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Civil Disorder - Civil Unrest

The Kerner Commission Report On Civil Disorder – One Year Later – March 1969 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Kerner Commission Report: One Year Later – EEN – Newsfront – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though the Watts disturbance (pictured above) was from 1965, the destruction, violence and deaths from that turmoil went on to be repeated in other cities throughout America in...

The Compact disc - August 31, 1982

August 31, 1982 – Boots, MIGs And Strange Little Discs

  August 31, 1982 – ABC World News This Morning – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 31, 1982 – A day filled with the usual strife and the familiar struggle. But also a day which would have far reaching consequences in how we listened to music. Israeli fighter jets...

X-Ray Spex

X-Ray Spex In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth: 40 Years Of Punk

X-Ray Spex – In Session for John Peel – February 20, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Continuing our 40th anniversary observance of the birth of Punk, a session tonight from X-Ray Spex and the inimitable Poly Styrene. Their first session for John Peel, recorded on February 20, 1978. Short...

China Crisis

China Crisis – In Session – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

China Crisis – in session for John Peel – May 16, 1982 – BBC Radio 1 – Not that we’re staying in the 80s this week, but I ran across this John Peel session from China Crisis and was reminded of the concert I ran last night from Flock of...

Eric Burdon

Eric Burdon & The Animals – BBC Session 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Birthday Edition

Eric Burdon & The Animals – BBC Sessions – April-July 1965 – BBC Radio 1 – The inimitable Eric Burdon in session tonight. Two of several he recorded for the BBC between 1964 and 1968. And in case you didn’t know, has a birthday today (May 11, 1941). Seventy-five big...

The Weather Prophets

The Weather Prophets In Session 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Weather Prophets – in session for John Peel – June 25, 1987 – BBC Radio 1 – The Weather Prophets – a band that doesn’t ring a lot of bells, at least on this side of the Atlantic. The Indie band formed in 1986, following the breakup of The...

Fripp & Eno

Fripp & Eno – In Session 1973 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Fripp & Eno – in session for John Peel – December 18, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 – One of the things that has made me a longtime fan of John Peel was the unflinching sense of adventure he embued with his program and his musical choices. I believe his...

April 12, 2016 The Case For A Contribution

April 12, 2016 The Case For A Contribution

We’re inching up slowly – but we’re still moving. Your contributions and pledges are trickling in, and that’s good. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate and how grateful I am for all your support so far. History is a tough sell – Pop Culture, not so much. And...

Eisenhower – Science And National Security – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Eisenhower – Science And National Security – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – President Eisenhower Address: Science And National Security – November 7, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As the Cold War intensified and the Space Race was roaring ahead full-speed, the biggest fear facing Capitol Hill was America...

Lenny Kravitz – Live At Town & Country 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Lenny Kravitz – live at The Town & Country – 1990 – BBC 6 Music The great Lenny Kravitz tonight. Recorded for posterity by the venerable BBC 6 Music in 1990 and capturing Kravitz during his memorable Let...