Tagged: Arizona

Post-Thanksgiving

Post-Thanksgiving In L.A. – 1967 – Past Daily Holiday Pop Chronicles

Post-Thanksgiving – Mike Roy’s Cooking Thing – November 28, 1967 – KNX-AM/FM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the few sure things in life: The clatter of hungry plates – the animated conversation, up a few db more than a minute earlier. The deathly silence of...

Winston Churchill

October 26, 1951 – Churchill Returns To 10 Downing Street

October 26, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound collection – October 26, 1951 – for the first time since suffering defeat in July of 1945, Winston Churchill succeeded in taking back his role as Prime Minister in an election which saw a dramatic turn...

Woodstock - aerial view - August 1969

August 16, 1969 – A Big Rock Festival In The Little Helpless Town Of Behtel – Woodstock

Become a Patron! August 16, 1969 – While violence raged in Northern Ireland, and casualties mounted daily, on the other side of the Atlantic – on perhaps another planet altogether, some 300,000 people descended on the small farming town of Bethel New York, the site of the 1st Annual Woodstock...

White Night Riots - San Francisco

May 22, 1979 – White Night Riots – The Milk-Moscone Murder Trial Verdict

May 22, 1979: The morning after the verdict in the trial of Dan White, accused murderer of San Francisco Supervisor and Gay Rights activist Harvey Milk. White, who was on trial for the murders of both Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, was given a verdict of Voluntary Manslaughter,...

New York City 1955

December 30, 1955 – Cold War, Taking Stock, The Road Ahead

December 30, 1955 – News broadcasts, commentaries – various networks – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 30,1955 – In 1955, as in 2016, the day before New Year‘s Eve fell on a Friday – the weekend was set aside for celebrating and the ever-present singing of Auld lang Syne....

Pressure

March 31, 2016 – No Pressure . . . Much

Give or take the few days off, struggling with the dreaded flu, we’re back on track and slowly getting up to speed. It’s been slow, but there’s been a lot going on to distract you from what’s going on here. The world is a busy and insane place at the...

‘Little Progress And No Truce’ – December 1, 1984

‘Little Progress And No Truce’ – December 1, 1984

– CBS World News Roundup – December 1, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As progress stalled and truce talks broke down over the Civil War in El Salvador, unrest and fighting continued. Only the tentative promise that there would be more talks was any sort of glimmer of...

Belly – Live At Glastonbury 1995 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Belly – Live At Glastonbury 1995 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Belly – In Concert At Glastonbury 1995 – BBC Radio 1 – rebroadcast by BBC 6 Music – The 90s, I am coming to discover, was a very busy and productive decade, with a lot of innovation and envelope pushing – and a decided reaction to what was becoming...

An Impromptu LBJ Press Conference – July 10, 1964

An Impromptu LBJ Press Conference – July 10, 1964

– President Johnson Press Conference – July 10, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A surprise Press Conference, this July 10th in 1964. President Johnson used the time to discuss some upbeat economic news including news of Contract talks between labor and management in the Auto industry, as well as...