Tagged: Canada

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,...

Björk

Björk – In Concert From Toronto – 1995 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Björk – In Concert at The Warehouse, Toronto – August 7, 1995 – CBC Radio – Björk this weekend. Perhaps fitting with the surreal nature of real life, the surreal nature of art and music. Björk is synonymous with eclecticism; a continuously changing and evolving evolution of art, performance and...

The Past Daily Fundraiser Is Ending Soon

The Past Daily Fundraiser Is Ending Soon

It’s The Little Things.   11 hours left.  Only a few more hours before we end our fundraiser. It’s been a nail-biter and a Pepto-Bismol-inducing experience.  From website crashes to crowdfunding malfunctions it’s been an experience not soon forgotten (by me anyway).  We’re still a few dollars short (about $300 at last count)...