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It’s November 1965. You’re a Teenager – You’re in L.A. And The Real Don Steele Explains It All To You – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHJ – The Real Don Steele Show + Bobby Mitchell – November 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Third week of November, 1965 – the year was almost over and things were changing faster than ever. The Beatles were household names and The Rolling Stones were freely copied by...

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The Specials AKA – In Session 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Specials AKA – in session for John Peel, September 12, 1983 – BBC Radio 1. This was a reincarnated Specials, the best known lineup had broken up in 1981. but remaining founding member Jerry Dammers resurrected The Specials, adding AKA and recorded one last album. This was the fourth...

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Rotary Connection – Texas International Pop Festival 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Rotary Connection seem to have been lost in the shuffle to help define the 60s these last few decades. Touted as the first Psychedelic Soul band to come out of Chicago in 1966, they initially got their start as Muddy Waters backup band for his nod to Psychedelia, the album...

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Shriekback In Session – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shriekback – in session for John Peel – May 10, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – Shriekback tonight. In session for John Peel and recorded on May 10, 1985. This was their third session for Peel and comes right around the time of the release of their 4th album, Oil...

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It’s August 1969, You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A., You Still Love KRLA, Summer Is Almost Over, So Are The 60s

It’s August 14, 1969 – in a few weeks school will be starting. Summer will be over – well . . . until the Santa Ana winds start blowing in October, and then it’s Summer all over again. But for now, it’s getting the last days of beach in. August...

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A Chat With Prince – 1986 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

  Prince – interview from WHYT-Power 96, Detroit – June 6, 1986 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A few words from Prince tonight, from a telephone interview done by WHYT-FM (Power 96) in Detroit on June 6, 1986. Done right after his Birthday concert in Detroit, and just before...

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Aurora – Live At Lowlands 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Aurora, in concert at this years Lowlands Festival in The Netherlands, recorded by VPRO on August 25th of this year. Aurora (full name: Aurora Aksnes) is a relatively new face on the scene. Just turning 20, she’s been around since 2012, but her debut ep was released only late this...

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The Truth – In Concert 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Back to the 80s with a set by The Truth, live at The Golddiggers in Chippenham in 1984 and recorded for posterity by BBC Radio for their In Concert series. Best described as part of the Mod-revival in the mid-1980s, they followed in the footsteps of the blue-eyed Soul tradition...

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Original Mirrors – In Concert 1980 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Original Mirrors – In Concert – 1980 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series – BBC Radio 1 – Original Mirrors in concert tonight. Recorded by the venerable BBC Radio 1 in 1980, a set by one of the short-lived exponents of New Wave, featuring members who originally got started...

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The Lilac Time – In Session 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Lilac Time – in session at BBC Radio 1 – 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Formed in 1986, The Lilac Time consists of permanent mainstays, Stephen and Nick Duffy. And even though Stephen Duffy has a solo career of his own, The Lilac Time are still very...