Tagged: A Christmas Story

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December 30, 1955 – Cold War, Taking Stock, The Road Ahead

December 30, 1955 – News broadcasts, commentaries – various networks – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 30,1955 – In 1955, as in 2016, the day before New Year‘s Eve fell on a Friday – the weekend was set aside for celebrating and the ever-present singing of Auld lang Syne....

Jean Shepherd Has A Word For You – January 2, 1977 – Weekend Pop Chronicles 0

Jean Shepherd Has A Word For You – January 2, 1977 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

Jean Shepherd – WOR-FM – January 2, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Jean Shepherd, whom we mostly know now as the writer of A Christmas Story, was one of the truly great story-tellers of the later 20th century. Often compared to Mark Twain in his effortless ability to convey...

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From The Mind Of Jean Shepherd – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Jean Shepherd – WOR-Radio – December 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A dose of mid-century Americana this weekend, via Jean Shepherd and his daily radio program on WOR-AM in New York. Shepherd is probably best...