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Procol Harum

Procol Harum – In Concert From Paris – 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Procol Harum – In concert at l’Olympia, Paris – August 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Aiming for some calm this weekend, finding an early Procol Harum concert from Paris in 1967 and thinking this might do the trick. The song which inadvertently became an anthem for a generation...

Sammy Davis Jr.

May 20, 1990 – A Week Loaded With Loss

May 20, 1990 – ABC World News This Week – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 20,1990 was the end of a week loaded with loss. Two icons of entertainment left on the same day. On May 16th it was reported that Sammy Davis Jr. singer, dancer, actor, entertainer, civil-rights...

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

4 By Nicoletta – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

– Nicoletta – 4 Songs – Barclay Records 1967 – For those of you not familiar with the extraordinary, spellbinding voice of Nicoletta (aka Nicoletta Grisoni), you’ve missed something. Having a string of hits in France in the 1960s and early 70s, admired by none other than Ray Charles and...

Procol Harum – In Session At WPLJ 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Procol Harum – In Session At WPLJ 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– Procol Harum – In Session for WPLJ-FM – April 12, 1971 – WPLJ – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A bitter-sweet concert tonight. The last Procol Harum show with lead guitarist Robin Trower in the lineup. He would go off to a stellar solo career, and be replaced for...

Jethro Tull – Live In Chicago 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Jethro Tull – Live In Chicago 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– Jethro Tull – live in Chicago – August 16, 1970 – WXRT-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ironically, this concert happened 45 years ago, almost to the day. Jethro Tull were in the midst of a musical shift; going from the Blues/Jazz-based Rock to something more akin to...

Jackie Lomax – Live At The Savoy, San Francisco – 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Jackie Lomax – Live At The Savoy, San Francisco – 1976 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Jackie Lomax – live at The Savoy, San Francsisco – Dec. 12, 1976 – KSAN-FM When I first met Jackie Lomax, he was touring the U.S. as lead singer with the short-lived band Badger. But Jackie Lomax...

Dream Is Over – The Death Of John Lennon – December 8, 1980

Dream Is Over – The Death Of John Lennon – December 8, 1980

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Death of John Lennon – news reports – December 8, 1980 Stunned incomprehensible silence. That was a reaction many people had when they first heard the news that John Lennon was dead, gunned down as he stepped...

Michael Jackson Has A Few Words With Ayn Rand – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KNX-AM – Michael Jackson Show – Hour 2 – January 4, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The writing was on the wall as far back as the early 1960s; Talk Radio was a wildly popular genre in the medium of...

George Duke – (1946-2013) In Concert In Berlin 1977 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player George Duke Band, live at Philharmonie Hall, Berlin – November 3, 1977 – RBB Radio Berlin With the sad news (again) today of the passing of one of the great Jazz/Funk/Fusion keyboard players, George Duke, I thought it would only be fitting...