British Invasion

The Beatles - Top Of The Pops

The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, The Migil 5, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Marc Wynter – Top Of The Pops – 1964 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, The Migil 5, Marc Wynter – Top Of The Pops – Preview Show #00 – Aug-Sept. 1964 – BBC Transcription Service – The very first Top Of The Pops from the BBC Transcription Service. Actually, it was the pilot show before...

The Zombies

The Zombies, Jimi Hendrix, The Bee Gees, Kiki Dee, Ebony Keyes – Top Of The Pops – 1967 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Zombies, Jimi Hendrix, The Bee Gees, Kiki Dee, Ebony Keyes – Top Of The Pops – Nov. 17, 1967 – BBC Transcription Service – Another installment of the legendary Top Of The Pops radio series from the 1960s. This one, broadcast on November 17, 1967 features The Zombies, Jimi...

A classroom in Chicago 1965

It’s February 1965 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In Chicago – The Beatles Like The Moody Blues – And So Do You – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WLS – Ron Riley – British Billboard – February 24, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Being a teenager, just about anywhere in America meant having your ear at least partially glued to your radio. The British Invasion was going full blast, and every week some new band, some...

The Kinks

The Kinks – In Session 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Kinks – in session for Top Gear – 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – The Kinks – variously described as either overlooked and underrated or one of the most influential bands that ever came out of Britain in the 1960s – it could probably be a bit of both,...

Van Morrison

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Them w/Van Morrison – Live In Paris – October 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Them tonight – maybe a slight distraction or an antidote. Van Morrison, lead singer of Them before he went solo and on to a decades long career (still going strong) and part of...

Blur

Blur – Live In Italy 1993 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Blur in concert this weekend – recorded at the Canguro Club in Colombano Italy by RAI on November 4, 1993. This concert hits right around the time they broke worldwide – 1993 was a good year for Blur, and for music in general. If you got past everything coming out...

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson – In Concert From Denver 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Joe Jackson – live in Denver, Colorado – May 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Joe Jackson, one of the early practitioners of New Wave, flooding American airwaves that summer of 1979. Hot on the heels of releasing his debut album, Look Sharp!, Jackson embarked on a tour...

The Pretty Things

The Pretty Things In Session – 1965-1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Pretty Things – In Session at The BBC – 1965/1967 – BBC Radio 1 – The Pretty Things were, if you remember, part of that initial wave of British Invasion bands which hit these shores in 1964/1965. They were, without a doubt, one of the rawest, most primal and...