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Gerry & The Pacemakers – Live At The 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The Roundtable

If you like what we do and you want to help keep it going . . . .Become a Patron! I originally posted this in 2015 – much has changed since then, and Gerry is no more. I have to keep reminding myself the British Invasion (as it was known)...

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Little Feat In Concert – The Santa Monica Civic – 1973- Past Daily Backstage Pass

Looking for samples of Iconic Americana this weekend, I ran across this concert by the legendary Little Feat, recorded by KMET-FM in Los Angeles on March 20, 1973. Having been a fan of this group since their early days, I always enjoyed their live gigs equally as much as their...

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The Ramones – New Years Eve 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Holiday Edition

Ending 2020 with a concert by The Ramones, recorded at The Old Waldorf in San Francisco, New Years Eve 1978. What better way to drown out an otherwise strange, perplexing and frustrating year than with The Ramones. High voltage, non-stop and relentless, it’s the perfect antidote to a year with...

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Amy Winehouse – Live At Hove Festival, 2007 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Amy Winhouse in concert tonight. Recorded live at The Hove Festival in Norway from 2007. Amy Winehouse had an astonishingly short career, having arrived and peaked within a period of less than five years, with the remaining years mired in drama and tragedy; ending in death in 2011 at 27...

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Rafael Kubelik And The Cleveland Orchestra Play Music Of Haydn And Bruckner – 1980 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: A classic concert this week. From one of the many guest appearances he made over the decades, a 1980 appearance by the legendary Rafael Kubelik with The Cleveland orchestra, recorded on March 27, 1980 and featuring only two works; the Symphony Number 99 by Haydn and...

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New York – 1960 – December 30, 1960 – Past Daily Thousand Yard Stare Edition

Since it is the end of the year . . .Become a Patron! Sometimes crazy years happen locally. In this case, it was New York going through the roller-coaster called 1960. Presented by WCBS in New York, this year-end wrap-up highlights much of the goings on in the Big Apple...

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December 29, 1958 – Years Of Crisis – 1958 – Recapping A Year In The Life.

Since we’re rapidly (and thankfully) approaching the end of 2020, the somewhat pained looks back at the year start now. But rather than mull over 2020 here (since everyone else will do a better job anyway), today we’re going to start with the goings-on that shaped 1958. Oddly, a  year...

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Jethro Tull – Live In Stockholm – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Something historic and elusive this weekend. As a longtime fan of Jethro Tull, I have always been particularly fond of the early period – the pre-Aqualung period of 1967-1969, but good sounding concerts which represented the band during that period have always been hard to come across. Jethro Tull, for...

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The Real People – In Session 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Real People – a group which may not ring a lot of bells, unless you had your ears to the ground at the time and knew something was up. Although not from Manchester (they were from Liverpool), they probably did a lot to bring Madchester to fruition, if for...

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Style Council – Live At Gold Digger’s – 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Style Council tonight. In concert from Gold Digger’s in 1984 and preserved for posterity by the ever-venerable BBC Radio 1’s In Concert series. When The Jam called it quits and went their separate ways, there was always a question as to what Paul Weller would be doing, what new direction...