Blues

Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac

Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac – In Concert From Sweden – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Pass – Tribute Edition – RIP: Peter Green – 1946-2020

Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac – Live at Cue Club, Gotesburg Sweden – November 2, 1969 – Sveriges Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With tributes pouring in as news of the passing of Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green spread, it’s giving time to pause and reflect just how much...

Johnny Guitar Watson

Johnny “Guitar” Watson – Live In Hamburg – 1976 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Johnny Guitar Watson – live in Hamburg – 1976 – FIP/Radio France International – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Johnny Guitar Watson to inject a little Funk into the weekend. From a live concert broadcast from Hamburg, Germany and picked up by FIP, the eclectic channel from...

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes – Eurockéennes de Belfort 2012 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Alabama Shakes – In Concert at Eurockéennes de Balfort – July 1, 2012 – Radio France Le Mouv – Become a Patron! Alabama Shakes in concert this weekend. From their show-stopping performance at the 2012 Eurockéennes Festival at Balfort, France – broadcast live by Radio France Le Mouv. If you...

The Chambers Brothers - Live in German TV - 1969

The Chambers Brothers – Live – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Chambers Brothers – live on German TV – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! If the Chambers Brothers did nothing else in the course of their careers than the iconic Time Has Come Today, they would still be regarded as one of the primary figures...

Joe Liggins - Jubilee 1945

Jimmie Lunceford, Joe Liggins, Effie Smith – Jubilee -1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Armed Forces Radio Service – June 11, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Here is a prime example of just how diverse and all-inclusive Jazz was (and still is). Jubilee was one of the most popular programs aired to service personnel during and just after World War...

The Charioteers - Standard Radio Transcripitons

The Charioteers In Session – 1945 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Charioteers – Standard Transcription sessions – 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Charioteers this weekend. A few weeks ago I ran a session from The Deep River Boys, recorded for another transcription company at roughly the same time. The Charioteers had much more exposure and a string...

The Deep River Boys

The Deep River Boys In Session – 1939 Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Deep River Boys – In Session for Lang-Worth Transcription Service -circa 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Something different to end the weekend; a series of radio recordings made by The Deep River Boys for the Lang-Worth Transcription Company, circa 1939. The Deep River Boys left a legacy...

Tiny Bradshaw

Tiny Bradshaw And His Orchestra – Live – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Tiny Bradshaw – Jubilee Program – Armed Forces Radio – August 21, 1944 -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When Rock n’ Roll was born there were a lot of mid-wives in attendance. The roots and traces go back a ways, and despite what some might say, Jazz factored in quite...

Otis Rush

Otis Rush In Concert – 1961 (RIP: Otis Rush – 1934-2018) Backstage Weekend-Tribute Edition

Otis Rush Blues Band – Live At Camden Jazz Festival, London – 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This is shaping up to being a bad week for Music. First was the news yesterday of passing of Marty Balin formerly of Jefferson Airplane and then this morning hearing the...

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin – Live At Festival de Jazz d’Antibes – 1970 – Past Daily:Thoughts, Prayers And Candles Edition

Aretha Franklin – live at festival de Jazz d’Antibes, Juan-les-Pins, France – July 21, 1970 – RFI-Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the pessimistic news tonight via Aretha Franklin’s family – word is, the Queen Of Soul is gravely ill and may not make it over the next...