Tagged: Radio

Republican Convention 1956

August 20, 1956 – Republican Convention – Day One – Great American Rituals.

The 1956 Republican National Convention was held by the Republican Party of the United States at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California, from August 20 to August 23, 1956. U.S. Senator William F. Knowland was temporary chairman and former speaker of the House Joseph W. Martin Jr. served as...

Women and Wretched Excess

October 2, 1976 – Pressing Flesh, Earl Butz And Women’s Little Drug And Alcohol Problem

Patrons get freebies – like this news broadcast: Become a Patron! For the week ending on October 2nd in 1976, it was a busy flurry of news. Starting with the adjournment of the 94th Congress and assessments, blame and praise handed out to anyone willing to analyze. President Ford was...

Vietnam - the turning point

July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

Passing Period - Lincoln High - Brooklyn 1963

You’re A Teenager – You Live In Brooklyn – It’s June, 1963 – And BMR Can Read Your Mind – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

B. Mitchel Reed – WMCA – June 28, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – I’m sure it’s a bit more complicated now, but back in the Dark Ages, when AM radio was the only game in town and Top-40 radio held sway over just about all your burgeoning musical...

The Wedding Present

The Wedding Present – In Session 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Wedding Present – In Session for John Peel – March 3, 1987 – BBC Radio 1 – A session from The Wedding Present tonight. Their third for John Peel at the BBC. Peel was a big supporter of the band early on, well before they were signed to a...

Senate Watergate Hearings

This Day In Watergate – August 2, 1973 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 2, 1973 – CBS Radio – Senate Watergate Hearings, recap of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As the Senate Watergate Hearings dragged on throughout the entire Summer of 1973, the testimony was illuminating, frustrating and and mystifying, as witness after witness was sworn in to give...

Francois Leleux

Francois Leleux With Vladimir Ashkenazy And The NHK Symphony In Music Of Strauss, Gluck And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 – Part 2 – Over to Tokyo this week, for a concert by the NHK Symphony,conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy and featuring Belgian oboist (who is also a noted conductor and professor), in a program of music by Richard Strauss, Christoph Gluck and Johannes Brahms. It was recorded just...

George Szell With John Browning And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Wagner, Barber And Schubert – 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

George Szell With John Browning And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Wagner, Barber And Schubert – 1965 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

– George Szell with John Browning – The Cleveland Orchestra – live at The Concertgebouw – June 24, 1965 – George Szell leads the Cleveland Orchestra this week, in a concert recorded on June 24, 1965 at the famed Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Joining Szell is the American pianist John Browning...

Salzburg Festival 1938 – Weekend Gramophone

Salzburg Festival 1938 – Weekend Gramophone

– Salzburg Festival 1938 – Mozart: Don Giovanni -Act 2 – Aug. 15, 1938 – Berlin Radio/NBC Blue Network – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Salzburg Festival, 1938 this week. Touted as one of the great innovations in broadcasting, the idea that someone in Los Angeles could hear, as...