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President Eisenhower State Of The Union 1960 – January 7, 1960 0

President Eisenhower State Of The Union 1960 – January 7, 1960

President Eisenhower, State Of The Union Address – January 7, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower, giving what was his last State Of The Union address on January 7, 1960. 1960 was an election year, and whoever won the White House would have the obligation to report...

Teardrop Explodes – Live At My Father’s Place 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Teardrop Explodes – Live At My Father’s Place 1981 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– Teardrop Explodes – Live At My Father’s Place – March 5, 1981 – WLIR-FM – Teardrop Explodes, live in concert at My Father’s Place from 1981 tonight. Since we ended up Sunday with a concert from Missing Persons at the same venue, in September of 1981, I thought I...

Thelonious Monk – Live In Amsterdam 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat: Birthday Edition 0

Thelonious Monk – Live In Amsterdam 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat: Birthday Edition

– Thelonious Monk Quartet – Live At The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, April 15, 1961 – AVRO, Hilversum – In honor of what would have been Thelonious Monk’s 98th birthday (born: October 10, 1917), I ran across this concert recorded at the famed Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on April 15, 1961 and preserved...

Genesis – In Concert 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Genesis – In Concert 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . Genesis In Concert – Shepperton Studios – October 30, 1973 Of all the bands which became part of the ProgRock movement, none really typified it nearly as much as Genesis in the early days. Fronted by Peter Gabriel, and a surrealists wardrobe, Genesis were one of those...

Stan Freberg (1926-2015) – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition 0

Stan Freberg (1926-2015) – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The Stan Freberg Show – November 8, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More sad news this week – the passing of one of the most enduring and recognizable voices of the last half...

Leon Russell – Live At Fillmore East – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Birthday Edition 4

Leon Russell – Live At Fillmore East – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend: Birthday Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Leon Russell – Live At Fillmore East – Nov. 20, 1970 – band soundboard Celebrating a birthday this week. Leon Russell turned 73, and as way of tribute to this legendary icon, here is a seldom heard...

Update 20 – Emergency Fundraiser – View From The Abyss 0

Update 20 – Emergency Fundraiser – View From The Abyss

The fellow in the cartoon, the one hanging off a cliff. The one with the word Bryan hanging out of his pocket. Any idea who that is? History buffs immediately know it’s William Jennings Bryan. Most people will go, who? The name William Jennings Bryan was universally known throughout the...

The Color TV Wars – An Interview With FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room 0

The Color TV Wars – An Interview With FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Guest: FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 10, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Hard to imagine now, but some 63 years ago the debate was raging over the development of Color TV....

Faces In Concert -1970 (RIP: Ian McLagan – 1945-2014) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition 0

Faces In Concert -1970 (RIP: Ian McLagan – 1945-2014) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Faces (w/Rod Stewart) – In Concert for John Peel – July 5, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 No sooner is the tribute run for Bobby Keys, but word of another passing of another Rock icon. Ian McLagan,...

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The Coral – Live At Dingwalls, London 2002 – Nights At The Roundtable: Club Edition

. . . Or click on the Link Here for Audio Player – The Coral, live at Dingwalls, London – April 2002 Somebody I haven’t played in a very long time. The Coral arrived on the scene in 1996, but really emerged in the early 2000s as forerunners of the...