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IAMX – In Concert 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

IAMX – In Concert from The Casbah, San Diego California – October 7, 2016 IAMX tonight in concert, purportedly from The Casbah in San Diego this past October 7th. Last night I ran a session from the criminally neglected and overlooked Talk Talk, and periodically write about bands from earlier...

Douglas Moore

The Music Of Douglas Moore 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Douglas Moore – Farm Journal – CBS Symphony – Alfredo Antonini – 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Some mid-century Americana this week. A performance of American composer Douglas Moore’s seldom played Farm Journal, as performed by the CBS Symphony conducted by Alfredo Antonini from a CBS Radio broadcast...

Leo Sowerby

Music Of Leo Sowerby – 1943 – Weekend Gramophone

  Leo Sowerby – Comes Autumn Time – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – American this weekend – Music of the early and mid-twentieth century by Leo Sowerby. Often referred to as the “Dean of American Church Music”, but...

March 17, 1942

March 17, 1942 – Yanks In Oz – Enter: The Draft

March 17, 1942 – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection March 17, 1942 – War in the Pacific is ramping up. U.S. troops arrive on Australian soil, amid fears an invasion by Japan is imminent. Still, repeated air attacks on Japanese positions are putting a crimp in...

February 1, 1946 – Peace, Strikes And Cross-Country Flights

February 1, 1946 – Peace, Strikes And Cross-Country Flights

February 1, 1946 – NBC World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 1, 1946 – starting a new month with the old problems of strikes, strife and accusations – and a glimpse of air-travel in the not-too-distant future. Starting with news from Washington that President Truman was...

1936 Music Guild Awards – 3rd Prize – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

1936 Music Guild Awards – 3rd Prize – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

1936 Music Guild Awards – Rudolf Forst: String Quartet – The Gordon String Quartet – January 1, 1937 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection 1936 Music Guild Awards. Begun in 1934 by NBC to promote serious music to a mass audience, The NBC Music Guild put together a series of awards...

4 By The Baronets – The Vee-Jay Sessions 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: Lost Album Edition

4 By The Baronets – The Vee-Jay Sessions 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth: Lost Album Edition

  – 4 by The Baronets – from the Unissued Vee-Jay album – Recorded March 13, 1965 – The well-known and very popular Quebec vocal group Les Baronets (featuring future Celine Dion husband Renè Angèlil) were looking to expand their horizons. It was 1965 and the group had already gotten...

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

Wilbur Gets His Freak On – October 9, 1974

  – NBC Nightly News – October 9, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ordinarily, another somber day on Capitol Hill, this October 9, 1974 – had it not been for the bizarre behavior of House Ways and Means Committee chairman Wilbur Mills and a few G-String notables who...

Betty Furness Talks About Consumer Protection – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Betty Furness Talks About Consumer Protection – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

– Meet The Press – Betty Furness – October 8, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anyone growing up in the 1950s was well aware of Betty Furness. She was the one who spoke for Westinghouse. She demonstrated refrigerators on live TV – she delivered the words “You Can...

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970

The Whole Situation Is A Mess – October 6, 1970

– NBC Nightly News – October 6, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October was shaping up to being a confused, violent and ultimately sad month in 1970. With word that Israeli-Egyptian talks could resume for another 90 days was met with suspicion by the U.S., amid reports that...