Radio Sessions

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald

Music Of Jean-Jacques Grunenwald 1963 – Weekend Gramophone

Jean-Jacques Grunenwald – Concert d’ètè – Marie-Claude Warkowski – ORTF Chamber Orch – Jean-Paul Krèder, cond – ORTF, Paris – Jean-Jacques Grunenwald – a name much more familiar in Europe, particularly France, than here in the U.S. – Grunenwald was a celebrated Organist, a student of Marcel Duprè and his...

Pink Floyd - Syd Barrett

Pink Floyd In Session 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Pink Floyd – in session for John Peel – Top Gear – Dec. 20, 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – Become a Patron! Pink Floyd with Syd Barrett, in the last of two rare sessions for John Peel, recorded on December 20, 1967. There are a lot of people (myself...

Curve

Curve In Session 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Curve – In Session for John Peel – September 17, 1993 – BBC Radio 1 – Curve, in their last of three sessions for John Peel – recorded on September 17, 1993. I remember Curve causing a stir when their debut album Doppelgänger came out in the U.S. in 1992....

The Sundays

The Sundays – In Session 1989 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Sundays – In Session for John Peel – February 28, 1989 – BBC Radio 1 – The Sundays in session tonight. One of those bands with every indication and capability of being a screaming success; whose first single (Can’t Be Sure) raced up the British Indie Charts and proclaimed...

Shop Assistants

Shop Assistants – In Session – 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shop Assistants – John Peel Session – December 8, 1986 – BBC Radio 1 – Shop Assistants tonight. A band sometimes described as “one hit wonders”, they actually had more than one hit. But it was after they signed to the Chrysalis Records imprint Blue Guitar that their fortunes went...

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins Trio – Live In Zurich 1959 – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Rollins Trio – live in session, Zurich – March 5, 1959 – RTS, Switzerland – Sonny Rollins Trio this week. During one of his many European tours in the 1050s, Rollins is joined by Henry Grimes on bass and Pete LaRoca on drums. It was recorded in Zurich as...

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix – Live In Sweden 1967 – Backstage Weekend

Jimi Hendrix Experience – live at Studio 4 – Radiohuset, Stockholm – September 5, 1967 – Sveriges Radio – Jimi Hendrix this weekend. Recorded live at Sveriges Radio in Stockholm on September 5, 1967. The thing that always amazes me about Music History is the amount of material that keeps...

Radiohead

Radiohead – In Session 1995 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Radiohead – BBC Sessions – 1995 – BBC Radio 1 – Radiohead, and some BBC sessions recorded in 1995. As you probably know by now, Radiohead are embarking on their first worldwide tour in some four years. Not only is it a much-anticipated event, it has become one of the...

Pond - John Peel Session 1992

Pond – In Session 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Session Edition

Pond – In Session for John Peel – Nov. 27, 1992 – BBC Radio 1 – Pond – not the Australian band, currently making waves – but the Portland Grunge/Alternative band, who got together in 1991 and broke up in 1998. And during that time released some 3 albums and...

Dead Can Dance – In Session 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Dead Can Dance – BBC Session – John Peel – June 13, 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – Dead Can Dance to end out the week. One of the pioneering Soundscape/ethereal wave/dark wave bands of the early 80s, they were closely associated with another band they were label mates...