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It’s June 1979 – You’re From L.A. – You Just Graduated High School – You’re In London – You’re A Foreigner – You Don’t Care.

Capital Radio – June, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! So you wound up in London. You scored a free roundtrip ticket and you got your passport. The picture looks nothing like you. The photographer told you not to smile, so you look like a serial...

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It’s February 22, 1968 -You Live In L.A. – You’re In High School – You Have A Problem With Authority Figures – Welcome To The 60s.

KRLA-KHJ-KFWB-KBLA – February 22, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – No pressure . . .but: Become a Patron! Authority figures – they never seemed to bother you until sometime around Junior High. But then, sometime around Junior High was when life as you knew it changed. You changed, the...

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Andy Fairweather Low – In Session – 1975 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Andy Fairweather Low – in session for John Peel recorded October 21, 1975 – Broadcast November 17 – BBC Radio 1 – Honest. Kick in a buck and we will love you for it: Become a Patron! Andy Fairweather Low in session for John Peel tonight. A long-standing musician of...

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Gloria Mann – The Jayhawks – The Three Chuckles – Sam “The Man” Taylor – Alan Freed – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Gloria Mann, The Jayhawks, The Three Chuckles, Sam “The Man” Taylor – Alan Freed’s Camel Rock N’ Roll Dance Party – July 31, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Another installment of the short-lived, but very important network rock n’ roll radio show, The Camel Rock...

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The Chambers Brothers – Live – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Chambers Brothers – live on German TV – 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! If the Chambers Brothers did nothing else in the course of their careers than the iconic Time Has Come Today, they would still be regarded as one of the primary figures...

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Steel Mill (Bruce Springsteen) – In Concert – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Steel Mill (Bruce Springsteen) – Live at The Matrix, San Francisco – January 13, 1970 – Band soundboard – Become a Patron! Something historic, a little unusual and an adventure in listening. Steel Mill, one of the earliest bands featuring Bruce Springsteen, in concert at The Matrix in San Francisco...

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It’s 1960 – You Are Somewhere In North Carolina – You Aren’t Sold On Rock N’ Roll Just Yet.

WAIR-AM – Winston/Salem North Carolina – August 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you like us, would you mind supporting us? Not whole lot, just a little: Become a Patron! Much as we’d all like to think that once Rock n’ Roll landed in our collective national consciousness,...

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Cream In Concert From Detroit 1967 (RIP Ginger Baker – 1939-2019) – Past Daily Backstage Weekend Update: Tribute Edition

Become a Patron! Hearing the sad news today of the passing of legendary Drummer Ginger Baker – it’s further evidence 2019 has not been a good year for Music. Tributes have been pouring in all day, including this one via Pitchfork earlier this morning (October 6,2019): After days of being...

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It’s May 1963 – You’re A Teenager – You’re In New York – Your Leader Is BMR

WMCA – B. Mitchel Reed – May, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Patrons get to download this gem and keep it forever: Become a Patron! Here you are; Spring, 1963. You’re a teenager and the world is loaded with possibilities. Maybe that it’s just not Winter anymore. Maybe...