Tagged: Birthday

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Music Of Oskar Morawetz – CBC Symphony – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Oskar Morawetz – Overture To A Fairy Tale – CBC Symphony – Geoffrey Waddington, cond. circa 1957 – CBC Transcription Service – Back up to Canada this week for a sampling of the music of Czech-Canadian Composer Oskar Morawetz. His 1956 composition Overture To A Fairy Tale in this circa...

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Killing Joke – Live At The Lyceum, London – 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Killing Joke – in Concert at The Lyceum, London – Feb. 29,1980 – Killing Joke to kick off the week. A concert from The Lyceum in London, recorded on February 29, 1980. This is early Killing Joke, fully five years before hitting their streak of mainstream success. Six months before...

Other Lives – Live At Down The Rabbit Hole 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition 0

Other Lives – Live At Down The Rabbit Hole 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Other Lives – In Concert At Down The Rabbit Hole 2015 – July 28, 2015 – VPRO/3VOOR12 – Netherlands The Embarrassment Of Riches Season continues – this one comes from the recently concluded Down The Rabbit Hole festival, which took place at Bergharen in The Netherlands. Ironically, the same...

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A Few Words From Dr. Martin Luther King – Meet The Press – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room – Birthday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Meet The Press – Guest: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King  – April 17, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection In  honor of Dr. King’s Birthday today, I unearthed this 1960 appearance on Meet The Press, where the discussion...

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A Celebration And A Coup – June 19, 1955

Click on the link here for Audio Player: https://s3.amazonaws.com/oildale/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/22152610/news-for-june-19-1955.mp3 While the United Nations were preparing to celebrate 10 years as a peacemaking body on the 20th of June, a military coup was going on in Argentina, with a plan to oust Juan Pèron. this day in June 1955. At the time...

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Gary Burton And The Frankfurt Radio Bigband – Live In Darmstadt – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: As much as I like to run concerts from the past on Downbeat, I am always  reminded that Jazz (or Modern American Music) is as vital today as ever. Certainly with respect to Gary Burton, whose pioneering virtuosity has been...

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“George Was A Snappy Dancer” – February 22, 1969

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for February 22, 1969 News on this Washington’s Birthday in 1969 had much to do with the anticipated European visit of newly inaugurated  President Nixon. It also had something to do with a just-published biography of George Washington by author-historian Mary...

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John Cage – Happy 100th – German Radio Concert – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for audio player – part 1: John Cage Birthday Concert – Part 1 Click on the link here for audio player – part 2: John Cage Birthday Concert – Part 2 September 5th 2012 marked the hundredth birthday of Avant-Garde/Experimental Composer John Cage. So to...

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The Who In Session – 1965-1967 (Keith Moon – August 23, 1946) – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for audio player: The Who BBC Sessions – 1965-1967 Depending on where you’re reading this, it’s either still August 23rd or already August 24th. In any event, it would be criminal to let a birthday observance go unnocticed of one of the most celebrated drummers...

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John Lee Hooker – (August 22, 1917) – Happy Birthday – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio player: John Lee Hooker – No Shoes – 1960 August 22nd would have marked Number 95 for John Lee Hooker (born August 22, 1917). So by way of a tribute to one of the Blues immortals and a musical legend, here is tonight’s...