Unreleased recordings

Johnny Marr

A Chat With Johnny Marr (of The Smiths) – 1987 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Johnny Marr discusses The Smiths – from a raw Radio interview recorded on June 20, 1987. One of the things that I’ve always found interesting and enjoyable are interviews where the subject talks about the nuts and bolts – the process – how and why things get done and the...

Sandie Shaw

Sandie Shaw In Session – 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sandie Shaw – In Session for BBC Radio 1 – August 24, 1988 – BBC Radio 1 – Sandie Shaw is one of those artists whose career is more or less divided between her 60s British Invasion period and her 80s revival period via The Smiths. Part of the British...

Blood, Sweat & Tears - 1968

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Live At The Psychedelic Supermarket, Boston – 1968 – Backstage Weekend

Blood, Sweat & Tears (featuring Al Kooper), live at The Psychedelic Supermarket, Boston – recorded on February 23, 1968. Jim Fielder Interviews the members of the band – Backstage – Feb. 23, 1968 For those of you who became familiar with Blood, Sweat & Tears as a sort of soft-pop/quasi-mainstream...

Eliane Richepin

Eliane Richepin Plays The Music Of Arthur Honegger – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  Eliane Richepin with the ORTF Orchetra, conducted by Pierre-Michel Le Conte – Honneger: Concertino – ORTF 1948/49 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Back to performances via French Radio this weekend. A performance of the Honegger Concertino for Piano and Orchestra, featuring the highly underrated and undeservedly overlooked French pianist...

The Who

The Who – Live In Amsterdam 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: The Who this weekend – in concert at the historic Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, recorded by VPRO (the Dutch National Radio network) on September 23, 1969. For fans, this concert has made the rounds in varying states of quality millions of times over the past...

George Bush - 1988 GOP Conv.

August 19, 1988 – “Read My Lips . . . .”

  August 19, 1988 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 19, 1988 – this day in New Orleans, the GOP held their convention and bestowed upon George Bush and his running mate Dan Quayle, the honors of nomination of their party for President in...

David Bowie

David Bowie In Concert – 1990 -The Sound + Vision Tour – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Inimitable David Bowie tonight. From his groundbreaking 1990 Sound + Vision tour, a performance at the Milton Keynes Bowl on August 5, 1990. Bill as a “greatest hits tour” with the object of retiring many of his longtime concert staples in favor of newer material, it was a massive...

Tom Jones

Tom Jones, The Bee Gees, The Shadows, Samantha Jones – Top Of The Pops – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Tom Jones, headlining this week’s Top Of The Pops via BBC Radio. Originally broadcast on August 25, 1967. Also appearing were The Bee Gees, The Shadows, The Breakaways and newcomer Samantha Jones. For those of you not familiar with the radio version of Top Of The Pops, it was pretty...

Vini Reilly of The Durutti Column

The Durutti Column – Live in Brighton 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Durutti Column – live at The Sallis Benny Hall, Brighton – Dec. 15, 1984 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Durutti Column – following along similar lines as New Order, they were also regulars at the legendary Haçienda in Manchester throughout the 1980s. The Durutti Column were unlike...

Boyd Raeburn

Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra – Live At Club Morocco, Hollywood – 1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra, live at Club Morocco on Vine Street, between Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards in Hollywood from around October of 1945. Boyd Raeburn was one of those band leaders, like Stan Kenton, Claude Thornhill and Dizzy Gillespie, who were far ahead of their time, forward-thinking and innovative....