Pop Music

Love Happens. 2

It’s February 1982 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re In High School – You’re In Love – You’re Screwed.

KROQ – Mike Rophone – February 5, 1982 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Well, maybe not screwed but your life got complicated. It just happened. You’ve known each other since grade school – you didn’t actually like each other then. Something changed – you did – you both did....

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Argent – Live At Paris Theatre, London – 1972 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Early 70s favorites tonight, Argent. Assembled by former Zombies founding member Rod Argent (hence, the name) in 1969 at the demise of his former band, they were an instant hit, almost from the starting gate. With a number of hits during their somewhat short tenure, Argent was a very successful...

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Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks – Live At The Boarding House 1971 – Past Daily Soundbooth

A concert by the venerable Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, recorded live at The Boarding House in San Francisco on May 1971 by the late-great KMPX-FM. Always one to defy labels, Dan Hicks’ infectious mix of Western Swing, Good-timey, Country-Rock, Folk-Swing and genres as yet un-classified, has made for...

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Hozier – Live At T In The Park 2015 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Summer Festival Edition

– Hozier – live at T In The Park 2015 – July 10, 2015 – BBC Scotland – Another week, another festival. This one from Perthshire, Scotland – T In The Park has been around since 1994 and has been voted most popular Major Festival in 2005 and 2006 and...

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Jackie Lomax – Live At The Savoy, San Francisco – 1976 – Past Daily Soundbooth

When I first met Jackie Lomax, he was touring the U.S. as lead singer with the short-lived band Badger. But Jackie Lomax had been around for a while, and it was during his stay at Apple where he grabbed the most attention. His big hit was Sour Milk Sea and...

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The Supremes – KHJ Appreciation Concert – Hollywood Bowl – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Tribute Edition – Mary Wilson (1944-2021)

The Supremes – KHJ 2nd Annual Appreciation Concert – April 29, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 2021 is offering no let-up in loss – and we thought 2020 was bad. The sad news just yesterday of the passing of Mary Wilson, founder and backbone of the Supremes offered...

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Tom Waits – Live At The Troubadour – 1975 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Since I first ran this concert in 2009, I kept promising I would run it again someday with better sound on a better player than what was available at the time. But as time tends to slip by quickly, it occurred to me I never made good on that promise....

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It’s November 1971 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – The 50s Are Over – No, They’re REALLY over.

KHJ – Johnny Williams – November 26, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – You didn’t think about it before – but you got to thinking about it now; here you are, crash-course and heading in the direction of graduating sometime in 1973. All of a sudden you’re in that...