Roots Rock

Bo Diddley

A Word Or Two From Bo Diddley – 1986 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Bo Diddley – Interview – June 26, 1986 The legendary Bo Diddley; one of those figures who had a hand in the birth of Rock n’Roll. I say “a hand in” because there are many figures laying claim to being its father. And looking at the history of Rock, it’s...

Haley Bonar

Haley Bonar – In Session 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Haley Bonar – in session for 3VOOR12-FM, Amsterdam -October 12, 2016 – VPRO-Radio Haley Bonar ending up the week with a session recorded just this past Wednesday by Amsterdam FM station 3VOOR12. Bonar is a familiar face and voice on this side of the Atlantic. The Canadian-born and currently living...

X (photo: Gary Leonard)

X – In Concert 1983 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  X in concert this weekend. A live broadcast from My Father’s Place in Roslyn New York on November 12, 1983. X came to epitomize the L.A. music scene in the late 1970s/early 1980s and they were one of the most influential to come out of the Punk/New Wave/Rockabilly/Rootsrock movements...

The Pretty Things

The Pretty Things In Session – 1965-1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Pretty Things – In Session at The BBC – 1965/1967 – BBC Radio 1 – The Pretty Things were, if you remember, part of that initial wave of British Invasion bands which hit these shores in 1964/1965. They were, without a doubt, one of the rawest, most primal and...

Seratones

Seratones – Live At Cabaret Vert Festival 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Seratones – live at Cabaret Vert festival – August 25, 2016. Diving into some Made In The U.S.A. bands tonight. Seratones are a relatively new entity on the scene. Together since 2014 and having released their debut album, Get Gone this past May, Seratones have been hitting the road, doing...

Rotary Connection

Rotary Connection – Texas International Pop Festival 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Rotary Connection seem to have been lost in the shuffle to help define the 60s these last few decades. Touted as the first Psychedelic Soul band to come out of Chicago in 1966, they initially got their start as Muddy Waters backup band for his nod to Psychedelia, the album...

Downliners Sect

Downliners Sect – In Session 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Downliners Sect – John Peel Session – Sept. 27, 1977 – BBC Radio 1 – It’s highly likely that the name Downliners Sect isn’t going to ring many bells with American audiences. Around during the first British Invasion of the early 1960s, Downliners Sect were a band a lot of...

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Plays Newport – 1965 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Bob Dylan – Newport Folk Festival – July 25, 1965 – Pete Tesoro Collection – (Starting this week, we’re adding occasional guest editors who have spoken about favorite concerts and were asked to write about them – This week it’s Pete Tesoro – give him a nice round of applause!)...

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac In Session – 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Fleetwood Mac – In Session for Saturday Club/Top Of The Pops – April 9, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 – Early Fleetwood Mac tonight. Years before their transformation into a hit-making machine, Fleetwood Mac was a serious blues-based band. Heavily rooted in the Chicago sound and the rural classics of...