Pop Music

The Kinks

The Kinks – In Session 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Kinks – in session for Top Gear – 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – The Kinks – variously described as either overlooked and underrated or one of the most influential bands that ever came out of Britain in the 1960s – it could probably be a bit of both,...

Stan's Drive-In 1958

The Day L.A. Went From 1972 To 1958 For 24 Hours – KFWB At KMET – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KFWB at KMET – November 1972 – Midnight – 1:00 am – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KMET, one of the most popular FM stations in Los Angeles decided to dive back in time for one day in November of 1972. Seems odd, and it seemed odd at the time....

Shed Seven

Shed Seven – In Concert 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shed Seven – In Concert from Brighton – 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – In Concert – Shed Seven in concert tonight. A band who were very popular in the mid-1990s, but somehow didn’t get the mainstream credit they deserved for being one of the bands who helped put Brit-Pop...

Van Morrison

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – October 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Them tonight – maybe a slight distraction or an antidote. Van Morrison, lead singer of Them before he went solo and on to a decades long career (still going strong) and part of...

New York Teenager - 1968

It’s Election Night 1968 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In New York – You Worked For Bobby Kennedy – You Handed Out Flyers For Hubert Humphrey, But You Can’t Vote – You’re Glued To WABC

WABC – 12:00 midnight – 1:00 am – November 6, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s Election Night: November 6, 1968. It’s also a school night, but you don’t care. You want to find out who’s going to be President. And even though you can’t vote, because you’re...

Procol Harum

Procol Harum – In Concert From Paris – 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Procol Harum – In concert at l’Olympia, Paris – August 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Aiming for some calm this weekend, finding an early Procol Harum concert from Paris in 1967 and thinking this might do the trick. The song which inadvertently became an anthem for a generation...

Magazine (Howard Devoto)

Magazine – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Magazine – In session for John Peel – February 20, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Magazine to end out the week. A few days ago I ran a Buzzcocks session and made mention of the fact that one of the founding members of Buzzocks was Howard Devoto. Devoto who...