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October 7, 1967 – Body Bags In Vietnam – Death Of Hippy: Funeral In The Haight

Be a Patron and download for free: Become a Patron! Another day with the world slightly askew, this October 7th in 1967. Reports that, despite claims the rebels in Biafra were a thing of the past, explosions were heard in the Nigerian Capitol of Lagos and speculation all the fighting...

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April 19, 1979 – Los Angeles: An Hour In The Life Of A City – Local News – Local Concerns – Places That Aren’t Here Anymore

April 19, 1979 – KNX-Newsradio – 9:06 am-10:00 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 19, 1979 – It was a busy day – Middle-East Peace proposals and the third day of voting in Rhodesia were the big news items of the day. So was the George Moscone/Harvey Milk...

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Arthur Blythe Quartet – Live In Berlin – 1980 – Past Daily Downbeat

Arthur Blythe Quartet – Live In Berlin – November 1, 1980 – Berliner Jazztage – RBB, Berlin Radio – The Arthur Blythe Quartet this weekend. Performing live at the Jazz Festival in Berlin on November 1, 1980 and preserved for posterity by RRB Radio in Berlin. Blythe may not be...

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Clinic – Live At Reading 1997 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Clinic – Live At Reading Festival 1997 – BBC Radio 1 – Clinic for the middle of the week. Clinic are an Indie/Alternative/Experimental/Post-Punk/Neo-Psych band from Liverpool who got started in 1997. From their Wikipedia page: Vocalist and rhythm guitarist Ade Blackburn and lead guitarist Hartley (born Jonathan Christopher Hartley, Liverpool),...

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra In Session – 2018 Past Daily Soundbooth

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – In Session for Marc Riley – Feb. 27, 2018 – BBC 6 Music – Unknown Mortal Orchestra to end the Working Week – A band that’s been high on everyone’s radar since they first made their presence known in 2010. I think my first encounter with...

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Life In Post-War America – Wage And Price Controls In 1946 – Past Daily Reference Room

People’s Platform – “Should Price Controls Be Maintained?’ – March 2, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The issue of Price controls – one which has been an issue throughout U.S. history, was especially prevalent during World War 2. A price ceiling will prevent prices from exceeding a certain...

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You’re A Teenager – It’s 1970 – You Live In San Francisco – You’re Going To Turn 18 – If You’re A Guy, You’re Worried.

KYA – San Francisco – Bwana Johnny – June 20, 1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were turning 18 anytime between 1965 and 1973, you were preoccupied with the Draft. In case you missed it – The Draft was involuntary induction into the Military, and once you...

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It’s October 1958 – You Live In L.A., But You’re Visiting Relatives Somewhere On Long Island – You Are Dial Hopping – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

WABC – WMCA – WGIL – October, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – No matter where you go, Rock n’ Roll has taken over. Every city, town and hamlet, from Bangor Maine to Santa Monica California is cranking out this new and sometimes strange music. It’s been bubbling under...

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Pink Floyd In Concert – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Pink Floyd – in concert at The Fillmore – April 29,1970 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Pink Floyd this weekend. Recorded at the Fillmore in San Francisco on April 29, 1970. This is an interesting period of Pink Floyd that many people, particularly those who were first introduced to...

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Pale Waves In Session – 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Pale Waves – In Session for Huw Stephens – Maida Vale Studios – Nov. 13, 2017 – BBC Radio 1 – Pale Waves tonight. For all intents and purposes, a new band – even though they’ve been together for two years. But this year they did their first tour of...