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Hanoi Rocks – In Session 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Hanoi Rocks – in session – BBC Radio 1 – July 1984 – BBC Radio 1 Hanoi Rocks – in session from July of 1984. I will freely admit, Hair-Bands in the 80s weren’t my thing – frankly, there was already enough diversity in Pop music at the time to...

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Mott The Hoople – Live At Paris Theatre 1971 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mott The Hoople tonight. From a concert recorded at the BBC’s Paris Theatre in London in 1971. In case you didn’t know, Mott The Hoople had been around since 1968 and had recorded a string of high-energy hard-rock albums which firmly established them as one of the bands spearheading the...

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T. Rex In Session 1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

T. Rex – In Session for Top of The Pops – October, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 – Before they shortened it to T. Rex, Tyrannosaurus Rex were a duo, consisting of singer-songwriter/former lead singer for John’s Children Marc Bolan and Steve Peregrin Took, whose percussion consisted of bongos, African...

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Suzi Quatro – Live In Italy 1975 – Backstage Weekend

Suzi Quatro – live in Rimini, Italy – August 15, 1975 – RAI Radio 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Suzi Quatro this week. One of those names synonymous with the 70s and certainly with Glam, Suzi Quatro became part of the hit-making machine of Chinn and Chapman who...

David Bowie – Live In London 2000 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend – Birthday Edition 0

David Bowie – Live In London 2000 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend – Birthday Edition

David Bowie – live at The BBC Theatre, London – June 27, 2000 – BBC Radio 1 – David Bowie – whose 69th birthday was observed yesterday (January 8th), has been the object of a flurry of congratulations, celebrations and tributes. But since it’s the weekend, I can’t think of...

The Tubes – In Session At KSAN 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

The Tubes – In Session At KSAN 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The Tubes – In Session at The Record Plant, Sausalito – KSAN – June 2, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – By the time of this session in 1974, The Tubes were already something of Bay Area legends. Formed in 1972, they quickly attracted much attention via their...

David Bowie In Session 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

David Bowie In Session 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– David Bowie – In Session for John Peel BBC Radio 1 – January 28, 1972 – BBC Radio 1 – The dawn of Glam tonight. A session from David Bowie, recorded on January 28, 1972 for John Peel at the BBC. The Spiders From Mars period. Ziggy Stardust. The...

Elton John – Live At Hammersmith Odeon – 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Elton John – Live At Hammersmith Odeon – 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

– Elton John In Concert – Live At Hammersmith Odeon – December 22, 1973 – BBC In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 – The inimitable Elton John this weekend. In concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, and recorded by the venerable BBC Radio 1 as part of their...