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Hans Pfitzner And The Munich Radio Orchestra Play Music Of Schumann – 1942 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Schumann: Genoveva Overture – Hans Pfitzner Conducts The Munich Radio Symphony – Broadcast 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the reasons for this Sunday feature is, not only to shed light on seldom performed pieces of music, but also to shed some light on those artists who...

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You Live In L.A. – You’re A Teenager – Last Night It Was 1972 – This Morning It’s 1959 – You Are Perplexed

KFWB at KMET – 1972 – Hour 12 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET is your radio station – every button on your car radio is locked into 94.7 – you swear by everything they play. You trust the jocks will guide you in the right direction – they’ve...

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January 8, 2001 – Exploding Tires And Disappearing Airlines – The Ford-Bridgestone Trial – The TWA Bankruptcy

January 8, 2001 – CBS World News Roundup: Late Edition – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 8, 2001 – Eight days into the new year and the world was awash with lawsuits, accusations, bankruptcies and finger-pointing. Starting with President-Elect George Bush‘s choice of Linda Chavez for Secretary of Labor...

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Beach House In Session – 2009 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Beach House – in session -Soirée de Poche – Paris – 2009 – La Blogotheque – Beach House to start the week. From a session recorded in December of 2009, the Baltimore duo (with added drummer) stir up an intoxicating roux of sounds and ethereal soundscapes in front of a...

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Manuel Rosenthal With The ORTF Philharmonic Play Music Of Ravel – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Ravel: Menuet Antique – ORTF Philharmonic – Manuel Rosenthal,Conductor – ORTF Broadcast Studio session – 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two familiar names tonight – one; one of the most celebrated composers of the 20th century and the other, one of the most admired conductors on the French...

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The Bees – In Concert At Rotherham 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Bees – in concert from Rotherham 2002 – BBC 6 Music – The Bees in concert tonight. Together since 2001, The Bees first came to everyone’s attention via their debut album, Sunshine Hit Me, which was no only critically acclaimed but also landed the band a Mercury Prize nomination....

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Walter Cronkite Has A Word About 1980 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Walter Cronkite – News and Commentary – November 5, 1980 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Walter Cronkite – the last election he covered before his retirement was the 1980 Presidential campaign. The Most Trusted Man in America held forth, commenting as the votes were tabulated and,...

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October 26, 1988 – Two Weeks To Know If It’s Bush Or Dukakis

October 26, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 26, 1988 – Two weeks until Election Day. Only this particular October 26th the election was between Michael Dukakis and George H.W. Bush. News from the polls were not good for Dukakis. He was reported...

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All About Eve – In concert 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

All About Eve, from 1991 tonight. In Concert at the Town & Country in London and recorded for posterity by the venerable BBC for their In Concert series on Radio 1 and issued as part of the BBC Transcription Service worldwide. Getting their name from the legendary 1950 film classic...

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The Good Rats – Live At My Father’s Place – July 4, 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Good Rats – in Concert at My Father’s Place – July 4, 1979 – WLIR-FM – The Good Rats, often referred to as “The most famous unknown band in America“, got their start in 1964. The Long Island, New York natives have had a consistent cult following, and it’s...