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Suarez - A-Sides and B-Sides

Suarez – A Collection Of A-Sides And B-Sides – 2005 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table: Rock Without Borders

Suarez – A-Sides and B-Sides – Compilation album – 2005 One of the more important bands during the 1990s in Argentina. Suarez epitomized Indie and the spirit of experimental Pop Music in South America. Fronted by Rosario Blefari, Suarez probably had more in common with the Prog and Psych bands...

Algeria Independence

March, 1962 – Algeria Independence – Past Daily Reference Room

March 22, 1962 – NBC Radio – Algeria: Troubled Freedom – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 1962 signaled independence for the former French colony of Algeria. It was painfully long and slow process, getting to this point – it was a conflict that spread to the streets of Paris...

Czech Prime Minister Milan Hodza - 1938

September 18, 1938 – Milan Hodza On The Munich Crisis

September 18, 1938 – Radio Prague – translation of Prime Minister Hodza address – other news of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 18, 1938 – As the Munich crisis continued, moving dangerously toward spiraling out of control. Czechoslovak Prime Minister Milan Hodza made an address to...

Horst Stein

Claudio Arrau With Horst Stein And The Berlin Philharmonic In Music Of Berlioz, Weber, Strauss And Hindemith 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Berlin Philharmonic – Horst Stein, guest Cond. – Claudio Arrau – piano – BPO Centenary season 1982 – Part 1 – RIAS Berlin Philharmonic – Horst Stein, guest Cond. – Claudio Arrau – piano – BPO Centenary season 1982 – Part 2 – RIAS More history this week, by way...

Rudolf Firksuny

Rudolf Firkusny With Gyorgy Lehel And The Montreal Symphony Play Music Of Weber, Beethoven And Bartok – 1985 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Rudolf Firkusny with Gyorgy Lehel and the OSM – In Concert, July 23, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Part 1 Rudolf Firkusny with Gyorgy Lehel and the OSM – In Concert, July 23, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Part 2 Another historic concert this week. Famed...

Otmar Suitner - conducts the BSO this week

Otmar Suitner With Alfred Brendel And The Boston Symphony Play Music Of Brahms, Mozart And Wagner – 1982 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

tplais a Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Boston Symphony – Otmar Suitner, Guest Cond. – Alfred Brendel, Piano – Aug. 17, 1982 – Part 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another historic...

India-Pakistan War - 1965

India-Pakistan War Of 1965 – Past Daily Reference Room

ABC Radio: Storm Over The Himalayas – India-Pakistan at War – Sept. 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the latest series of news reports regarding fighting going on between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region, I was reminded of an earlier war – a war...

Farmingdale - May 16, 1938

Soon Over Farmingdale – America’s First Air Raid Drill – May 16, 1938

  Farmingdale Long Island – Eyewitness reports of First Air Raid Drill in U.S. – May 16, 1938 – WOR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With ominous war clouds gathering over Europe, the question of preparedness in America was being considered. War was going to be different in the...

Common Market - 1962

Before It Was The EU It Was The Common Market – 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Common Market – Interviews and reports – BBC World Service – 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before we had the European Union, we had The Common Market. Formed in 1957 and initially consisting of six European countries; France, West Germany, Luxembourg, Italy, The Netherlands and Belgium. The purpose...

March 7, 1983

March 7, 1983 – Europe Goes To The Polls

March 7, 1983 – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak + 9:00 am News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 7, 1983 – They were going to the polls in Europe. And the results were unexpected. Germany’s Conservative Chancellor Helmut Kohl won voter approval of the way he ran...