Tagged: American Broadcasting Company

A Hostages Story – November 20, 1991

A Hostages Story – November 20, 1991

– CBS World News Roundup – November 20, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this day in 1991 had a lot to do with Thomas Sutherland, a professor at the American University in Beirut who had been held hostage somewhere in Beirut since 1985 was finally freed...

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

  – NBC Nightly News – October 9, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ordinarily, another somber day on Capitol Hill, this October 9, 1974 – had it not been for the bizarre behavior of House Ways and Means Committee chairman Wilbur Mills and a few G-String notables who...

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – October 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October was shaping up to being a confused, violent and ultimately sad month in 1970. With word that Israeli-Egyptian talks could resume for another 90 days was met with suspicion by the U.S., amid reports that...

Death Cab For Cutie – Live At Glastonbury 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Death Cab For Cutie – Live At Glastonbury 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Death Cab For Cutie – Live At Glastonbury 2015 – June 28, 2015 – BBC 6 Music Back to Glasto for a set by American favorites Death Cab For Cutie – recorded by BBC 6 Music on June 28th. With some 8 albums under their belt, Death Cab For...

The Fraze Craze – Rock Of The 70s- KROQ – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

The Fraze Craze – Rock Of The 70s- KROQ – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KROQ – The Frazer Smith Show – Dec. 1, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In the 70s, you were still glued to your radio. In the late 70s you were glued to KROQ, if you lived...

A Word Or Two From Adam Clayton Powell Jr. – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

A Word Or Two From Adam Clayton Powell Jr. – Meet The Press – 1961 – Past Daily Reference Room

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Adam Clayton Powell – February 12, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Probably one of the most outspoken and fearless members on Capitol Hill during his 26 years in office was Congressman...

Faulty Gauges – Faulty Logic – April 10, 1979

Faulty Gauges – Faulty Logic – April 10, 1979

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – April 10, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another interesting news day, this April 10th in 1979. Starting with an investigation of Nuclear Power Plants, based on the recent disaster at...

High Hopes And Separation Anxiety – March 20, 1990

High Hopes And Separation Anxiety – March 20, 1990

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – March 20, 1990 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this March 20th, 25 years ago was hopeful, cautious and optimistic. Starting with news from Lebanon regarding the Western Hostage issue and...

Jimi Hendrix Experience – Live In San Diego 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Jimi Hendrix Experience – Live In San Diego 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Jimi Hendrix – Live in San Diego – May 24, 1969 – Wally Heider soundboard More milestones in Rock this weekend. The legendary Jimi Hendrix, along with Mitch Mitchell on drums and Noel Redding on bass, recorded in...

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley – Live In Little Rock, 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Soundbooth Edition

If you’re of a certain age, you probably remember seeing Elvis on Ed Sullivan, much the same as a later generation would recount where they were and what they were doing when The Beatles first played on Ed Sullivan. If you’re also of a certain age, you were probably around...