Monthly Archive: January 2015

Roy Harper – In Concert At Golders Green Hippodrome 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Roy Harper – In Concert At Golders Green Hippodrome 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Roy Harper -Live at Golders Green Hippodrome – 1974 – BBC Radio 1 Although Roy Harper is widely recognized as one of the most unique and individual singer-songwriters to come along in many years, and his associations...

Guy Bourassa Plays The Music Of Rodolphe Mathieu – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Guy Bourassa Plays The Music Of Rodolphe Mathieu – 1954 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player РRodolphe Mathieu: Piano Sonata No 1. РGuy Bourassa, Piano РCBC Transcription Service Р1954. More Canadian composers and performers this week. Rodolphe Mathieu may not be as well known as his son Andrè, but he...

John Coltrane-Miles Davis – Live At Cafe Bohemia 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

John Coltrane-Miles Davis – Live At Cafe Bohemia 1958 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – John Coltrane-Miles Davis – live at Cafe Bohemia – May 17, 1958 So much has been written about the legendary collaborations between John Coltrane and Miles Davis that very little, if anything is left to be uncovered....

Happy Mondays in concert

Happy Mondays – In Concert At Wembley Arena – 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Happy Mondays – Live At Wembley Arena, London – Jan. 18, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Of all the bands which came out of the Madchester period of the early 90s, Happy Mondays seemed to...

The Dream And The Reality – The State Of Civil Rights In America – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

The Dream And The Reality – The State Of Civil Rights In America – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Newsmark – The Dream And The Realty – Martin Luther King – January 18, 1987 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Three years after it was signed into law, and a year after it was officially...

Erma Franklin With Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Erma Franklin With Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Erma Franklin with Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco – April 21, 1968. Something special and historic this week. A concert from the Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco, recorded on (or around) April 21,...

The Europeans – Live At The Goldiggers, Chippenham – 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edtion

The Europeans – Live At The Goldiggers, Chippenham – 1984 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edtion

. . . Or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Europeans – Live At The Goldiggers, Chippenham – 1984 – BBC 6 Music Short-lived New Wave band The Europeans tonight. Recorded live at The Goldiggers in Chippenham and broadcast by the venerable BBC in 1984. The...

A Word Or Two From Susan Sontag – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room: Arts And Ideas Edition

A Word Or Two From Susan Sontag – 1971 – Past Daily Reference Room: Arts And Ideas Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBC – An Interview With Susan Sontag – 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I originally ran across this rare interview with Author/filmmaker/activist Susan Sontag with the idea of running it as a sort of look at...

The Color TV Wars – An Interview With FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

The Color TV Wars – An Interview With FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 1951 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Meet The Press – Guest: FCC Commissioner Frieda Hennock – June 10, 1951 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Hard to imagine now, but some 63 years ago the debate was raging over the development of Color TV....