Tagged: San Francisco

Listening For News - November 22, 1963

You Live In Los Angeles – It’s 10:30 In The Morning – It’s November 22, 1963 – Your Life Is Going To Change

November 22, 1963 – KNX-AM/FM Los Angeles – Broadcast of the day – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – November 22, 1963 – It didn’t start off bad. Thanksgiving was coming up – the air was brisk. You were heading back to class after Nutrition. It was either the L.A. City...

Thomas E. Dewey (L) and Earl Warren (R)

Earl Warren Campaigns For VP – October 28, 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Earl Warren – GOP vice-Presidential Nominee addresses crowd at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco – October 28, 1948. The 1948 Presidential election season was an interesting one. Not only was it miscalculated, but it also gave us one candidate who made a lasting impact on our country for many...

L.A. Teenagers in 1967

It’s July 27th 1967 – You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. – President Johnson is On KFWB, You Have A Short Attention Span – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KFWB–KRLA–KHJ – various other stations during an LBJ Address -July 27, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s July 27, 1967. You’re sitting at home and you’re dial-hopping. You have a short attention span. Could be you’re bored out of your skull or it could be all those pills...

Korean War civilan casualities

August 30, 1951 – Meanwhile, Back In Korea . . .

August 30, 1951 – Edward R. Murrow and The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – News for this August 30th in 1951 had a lot to do with the War in Korea. Attempts at negotiating a ceasefire in July had fallen apart and fighting was escalating. President Truman announced...

Julia Holter

Julia Holter – Live At Route du Rock 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Julia Holter – in concert at Route du Rock 2016. Recorded August 16, 2016 by Arte Live. I’ve heard bits and pieces of music by Julia Holter the past couple of years – but never really got a chance to sit down and listen to what she was doing. Come...

Benny Carter

Nat Hentoff Chats With Benny Carter And Maria Muldaur – 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Benny Carter – Maria Muldaur – in conversation with Nat Hentoff – August 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Maria Muldaur, who had scored a huge hit in the early 1970s with Midnight At The Oasis, had been well established in the New York Folk Scene since the...

1964 GOP Convention

1964 GOP Convention – The Morning After – Convention Snapshot

The GOP Convention of 1964 – On July 17th, it was the morning after. The sobering assessment of what had gone on days earlier was starting to sink in. The Party of Lincoln just became the Party of Goldwater and it was suddenly the end of an era. The Moderates...

Martha Argerich

Martha Argerich With Claudio Abaddo And The Mahler Chamber Orchestra In Music Of Ravel And Debussy – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Martha Argerich, piano – with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra – conducted by Claudio Abaddo – April 21, 2011 – RAI Radio 3 – Piano legend Martha Argerich this week. In concert from Rome and featuring the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the venerable Claudio Abaddo in music of Ravel and...