Tagged: Broadcasts

Lionel Barrymore

Fabien Sevitzky And The Indianapolis Symphony Play Music Of Lionel Barrymore 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lionel Barrymore – Piranesi Suite- Indianapolis Symphony – Fabien Sevitzky, cond. – Dec. 17, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Going slightly off the beaten path this weekend. Lionel Barrymore, who is probably best known as an actor, and seen just about every year as the evil Mr. Potter...

Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck – Live In Hannover – 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck this weekend, recorded in concert at Niedersachsen Halle in Hannover Germany on February 28, 1958. Brubeck was one of the primary exponents of the Cool School of Jazz and one of the true innovators of the form. By 1958, he had become a household name in the music...

Otis Redding

Otis Redding – Live In Stockholm 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Legends this weekend. The immortal Otis Redding, in concert from Stockholm and recorded by the venerable Sveriges Radio in 1967. It’s been said, and rightly so, that Otis Redding was one of the greatest singers in the history of American Popular Music, and was one of the seminal figures in...

Teenagers dancing 1967

It’s June 16, 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Listening To KBLA, And Your Heart Is About To Be Broken

KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 3 – Gordon...

1952 Democratic Convention

Convention Snapshot – 1952 Democratic Convention, Chicago – July 26, 1952

Sounds of Conventions; a snapshot if you will, of moments, not necessarily earth shattering or pivotal, but moments which evoke a period of time in Americas political life. Today, it’s a one hour snippet of the last day of the 1952 Democratic Convention – the nominating of a vice-Presidential running...

Blossoms

Blossoms – Live At Glastonbury 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

Blossoms – Glastonbury 2016. Recorded on June 24th by the venerable (and always amazing) BBC 6 Music. It occurred to me that I ran another Blossoms concert earlier this month and one last year. Okay, I’m a fan and it’s good to hear them get the audience and the press...

Francois Leleux

Francois Leleux With Vladimir Ashkenazy And The NHK Symphony In Music Of Strauss, Gluck And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 – Part 2 – Over to Tokyo this week, for a concert by the NHK Symphony,conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy and featuring Belgian oboist (who is also a noted conductor and professor), in a program of music by Richard Strauss, Christoph Gluck and Johannes Brahms. It was recorded just...

Hostages of Flight 847

June 29, 1985 – The Ordeal Of Flight 847

News for this June 29, 1985 was about the breaking story in Lebanon. The impending release of some 39 hostages, taken by Islamic Jihadists while on a flight from Rome to Boston and eventually to Los Angeles, was averted to Athens and re-routed to Beirut. Threats to blow up TWA...

Shakespears Sister

Shakespears Sister – Live In London 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shakespears Sister in concert tonight – further evidence the 90s were all over the map musically. Initially part of the all-girl Pop Group Bananarama, singer-songwriter Siobhan Fahey broke with the band and went solo in 1988, citing disillusionment and a change in direction she didn’t want to be part of....

Toyotas on the Assembly line

Before It Was The EU, It Was The Common Market – 1961

Your browser does not support the audio element. With all the events in recent days over Brexit, and all the questions going along with it, it’s interesting to note that the EU has had a history. One that goes back to the Post-World War 2 period of 1947 and evolving...