Daily Archive: June 29, 2016

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...

Francois Leleux

Francois Leleux With Vladimir Ashkenazy And The NHK Symphony In Music Of Strauss, Gluck And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 – Part 2 – Over to Tokyo this week, for a concert by the NHK Symphony,conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy and featuring Belgian oboist (who is also a noted conductor and professor), in a program of music by Richard Strauss, Christoph Gluck and Johannes Brahms. It was recorded just...

Hostages of Flight 847

June 29, 1985 – The Ordeal Of Flight 847

News for this June 29, 1985 was about the breaking story in Lebanon. The impending release of some 39 hostages, taken by Islamic Jihadists while on a flight from Rome to Boston and eventually to Los Angeles, was averted to Athens and re-routed to Beirut. Threats to blow up TWA...

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....