Monthly Archive: September 2013

Mott The Hoople – Live At The Paris Theatre – 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mott The Hoople – In Concert at The Paris Theatre – 1971 – BBC 6 Music Sometimes I run into a dilemma, of sorts, over what to post for the “roundtable” feature. Tonight it was choice over whether to run the...

FDR Has A Few Words About Government – September 30, 1934

Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Roosevelt Fireside Chat – Recovery, Banks and Government – September 30, 1934 News for this day had much to do with the continuing efforts at recovery, stability and getting America back to work – trying to undo the tangle of...

Henriette Faure And André Cluytens Play Music Of Ravel In Concert – 1951 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Conducted by André Cluytens – Henriette Faure, piano – Besançon Festival – Sept. 1951 – ORTF broadcast – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something familiar tonight, but rare nonetheless. A performance recorded during the...

Kayak- Live At Midsummerpop Festival 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Criminally Overlooked Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Kayak in Concert at Midsummerpop Festival – July 7, 1973 – VPRO Archives The history of Pop music is no stranger to the legions of bands considered ignored, overlooked, underrated or just dismissed. A series of bad breaks, a lackluster album,...

Steely Dan – Live at The Record Plant – KMET – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Steely Dan – Live at The Record Plant – KMET broadcast – March 20, 1974 A dose of Americana this weekend. Since I’ve been running bands all week as part of Rock Without Borders, I thought  I would give a nod...

The Cold War Gets Its Track Shoes On – Rome Olympics – September 1960 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News From The 1960 Summer Olympics – NBC Radio – September 3, 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This week, 53 years ago, Rome was playing host to the 1960 Summer Olympics. In this report, re-capping the events for the day...

Nadine Shah – In Session At The Great Wide Open 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/New Faces Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Nadine Shah – in Session at The Great Wide Open 2013 – VPRO – 3voor12 To say Nadine Shah is part of Rock Without Borders is a bit a of cheat. Born in Britain with Pakistani and Norwegian parents, Shah has...

Because Of A Quarrel In A Faraway Country, Between People Of Whom We Know Nothing – September 27, 1938

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Prime Minister Chamberlain Address on Munich Crisis – September 27, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this September 27th in 1938 was grim. The crisis in Munich was rapidly coming to a boil and it seemed at the time...

Division Of Laura Lee And JJ – Live At Knarrholmen Festival 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Division of Laura Lee and JJ – live at Knarrholmen Festival, Sweden, August 21, 2013 – Sveriges Radio P3 Over to Sweden tonight for a live session from the 2013 Knarrholmen Festival featuring Indie/Alt/Post-Punk band Division of Laura Lee, combined with...