Rock n’ Roll

Bumps Blackwell (w/Little Richard)

Bumps Blackwell Talks About Little Richard, Sam Cooke And Early Rock n’ Roll – 1969 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Bumps Blackwell talks about Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke and the early days of Rock n’ Roll in this rare interview, done around 1969. Robert “Bumps” Blackwell was a key figure in the initial birth and promotion of Rock n’ Roll, helping bring it out of the predominately African-American...

The Pretty Things

The Pretty Things In Session – 1965-1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Pretty Things – In Session at The BBC – 1965/1967 – BBC Radio 1 – The Pretty Things were, if you remember, part of that initial wave of British Invasion bands which hit these shores in 1964/1965. They were, without a doubt, one of the rawest, most primal and...

Seratones

Seratones – Live At Cabaret Vert Festival 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Seratones – live at Cabaret Vert festival – August 25, 2016. Diving into some Made In The U.S.A. bands tonight. Seratones are a relatively new entity on the scene. Together since 2014 and having released their debut album, Get Gone this past May, Seratones have been hitting the road, doing...

November 1965

It’s November 1965. You’re a Teenager – You’re in L.A. And The Real Don Steele Explains It All To You – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHJ – The Real Don Steele Show + Bobby Mitchell – November 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Third week of November, 1965 – the year was almost over and things were changing faster than ever. The Beatles were household names and The Rolling Stones were freely copied by...

The Cult

The Cult – Live In London 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  The Cult – live in London, 1994 and recorded by BBC Radio 1 for their weekly In Concert Series. Originally know as Southern Death Cult, the band dissolved initially in 1983, but resurrected as The Death Cult a few months later, but in 1984, they dropped Death, opting just...

The Who

The Who – Live In Amsterdam 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: The Who this weekend – in concert at the historic Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, recorded by VPRO (the Dutch National Radio network) on September 23, 1969. For fans, this concert has made the rounds in varying states of quality millions of times over the past...

The Alarm - 1984

The Alarm – In Concert 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  The Alarm, in concert from London in 1984 tonight. Starting up in 1981 and still going strong, The Alarm originally began life as a Punk band known as The Toilets. But soon they abandoned the genre and the name and re-emerged as The Alarm, embracing a combination of hard-rock,...

Witness

Witness – Live at Glastonbury 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Witness, in concert at Glastonbury 1999 – Recorded by BBC Radio 1. Witness were a short-lived band, only together from 1997-2004 before calling it quits. During that comparative short period of time they released two albums via their label Island Records. Early on they were compared to The Verve, a...

All About Eve

All About Eve – In concert 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

All About Eve, from 1991 tonight. In Concert at the Town & Country in London and recorded for posterity by the venerable BBC for their In Concert series on Radio 1 and issued as part of the BBC Transcription Service worldwide. Getting their name from the legendary 1950 film classic...

The Fixx - one of the early MTV bands

The Fixx – In Concert 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Fixx – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1982 – BBC In Concert series – BBC Radio 1 – The Fixx – one of the prime examples of a band who were catapulted to stardom via exposure on MTV. Initially a rock band known simply as The...