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Martial Solal

Martial Solal Big Band – Live In Paris – 1984 – Past Daily Downbeat

Martial Solal Big Band – featuring Jacques DiDonatto, Clarinet – Live from Maison de la Radio, Paris – 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Lest you think Jazz is seldom seen and heard and has all but vanished from the musical landscape – not so in Europe, or throughout...

USS Iowa returns to port

April 23, 1989 – USS Iowa: A Sad Homecoming – A Frightening Near-Miss – A Flexing Of Anti-Drug Muscles

April 23, 1989 – CBS Radio Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 23, 1989 – A day loaded with mixed emotions. The arrival at port of the Battleship USS Iowa, where an explosion in one of the ship’s gun turrets claimed the lives of some 47 sailors....

Bikini kill

Bikini Kill – Live In Los Angeles – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bikini Kill- Live at Jabberjaw, Los Angeles – July 4, 1994 – Band soundboard – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing our week of Riot Grrrls with Bikini Kill, live at Jabberjaw in Los Angeles and recorded on July 4, 1976. From their well-written – well-researched – well put-together Wikipedia...

Jacques Ibert

Fernand Oubradous And The Ensemble Class Of The Paris Conservatory Play Music Of Jacques Ibert – 1955 – Weekend Gramophone

Ibert: Pieces en Trio – Ensemble Class of The Paris Conservatory – Fernand Oubradous, cond. – 1955 – Paris Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of Jacques Ibert tonight, as performed by the Ensemble Class of the Paris Conservatory, conducted by the legendary Fernand Oubradous in this...

Democracy And The Constitution in 1936

March 31, 1936 – Democracy And The Constitution In An Era Of Unrest – Past Daily Reference Room

William Hard: Essay on the Constitution – You And Your Government radio series – March 31, 1936 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Democracy and the Constitution – periodically, during our nation’s history, the very basis of our democracy and the principles of the Constitution have come under fire and...

Blur - in concert - Cologne 1991

Blur In Concert From Cologne, Germany – 1991 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Blur – In Concert from Cologne, Germany- August 22, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Blur this weekend – with a concert broadcast from Cologne, Germany and recorded on August 22, 1991 – at The Blue Shell. According to their Wikipedia page: Childhood friends Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon...

U.S. Congress- 150th

March 4, 1939 – 150th Anniversary Of Congress – Past Daily Reference Room

March 4,1939 – 150th Anniversary celebrations – U.S. Congress – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – In what would become one of the most widely covered events in broadcast history up to 1939, the gala events surrounding the 150th birthday of the U.S. Congress carried on for the better part of...

University of Texas Shooting 1966

America The Violent – 1969 – The Culture Of Killing – The Society Of Folded Hands – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

America The Violent – NBC Radio Second Sunday – 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another School Shooting – another invasion of what once was Safe Haven – another stain on our society. Another period of mourning, of grief, of anger, of hand-wringing. Another period of vows and proclamations....

TV in the classroom - 1957

Schools Of The Future – TV In Classroom 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

NBC Radio – The New World: TV In The Classroom – June 2, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Strange as it may seem now – the most high-tech and brave-new-world innovation taking place in the American classroom was the introduction of Television as a teaching tool. TV, just...

Nervous? You bet!

WANTED: One Slightly Used Miracle – Last Day To Chip In And Help Make A Difference.

Our Story: Click on the link here to chip in what you can: Past Daily’s Fall Fundraiser Not going to sugarcoat this thing – we need to raise $5,000 within the next 24 hours. We’ve had a LOT of support the past two weeks, but we’re still coming up short. Those of...