Pop Music

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...

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...

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...

Fabienne Delsol – 2007 – Nights At The Roundtable

I first heard Fabienne Delsol via MySpace in 2007, and was immediately taken by the haunting quality of her voice. Coupled with a distinctly Retro feel (all the way down to mixing in Mono). I didn’t think I was necessarily listening to something that was a “lifesize replica” of a...

The Walker Bros. 1964 Demos – Nights At The Roundtable

1. Click on the title – The Walker Bros. – Sweets For My Sweet – 1964 2. Click on the title – Walker Bros. – Zing, Went The Strings Of My Heart – 1964 Something unusual for The Roundtable tonight. Demo sessions recorded in Los Angeles in 1964 by the...

Nights At The Roundtable – The Nazz – 1968

Click on the link:The Nazz – Open My Eyes – 1968 Something familiar and later ’60’s tonight – 1968 to be exact. The Nazz were one of those bands that the audience finally caught up to, but by then it was too late and the leading characters had gone off...

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

Part 1: Part 2: A few years ago I ran a portion of this concert, via my now-defunct Newstalgia site. It featured headliners The Beach Boys at the annual Y-Day At The Bowl event for the YMCA on October 19, 1963. It was a star-studded event and I promised to...

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...