Tagged: American Broadcasting Company

George Washington Carver Hi - 1981

If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In New Orleans, And It Was May 1981, This Is What It Sounded Like

WNNR-AM – The Black Pope – May 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Just a hunch, but I would bet even money that, if you were born and raised in New Orleans and they did a DNA test, they would find musical notes mixed up in there. Music is...

The Beloved - Peel Session 1985

The Beloved In Session – 1985 -Past Daily Soundbooth

The Beloved – In Session for John Peel – recorded October 13, 1985 – Broadcast October 24, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – The Beloved, from an early incarnation of the band, recorded for John Peel on October 13, 1985 and broadcast on October 24th. The Beloved are an English...

Chicago Democratic Convention - 1968

Norman Mailer Has A Word Or Two About Conventions In 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Norman Mailer – interview on Book Beat – January 15, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Norman Mailer was an American novelist, journalist, essayist, playwright, film-maker, actor, and political activist. His novel The Naked and the Dead was published in 1948 and brought him almost instant renown. His best-known...

Vine Street - Hollywood - 1953

You Live In L.A. – It’s 1953 – You May Not Be Born Yet – You May Be Just Getting Started – It’s An Interesting World And KMPC Says So

KMPC – Dick Whittinghill – Ira Cook – October 20, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Los Angeles in 1953. You may or may not remember it – maybe you weren’t born yet, maybe you were too young to remember – maybe you were old enough to be in...

Hans Werner Henze

1963 Vienna Festival – Henze Plays Henze With Wolfgang Schneiderhan – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

1963 Vienna Festival – Berlin Radio Symphony – Hans Werner Henze, cond. Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something historic this week. A concert from the 1963 Vienna Festival featuring the Berlin Radio Symphony, conducted by composer Hans Werner Henze with Wolfgang Schneiderhan, violin in a program...

Clifford Odets

Clifford Odets: “The Artist Is Taking A Strange Place In America Today” 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Clifford Odets – Interview for Sum & Substance – Feb. 3, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name Clifford Odets may not ring any bells, unless you have spent time going through the history of Theatre and the Social commentary of 1930s Depression-era America. To many, Clifford Odets...

Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip In Concert – 2016 – RIP: Gord Downie – Past Daily Soundbooth: Memorial Edition

The Tragically Hip – in Concert – K-Rock Centre, Kingston Ontario – August 20, 2016 – CBC Radio 1 – When news broke this morning that lead singer and founding member Gord Downie of the much-loved Canadian Alternative band The Tragically Hip, had succumbed to his long battle with brain...

Yes, you were 16 once.

You’re 16 – You Live In L.A. – It’s 1979 – And Larry Woodside Has Your Back

KROQ – Larry Woodside – Hour 2 – 9:00 – 10:00 am – February 28, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – “I never looked that young” – “I can’t believe I got stoned that young” – “They actually let me drive that young?” In answer to those timeless questions;...

Fairfax Hi - 1979

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s February 1979 – The Future Is Bright. KROQ Says So –

KROQ – Larry Woodside – 8:00 am – 9:00 am – February 28, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1979 – okay, it’s almost over; the 70s that is. Strange decade. Started off barefoot and going to Grateful Dead concerts – by 1979, you cut your hair, you...

Havergal Brian - Symphony Number 5

BBC Northern Symphony Play A World Premier By Havergal Brian – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Havergal Brian: Symphony Number 4 “Das Siegeslied” – Solosists and The BBC Northern Symphony – Maurice Handford, Cond. Premier Performance – July 3, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The name Havergal Brian may not ring a lot of bells these days. But during his lifetime (1876-1972) he was...