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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...

4 By The Swan Silvertones – Weekend Soundbooth Special 0

4 By The Swan Silvertones – Weekend Soundbooth Special

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Amen,Amen,Amen – The Swan Silvertones – Archives Alive/Rock Beat Records – 2015 Without question, one of the greatest Gospel groups from those halcyon years of the 1950s and 60s were The Swan Silvertones. At a time when...

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...

Sparks – In Session At The Record Plant – 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 2

Sparks – In Session At The Record Plant – 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Sparks – In Session At The Record Plant – September 1974 – KMET-FM From their beginnings in the late 1960s as Halfnelson, to a name change, direction change and a long career embracing and anticipating a...

Chicago Transit Authority – Live At Fillmore West – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Chicago Transit Authority – Live At Fillmore West – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Chicago (CTA) – live at Fillmore West – August 15, 1969 – Band soundboard Chicago Transit Authority, or CTA, or eventually just Chicago, were one of those bands more closely associated with Chicago blues outfits like Electric...

Poco – Live In Amsterdam – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

Poco – Live In Amsterdam – 1972 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Poco – Live at The Amsterdam Concertgebouw – Feb. 13, 1972 – VPRO, Netherlands Poco, in a 1972 concert recorded by the Dutch radio network VPRO. Arguably, the band probably most responsible for the popularity of the...

The Eagles – Live In London – 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition 0

The Eagles – Live In London – 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Eagles – Live at Paris Theatre – March 20, 1973 – BBC Radio 1 Sight & Sound Concert Probably one of the most successful bands of the 1970s and the most successful of the West Coast...

The Cars' very own Ric Ocasek. 1

The Cars – Live At Universal Amphitheater – 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Editors note: With the very sad news of the passing of Cars founder Ric Ocasek earlier today, I thought it was only fitting and appropriate to run one of their memorable concerts from 1979 as tribute and a reminder of what an extraordinary band The Cars were, and to get...

Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas – 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The Roundtable 0

Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas – 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The Roundtable

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NME Poll Winners Concert – Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas – April 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Sadly, only two numbers from this overlooked group, who were one of the mainstays of the British...

999 – In session 1978 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

999 – In session 1978 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – 999 In Session for John Peel – Nov. 1, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 While I’m sifting through last weekend’s Coachella tapes in order to get some “best of” performances up and running, I came across this...