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The Fixx - one of the early MTV bands

The Fixx – In Concert 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Fixx – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1982 – BBC In Concert series – BBC Radio 1 – The Fixx – one of the prime examples of a band who were catapulted to stardom via exposure on MTV. Initially a rock band known simply as The...

A Question Of Ethics – A Question Of Morals – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

A Question Of Ethics – A Question Of Morals – 1968 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  – NBC Second Sunday: The Young Rebels – October 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember what a period of upheaval the late 1960s were. Everything that had been considered the status quo was coming under scrutiny and questioned by those...

Watts - August 1965

August 11, 1965 – Watts: ‘Nothing To See Here – No Point In Knowing’ –

August 11, 1965 – in what began as a routine traffic stop escalated into one of the most violent and destructive riots of the 1960s. And the name Watts came to symbolize a society gone from simmer to boil and the Long, Hot Summer kept its promise as a time...

Day Of Verdicts – Amadou Diallo – February 25, 2000

Day Of Verdicts – Amadou Diallo – February 25, 2000

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – News reports + CBS World News Roundup – February 25, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Fifteen years ago, on February 25, 2000, after three days of deliberations, a jury of 8 whites and 4 blacks in...

Another Year, Another Congress – January 3, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for January 3, 1983 This January 3rd in 1983 saw the opening day of the 98th Congress. Speculation and swearing  in pretty much filled up the days news, but everything was guaranteed to settle down once President Reagan gave the State...