Tagged: Al Green

Pro-Khomeini Demonstrations

December 29, 1978 – Ominous Signs From Tehran – The Shah Makes A Move

December 29, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 29, 1978 – Ominous signs from Tehran this day. Although at the time, not many paid attention. But if you lived in Iran, you noticed. And either you took to the streets, or...

End of Prohibition - 1933

Bring Back Prohibition – Ethel Hubler And The National Voice – 1935

Ethel Hubler – The National Voice – Bring Back Prohibition – circa 1935 -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Prohibition. In case you didn’t know, there was a time in the 20th century when it was illegal to buy alcohol or consume it in public. It was an Amendment to the...

Senator John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Addresses The Veterans Of Foreign Wars – 1960 – Memorial Day

Senator John F. Kennedy – Address at VFW Convention, Cobo Hall, Detroit – Aug. 26, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John F. Kennedy – giving a speech not only fitting for Memorial day but as a reminder of a world leader who would have turned 102 on May...

President Nixon Press Conf. March 19, 1974

A Nixon – Watergate Press Conference – March 19, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Nixon Press Conference -Houston, Texas – March 19, 1974 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As support for Richard Nixon continued to fall apart, even his staunchest allies were calling for his resignation. Shortly before this press conference, delivered in Houston Texas at the annual convention...

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin – Live From Stockholm 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Aretha Franklin – in concert from Stockholm – May 2, 1968 – Sveriges Radio – Hearing the news earlier this week of Aretha Franklin’s retirement from singing certainly brought back a flood of impressions and feelings over the years of just what an astonishing and national treasure Aretha Franklin is....

David Bowie In Session 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

David Bowie In Session 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– David Bowie – In Session for John Peel BBC Radio 1 – January 28, 1972 – BBC Radio 1 – The dawn of Glam tonight. A session from David Bowie, recorded on January 28, 1972 for John Peel at the BBC. The Spiders From Mars period. Ziggy Stardust. The...

Erma Franklin With Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Erma Franklin With Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Erma Franklin with Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco – April 21, 1968. Something special and historic this week. A concert from the Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco, recorded on (or around) April 21,...

Paolo Nutini – Live At Pinkpop 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Paolo Nutini – Live at Pinkpop 2014 – June 8, 2014 – VPRO/3VOOR12 – Netherlands It’s safe to say Festival season has begun. Pinkpop, probably one of the largest and best-known festivals outside of Glastonbury, got started this past weekend. Boasting...

Al Green – Live At Glastonbury 2009 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Al Green – Live At Glastonbury 2009 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Al Green Live At Glastonbury 2009 – BBC 6 Music Something classic tonight by way of the inimitable and legendary Al Green, live in concert at the Glastonbury Festival in 2009. Since we’re getting close to the onslaught of Summer Festivals,...

Al Green In Session – 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Al Green In Session – 1973 Since we’re in the midst of fundraising tonight (via FundRazr and Past Daily on Facebook), I thought I would toss up something special to kick off the Fundraiser and kick off November. The legendary Al Green....