British Invasion

The Pretty Things In Session – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Pretty Things In Session – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Pretty Things – In Session at The BBC – November 27, 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – It’s often been said that, had it not been for fate and Art School, it may have been The Pretty Things, instead of the Rolling Stones, as the Greatest Rock n’...

If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In L.A. , October 16, 1965 Sounded Like This.

If You Were A Teenager, And You Lived In L.A. , October 16, 1965 Sounded Like This.

– KRLA-KHJ-KFWB, Los Angeles – October 16, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you’ve ever wanted to hear a slice of an average day of Top-40 radio in Los Angeles during those halcyon days of Rock, all things British Invasion and Motown, this may be your chance. It...

Talking With Steve Marriott – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Talking With Steve Marriott – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– Pop Profile: Steve Marriott – BBC Transcription Service 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Anybody who was ever a fan of Small Faces and Humble Pie know the driving force behind both of those bands was Steve Marriott. One of Rock’s greatest singers and an enormously talented writer,...

The Yardbirds In Session 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Yardbirds In Session 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Yardbirds – In Session at The BBC – 1965 – BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – One of the legendary bands of the original British Invasion of the early 1960s. The Yardbirds were one of the most influential bands to come along, and certainly one...

Top Of The Pops 1965 – Unit 4+2 – The Animals – Cliff Bennett – Dave Berry – Susan Maughan – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Top Of The Pops 1965 – Unit 4+2 – The Animals – Cliff Bennett – Dave Berry – Susan Maughan – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– BBC Radio – Top Of The Pops – Week 17 – 1965 – BBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Prior to the emergence of The Beatles, British Pop Music didn’t get nearly the attention it got after The Beatles arrived. Programs like Top Of The Pops,...

The Kinks – In Session – August, 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Kinks – In Session – August, 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Kinks – In Session – BBC – August 10, 1965 – BBC Radio 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As I was going through my files, it occurred to me that this session, done for the BBC by the legendary Kinks, is 50 years old this week....

The Searchers – In Session For Swedish Radio – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Searchers – In Session For Swedish Radio – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Searchers – In Session at Sveriges Radio – December 1964 – Sveriges Radio Taking a brief detour around the 1960s tonight. A session from The Searchers, one of the more popular of the British Invasion acts...

Spencer Davis Group (w/Steve Winwood) Live In Stockholm 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Spencer Davis Group (w/Steve Winwood) Live In Stockholm 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Spencer Davis Group – Live in Stockholm – February 1967 – Sveriges Radio Considered part of the British Invasion of the mid-60s, The Spencer Davis Group enjoyed a goodly amount of success almost from the get-go. Started...

Them – On The Saturday Club -1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Editon

Them – On The Saturday Club -1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Editon

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Them – In Session for The Saturday Club – April 3, 1964 – BBC Radio 1 The inimitable Van Morrison tonight, by way of his British Invasion tenure with Them, in session for the BBC program Saturday...

Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas – 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The Roundtable

Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas – 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The Roundtable

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NME Poll Winners Concert – Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas – April 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Sadly, only two numbers from this overlooked group, who were one of the mainstays of the British...