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PJ Harvey In Session – John Peel’s 60th – 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The inimitable PJ Harvey tonight. In session for John Peel on the occasion of his 60th birthday and recorded on Sept 23, 1998 for BBC Radio 1. Judging by the reviews of her latest batch of concerts, PJ Harvey has lost none of her magic on audiences and certainly has...

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The French National Orchestra At The 2016 Montpellier Festival Play Music Of Saint-Saëns And Zemlinsky – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Back to this year’s Montpellier Occitan Festival with a performance by the French National Orchestra, conducted by John Neschling and featuring the much celebrated young French pianist Bertrand Chamayou in a performance of Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto Number 5 “Egyptian”. With the second half featuring soprano Hartelius...

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Exploded View – Live At Route du Rock 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Exploded View, in concert at Route du Rock 2016, recorded only days ago (August 14). Okay – this may take a little getting used to. Simply put, Exploded View are doing something very new, while at the same time doing something rather old. Together only a few months, the...

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Witness – Live at Glastonbury 1999 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Witness, in concert at Glastonbury 1999 – Recorded by BBC Radio 1. Witness were a short-lived band, only together from 1997-2004 before calling it quits. During that comparative short period of time they released two albums via their label Island Records. Early on they were compared to The Verve, a...

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Nat Hentoff Chats With Benny Carter And Maria Muldaur – 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Benny Carter – Maria Muldaur – in conversation with Nat Hentoff – August 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Maria Muldaur, who had scored a huge hit in the early 1970s with Midnight At The Oasis, had been well established in the New York Folk Scene since the...

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The Chameleons In Session – 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Chameleons – In Session for John Peel – June 17, 1981 – BBC Radio 1 – Post-Punk/New Wave tonight from The Chameleons (or Chameleons UK), a relatively short-lived but seminal band of the early 80s, in two incarnations, with some six albums and six singles under their belts as...

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All About Eve – In concert 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

All About Eve, from 1991 tonight. In Concert at the Town & Country in London and recorded for posterity by the venerable BBC for their In Concert series on Radio 1 and issued as part of the BBC Transcription Service worldwide. Getting their name from the legendary 1950 film classic...

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Style Council – In Session 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Style Council – in session at The BBC – May 5, 1983 – BBC Radio 1 – The Style Council tonight. Their first session for the BBC (not John Peel, it appears). Fresh from the Mod trenches with The Jam, Paul Weller took a decided turn for the overtly...

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Florian Noack Plays Music Of Liapounov – 2016 Montpellier Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1: Part 2: Florian Noack, in recital at the 2016 Montpellier Occitan Festival – July 24, 2016. Since it’s Summer Festival Season, that doesn’t mean the festivals are the sole property of Rock. An equally large and varied batch of festivals going on in Europe this Summer have much...

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Simple Minds – Live At Paris Theatre 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Concert Edition

  Simple Minds – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1979 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series – Simple Minds, before they became synonymous with John Hughes films and before they became a household name in the U.S. Together since 1977, after a short-stint as a Punk...