Tagged: Canada

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November 18, 1993 – The Morning After NAFTA – Curbing Blunt Language On Capitol Hill.

As the newscast so aptly put it – a month earlier, everyone on Capitol Hill assumed NAFTA was dead. But on this November 18th in 1993 the White House was celebrated over what many considered to be a landslide victory for President Clinton. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...

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Of Montreal – Live At Motel Mozaique 2012 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Further evidence Athens Georgia is still a hotbed of creative endeavour with a concert this week by Athens born-and-based Of Montreal as performed at last years Motel Mozaique festival in The Netherlands. Always inventive, Of Montreal have been a staple with indie audiences for a number of years now. Kevin...

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Sophie Hunger – Live At Paleo Festival 2013, Nyon – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Festival Edition

I just ran across this one from the Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland which was recorded on July 13, 2013. Sophie Hunger is from Zurich and she was a surprise  hit at the 2008 Montreux Festival. Her sound is a mixture of a lot of different influences. And so is her...

The World According To Conference Room 5 – October 29, 1949

Subscribers can download for free: Become a Patron! News for this October 29 in 1949 had much to do with the comings and goings from Conference Room 5 at the United Nations temporary headquarters at Lake Success, New York. Topic for discussion was Atomic Energy and what was going to...

Jewish Refugees in Palestine

May 3, 1946 – Post-War World – Palestine: The Middle East Time Bomb

  May 3, 1946 – Mutual Broadcasting – Cedric Foster And The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 3, 1946 – A day where events in 1946 would play for months, if not decades after, especially ones where they appears to be no resolution, even some 72 years...

Pizzicato Five in concert 1998

Pizzicato Five – Live At Roskilde 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Pizzicato Five – In Concert At Roskilde Festival – June 26, 1998 – RTS Coleur 3 Rebroadcast – Pizzicato Five in concert at the 1998 Roskilde Festival. Since we take requests, and since you asked, here is a sample of a band who were huge throughout the world, yet didn’t...

Teenage Fanclub

Teenage Fanclub In Session – 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Teenage Fanclub – In Session for Mark Goodier – Aug. 31, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Teenage Fanclub – one of the bands still very much together, still very much touring, still very much making records. Unlike the bands I’ve been featuring the past week, Teenage Fanclub have kept...

Harry Somers

The CBC Symphony Plays Music Of Harry Somers – 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Harry Somers – Passacaglia And Fugue – CBC Symphony – Geoffrey Waddington, Cond. – 1958 – CBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Harry Somers this week. Somers, who was born in Toronto in 1925 and died in Toronto in 1999, has been regarded as...

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,...