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Migrant Children picking cotton

May 1952 – Migrant Workers In The San Joaquin Valley – Past Daily Reference Room

May 1952 – CBS Radio: The People Act: Migrant workers and families in San Joaquin Valley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Before the age of tape recording, the only method of producing a documentary was either by a cumbersome disc-cutting machine, an undependable wire recorder or making it all up...

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode – Live At Amsterdam Paradiso – 1983 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Depeche Mode – Live At Amsterdam Paradiso – December 6, 1983 – VPRO, The Netherlands – Depeche Mode in concert and on the verge in 1983. Recorded by VPRO, The Netherlands, on December 6, 1983. Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980. The group...

Gidon and Elena Kremer

Gidon And Elena Kremer In Recital – 1980 Salzburg Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Salzburg Festival 1980 – Gidon and Elena Kremer Recital – August 17, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another historic recital. This week it’s from the 1980 Salzburg Festival featuring Gidon and Elena Krember in music of Pärt, Beethoven, Schubert, Franck, Satie and Milhaud. From his Biography at Gidon...

Beach House - in session 2009

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...

Mark Linkous - Sparklehorse

Sparklehorse – Live From Paris – 2006 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sparklehorse – Black Session – Paris – September 25, 2006 – RFI – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sparklehorse to end the week. Recorded in Paris for Black Sessions at Radio France International on September 25, 2006. Sparklehorse was Mark Linkous, a multi-instrumentalist whose work has been described as “taking...

Three Mile Island - March 30, 1979

March 30, 1979 – Suddenly Three Mile Island

March 30, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 30, 1979 – news from Pennsylvania around the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant was drawing concern. First reported as a minor incident-quickly taken-care-of, to complications to worry. In retrospect, things were quickly spiraling out...

April 14, 2016 – Raising Money, Raising Eyebrows

April 14, 2016 – Raising Money, Raising Eyebrows

  Okay, this is serious  – we didn’t budge yesterday. No pledges, no contributions – a big chunk of silence descended over the proceedings. I can’t tell you how much we need your support – it’s crucial to our survival, and every penny we’re raising goes straight into maintaining Past...

April 1, 2016 – The Past Daily Spring Fundraiser Update

April 1, 2016 – The Past Daily Spring Fundraiser Update

Here we are – ten days into our Spring Fundraiser and heading into our second weekend. So far – so good. Keep it up, and tell your friends! There are two schools of thought when it comes to history – either everything is available at the snap of a finger, or...

Gene Clark And Friends – Live At Three T’s – Gene Clark: November 17, 1944 – Nights At The Roundtable: Birthday Edition

Gene Clark And Friends – Live At Three T’s – Gene Clark: November 17, 1944 – Nights At The Roundtable: Birthday Edition

– Gene Clark and Friends – Live At Three T’s – Evanston Indiana – May 15, 1985 – Band Soundboard – For those of you who don’t know, Gene Clark was a founding member of the legendary Byrds – a band which epitomized the Folk-Rock movement of the mid-1960s. In...