Tagged: ABC News

Kirsten Flagstad On The Radio – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 0

Kirsten Flagstad On The Radio – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– Kirsten Flagstad – In recital for the Magic Key Program – January 2, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing the occasional series of great Singers, a radio recital performance by the legendary Norwegian Soprano Kirsten Flagstad from the RCA Magic Key Program of January 2, 1938. Regarded...

The Good, The Bad And The Queen – Live At St. Denis 2007 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

The Good, The Bad And The Queen – Live At St. Denis 2007 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– The Good, The Bad & The Queen – live at St. Denis – 2007 – RFI/Le Mouv – Never really intended to be a band, but a concept album calling itself The Good, The Bad & The Queen, the side-project of Blur‘s Damon Albarn became an unexpected and substantial...

Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951 0

Truce Talks – Bluff Talks – July 10, 1951

  – CBS Radio – Edward R. Murrow News With Don Hollenbeck – July 10, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection July 10, 1951 was an interesting day – not so much for what it represented in the present, but what it foretold about the future. The situation in Korea...

Zubin Mehta’s 1961 Hollywood Bowl Debut With Byron Janis And The L.A. Phil. – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 0

Zubin Mehta’s 1961 Hollywood Bowl Debut With Byron Janis And The L.A. Phil. – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Los Angeles Philharmonic – Zubin Mehta, cond. Byron Janis, piano – Hollywood Bowl – August 1, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I ran this several years ago at my other site, in less than great sound....

Mamie Van Doren Talks About The Beat Generation – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

Mamie Van Doren Talks About The Beat Generation – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Interview with Mamie Van Doren for The Beat Generation – June 6, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. A staple of the American cultural diet since Cinema began; the Exploitation Film. Certainly during the Cold War, the...

Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown – February 5, 1979 0

Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown – February 5, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – February 5, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. And things were heating up in the Middle East, this day 36 years ago. Ayatollah Khomeini appointed Scholar and pro-democracy advocate Mehdi Bazargan as...

The Trio Pasquier Play Music Of Piernè – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone 0

The Trio Pasquier Play Music Of Piernè – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Pasquier Trio play music of Piernè – 1953 – ORTF Broadcast – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The celebrated Pasquier Trio this week, and a work which was dedicated to them by the late-19th/early 20th French composer/conductor...

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Nichols & May With Perry Como – 1961 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Nichols & May on The Kraft Music Hall – March 1, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If you’ve been around a while, chances are you remember when Mike Nichols was part of the comedy team Nichols...

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A Word Or Two From Mike Nichols (1931-2014) .- Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Talk Of The Nation – July 4, 2012 – NPR Hearing the news today of the passing of one of the giants of Film and Theatre, the loss of Mike Nichols moves emotion beyond words. To...

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The 1972 Horserace – State Of The Election – September 24, 1972

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio: Issues and Answers – The 1972 Election – Sept. 24, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With weeks to go before America went to the polls, the 1972 Presidential campaign was in fever-pitch. And to go with the break-neck...