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A Lot Of Bad Chickens Came Home To Roost Today – September 18, 1939

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News for September 18, 1939 – NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Today was not a good day to be in Poland, or Europe for that matter. September 18, 1939 was about the swift demise of Poland and the...


Andrè Clutytens And The Paris Conservatory Orchestra Play Music Of Florent Schmitt – 1950 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Schmitt: La Tragèdie de Salomè – Paris Conservatory Orchestra, Andrè Cluytens, cond. 1950 Besancon Festival – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The music of Florent Schmitt this weekend. A popular figure during the first four decades of the 20th Century,...


Yusef Lateef – Live At Montreux 1970 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Yusef Lateef Quartet – Live at Montreux 1970 – Radio Suisse Romande – Espace 2 Over to Montreux this week for a 1970 concert featuring the great Yusef Latteef Quartet, with Barry Harris on piano, Bob Cunningham on bass and Al...


September Is The Crisis Month – September 13, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News of the Crisis in Czechoslovakia NBC Blue Network – September 13, 1938 September it seems, is a crisis month in history.  On this September 13th in 1938, crisis was looming in Europe over a piece of disputed land belonging to Czechoslovakia,...


It Would be An Extraordinary Coincidence If It Was a Coincidence – September 11, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Morning Edition – Bob Edwards – September 11, 2001 At the time, people were hard-pressed to call it a terrorist act. It seemed unconscionable that anyone would intentionally fly a plane directly into the World Trade Center. But when a...


Something Went Snap – September 10, 1949

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Voices and Events for week ending September 10, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A week where the vagaries of Human Nature went haywire, this Septmeber 10th in 1949. Starting with news of a deadly mass shooting in Camden New Jersey....


Rokia Traoré Live At Les Suds á Arles Festival 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rokia Traoré in concert at Les Suds á Arles – July 11, 2013 – RFI Malian singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré is much better known throughout Europe and Africa than she is in the U.S. – her last visit to the states was...


The Pasquier Trio With Jean-Pierre Rampal And Odette Le Dentu Play Music Of Roussel – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Trio Pasquier, with Jean-Pierre Rampal and Odette Le Dentu – Roussel Quintet Serenade op. 30 – Recorded by ORTF, Paris – circa 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Back to Paris this week for an encore performance (originally posted 3 years...


Isaac Hayes – Live At Montreux 2005 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Isaac Hayes – Live at Montreux 2005 – RTS, Switzerland The legendary Isaac Hayes this weekend. In concert from the 2005 Montreux Festival. Isaac Hayes is another one of those influential artists who left all too soon. As one of the...