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Ella Fitzgerald With The Lou Levy Quartet – Live In Amsterdam – 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: EllaFitzgerald1961-02-18ConcertgebouwAmsterdamHolland Something vocal this weekend. The immortal Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by The Lou Levy Quartet, live at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and recorded by Radio Nederland on February 18, 1961. A thoroughly enjoyable concert with everyone in top-notch form. Here’s what’s on...

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An Interview With Marilyn Monroe – 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link for audio player: Marilyn Monroe Interview – 1955 August 5th will mark the 50th anniversary since the passing of Marilyn Monroe. August 5, 1962, actress/icon/sex symbol/misunderstood/exploited artist checked out via overdose. Conspiracies persist, but the fact of the matter is – Marilyn Monroe was dead and...


Erica Morini With The Los Angeles Philharmonic Play Glazounov – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Become a Patron! Another live broadcast transcription this weekend. This time it’s The Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Alfred Wallenstein and featuring the legendary Erica Morini in concert, recorded on January 17, 1954 for the Standard Hour radio program. This excerpt, from the original one hour broadcast, features Erica Morini...