Daily Archive: August 6, 2016

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Roxy Music – Live In Paris – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

    Roxy Music this weekend. Live in Paris, recorded on November 27, 1974 and broadcast over French Radio sometime after. One of those bands which helped define the 70s, and created an indelible impression on the future of Rock music, Roxy Music, fronted by the inimitable Bryan Ferry, whose...

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Tom Jones, The Bee Gees, The Shadows, Samantha Jones – Top Of The Pops – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Tom Jones, headlining this week’s Top Of The Pops via BBC Radio. Originally broadcast on August 25, 1967. Also appearing were The Bee Gees, The Shadows, The Breakaways and newcomer Samantha Jones. For those of you not familiar with the radio version of Top Of The Pops, it was pretty...

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Can The GOP Stage A Comeback? 1952 – Past Daily Reference Room

1952 Elections – coming up on the close of the GOP Convention in July of 1952. General Dwight D. Eisenhower was chosen as the standard bearer for the Republican Party. And now it was time to assess the chances of a GOP victory come November. Not everyone was convinced it...

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The Fixx – In Concert 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Fixx – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1982 – BBC In Concert series – BBC Radio 1 – The Fixx – one of the prime examples of a band who were catapulted to stardom via exposure on MTV. Initially a rock band known simply as The...