Monthly Archive: September 2012

J.J. Johnson – Tribute To Charlie Parker – 1964 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player:CharlieParkerTribute1964-10-18BBC2TVLondonUK A tribute concert this weekend, via the BBC and a special TV Program from Ocober 18, 1964 devoted to the music of Charlie Parker, with legendary Trombonist J.J. Johnson leading an all-star contingent consisting of Howard McGhee on Trumpet, Sonny Stitt on...

The Herd (With Peter Frampton) – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Herd- So Much In Love – 1966 The Herd are probably best known as the band the legendary Peter Frampton got his start in. Having just turned 16, and just finished school, Frampton was enlisted by the fledgling band and set...

Bob Crane On The Radio – 1960 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Bob Crane Show – Feb. 24, 1960 In retrospect, it really wasn’t that long ago that radio was a veritable hotbed of Personalities – every station and every format seemed to have those people whom the audience stuck to like glue and...

XTC In Concert

XTC – In Concert – 1978 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Become a Patron! XTC this weekend, recorded live in concert from March 25, 1978 – when the band was just 15 months old. Argued over whether they were more popular in the U.S. than the UK, they had mass appeal and a string of hits to prove it worldwide. Although...

Robert Plant - A year later Led Zeppelin would beckon.

Robert Plant – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: RobertPlant-Laughin, Cryin, Laughin – 1967 Sometimes an artist going the solo route just can’t seem to get arrested until they become part of a group. In the case of Robert Plant, he recorded a string of unsuccessful singles for CBS Records in...

September 28, 1938 – Making The Case For Appeasement

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for Sept. 28, 1938 This day in 1938 saw the world hold its collective breath. In a special broadcast from the BBC in London, reports were coming in regarding Prime Minister Chamberlain’s address to Parliament on the situation in Czechoslovakia and...

The Screamin’ Abdabs – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable

The Screamin’ Abdabs – 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Screamin’ Abdabs – Lucy Leave – 1965 Unless you already knew, Pink Floyd went under several names before they settled on the one that would lead to fame and fortune. One of those names was The Abdabs, or The Screamin’ Abdabs. Here...

September 27,1944 – The Drive East And The Death Of Aimee Semple McPherson

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for September 27, 1944 News for this September 27th in 1944 was about Allied advances around Belgium and Holland and the first troops to hit German soil. It was also about British airborne troops evacuating positions around Arnheim and hard-fought battles...

Marc Bolan – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: MarcBolan – San Francisco Poet – 1966 Long before T. Rex, and just before John’s Children, Marc Bolan was pounding the musical pavement, hoping for recognition. He was briefly signed by Decca Records (UK) and issued three singles for that label before...

L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande With Neeme Järvi Play Music Of Strauss And Mahler – Live – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande – Part 2 Over to Geneva this week for a concert by the venerable l’Orchestre...