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The Spinners 0

The Spinners – On Soul! 1973 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Spinners – in session on Soul! – NET-TV – January 13, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Spinners were a huge hit making machine all through the 1960s and 70s. Still together today, but with only one surviving original member, Henry Fambrough, The Spinners were finally inducted...

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...