The question at the time was whether or not the buildup would pay off.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bruce Springsteen – Live At The Bottom Line – August 15, 1975 – WNEW-FM Broadcast
Early Bruce Springsteen this weekend.
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The Clash – early on, unstoppable.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Clash In Concert At De Montfort Hall, Leicester – May 28, 1977 – Band Soundboard
As a friend of mine once pointed out “you really had to be there”, when talking about the early Clash. If there was a band which epitomized the spirit and sheer energy of the Punk movement, it would, hands down, be them.
Every hour the news got worse.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – WJBO – Baton Rouge, LA – aircheck – August 29, 2005
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New type of warfare – old type of war.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – August 29, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection
News for this day in 1942 had much to do with the War in the Pacific and the Eastern front.
Cranes – epitomized Gothic Minimalism, but really favored Dream Pop.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cranes – In Session for John Peel – March 13, 1990 – BBC Radio 1
Rummaging around the 90s tonight with a set by Minimalist/Goth/Experimental/Industrial/Alternative meisters Crane, recorded in session for John Peel on March 13, 1990.
Further evidence the 90s were diving into…
Pres. Eisenhower Has A Few Words For The American Bar Association - August 24, 1955 - Past Daily Reference Room
President Eisenhower – A few words about justice and security in 1955.
Click on the link here for Audio Player - President Eisenhower Address To American Bar Association Convention – August 24, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection
Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – August 28, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection
As the war dragged on in Europe, and as the U.S. was inching closer to joining in, the news from France reported Vichy Prime Minister Pierre Laval – head of the German-run…
Click on the link here for Audio Player - The Monochrome Set in Session for John Peel – Feb. 14, 1979 – BBC Radio 1
The Monochrome Set tonight. One of my favorite late 70s bands who were very difficult to describe, musically.
Best as I could figure, The Monochrome Set were…
The Voce Quartet – yes, things are looking up.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Voce Quartet in Concert at Festival of Summer Nights – August 2, 2014 – Radio France Musique
Over to Paris this week for a concert featuring Rising Young Stars recipients Quatuor Voce (The Voce Quartet) in a program of music by Mozart, Turina and Brahms.
Recorded at l’Eglise de Yenneas part of the Summer…
The Liberation of Paris meant the long national nightmare would be over soon.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Adlai Stevenson – Address to 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection
During a day filled with solemn tributes and loud celebrations. UN Ambassador, former Governor of Illinoisand two-time Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson offered a…
The mere mention of his brother’s name brought a tsunami of continuous applause.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Robert F. Kennedy Addresses the 1964 Democratic Convention – August 27, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection
Milky Chance – A thoroughly enjoyable mixture of Folk, Pop and Electronica, fresh outta Germany.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Milky Chance – in concert at Melt! 2014 – July 23, 2014 – WDR
Together since 2012, Mi…
Preparing for the Great Unknown.
Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from EIAR Rome – August 26, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection
As the hours ticked by and the charges and counter-charges filled the air and the conference rooms, War in Europe seemed inevitable on this August 26th, 75 years ago.