probably heard this or the hundreds of other concerts,...

Moby Grape – Live In Amsterdam – 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Mini-Concert edition

A buck here, a buck there – it adds up: Become a Patron! Keeping the Americana theme going tonight with a portion of a concert given in Amsterdam by the sadly neglected, maligned and overlooked Moby Grape. Recorded by VPRO (the Pop Music wing of Radio Nederland), on February 12,...