Blues

Johnny Winter (1944-2014) – In Concert From Chicago – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Johnny Winter Band – Live in Chicago – September 17, 1970 It was only a few days ago I was posting about the losses of Tommy Ramone and Charlie Haden; two figures in music, completely separate, but no less influential in...

Mississippi John Hurt And Skip James – In Session – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WTBS, Cambridge Mass – Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James In Session – October 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Switching gears again this week – a taste of rural blues by Masters Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James, recorded live...

A Night At The Renaissance On The Sunset Strip – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Night At The Renaissance On The Sunset Strip – 1959 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Skip Weshner’s Accent On Sound – Live From The Renaissance Club – KRHM-FM -Dec. 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Always a reminder floating around of just how active L.A.’s club scene was in the 1950s. One example comes by way...

Red, Hot And Blue – Dewey Phillips And Race Radio In The 1950s – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Red, Hot And Blue – Dewey Phillips And Race Radio In The 1950s – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WHBQ – Dewey Phillips: Red, Hot and Blue – November 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Before the days of Rock n’ Roll, Popular Music was segregated into Mainstream and Race. Race music was primarily music recorded by and sold almost...

Tinariwen – Live In Paris – 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tinariwen – In Concert from Salle Pleyel, Paris – February 2, 2012 – RFI-Monde With the recent surge in interest in Desert Blues, a flood of bands had been getting world attention of late. Luckily for all of us, many of...

Staple Singers – Live At WPLJ – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Staple Singers – Live at WPLJ – June 26, 1972 – WPLJ Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Ending up the week on a Soulful note, with a radio concert by none other than The Staple Singers. Recorded in studio...

Albert Collins – Live At Montreux 1992 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Albert Collins – Live at The Montreux Festival – 1992 – RTS Putting Hump-Day in a Blues vein tonight. A classic concert from the legendary Albert Collins, recorded at The Montreux Jazz Festival in 1992, by the venerable Radio-Television Suisse. Sadly,...

Medicine Head – In Concert – 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Medicine Head – In Concert – October 6, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series Taking a detour tonight into lesser-known/neglected/overlooked bands of the early 1970s. Medicine Head were initially a duo consisting of John Fiddler and Peter Hope-Evans. They...

Savoy Brown – In Session -1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Savoy Brown – in session for John Peel – June 30, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 Further proof we take requests. My friend Jeff asked me tonight if I had any very old Savoy Brown sessions. I remembered that I ran...

Cream – In Session – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable – Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cream In session at The BBC – Recorded November 1966 – BBC Radio 1 Continuing Retro Week with Cream in session at The BBC from November 1966. This was the first of the BBC sessions the band did, right at the...