Tagged: Radio

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 1

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 1

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...

Gyorgy Sandor – Piano Recital At WNCN – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert 0

Gyorgy Sandor – Piano Recital At WNCN – 1983 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gyorgy Sandor in Recital – WNCN-FM, New York – November 9, 1983 More history this week. The celebrated Hungarian Pianist Gyorgy Sandor in recital at New York station WNCN-FM and was broadcast on November 9 , 1983. Unlike...

Naomi Punk – Live At Route du Rock Hiver – 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition 0

Naomi Punk – Live At Route du Rock Hiver – 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

. . . or click on the link here for audio Player – Naomi Punk – live at Route du Rock Hiver – Feb. 27, 2015 – RFI-Le Mouv’ It’s Festival season again – well, not Summer festival or even Spring Festival but Winter Festival season. Tonight it’s Olympia Washington’s...