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Wire

Wire In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Wire – in session for John Peel – October 3, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Wire, in their second session for John Peel tonight – recorded on September 20, 1978 and broadcast on October 3rd. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say, my own opinion,...

Izia

Izia – In Session At RFI – 2015 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders

Izia – In Session for Let’s Go Live (Partons en Live) RFI, Paris – June 12, 2015 – Radio France International – If you’ve caught any of Izia’s live performances the past couple of years, you’ll realize she more than lives up to the characterization, The Tornado of Pop. She...

Suzi Quatro

Suzi Quatro – Live In Italy 1975 – Backstage Weekend

Suzi Quatro – live in Rimini, Italy – August 15, 1975 – RAI Radio 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Suzi Quatro this week. One of those names synonymous with the 70s and certainly with Glam, Suzi Quatro became part of the hit-making machine of Chinn and Chapman who...

1957 Academy Awards

Academy Awards 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

1957 Academy Awards – March 27, 1957 – NBC Radio version – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1957 Academy Awards – March 27, 1957 – NBC Radio version – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1957 Academy Awards. Yes, it was different then. The awards...

The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Changing Presidency 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Changing Presidency – NPR-National Town Meeting – 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Presidency. In 1975, with the country reeling over Watergate and the White House now occupied by someone not elected to the highest office, the question arose as to just how much power the President...

Mayor LaGuardia Sums Up 1945

Mayor LaGuardia Sums Up 1945

  Mayor LaGuardia – Address to New York – Dec. 30, 1945 – WNYC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mayor LaGuardia. Probably the most colorful Mayor New York witnessed in its history, made his end-of-year address on December 30, 1945. It was also one of his very last addresses...

Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France Play Music Of Shostakovich 2010 – Mid-Week Concert

Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France Play Music Of Shostakovich 2010 – Mid-Week Concert

–Shostakovich – The New Babylon – Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France – Frank Strobel, cond. – October 9, 2010 – Radio France Musique – Shostakovich – the score to the 1929 film The New Babylon. Something a little different this week. In addition to the vast output of symphonies, chamber...

Where Fainting From Hunger Is A Common Occurrence – Sept 2, 1941

Where Fainting From Hunger Is A Common Occurrence – Sept 2, 1941

– News of The World- Blue Network – September 2, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Despite the announcers breathless proclamation that it was “Tuesday September 3rd” it was actually Tuesday September 2nd in 1941. No matter, it was still a day where reports of German raids over England,...

The Who – Live At Fillmore East – 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Who – Live At Fillmore East – 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Who – Live At Fillmore East – April 6, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. It occurred to me I haven’t run a Who concert in a very long time. One of my favorite bands,...

4 By The Swan Silvertones – Weekend Soundbooth Special

4 By The Swan Silvertones – Weekend Soundbooth Special

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Amen,Amen,Amen – The Swan Silvertones – Archives Alive/Rock Beat Records – 2015 Without question, one of the greatest Gospel groups from those halcyon years of the 1950s and 60s were The Swan Silvertones. At a time when...