Unreleased recordings

The Runaways – 1975 Demos – Nights At The Roundtable: Demo Edition 1

The Runaways – 1975 Demos – Nights At The Roundtable: Demo Edition

Another long-lost rarity tonight. A demo session from the then-newly-formed Runaways, recorded on September 3, 1975. The history on this demo tape is a little fuzzy. It arrived with a box of other demos, out-takes and miscellaneous unidentified bits and pieces from other groups and artists. The reel was simply...

Allen Sherman – Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1963 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 2

Allen Sherman – Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1963 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Allen Sherman – live at The Hollywood Bowl – July 24, 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In the early 1960s, one of the more popular phenomena of Mainstream Culture was Parody Comedy; the gentle poking...

Ben Webster With The Modern Jazz Quartet – Live From Birdland 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat 1

Ben Webster With The Modern Jazz Quartet – Live From Birdland 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Ben Webster With MJQ – Live At Birdland – Feb. 21-28, 1953 – WADO-AM Something not all that rare, but certainly noteworthy this week. An unusual pairing between Sax legend Ben Webster and The Modern Jazz Quartet....

Pink Floyd – Live In Stockholm 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Pink Floyd – Live In Stockholm 1967 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Pink Floyd – Live At Gyllen Circelen, Stockholm – September 10, 1967 – Sveriges Radio. Anyone who is a fan of Pink Floyd will no doubt know about this and probably already have it. It’s a significant...

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The Lost Billie Holiday Interview – 1956

Become a Patron! Something rare, unique and never thought to have existed this weekend – an unaired interview from 1956 with Billie Holiday. As is the case with so many legendary performers, so much of what was said, written or done has been covered to the point where there is...

Woody Guthrie On The Radio II – 1947 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 2

Woody Guthrie On The Radio II – 1947 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Hootenanny – March 10, 1947 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As a companion piece to last weeks Woody Guthrie Radio show via CBS in 1940, here is another go at Network radio, also from...

Aerosmith – In Concert – 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Aerosmith – In Concert – 1973 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Aerosmith – Live at Paul’s Mall, Boston – March 20, 1973 – WBCN-FM Early Aerosmith this weekend. With all the changes this band has gone through over the years, you almost forget they were very much of...

Eddi Reader – Live In Edinburgh 1997 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert edition 0

Eddi Reader – Live In Edinburgh 1997 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert edition

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eddi Reader – Live at The Palladium, Edinburgh – August 12, 1997 To many people, Eddi Reader is instantly linked to The Waterboys, a highly influential Celtic Rock group from the early 1980s. But The Waterboys,...

Woody Guthrie On The Radio – 1940 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry 0

Woody Guthrie On The Radio – 1940 – Past Daily Holiday Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – Back Where I Come From – August 19, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. In an attempt to broaden the musical tastes of mainstream America, CBS Radio in 1940 experimented with the idea of...