Tagged: Music

The Vapors

The Vapors In Concert 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Vapors in concert from Guildford and recorded by BBC Radio 1 on February 11, 1981. Sadly, The Vapors, like many bands from the beginnings of Rock n’ Roll, were often relegated to “one-hit wonder” status – it certainly wasn’t their fault. As is evidenced by this concert, The Vapors...

The Housemartins

The Housemartins – In Session – 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Peel Edition

The Housemartins – in session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – November 3, 1987 – Further evidence the 80s produced a wide playing field of bands and artists. The Housemartins described themselves as Christian-Marxists, but the Press said they were Jangle Pop who moved into Alternative as their...

Sviatoslav Richter

Sviatoslav Richter – Live In Moscow 1967 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Sviatoslav Richter, in concert from Moscow – September 23, 1967. Something rare this week – a recital from the iconic and legendary Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter, recorded in concert on September 23, 1967. One of the true giants of the piano of the 20th century –...

Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck – Live In Hannover – 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

Dave Brubeck this weekend, recorded in concert at Niedersachsen Halle in Hannover Germany on February 28, 1958. Brubeck was one of the primary exponents of the Cool School of Jazz and one of the true innovators of the form. By 1958, he had become a household name in the music...

Otis Redding

Otis Redding – Live In Stockholm 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Legends this weekend. The immortal Otis Redding, in concert from Stockholm and recorded by the venerable Sveriges Radio in 1967. It’s been said, and rightly so, that Otis Redding was one of the greatest singers in the history of American Popular Music, and was one of the seminal figures in...

Keith Jarrett Trio

Keith Jarrett Trio – Live In Antibes 1985 – Past Daily Downbeat

  Keith Jarrett Trio – Live in Antibes, France – July 23, 1985 – Radio France Musique – Keith Jarrett this weekend. Along with his celebrated Trio (Jack DeJohnette and Gary Peacock) for a two-hour feast of profound eloquence in Music. Recorded by the much-admired France Musique at Juan-Les-Pins, Antibes...

Culture In America 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Culture In America 1960 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

– Culture In America: An Assessment – 1960 – NBC Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Culture in America, circa 1960. Even 55 years ago, we were starting to ask questions about our accomplishments as a people – what contributions had we made as a society; not just of...

Gentle Giant – Live In Brussels – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gentle Giant – in concert – Brussels, Belgium – 1974 – ZDF-TV Some Prog this weekend. The Progrock movement of the early 70s saw a flurry of bands clamoring for recognition. There were a lot of good ones,...

Sivert Høyem – In Session At Into The Great Wide Open 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/Session Edition

. . .or Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sivert Høyem – In Session at Into The Great Wide Open 2014 – VPRO/3VOOR Staying in Europe this week with a session from Sivert Høyem, Norwegian singer-songwriter and former frontman for the band Madrugada until their breakup in 2007,...