Monthly Archive: June 2020

Inspiral Carpets - live in Manchester - 1989

Inspiral Carpets – In Concert From Manchester – 1989 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Inspiral Carpets – Live at Manchester University – May 5, 1989 A dose of early Madchester to start the week. Inspiral Carpets in concert at Manchester University and recorded on May 5, 1989. Inspiral Carpets formed in Oldham in 1983. The band’s most successful lineup featured frontman Tom Hingley, drummer...

President Johnson (and Dean Rusk) - 1967

June 19, 1967 – President Johnson Addresses The Crisis In The Middle-East.

In an address before the Department of State Foreign Policy Conference for Educators on June 19, 1967, President Johnson declared that recent events had proved the wisdom of five principles of peace in the Middle East. The first and greatest principle, he stated, was that “every nation in the area...

SCOTUS - 1977 (Getty Images)

June 29, 1977 – SCOTUS And Capitol Hill In Session – Busing, Abortion And The Death Penalty.

Help keep us up and running: Become a Patron! June 29, 1977 – A big news day on Capitol Hill as the Supreme Court was holding their last session of the term and would be handing down two landmark decisions. One on the Death Penalty and the other on the...

Joseph Szigeti

Conversation With Joseph Szigeti – 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Joseph Szigeti – in conversation with Manoug Parikian, BBC Radio – circa 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary violinist Joseph Szigeti, in conversation with Manoug Parikian for the BBC Radio series Talking About Music – from circa 1964. Joseph Szigeti was a Hungarian violinist who was one...

Bill Evans - live in Italy - 1979

Bill Evans Trio – Live In Italy – 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Bill Evans Trio (Marc Johnson, bass – Joe LaBarbera, drums) – Casale Monferrato, Italy – November 30, 1979 The legendary Bill Evans Trio this weekend. With Marc Johnson, Bass and Joe LaBarbera, drums – recorded in concert at Casale Monferrato, Italy on November 30, 1979. Big hat-tip to my friend...

808 State - Live At Manchester International - 1990

808 State – Live At Manchester International – 1990 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

808 State – Live At Manchester International – July 27, 1990 – Jim Moody Collection – 808 State this weekend – something to crank up the voltage in your seats, or get you out of that “Stay-In” paralysis. In concert from the Manchester International Festival, recorded on July 27, 1990...

New York - The Village - 1965 - (Photo: Getty Images)

It’s October 1965 – You’re Knee-Deep In Manhattan – The Village Is Still The Center Of The Universe – And Folk Music Is Still Your Muse – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

WABC-FM – Almanac Of Folk Music – October 30, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It keeps us going, especially now: Become a Patron! Contrary to what many people might imagine, Pop Music didn’t suddenly go from Doo-Wop to British Invasion to Summer Of Love in a few short...

Frankie Goes To Hollywood (Rex Features)

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Live At Wembley – 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Live At Wembley Arena – January 13, 1987 – Live and Loud.com Frankie Goes To Hollywood to end the week. Recorded live at Wembley Arena on January 13, 1987 and spiffed-up, turbo-charged and given a new lease on life by Flip Martian at Live and...

Moscow under Khruschev

June 26, 1955 – Changes At The Kremlin – Nixon And The NAACP – Ike Goes Fishing.

Could you? Become a Patron! June 26, 1955 – A weekend, this June 26th in 1955. Not a busy news day, but one with a finger somewhere on the future. Beginning with reports of a rumored restructuring at The Kremlin. A proposal being put forth to rotate leadership, rather than...