Vintage Recordings

The Bevis Frond – Live In Bonn – 2004 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

The Bevis Frond – Live In Bonn – 2004 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

– The Bevis Frond – Live in Bonn, Germany – October 6, 2004 – RBB-Berlin – Early Psych revival tonight. The Bevis Frond got started in the mid-1980s, when a Psychedelia revival wasn’t quite happening . . .yet. But they were one of the first to jump, headlong into Psych,...

Allen Toussaint With Guitar Slim Jr. Live At Jazz Fest 2013 – RIP: Allen Toussaint – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

Allen Toussaint With Guitar Slim Jr. Live At Jazz Fest 2013 – RIP: Allen Toussaint – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Tribute Edition

– Allen Toussaint with Guitar Slim Jr. – Live At Jazz Fest 2013 – Day 1 – WWOZ-New Orleans – The very sad news today of the passing of musical legend Allen Toussaint – a fixture in the sound of New Orleans, a guiding light to so many musicians –...

Endless War – Relentless Happy-Face – November 10, 1941

Endless War – Relentless Happy-Face – November 10, 1941

– News Of The World – November 10, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – With the war raging in Europe this November 10th in 1941, the tell-tale signs that, even the German people were getting fed up with the war was becoming evident. Although the Propaganda machine was loudly...

Vera Franceschi With Vladimir Golschmann And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Mozart – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Vera Franceschi With Vladimir Golschmann And The New York Philharmonic Play Music Of Mozart – 1953 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

– New York Philharmonic – Vladimir Golschmann, guest conductor – Vera Franceschi, piano – Feb. 1, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Familiar music this week, played by a largely forgotten pianist, whose career skyrocketed in the 1950s and yet whose tragic early death, robbed the Music world of...

Talking About The Good Life – Mid Century – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Talking About The Good Life – Mid Century – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

  – Conversation: The Good Life – Mid Century – November 29, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – What constitutes The Good Life? In mid-century America it ran the gamut. In 1956 we were hot in the throes of conspicuous consumption, and the Good Life to many people meant...

Peter Gabriel – Live In Seattle 1983 – Past Daily – Backstage Weekend

Peter Gabriel – Live In Seattle 1983 – Past Daily – Backstage Weekend

– Peter Gabriel – Live In Seattle – August 10, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When Peter Gabriel left Genesis, a band he co-founded in the mid-1960s and said farewell to at the close of the Lamb Lies Down On Broadway tour in 1975, it came as a...

The Story Of Psychedelia – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

The Story Of Psychedelia – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

– The Story Of Psychedelia – BBC 6 Music – 2004 – BBC Radio – A little over 10 years ago BBC6 Music (one of the mainstays for anyone even remotely interested in music), as part of their ongoing series of informative and in-depth documentaries, ran this 4-part special; The...

Deerhunter – Live At Pitchfork Festival 2015 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

– Deerhunter – Live At Pitchfork Festival, Paris 2015 – October 29, 2015 – Pitchfork Media – Checking out the lineup at this years Pitchfork Festival with a set by Atlanta faves Deerhunter. With a new album released earlier this month (Fading Frontier), a tour coinciding the release and frontman...

It’s 1967 – You Live In L.A. – You’re 16 – This Is What You Were Listening To – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– KRLA-KFWB-KHJ-KBLA- recorded between February and May, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Long before the days of downloading, streaming and ripping, if you wanted to listen to a new song over and over, the only way you could do that was hook up your tape-recorder (or your parents...

‘I Think We’re Gonna Be Here A Long Time On Election Night’ – November 6, 2000

‘I Think We’re Gonna Be Here A Long Time On Election Night’ – November 6, 2000

  – CBS World News Roundup – Late Edition – November 6, 2000 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 15 years ago today it was the eve of Election 2000. Considered too close to call even the day before – polls were calling it even, giving George Bush a 4...