Tagged: BBC

The Specials AKA

The Specials AKA – In Session 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Specials AKA – in session for John Peel, September 12, 1983 – BBC Radio 1. This was a reincarnated Specials, the best known lineup had broken up in 1981. but remaining founding member Jerry Dammers resurrected The Specials, adding AKA and recorded one last album. This was the fourth...

Shriekback

Shriekback In Session – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shriekback – in session for John Peel – May 10, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – Shriekback tonight. In session for John Peel and recorded on May 10, 1985. This was their third session for Peel and comes right around the time of the release of their 4th album, Oil...

The Lilac Time

The Lilac Time – In Session 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Lilac Time – in session at BBC Radio 1 – 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Formed in 1986, The Lilac Time consists of permanent mainstays, Stephen and Nick Duffy. And even though Stephen Duffy has a solo career of his own, The Lilac Time are still very...

Boomtown Rats

Boomtown Rats – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Boomtown Rats – In Session For John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – May 25, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Boomtown Rats in session tonight. Their second for John Peel. Promoting their second album A Tonic For The Troops, Boomtown Rats had the distinction of being the first...

Roller Skating in Berlin - September 1940

September 2, 1940 – The View From Berlin

September 2, 1940 – Sigrid Schultz Reports from Berlin – Mutual Broadcasting – September 2, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – September 2, 1940, as reported from Berlin. The first full year of war, and a heavily censored newscast by Chicago Tribune and Mutual Broadcasting correspondent Sigrid Schultz. As...

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...

Boris Yeltsin

August 20, 1991 – In Walked Yeltsin

August 20, 1991 – The view from Moscow on this day was anything but settled. Russian Federation President Boris Yeltsin spearheaded protests and the backlash against the Coup takeover of the Moscow government. The coup installed a leader, but support was faltering, and even the Army were defecting in large...

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...