Tagged: Americans

Martial Solal 0

Martial Solal Big Band – Live In Paris – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Martial Solal Big Band – featuring Jacques DiDonatto, Clarinet – Live from Maison de la Radio, Paris – 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lest you think Jazz is seldom seen and heard and has all but vanished from the musical landscape – not so in Europe, or throughout...

John Foster Dulles 0

April 22, 1957 – Secretary Of State John Foster Dulles – Foreign Policy In The 1950s – Past Daily Reference Room

John Foster Dulles – Address to Associated Press Luncheon – April 22, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The issue of American Foreign Policy has been in the spotlight recently, with the recent developments in our relations with North Korea as well as the ongoing issues with Iran and...

Jacques Ibert 0

Fernand Oubradous And The Ensemble Class Of The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Weekend Gramophone

Ibert: Pieces en Trio – Ensemble Class of The Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Jacques Ibert tonight, as performed by the Ensemble Class of the Paris Conservatory, conducted by the legendary Fernand Oubradous in this...

Nick Lowe's Cowboy Ouitfit 4

Nick Lowe’s Cowboy Outfit – In Concert – 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Nick Lowe’s Cowboy Outfit – Live at The Paris Theatre, London – 1984 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Nick Lowe and his somewhat short-lived Cowboy Outfit was together only a few months before heading off in another direction. That was the thing about Nick Lowe; he was always...

Sec. of War - Henry L.Stimson - 1944 0

January 25, 1944 – National Service Act – Henry L. Stimson

Secretary Of War Henry L. Stimson -Address regarding The National Service Act – January 25, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 25, 1944 – With the tide of war slowly turning in favor of the allies, many felt sure it would be over soon, certainly by the end...

Last Ship of Dutch Nationals Leaving Djakarta 0

Exit: Jakarta – Expelling Dutch Nationals – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Life And The World – Indonesia – Jan. 7, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ever since Indonesia was declared independent on August 17, 1945, there had been a tenuous relationship between the new government and the holdovers from the Dutch Colonial days. The Dutch had wanted to re-colonize...

L.A. at night - Hollywood - 1955 1

It’s 1955 – You Live In Los Angeles – It’s The End Of The Year – You’re Sitting At The Radio – It’s Not Freezing – Past Daily’s Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHJ-KABC-KXLA – Dec. 30-31, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were a kid, growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s, chances are you weren’t born here. In the 1950s it was “the great trek west” a lot of families participated in. Weather was great, the city...

A-Ha In Concert from Rio 2

A-Ha – Live In Rio – 1989 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

A-Ha in Concert from Rio de Janeiro – March 10, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A-Ha in concert this weekend. During their career, which has had three incarnations, the New-Wave/Synth-pop/Alt-Rock trio from Oslo have performed some 610 concerts around the world, inspired dozens of artists from Pet Shop...

TV in the classroom - 1957 0

Schools Of The Future – TV In Classroom 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – The New World: TV In The Classroom – June 2, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Strange as it may seem now – the most high-tech and brave-new-world innovation taking place in the American classroom was the introduction of Television as a teaching tool. TV, just...