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Vladimir Ashkenazy With Eugene Ormandy And The Philadelphia Orchestra Play Music Of Prokofiev 1976 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Piano with Eugene Ormandy and The Phildelphia Orchestra in Concert – March 25, 1976 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Two legends in concert this week. Russian pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy together with Eugene Ormandy and The Philadelphia Orchestra in a program of music by Serge Prokofiev. Broadcast on...

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January 3, 1948 – Icy Fingers – Icy Stares

January 3, 1948 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 3,1948 – An icy day all around the world – but for different reasons. In the U.S. it was record cold. From the Texas panhandle to the East Coast, the country was slammed with frigid...

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To Be Young And Strung Out In 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

  Youth And Drug Addiction – Father Egan and Members Of Village Haven – May 3, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For all the dewey-eyed nostalgia for the 60s, there was the incontrovertible fact that things got a little out of control by the end of the decade...

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Sonny Rollins Trio – Live In Zurich 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Rollins Trio – live in session, Zurich – March 5, 1959 – RTS, Switzerland – Sonny Rollins Trio this week. During one of his many European tours in the 1050s, Rollins is joined by Henry Grimes on bass and Pete LaRoca on drums. It was recorded in Zurich as...

J. Robert Oppenheimer Has A Word About Science And Culture – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry 0

J. Robert Oppenheimer Has A Word About Science And Culture – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

J. Robert Oppenheimer – Lecture at Colorado University – 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – J. Robert Oppenheimer. Often referred to as The Father of The Atomic Bomb, was one of several physicists who were working on the Manhattan Project, the development of a nuclear bomb during World War...

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Mayor LaGuardia Sums Up 1945

  Mayor LaGuardia – Address to New York – Dec. 30, 1945 – WNYC – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Mayor LaGuardia. Probably the most colorful Mayor New York witnessed in its history, made his end-of-year address on December 30, 1945. It was also one of his very last addresses...

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‘An Urgent Need For Peace’ – December 2, 1967

– ABC News Around The World – December 2, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Peace seemed to be the illusive goal, this December 2nd in 1967. With fighting in Vietnam continuing, B-52’s staging raids, South Vietnamese incursions into Cambodia and seemingly fruitless attempts at negotiations in Paris. the...

The Manhattans – In Session 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 2

The Manhattans – In Session 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Manhattans – In Session for Soul! – NET-Public Television – October 31, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another installment of rare Soul performed live tonight. This time it’s The Manhattans; a group known more in the later 70s than the 60’s, but still a powerhouse of...