Tagged: Connecticut

Sandy Hook

December 14, 2012 – Sandy Hook: “The Safest Place In America . . .Until Today”.

December 14, 2012 – WCBS-AM News bulletins, reports on Sandy Hook School shooting – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 14, 2012 – Four years ago this day, the unthinkable happened. In a year of school shootings, reported with sickening regularity, the most horrific episode was unfolding at Sandy Hook...

June 2, 1981 - Lech Walesa

June 2, 1981 – Stand Offs And Stand Downs

  June 2, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 2, 1981 – The day started with news that a hostage situation was finally over at a nursing home in New Haven, Connecticut. The gunman, Dominic Giordano was looking for...

March 4, 1962 - Providence Rhode Island

March 4, 1962 – You’re A Teenager, You Live In Providence Rhode Island – It’s 28 Degrees Outside – And You’re Listening To The Radio – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

March 4, 1962 – WPRO-AM, Providence Rhode Island 11:00 am – 12:00 noon – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 4, 1962 – If you were around this day, 54 years ago – and you lived in Providence Rhode Island, you’d be contemplating another day of snow. It would be...

Sophie Tucker Story 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Sophie Tucker Story 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – Sophie Tucker Story – October 16, 1953 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sophie Tucker – a name completely unfamiliar to most people. She was one of the biggest stars of the Vaudeville stage in the early years of the last century. And later became...

Past Daily Spring Fundraiser – Update Number 1

Past Daily Spring Fundraiser – Update Number 1

Here we are, first full day of our Fundraiser and it’s not looking good. Only one person has contributed so far – one person, out of the thousands who visit us every day to get rarities, history, new music and Pop Culture. One person who believes it’s important to preserve...

MGMT – Live At Cirkus, Stockholm – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – MGMT – Live at Cirkus, Stockholm – September 29, 2013 – Sveriges Radio P3 Over to Stockholm tonight for a short concert by Connecticut Psych-meisters MGMT, paying a visit to Sweden, hot on the heels of the release of their third...

Yes – In Concert At Yale – 1971 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Yes, in concert at Yale Bowl – Yale University, July 24, 1971 Anybody who was around at the time will remember when Yes were such a household name they became the butt of jokes and parody. So strong was their influence...