Rock n’ Roll

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It’s May 1968 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re Going To Graduate High School – Here’s That Future Everybody Was Talking About.

KRLA – Dave Hull Show – May 5, 1968 – Ellis Feaster Collection – May 1968- big things going on in the rest of the world this month, but for you it’s a month until graduation. Finally – after 12 years it’s over. All over but the shouting. And of...

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Top Of The Pops – Cat Stevens, The Tremeloes, The Fortunes, Paul Jones, Dave Dee etc. – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Billed as “featuring live London performances of today’s top sounds”, the BBC launched Top Of The Pops in its radio version in 1964. No connection with the TV version of the show (oddly), the radio version featured bands, hit makers of the day, playing live versions of their hits and...

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Van Halen – US Festival – 1983 – (RIP: Eddie Van Halen – 1955-2020) – Past Daily Soundbooth – Tribute Edition

Van Halen – In Concert – US Festival – May 29, 1983 – Band Soundboard – I don’t know what to say – it seems every few days we’re losing someone we looked up to, enjoyed, were amazed by or learned from. Losing Eddie Van Halen (mercifully not to COVID,...

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Stereophonics – Live In Glasgow – 2007 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Stereophonics – Live at Glasgow Academy – December 10, 2007 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Stereophonics to kick off the week. Recorded live at Glasgow Academy on December 10, 2007 and coinciding with their tour that started in November to promote Pull The Pin, their sixth studio album. Described...

The Troggs - Live In Dijon, France - 1981 0

The Troggs – Live In Dijon – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Troggs – Live in Dijon, France – October 5, 1981 – RTL, France – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Troggs, live in Dijon France and recorded on October 5, 1981 by RTL, France. If they did nothing else, The Troggs would go down in history as the band...

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The Who – London Students Carnival – Wembley – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Who – Live at The London Students Carnival – Empire Pools, Wembley – London – November 19, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Who – live at the London Students Carnival, Empire Pools, Wembley November 19,1965 to kick off the week. I keep forgetting that there was...

Idles in concert - Le Cabaret Vert - 2018 (photo: Noise Floor Photography) 0

IDLES In Concert- 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Idles – in concert a La Cabaret Vert – Charleville-Mézières, France – August 25, 2018 – RFI – Idles in concert at La Cabaret Vert 2018 and recorded on August 25th. I first became familiar with Idles via Chris Hawkins’ BBC 6 Music show and hearing Well Done for the...

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Frampton’s Camel – Paris Theatre, London – 1972 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Frampton’s Camel – live at The Paris Theatre, London – Recorded for BBC Radio 1’s In Concert Series – August 23, 1972 – BBC Radio 1 – Peter Frampton this weekend. Just prior to his sensational breakout album, in concert at The BBC’s Paris Theatre in London and recorded for...

Frankie Valli with Bob Crewe In Session

Frankie Valli Talks About The Four Seasons, The Wonder Who And Frankie Valli – 1980 – Past Daily Talking Music

Frankie Valli in conversation – Recorded June 16, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing our new series Talking Music with a sit-down conversation with Frankie Valli of the legendary Four Seasons, recorded in June of 1980. One of the things this series is about is the nuts and...