Tagged: San Francisco

Thomas E. Dewey (L) and Earl Warren (R) 0

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...

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Boris Blinder Plays The Music Of Michel Michelet – 1945 – Weekend Gramophone

It could make a huge difference: Become a Patron! More Contemporary music of the 20th Century this week. Michel Michelet, a native of Kiev, who first migrated to Germany and then, with German persecution of Jews, fled Germany and wound up in the U.S., most notably in Hollywood where he...

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...

Los Angeles - April 19, 1979

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...

Arthur Blythe

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...

Clinic - live at Reading 1997

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),...

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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...

American workers - 1946

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...

Protesting the Vietnam War in 1970

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...

Long Island - 1958

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...