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Witness – Live at Glastonbury 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Witness, in concert at Glastonbury 1999 – Recorded by BBC Radio 1. Witness were a short-lived band, only together from 1997-2004 before calling it quits. During that comparative short period of time they released two albums via their label Island Records. Early on they were compared to The Verve, a...

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Nat Hentoff Chats With Benny Carter And Maria Muldaur – 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Benny Carter – Maria Muldaur – in conversation with Nat Hentoff – August 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Maria Muldaur, who had scored a huge hit in the early 1970s with Midnight At The Oasis, had been well established in the New York Folk Scene since the...

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The Chameleons In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Chameleons – In Session for John Peel – June 17, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 – Post-Punk/New Wave tonight from The Chameleons (or Chameleons UK), a relatively short-lived but seminal band of the early 80s, in two incarnations, with some six albums and six singles under their belts as...

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All About Eve – In concert 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

All About Eve, from 1991 tonight. In Concert at the Town & Country in London and recorded for posterity by the venerable BBC for their In Concert series on Radio 1 and issued as part of the BBC Transcription Service worldwide. Getting their name from the legendary 1950 film classic...

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Style Council – In Session 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Style Council – in session at The BBC – May 5, 1983 – BBC Radio 1 – The Style Council tonight. Their first session for the BBC (not John Peel, it appears). Fresh from the Mod trenches with The Jam, Paul Weller took a decided turn for the overtly...

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David Bowie In Concert – 1990 -The Sound + Vision Tour – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Inimitable David Bowie tonight. From his groundbreaking 1990 Sound + Vision tour, a performance at the Milton Keynes Bowl on August 5, 1990. Bill as a “greatest hits tour” with the object of retiring many of his longtime concert staples in favor of newer material, it was a massive...

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Simple Minds – Live At Paris Theatre 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Concert Edition

  Simple Minds – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series – Simple Minds, before they became synonymous with John Hughes films and before they became a household name in the U.S. Together since 1977, after a short-stint as a Punk...

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Tom Jones, The Bee Gees, The Shadows, Samantha Jones – Top Of The Pops – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Tom Jones, headlining this week’s Top Of The Pops via BBC Radio. Originally broadcast on August 25, 1967. Also appearing were The Bee Gees, The Shadows, The Breakaways and newcomer Samantha Jones. For those of you not familiar with the radio version of Top Of The Pops, it was pretty...

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The Fixx – In Concert 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Fixx – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1982 – BBC In Concert series – BBC Radio 1 – The Fixx – one of the prime examples of a band who were catapulted to stardom via exposure on MTV. Initially a rock band known simply as The...