Tagged: Americana

A Word Or Two From Stevie Ray Vaughan – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Interview with Stevie Ray Vaughan – May 28, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Having recently heard guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan was nominated for induction into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, I had assume he already was, and...

Booker Ervin Quartet – In Session At Hilversum – 1966 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Booker Ervin Quartet – In Session at Hilversum – Feb. 18, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Over to Hilversum, Holland this week for a radio session from The Booker Ervin Quartet. Booker is joined by Dutch musicians Pim Jacobs on...

The Call – In Concert – 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Call in Concert (BBC Greenbelt Concert) – August 27, 1990 – BBC Radio 1 A short concert tonight by one of the most underrated American band of the 1980s. The Call were from Santa Cruz, California, and most of the...

Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup In Session – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup – in session for John Peel – February 9, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 Ending up the week similar to a note we began with. A session by blues legend Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup, recorded for the...

The Music Of Paul Creston – 1943 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Paul Creston: Fantasy For Piano and Orchestra – Martin Balsam, piano – NBC Studio Orchestra – Joseph Stulpak, cond. – July 1, 1943 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Heading over to some Mid-Century Americana this weekend. One of the bright names...

Mississippi John Hurt And Skip James – In Session – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WTBS, Cambridge Mass – Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James In Session – October 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Switching gears again this week – a taste of rural blues by Masters Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James, recorded live...

Howard Hanson And The Eastman Symphony Play Music Of Roy Harris – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Roy Harris – Overture: When Johnny Comes Marching Home – Eastman Symphony – Howard Hanson – May 27, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection More Americana this weekend. This time featuring a seldom played work by the 20th Century icon Roy...

The Eastman-Rochester Wind Ensemble Play Music Of Edward Burlingame Hill – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

The Eastman-Rochester Wind Ensemble Play Music Of Edward Burlingame Hill – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Eastman School Wind Ensemble – Hill: Sextette for Woodwinds – April 10, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some recently rediscovered Americana tonight. American composers of the early-to-mid twentieth century, aside from the big names such as Aron Copland, have...

Staple Singers – Live At WPLJ – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Staple Singers – Live at WPLJ – June 26, 1972 – WPLJ Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Ending up the week on a Soulful note, with a radio concert by none other than The Staple Singers. Recorded in studio...