1979

Lene Lovich, Wreckless Eric, Rachel Sweet In Concert -1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth.

A 70’s triple bill this week, via BBC Radio 1‘s In Concert series from January 13, 1979. Lene Lovich, Wreckless Eric and Rachel Sweet share the bill in one of the more decade-defining concerts of the late 70’s, with a heavy dose of Retro, Punk and Theatrical – just like...

Viktoria Postnikova And Gennady Rozhdestvensky With The BBC Symphony At The 1979 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 Part 2 Over to Prague from 1979 this week for a concert by the BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky and featuring Viktoria Postnikova, piano. The concert was recorded during the legendary Prague Spring Festival and features works by Prokofiev, Janacek, Britten and Elgar. Here’s what’s on the...

Wire - live at Rockpalast 1979

Wire – Live At Rockpalast 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Wire this week, in concert for WDR in Germany as part of their Rockpalast series, recorded on February 14, 1979. Considered one of the pivotal bands during the transition from Punk to Post-punk, They originally got their start in 1976. In that short period of time they became a...

L.A. Teenagers - 1979

You’re Seventeen. You Live In Los Angeles. You Just Passed Your Drivers Test. You Got Your First Car And The Line To Get Gas Is A Mile Long

KTNQ – Jack Armstrong – May 4, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 1979 – You’re seventeen, and the lines to get gas are rumored to be 2 miles long in some places. Some people are waiting for two hours, only to be told there’s no gas. People...

New Semester Orientation

It’s September 1979 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s The New Semester – It’s The Old Grind

KHTZ-FM – Beaver Cleaver – September 1979 – Rob Frankel Collection – Summer’s over and all of a sudden it’s another semester. You were just getting over the last one – three months wasn’t long enough. And there was Summer School and that put a damper on your social life...

Soviet Dancer/Defectors Lyudmila Vlasova and Alexander Godunov

August 25, 1979 – Soviet Defectors – Drama On The Tarmac – Accusations of White House Coke Snorting.

August 25, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 25, 1979 – News about Dancers, Defectors and drama this day. News from JFK in New York and the diplomatic tug-of-war going on at the tarmac. United States officials held up the departure of a...