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Stock Market: 1979 - what a 48 point drop was cause for panic. 0

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever.

Become a Patron! October, it would seem, is not historically without its surprises. On this day in 1979 New York City was turned upside down over a United Nations visit from Cuba‘s Fidel Castro, his first since 1959. Air Traffic was disrupted, street traffic was disrupted, and all told the...

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Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979 0

Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak – December 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As 1979 came to a close, the world was once again facing The Big Question Mark. The Soviets were setting up shop...

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979 0

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Coming to the frustrating end of a baffling month in a perplexing decade, this December 29th in 1979 was winding up nowhere near hopeful....

An Hour In The Life Of A City – Los Angeles: 9-10 am – November 26, 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room 0

An Hour In The Life Of A City – Los Angeles: 9-10 am – November 26, 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC-AM – Geoff Edwards Show – November 26, 1979 Looking around for events which occurred on this day in history, I ran across this tape of an hour’s worth of L.A. radio station KMPC, recorded between 9...

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America Held Hostage – November 6, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Newsbreak + CBS Radio Hourly News – November 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Iran underwent sweeping changes, starting in late 1978 and culminating in the exile (under the pretense of tests for...

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Live At Oxford Poly – 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edtion

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – live at Oxford Poly – BBC Goes To College series – 1980 – BBC Radio 1/6music Some Heartland Rock tonight, via one of its most popular practitioners, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Recorded live in...

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The Cars – In Concert At Sussex University – 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mni-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Cars, in concert at Sussex University – 1979 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Some early New Wave tonight, courtesy of The Cars, who were at the forefront in merging guitar-rock with Synth-Pop in the late 1970s/early 1980s. Tonight’s concert...

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Roxy Music – In Concert At Oakland Auditorium – 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Roxy Music – In Concert At Oakland Auditorium – April 20, 1979 – KSAN-FM Live Broadcast Roxy Music this weekend. One of those pivotal bands which defined much of the 70s and 80s. A band you couldn’t exactly pin down as...

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Viktoria Postnikova And Gennady Rozhdestvensky With The BBC Symphony At The 1979 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click here for the Audio Player – Prague Spring Festival, 1979 – BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky with Pianist Viktoria Postnikova – Part 1 Click here for the Audio Player – Prague Spring Festival, 1979 – BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky with Pianist Viktoria Postnikova – Part 2...

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Rodney Bingenheimer With 999 And Bob Geldof – 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rodney On The Roq – April 8, 1979 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rodney On The Roq – April 8, 1979 – Part 2 Rodney Bingenheimer has been a cornerstone in the world of...