Tagged: Alzheimer’s disease

Francois Mitterand

May 10, 1981 – France Has A New President – Florida Has A New Sinkhole

May 10, 1981 – CBS News On The Hour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 10, 1981 – Big news from France this day. As polls closed and results were being tallied, Socialist candidate for President Francois Mitterrand was emerging the winner. Elected with Communist support, Mitterrand would be...

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...

The American Supermarket - 1958

The Delaney Clause – You Were What You Ate – 1975 – Past Daily Reference Room

  NPR: Options – The Delaney Clause – Food Additives – January 22, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In 1958, a little known clause in an amendment made a huge change in what we were eating. The Delaney Clause, as it was known, was slipped in as part...

Roosevelt High - St. Louis 1966

It’s July 1966 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In St. Louis – Paul Revere And The Raiders Can Read Your Mind – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KXOK – Nick Charles – July 29, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer School. You don’t hear about it that much any more, but in 1966 it was a ritual if you were still in School. Taking Summer school held the possibility that you might graduate a semester...

Bob Neal - WMPS, Memphis 1952

Stokley’s High Noon Roundup – WMPS, Memphis 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WMPS -Stokley’s High-Noon Roundup – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A dose of Heartland Americana this weekend. In 1952, Rock n’ Roll hadn’t been invented yet – it was in the woodshedding stages and hadn’t been unleashed on the public. No, before all that a good chunk of...

Claude Champagne

Charles Houdret And The CBC Symphony Play Music Of Claude Champagne – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Claude Champagne – Altitude – CBC Symphony – Charles Houdret – 1961 – CBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Back to Canada this weekend for a performance of Altitude by French-Canadian composer Claude Champagne. Composed in 1960 and given this world-premier 1961 broadcast recording by the CBC...

Robert Turner - Opening night

Charles Houdret And The CBC Symphony Play Music Of Robert Turner – 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Robert Turner – Opening Night, for Large Orchestra – 1955 – CBC Symphony – Charles Houdret, Cond. (1960) – CBC Transcription Service – Staying in Canada for this week’s comparative rarity. Montreal born Robert Turner (1920-2012), was a prolific composer, as well as radio program producer and teacher. He studied...

The Specials in concert 1979

The Specials In Concert – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Specials In Concert – 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 – Kicking off the week with a concert via The Specials, recorded for BBC Radio 1’s series In Concert. The Specials represented a breakthrough of sorts. They mixed danceable Ska, the Jamaican...

Van Morrison

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – October 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Them tonight – maybe a slight distraction or an antidote. Van Morrison, lead singer of Them before he went solo and on to a decades long career (still going strong) and part of...

April 15, 1985

April 15, 1985 – In Praise Of Gizmos

  April 15, 1985 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Busy day in space, April 15, 1985. The Shuttle Discovery crew was up early, readying for a battery of tests and an attempt to rescue a wayward satellite, spinning out of control. Hopes were pinned...