Punk

The Levellers

The Levellers – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Levellers – In Session – BBC – November 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Early 90s Folk-Punk/English Folk/Alternative band The Levellers tonight. Recorded in session at the BBC (and not for John Peel) in November of 1991. The Levellers got their name from a 17th Century Radical group during...

X (photo: Gary Leonard)

X – In Concert 1983 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  X in concert this weekend. A live broadcast from My Father’s Place in Roslyn New York on November 12, 1983. X came to epitomize the L.A. music scene in the late 1970s/early 1980s and they were one of the most influential to come out of the Punk/New Wave/Rockabilly/Rootsrock movements...

The Ruts

The Ruts – In Session 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Ruts- in session for John Peel – January 29, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – The Ruts tonight. One of the highly regarded early Punk/Reggae hybrids that took hold in the late 70s. The Ruts had formed in 1977 with vocalist Malcolm Owen, guitarist Paul Fox, bass player Seggs...

Ian Dury

Ian Dury And The Blockheads – In Concert 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ian Dury and The Blockheads in concert – recorded at The Hammersmith Odeon by the venerable BBC Radio 1 for their In Concert series in 1979. When he hit international prominence with the 1977 anthem, Sex & Drugs & Rock’n Roll, Dury had already been around for some time. Previously...

Angelic Upstarts

Angelic Upstarts In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Angelic Upstarts – In session for John Peel – October 30, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Angelic Upstarts – the politically charged side of Punk. Considered by many to be one of the most thought-provoking bands of the era, Angelic Upstarts were anti-fascist and espoused a socialist working class...

Pauline Murray of Penetration

Penetration – In Session 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Penetration – In session for John Peel – July 5, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Penetration – one of the early, first-wave of Punk Bands from the formative days of 1976. Fronted by Pauline Murray, Penetration were one of the first hundred bands to play the now-legendary Roxy Club...

The Clash - Joe Strummer

The Clash – Live At Rettel Festival, France – 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Clash – in concert at Rettel Festival in France – recorded on June 14, 1980. As something of a direct contrast in genres, between my post last night by Hanoi Rocks in 1984 and today’s post of The Clash, in concert at the Rettel Festival in 1980 – you...

The jam

The Jam – Live At CBGBs – 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ending up the work week with a concert by The Jam, from the legendary CBGBs in New York, and recorded on October 15, 1977. Proclaimed by many to be Britain’s Greatest Band, The Jam came on the scene and sparked the Mod revival at a time when Punk was at...