Tagged: United Kingdom

Jesse Jackson and freed US Servicemen

May 2, 1999 – Sighs Of Relief – Release Of US Servicemen In Kosovo

May 2, 1999 – NPR Weekend Edition News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 2, 1999 – Sighs of relief, this day in 1999. Three U.S. servicemen, captured by the Yugoslav Army in Kosovo, were released after negotiations between Yugoslav officials and Jesse Jackson were successful. The three servicemen;...

Konrad Adenauer

Konrad Adenauer And Cold-War Germany – 1960 – Past Daily Reference Room

Konrad Adenauer – Meet The Press – March 20, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, oldest elected Statesman ever to function in office (according to British historian Roy Jenkins) was in Washington ahead of the much-anticipated Summit between President Eisenhower and Chairman Khruschev of...

German Troops in Norway

April 25, 1940 – News About Norway – German Invasion And Censorship

April 25, 1940 – H.V. Kaltenborn And The News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 25, 1940 – News about the situation in Norway, this day in 1940. Reports that German troops had taken the town of Røros. But later reports said that the Germans had abandoned Røros, leading...

Pierre Boulez

Pierre Boulez With Bertrand Chamayou And Orchestre De Paris Play Music Of Schoenberg And Bartok 2011 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Pierre Boulez, cond – Bertrand Chamayou, Piano – Orchestre de Paris – Dec. 21, 2011 – Radio France Musique The legendary Pierre Boulez with Bertrand Chamayou and Orchestre de Paris in a concert of music by Bela Bartok and Arnold Schoenberg. Recorded on December 21, 2011 live from Salle Pleyel,...

British Army planning assault

March 28, 1941 – Allied Victory In East Africa – Nazi Takeover In The Balkans – Day 573

March 28, 1941 – NBC Red Network – News Of The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 28, 1941 – A day for celebrating in Britain and a day of coups and overthrows in the Balkans. From Eritrea in Eastern Africa came word that the British had captured...

Fabienne DelSol

15 Minutes With Fabienne DelSol – 2006-2010 – Nights At The Round Table – The MySpace Years

Fabienne DelSol – Songs from 2006-2010 – Damaged Goods Records – During that comparatively brief period when MySpace was a wonderful portal to Creative people from all over the world meeting up in one place and showing off their stuff, there were more bands per square foot than any other...

Basement 5 - Peel session - April 1980

Basement 5 In Session – 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Basement 5 – in session for John Peel – recorded April 21, 1980 – broadcast April 28, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – Ending up the week with Basement 5, another short-lived but highly influential band from the late 1970s/early 1980’s. Basement 5 were one of the first, if...