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Boris Blinder Plays The Music Of Michel Michelet – 1945 – Weekend Gramophone

It could make a huge difference: Become a Patron! More Contemporary music of the 20th Century this week. Michel Michelet, a native of Kiev, who first migrated to Germany and then, with German persecution of Jews, fled Germany and wound up in the U.S., most notably in Hollywood where he...

August 5, 1962 – Marilyn Monroe: Fame Is Fickle

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Marilyn Monroe: Fame Is Fickle – NBC Radio Tribute – August 6, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to imagine it was fifty-seven years ago today the world lost Marilyn Monroe. Within hours of finding her body, dead from an...

Hollywood - 1935

April 7, 1935 – It’s All About Hollywood – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

April 7, 1935 – Grayco Movie Column Of The Air – Week ending April 7, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 7, 1935. If you thought Hollywood (or the concept of Hollywood) was Mecca in the early days of films, you’d be right. If you thought movies were...

Trials and Tribulations

You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s February 1967 – It’s A Happening Thing.

KHJ- Humble Harve – February 3, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1967. Months away from the Summer Of Love, but nobody is calling it that. As soon as the weather gets warm there’s going to be a gathering of the Tribes at the Griffith Park Merry-go-round. In...

Rotary Connection

Rotary Connection – Texas International Pop Festival 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Rotary Connection seem to have been lost in the shuffle to help define the 60s these last few decades. Touted as the first Psychedelic Soul band to come out of Chicago in 1966, they initially got their start as Muddy Waters backup band for his nod to Psychedelia, the album...

XTC

XTC – Live At The Rainbow 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Perennial favorites XTC this weekend – recorded at the legendary Rainbow in London on September 17, 1979. Although many claimed XTC failed to maintain popularity in both the UK and US, they managed to put out some memorable material during their tenure. And because of that, their popularity has grown...

Boomtown Rats

Boomtown Rats – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Boomtown Rats – In Session For John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – May 25, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Boomtown Rats in session tonight. Their second for John Peel. Promoting their second album A Tonic For The Troops, Boomtown Rats had the distinction of being the first...

Marni Nixon

Passing Of The Invisible Voice – RIP: Marni Nixon – 1930-2016 – Past Daily Gallimaufry – Tribute Edition

Marni Nixon – with The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hans Swarowsky – January 6, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the sad news last night (unconfirmed at the time) of the passing of vocal legend Marni Nixon, it was the passing of an era. During a period in Hollywood,...

Earth Wind And Fire – Live 1973 – RIP: Maurice White (1941-2016)  – Past Daily Soundbooth

Earth Wind And Fire – Live 1973 – RIP: Maurice White (1941-2016) – Past Daily Soundbooth

Earth, Wind and Fire – live on Soul!- WNET – January 10, 1973 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Earth, Wind and Fire – celebrating the legacy of founder Maurice White, who passed away today at the age of 74, following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. When Earth, Wind...

Top 5 Reasons To Donate To Past Daily By The End Of The Year

Top 5 Reasons To Donate To Past Daily By The End Of The Year

Top 5 reasons to Donate To Past Daily by the end of 2015: Here we are – coming up to the end of another roller-coaster year. During all that time, Past Daily has been around, giving you news, Pop Culture, information, interviews, concerts, rare recordings – those things to help...