Tagged: Obituaries

Andrae Crouch And The Disciples – Live  1975 (RIP: Andrae Crouch – 1942-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition 0

Andrae Crouch And The Disciples – Live 1975 (RIP: Andrae Crouch – 1942-2015) – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Andrae Crouch And The Disciples – Live 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Starting the year with more sad news from the Music Community. Word earlier this evening of the passing of The Father of Modern Gospel...

Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979 0

Scrambled World And The Passing Of An Icon – December 31, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + Newsbreak – December 31, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. As 1979 came to a close, the world was once again facing The Big Question Mark. The Soviets were setting up shop...

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Shakeup In The Kremlin – October 16, 1964

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News – WXYZ, Detroit Morning Report – October 16, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many...

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Corpses In Beirut, Brokering In Damascus, The Passing Of An Icon – October 2, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – October 2, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day in the world, this 2nd of October in 1985. The Middle East factored in, with reports that the body of a missing Soviet diplomat...

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Wearing Black For The Man In Black – September 12, 2003

Click on the link here for Audio Player: BBC Radio 4 – PM – September 12, 2003 News for this day ten years ago had much to do with a world in turmoil, but the loss of an American Music icon added a poignancy to September 12th. On this September...

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Pins And Needles And Business As Usual – August 12-13, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 11 o’clock news and News of The World – August 12-13, 1945 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A day where nerves were fried and attention spans were stuck outside the White House. With just hours away from unconditional...

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Goodbye Captain Trips – Death of Jerry Garcia – August 9, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News bulletins and reports for August 9, 1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Become a Patron! On top of being a busy news day,  this August 9th in 1995, it was also a sad one. News of the death of Grateful Dead...

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George Duke – (1946-2013) In Concert In Berlin 1977 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player George Duke Band, live at Philharmonie Hall, Berlin – November 3, 1977 – RBB Radio Berlin With the sad news (again) today of the passing of one of the great Jazz/Funk/Fusion keyboard players, George Duke, I thought it would only be fitting...