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UB40 – In Concert – Brighton Pavilion – 1985 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

UB40 – In Concert – Brighton Pavilion – 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – UB40 this weekend. Recorded at Brighton Pavilion in 1985 for BBC Radio 1’s In Concert series. The band members began as friends who knew each other from various schools across Birmingham, England. The name “UB40” was...

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A Word Or Two With The Blasters – 1981 – Past Daily Talking Music

The Blasters – in conversation with Joe Benson – The Local Music Show – November 1981 – KLOS – Mike Devich Collection L.A.’s very own Blasters, in conversation at KLOS with Joe Benson and The Local Music Show from November 1981. By now, The Blasters have become an institution. A...

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The Strokes – Live At Alexandra Palace – 2003 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Stokes – Live At Alexandra Palace – December 5, 2003 – Band soundboard – The Stokes in concert tonight – recorded live at Alexandra Palace in London on December 5, 2003. The Strokes are from Manhattan, New York. Formed in 1998, the band is composed of singer Julian Casablancas,...

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Arthur Lee And Love – Live At Glastonbury 2003 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Arthur Lee and Love – live at Glastonbury 2003 – BBC 6 Music Arthur Lee and Love to end the weekend and get ready for what is certainly another roller-coaster week ahead. With the passing this weekend of Peter Green, it brought to mind what was a very rich period...

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Composers On Film In Britain – 1963 – Past Daily Talking Music

Composing Music For Film – BBC World Service – 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – To one degree or another, music has always been an integral part of the film going experience. During the silent era, entire scores were composed and played by pit orchestras (for larger cinemas) or...

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Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac – In Concert From Sweden – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Pass – Tribute Edition – RIP: Peter Green – 1946-2020

Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac – Live at Cue Club, Gotesburg Sweden – November 2, 1969 – Sveriges Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With tributes pouring in as news of the passing of Fleetwood Mac founder Peter Green spread, it’s giving time to pause and reflect just how much...

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It’s September 10, 1965 – You’re A Teenager – Your Radio Is Starting To Sound A Little Different – Maybe It’s You And Maybe It’s The World In General –

WMCA – September 10, 1965 – Rob Frankel Collection – Things happen fast, especially when you’re growing up. What happened in February is a million miles and two light years away from what’s going on in September. You’re starting to feel serious – you don’t feel like laughing so much...

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Harvey’s Rabbit – In Session – 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Harvey’s Rabbit – in session for John Peel – Recorded June 21, 1994 – broadcast July 23 – BBC Radio 1 – Harvey’s Rabbit to close out the week – Comparatively little information on the band, save for this piece via Peel Wiki – so let’s give it a peruse,...

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July 23, 2011 – Amy Winehouse, Dead At 27

July 23, 2011 – BBC World Service – Newshour – Report on Death of Amy Winehouse – BBC July 23, 2011 – As reported by The Guardian: Singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her house in north London She was 27. The award-winning artist, famous for hits including...

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Cinerama In Concert – 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Cinerama – in concert at Maida Vale – Presented by John Peel – January 9, 2002 – BBC Radio 1 – Cinerama in concert at the BBC’s Maida Vale studios tonight – recorded for and presented by John Peel, live on January 9, 2002. Cinerama are an English indie pop...