Tagged: Academy Award

Michael Dukakis - 1988 Convention

July 21, 1988 – Everything But The “I Do’s” – Dukakis Wins The Convention.

July 21, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 21, 1988 – One half of The Great National Ritual inched toward conclusion this day. From Atlanta, the Democratic Convention made it official; Michael Dukakis was the appointed Standard-bearer, and Lloyd Bentsen was designated running...

Rotary Connection

Rotary Connection – Texas International Pop Festival 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Rotary Connection seem to have been lost in the shuffle to help define the 60s these last few decades. Touted as the first Psychedelic Soul band to come out of Chicago in 1966, they initially got their start as Muddy Waters backup band for his nod to Psychedelia, the album...

Rafael Kubelik

Rafael Kubelik And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Haydn And Bruckner – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: A classic concert this week. From one of the many guest appearances he made over the decades, a 1980 appearance by the legendary Rafael Kubelik with The Cleveland orchestra, recorded on March 27, 1980 and featuring only two works; the Symphony Number 99 by Haydn and...

She Wants Revenge

She Wants Revenge – In Concert 2006 – Past Daily Soundbooth

She Wants Revenge – Live At Rock am Ring, Mendig Germany – 2006 – WDR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – She Wants Revenge was one of those bands I first heard via MySpace many years ago, didn’t know who they were, but couldn’t stop listening. And when they were...

Psychic Ills

Psychic Ills – Live At Route du Rock 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Psychic Ills – in concert at Route du Rock 2016 – recorded on August 12, 2016 – Radio France FIP – More samples from Summer Festival season this year. Tonight it’s New York-based Psychic Ills taking the stage at Route du Rock in St. Malo, France earlier this month. Around...

Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann And The CBS Concert Orchestra Play Music Of Charles Tomlinson Griffes – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramphone

Griffes: Two Indian Sketches For Strings – CBS Concert Orchestra – Bernard Herrmann – March 22, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bernard Herrmann, known primarily for his landmark film scores was also a vigorous supporter of new music as well as Music Director for CBS. Beginning in the...

Hollywood Park - June 1938

Opening Day At Hollywood Park – June 9, 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Opening Day program at Hollywood Pqrk – George McCall program – June 9 , 1938 – CBS/KNX – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – An institution for racing fans since it was built in 1938, the Legendary Hollywood Park faced its demise via wrecking ball on May 31, 2015, and an...

Hélène Grimaud

Hélène Grimaud With Yannick Nèzet-Sèguin And The Philadelphia Orchestra – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Hélène Grimaud, Piano – The Philadelphia Orchestra – Yannick Nèzet Sèguin, cond. March 3, 2016 The brilliant French pianist Hélène Grimaud this week, accompanied by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin in a program of only two works – Brahms venerable Piano Concerto Number 2 and Robert...

Procol Harum

Procol Harum – Peel Concert 1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Procol Harum in Concert – John Peel presents – June 21, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 – Procol Harum, in concert for John Peel and recorded on June 21, 1970. Around this time, the band released their fourth album, Home a few days earlier and were undergoing some personnel changes...

Purple heavens

We’ll Resume Our Regular Schedule Tomorrow – But For Now . . .

In light of the sad news today, posting our usual historic news/interviews/history and pitching for donations during our Fundraiser just doesn’t seem like the right thing to do. Like everyone, I’ve been struck by the incredible and sudden loss of a brilliant talent, taken way too soon. And so, I...