1955

Newstalgia Pop Chronicles - The Grand Ole Opry - 1955.
Newstalgia Pop Chronicles featuring The Grand Ole Opry with "Little" Jimmy Dickens, Minnie Pearl, Del Wood, Chet Atkins and others. A slice of Americana from the 1950's, first broadcast over NBC's new Radio Series, Monitor on June 22, 1955. Read more...
June 21, 1955 - The UN Charter, Ten Years On.
June 21, 1955 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter. North Korean pilots defect to South Korea. Big Four Conference in Geneva scheduled for July greeted with enthusiastic anticipation. Winston Churchill welcomes softening of Cold War issues, but is still wary. CIO leader Walter Reuther rejects Auto industry plan for uniform negotiations. Eisenhower extends reciprocal trade agreements. Read more...
Newstalgia Downbeat - Erroll Garner And Perez Prado Live At Birdland - 1955
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring The Erroll Garner Trio and Perez Prado and His Orchestra, live at Birdland and broadcast June 4, 1955. Read more...
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone - Yvonne Lefebure Plays Debussy - 1955
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone featuring legendary French Pianist Yvonne Lefebure in two pieces by Debussy, recorded for ORTF in Paris, circa 1955. Please donate and keep Newstalgia alive! Read more...
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone - The Pierre Jamet String Quintet Play Music Of Pierne` - 1955
Newstalgia Weekend Gramophone featuring the Pierre Jamet String Quintet and music of Gabriel Pierne`, recorded by French Radio from a studio session in 1955. Read more...

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Newstalgia Downbeat - Louis Armstrong Live At Basin Street - 1955
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring Louis Armstrong, live at Basin Street in New York on May 7, 1955. Read more...
Newstalgia Downbeat - Louis Armstrong - Live At Basin Street - 1955
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring Louis Armstrong, live from Basin Street in New York - May 28, 1955. Read more...
20th Century Nomads In 1959.
20th Century Nomads In 1959 - a look at the great Migration West in the 1950's, as presented by the CBS Radio series The Great Challenge, hosted by Howard K. Smith on January 4, 1959. Read more...
New Years Eve - 1955 - Hopeful Pessimism.
News of the day for December 31, 1955, New Years Eve and the events of the day as commented on by Gabriel Heatter and Virgil Pinkely for Mutual Radio. Read more...
Weekend Gramophone - Marcel Mule Plays Debussy - 1955
Weekend Gramophone with Saxophonist Marcel Mule with the French Radio Symphony conducted by Manuel Rosenthal in a performance of Rhapsodie Orientale by Claude Debussy. Recorded approximately 1955. Read more...