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February 12, 1941 – The Endless Procession Of Night Raids – No Longer “If” An Invasion, But “When”.

Two bucks a month, that’s all we ask: Become a Patron! This Lincoln’s Day in 1941 was loaded with news of the War. We were inching closer to declaring ourselves in it, but that eventuality would be several months off. For this February day it was about speculation over what...

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Noel Gallagher  – Live At The BBC 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Noel Gallagher – Live At The BBC 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Noel Gallagher – live at BBC Radio 2 In Concert – December 7, 2015 – BBC Radio 2 Noel Gallagher this weekend. Live at BBC Radio 2 as part of their In Concert series. Noel Gallagher and High Flying Birds gave an all-too-short set, even at a little over an...

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President Eisenhower State Of The Union 1960 – January 7, 1960

President Eisenhower, State Of The Union Address – January 7, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – President Eisenhower, giving what was his last State Of The Union address on January 7, 1960. 1960 was an election year, and whoever won the White House would have the obligation to report...

Houdini’s Last Seance – October 31, 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

Houdini’s Last Seance – October 31, 1936 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – Houdini’s Last Seance – October 31, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry Houdini was, according to legend, the greatest escape artist of all time. He was known all over the world for his stunts, death-defying acts and seemingly impossible escapes. So when he died of Peritonitis...

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Torres Live At [PIAS] Nites – 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Torres – Live At [PIAS] Nites – September 18, 2015 – Arte Live web – One of the more adventuresome and satisfying festivals this year comes by way of the stunning and forward-thinking label [PIAS], which one could consider a mini-major of Indie record concerns. At the risk of...

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Suspension Of Niceties – September 4, 1939

– News from BBC World Service – Mutual Correspondent John Steele – Radio Paris English Service – September 4, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – No sooner had war been declared than news of the sinking of an unarmed passenger ship surfaced. The British Liner SS Athenia, bound for...

Where Fainting From Hunger Is A Common Occurrence – Sept 2, 1941 0

Where Fainting From Hunger Is A Common Occurrence – Sept 2, 1941

– News of The World- Blue Network – September 2, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Despite the announcers breathless proclamation that it was “Tuesday September 3rd” it was actually Tuesday September 2nd in 1941. No matter, it was still a day where reports of German raids over England,...