Tagged: Past Daily

Molotov-Stettinius-Eden

July 7, 1945 – Getting A United Nations Started

On this July 7, 1945, the world was still at war in the Pacific, but the bigger discussion of the Peace was taking place in San Francisco. In 1945, the first major steps at starting a United Nations were undertaken. The hammering out of a United Nations Charter was an...

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...

Carter USM

Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine – Live At Kilburn 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

    Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine tonight – recorded live at the Kilburn National in London in 1991 by the venerable BBC for their In Concert series. Further evidence music was all over the map, and getting further out there by the time the 90s arrived. Carter The Unstoppable...

Lionel Barrymore

Fabien Sevitzky And The Indianapolis Symphony Play Music Of Lionel Barrymore 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lionel Barrymore – Piranesi Suite- Indianapolis Symphony – Fabien Sevitzky, cond. – Dec. 17, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Going slightly off the beaten path this weekend. Lionel Barrymore, who is probably best known as an actor, and seen just about every year as the evil Mr. Potter...

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...

Teenagers dancing 1967

It’s June 16, 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re Listening To KBLA, And Your Heart Is About To Be Broken

KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – KBLA – The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 – Hour 3 – Gordon...

Blossoms

Blossoms – Live At Glastonbury 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Festival Edition

Blossoms – Glastonbury 2016. Recorded on June 24th by the venerable (and always amazing) BBC 6 Music. It occurred to me that I ran another Blossoms concert earlier this month and one last year. Okay, I’m a fan and it’s good to hear them get the audience and the press...

Shakespears Sister

Shakespears Sister – Live In London 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shakespears Sister in concert tonight – further evidence the 90s were all over the map musically. Initially part of the all-girl Pop Group Bananarama, singer-songwriter Siobhan Fahey broke with the band and went solo in 1988, citing disillusionment and a change in direction she didn’t want to be part of....

Big Star Music – Alex Chilton Tribute 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Big Star Music – Alex Chilton Tribute 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Big Star Music – Alex Chilton Tribute with Jody Stephens, Ken Stringfellow, Jon Auer and guests – Nov. 12, 2012 – VPRO/3VOOR12 – Netherlands. Big Star Music – a tribute to the music of Alex Chilton, performed at Melkweg in Amsterdam on November 12, 2012 and recorded for posterity by...

Louis Jordan And His Tympany 5 Live At Sardi’s – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

Louis Jordan And His Tympany 5 Live At Sardi’s – 1956 – Past Daily Downbeat

– All-Star Parade Of Bands – Louis Jordan and His Tympany 5 – Live at Sardis – July 9, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – From one of the pioneers of Jump-Blues and small-combo Jazz, bubbling under the radar in the 1930s and coming to the forefront after World...