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The Beat – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: the beat – peel sessions – 5 nov. 1979 Since we’re heading into the home stretch for the weekend, and Friday is only minutes away, I thought I would increase the voltage a bit. Tonight it’s The Beat, or The English Beat...

Springtime In Salonika – March 21, 1947

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 21, 1947 News for this first day of Spring in 1947 bears an eerie similarity to news today. This day in 1947 it was about the economic crisis spreading throughout Europe, with Greece and Turkey in the grips of...

The Kinks In Session – December 1964 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

A Little goes a long way: Become a Patron! Continuing the perennial favorites tonight with a session recorded by The Kinks for the BBC’s Top Of The Pops program in December, 1964. Always one of the more adventuresome and original of the initial British Invasion bands of the early 60s,...

Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE Featuring Ander Telleria Play Music Of Beethoven, Francaix And Sibelius – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

  Click on the link here for Audio Player -Part 1: Orquesta Sinfonica RTVE – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player -Part 2: Orquesta Sinfonica RTVE – Part 2   Over to Madrid this week for a concert with Orquesta Sinfonica de RTVE conducted by Rafael...

Family – In Session 1968 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1968-September – Family You absolutely could never mistake the voice of Family’s Roger Chapman for anyone else. No other singer sounded anything like him. The American press wasn’t all that keen on this distinctive vocal-chord adventure. Reviews were sometimes unkind. But the...

Cold War Tinderbox – March 19, 1948

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for March 19, 1948 Characterized as a tinderbox by the State Department, Turkey, Italy, Greece and the Balkan region were hot in the grips of rioting on this March 19th in 1948. Telling too, were reports of Turkish diplomats leaving Hungary...

The Real People – Live At Middlesbrough 1992 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Real People – In Concert – May 25, 1992 I think we’ll be doing some familiar favorites this week, starting with one of my favorite bands of the 90s. A band that was extremely influential in establishing the Britpop scene in...

Living On The Edge In 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Great Challenge – Individual Relationships In A Mass Society -April 22, 1956 By 1956 it would be pretty safe to say America was headed well into nervous breakdown territory. Everything was on the rise – divorce, alcohol abuse, prescription medications, fear,...

The View From Tunisia – A View From The Bowling Alley – March 18, 1958

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Life and The World – March 18, 1958 News on this day in 1958 was something of a mixed bag, at least from mainstream media’s point of view. Word from North Africa had trouble brewing in newly independent Tunisia where tensions were...

Helène Pignari And Maurice Hewitt Play Music Of Delannoy – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Delannoy Piano Concerto – 1955 Over to Paris again this week for a performance of the Piano Concerto di Maggio op. 50 by Marcel Delannoy, with pianist Helène Pignari and Orchestre Maurice Hewitt, conducted by Maurice Hewitt. Delannoy’s music has fallen into...