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Bee Gees In Session - 1967

The Bee Gees In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

We can always use the support. now more than ever: Become a Patron! Some early Bee Gees tonight. Long before their transformation into one of the Disco icons of the 1970’s, The Bee Gees were an extremely popular and well-regarded band in the mid/late 1960’s. Straddling the worlds of Pop...

September 27,1944 – The Drive East And The Death Of Aimee Semple McPherson

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for September 27, 1944 News for this September 27th in 1944 was about Allied advances around Belgium and Holland and the first troops to hit German soil. It was also about British airborne troops evacuating positions around Arnheim and hard-fought battles...

The New York City Teachers’ Strike of 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: WOR – Martha Deane Pgm. N.Y. Teachers Strike – 1968 A reminder of Teachers’ strikes past – The New York City Teachers’ Strike of 1968 was a months-long, arduous and deeply dividing strike that dragged on for a total of 36 days...

September 12, 1949 – The Week That Was

Click on the link here for Audio player: News for week ending Sept 12, 1949 A messy week, this one ending on September 12th in 1949. Starting with President Truman stumping on behalf of candidates running in the 1949 Mid-Term elections. Truman decried repeated Republican charges of Socialism while pressing...

Lest We Forget – September 11, 2001

Click on the link here for Audio player: NPR- Sept. 11, 2001 Coverage Become a Patron! As nothing else really needs to be said – the events speak for themselves, via these reports from Bob Edwards and NPR’s Morning Edition broadcast on the morning of September 11, 2001. I originally...

Lee Konitz Live At The Art Park Jazz Festival 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Lee Konitz Nonet – Live – 1979 From NPR’s legendary and much lamented Jazz Alive! series comes this weekend’s Downbeat post. Recorded at the 3rd Annual Art Park Jazz Festival in Lewiston New York, between September 1-3, 1979 and featuring the Lee...

Slim Gaillard And Arthur Prysock – Live At Birdland – 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat

Live Jazz from the 1950’s this weekend with a double bill, live from Birdland in New York City on September 9,1952. Starting off the set is the ultra-smoothe and mellow Arthur Prysock, who does several tasteful turns with some standards. Next up is the inimitable, incomparable (their words, but mine...