Rock n’ Roll

Pamela Hute

Pamela Hute – I Know – 2016 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

  Pamela Hute – I Know – My Dear Recordings – 2016 French singer/songwriter/guitarist/Rocker Pamela Hute was one of the first artists I played when I began my initial incarnation of the Nights At The Round Table series over 8 years ago. I had been a fan ever since first...

The Buetones

The Bluetones – In Concert From Newcastle 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Bluetones – in concert at Newcastle Union – 1998 – BBC Radio In Concert series – 90s favorites The Bluetones tonight. A band which remained somewhat unnoticed in the States, despite one U.S. tour early on in their careers, coinciding with the release of their debut album Expecting To...

Manic Street Preachers

Manic Street Preachers – Astoria, London – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Manic Street Preachers – Live At the Astoria, London – December 1994 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert – Manic Street Preachers to start off the week. From a concert given at the Astoria in London on December 1994, during a period of considerable upset within the band, and...

Teenagers - Santa Monica 1979

It’s August 1979 – You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. The 70s Are Confusing. Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHTZ-FM – Charlie Tuna – August 3, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s August 1979 – the last Summer of the 70s. 1979 is confusing. You’re glad you don’t have to wear platform shoes anymore, but you liked that they made you look taller. Some people are still...

Bo Diddley

A Word Or Two From Bo Diddley – 1986 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Bo Diddley – Interview – June 26, 1986 The legendary Bo Diddley; one of those figures who had a hand in the birth of Rock n’Roll. I say “a hand in” because there are many figures laying claim to being its father. And looking at the history of Rock, it’s...

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson – In Concert From Denver 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Joe Jackson – live in Denver, Colorado – May 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Joe Jackson, one of the early practitioners of New Wave, flooding American airwaves that summer of 1979. Hot on the heels of releasing his debut album, Look Sharp!, Jackson embarked on a tour...

Børns

Børns – Live At Bråvalla Festival 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Børns, opening the Bråvalla Festival, from June 30th of this year and recorded by Sveriges Radio. Clearly, Festival season was busy and packed with talent this year. So much so, that I’m still sifting through festival recordings months after Summer Festival season is over and making discoveries of must-run concerts...

Teenagers in L.A. - 1979

You’re No Longer A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s April 1979 – This Is The Modern World And KROQ Explains It All To You – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KROQ-FM – April 2, 1979 – Mike Raphone w/Fee Waybill of The Tubes and Brent Kalen – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Between 1969 and 1979 life in L.A. changed. A lot. The Earth moved, radio changed, music changed, Teenagers; not so much. If you were a teenager in 1969,...

Sharleen Spiteri of Texas

Texas – Live In Glasgow – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Texas – live at The Tramway in Glasgow– 1994. Texas tonight. The Scottish Alternative/Britpop/Rock band have together some 26 years. Last year they celebrated number 25 with a new album, Texas 25 and tour. Further evidence the band is still going strong, even after a hiatus of a few years...

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...