Monthly Archive: December 2013

Mass Murder And The Jesus Fixation – December 31, 1966 – Past Daily: Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News Of The World For 1966 – December 31, 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection If someone was to attempt to pinpoint exactly when things started to go haywire, they would most likely land on 1966. For all intents...

Mogwai – Live At Reading Festival 2001 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mogwai – live at The Reading Festival 2001 – BBC 6 Music Diving into the world of Post-rock tonight with Mogwai, recorded live during the 2001 Reading Festival by the venerable BBC 6 Music. Mogwai are one of those bands who...

Paranoia And Polio Shots – Dec. 30, 1955 – Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – This Was 1955 – December 30, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Continuing the survey of year-ends gone by – here is what December 30th 1955 sounded like. Another set of notches in the Cold War belt, along...

Level 42 – In Concert – 1986 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Level 42 – Live at Hammersmith Odeon – May 31, 1986 -BBC Radio 1 In Concert An hour tonight over at the Hammersmith Odeon for a set by Level 42 from May 31, 1986. It occurred to me there was a...

Georges Enescu Plays Music Of Beethoven And Mendelssohn In Concert – 1937 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

If we’re making a difference, kick in some support: Become a Patron! The name Georges Enescu is probably more closely associated now with his compositions, the Roumanian Rhapsodies than his talents as violinist and celebrated conductor. In the 1920s and 1930s he made a series of legendary recordings with the...

Serge Koussevitsky – In Rehearsal – 1949 – Past Daily Gallimaufry

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Boston Symphony In Rehearsal With Serge Koussevitsky, Conductor – January 10, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With our first installment of these rehearsal recordings being such a huge success, with so many readers asking for more, I will be posting...

Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich – Paris Pop Festival, 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich – Live at The Paris Pop Festival – June 1, 1967 – ORTF – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It was often a complaint, by bands and audiences alike that, if they could capture what...

Peter, Paul And Mary – Odetta, Bud & Travis – In Concert At The Hollywood Bowl – 1963 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hollywood Bowl – Folk Night 1963 – Odetta – Bud & Travis – August 2, 1963 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hollywood Bowl – Folk Night 1963 – Peter, Paul and Mary – August...

Mike Oldfield – In Concert 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mike Oldfield In Concert from Queen Elizabeth Hall – June 25, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert series For years, the name Mike Oldfield was synonymous with the movie The Exorcist. The landmark debut album, became the score to one...