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Funk Brother Bob Babbitt (RIP) – Deon Jackson – 1966 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the Link: Deon Jackson-Love Makes the World Go Round Feat: Bob Babbitt, Bass – 1966 Not a good week for Music. Yesterday brought the sad news about Jon Lord. But also yesterday morning brought the sad news about Bob Babbitt, one of the original Funk Brothers, who provided...

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The Searchers In Session – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link: The Searchers In Session – Swedish Radio – 1967 Become a Patron! One of the groups spearheading the British Invasion of the early 1960’s was The Searchers. They were often mentioned in the same breath as The Beatles, and they were also located in that hotbed...

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The Everly Brothers On The Air – 1958 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link: The Everly Brothers on The Big Record – Feb. 5, 1958 A brief detour to live TV of the 1950’s tonight with The Everly Brothers and their guest appearance on The Big Record, the short-lived TV Variety show hosted by Patti Page and featuring the hit...

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Y-Day At The Bowl – 1963. The Beach Boys, Surfaris, The Routers, The Challengers – Past Daily Pop Chronicles.

Or click on the Link – Part 1: Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1 Or click on the Link – Part 2: Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 2 A few years ago I ran a portion of this concert, via my now-defunct Newstalgia site. It featured headliners The...

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Pastdaily Backstage Weekend – Split Enz – Live At Pinkpop Festival, Holland – 1980

One of my favorite, and probably most underrated bands of the 70’s and early 80’s. Split Enz were amazing to see live.I remember their first tour of the U.S., promoting the release of “Mental Notes” (which was called “Second Thoughts” in New Zealand and Australia). They played a sold out...