Tagged: Frank Sinatra

Art Laboe At The Colony Club, Los Angeles – 1951 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Become a Patron! A slice of local Los Angeles history this weekend. Art Laboe was a regular fixture on the Los Angeles scene ever since he first went on the air in 1949. Hosting a nightly (or early morning) live show from Scrivner’s, a local drive-in where he interviewed patrons,...

Lauren Bacall Has A Few Words – (1924-2014) – Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Lauren Bacall – Interviewed by Jeremy Issacs – March 20, 1995 – BBC I will admit, this has been a terrible week. We’ve lost two icons in as many days. Though one was sudden and shocking, the other is the end...

Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – 1939 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – 1939 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Shellac Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Alec Wilder Octet – Walking Home In Spring – March 30, 1939 – Brunswick Records Taking it down several notches tonight. One of the most widely admired, but little known American Music composers of the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Alec...

Frank Sinatra – In Concert At Monte Carlo – 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Frank Sinatra, in concert for The United Nations Refugee Fund – Monte Carlo – June 14, 1958 Something special, classic and rarely heard this weekend. Frank Sinatra performing at a benefit for the United Nations Refugee Fund in Monte Carlo, hosted...

A Word From Marlon Brando On Guys & Dolls – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Hollywood Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Guys & Dolls – interviews – 1956 Since we’re smack in the middle of “Oscar Weekend”, I thought I would run some items from Hollywood of the past. Starting with this one – a promotional radio show for the film Guys &...