Tagged: Thanksgiving

Post-Thanksgiving

Post-Thanksgiving In L.A. – 1967 – Past Daily Holiday Pop Chronicles

Post-Thanksgiving – Mike Roy’s Cooking Thing – November 28, 1967 – KNX-AM/FM Los Angeles – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the few sure things in life: The clatter of hungry plates – the animated conversation, up a few db more than a minute earlier. The deathly silence of...

Percy Mayfield – 1950 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Percy Mayfield – What A Fool I Was – 1950 The immortal Percy Mayfield tonight. Rightfully dubbed The Poet Of The Blues, Mayfield was not only a gifted and compelling singer, but he was also was one of the great Blues and...

“Get It Over By Christmas” – The Week Ending November 28, 1950

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Week of November 28, 1950 No picnic, this week in November of 1950. Starting off with an out-of-control bus on a mountain road in Colorado to a much hoped-for “Final Push” in Korea, it was just a haywire week in...

The Marshall Plan: Preview Of Coming Attractions – Slouching Towards Thanksgiving – Novembr 26, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for November 26, 1947 News for this day in November of 1947 had to do with a preview of The Marshall Plan and what was expected to be reaction by both the public and Capitol Hill. There was a lot riding...

Gene Ammons – 1960 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Gene Ammons – Angel Eyes Continuing our low-key post-Thanksgiving weekend with the legendary Gene Ammons and Angel Eyes from the Prestige album of the same title. Recorded June 17, 1960. Playing along with Ammons is Frank Wess on tenor Sax, Johnny “Hammond”...

Lest We Forget – The JFK Assassination – November 22, 1963

Click on the link here for Audio Player:JFK Assassination Not to bring down the festivities of this particular Thanksgiving (falling on the 22nd of November and all), but today marks the 49th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. As a reminder of how the day unfolded, from...

John Lewis – 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: John Lewis – Bach Prelude and Fugue No. 1 – 1984 Taking it down several notches tonight with something completely different, but somehow totally appropriate to end this insane week with. John Lewis, founder of the Legendary Modern Jazz Quartet, also recorded...