Youth

Bumps Blackwell (w/Little Richard) 0

Bumps Blackwell Talks About Little Richard, Sam Cooke And Early Rock n’ Roll – 1969 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Bumps Blackwell talks about Little Richard, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke and the early days of Rock n’ Roll in this rare interview, done around 1969. Robert “Bumps” Blackwell was a key figure in the initial birth and promotion of Rock n’ Roll, helping bring it out of the predominately African-American...

Classroom 1950s 0

Who Should Pay For Higher Education? 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

  It seems odd now, but the question of education and how it should be paid for has been an issue going on, in America at least, for well over 100 years. Who is entitled to an education? Who deserves one? Is education for everyone? Or is it only for...

Ultravox 0

Ultravox – In Concert 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ultravox – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1981 – BBC Radio 1 – Ultravox tonight. One of the bands who changed the look of MTV forever and who personified the New Romantic movement. Prior to this sweeping change, Ultravox was a well-known yet bubbling-under Punk/Post-Punk/Techno band, known...

The Ruts 0

The Ruts – In Session 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Ruts- in session for John Peel – January 29, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – The Ruts tonight. One of the highly regarded early Punk/Reggae hybrids that took hold in the late 70s. The Ruts had formed in 1977 with vocalist Malcolm Owen, guitarist Paul Fox, bass player Seggs...

Gang of Four 0

Gang Of Four – Live In Ann Arbor Michigan, 1981 – Past Daily Backstage Weekened

Gang of Four – live at Second Chance, Ann Arbor, Michigan – June 30, 1981. Diving into the early 80s this weekend with a set by Gang of Four, recorded live at The Second Chance in Ann Arbor, Michigan on June 30, 1981. Considered one of the leading bands of...

L.A. Teenagers in 1967 0

It’s July 27th 1967 – You’re A Teenager, You Live In L.A. – President Johnson is On KFWB, You Have A Short Attention Span – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KFWB–KRLA–KHJ – various other stations during an LBJ Address -July 27, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s July 27, 1967. You’re sitting at home and you’re dial-hopping. You have a short attention span. Could be you’re bored out of your skull or it could be all those pills...

Seratones 0

Seratones – Live At Cabaret Vert Festival 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Seratones – live at Cabaret Vert festival – August 25, 2016. Diving into some Made In The U.S.A. bands tonight. Seratones are a relatively new entity on the scene. Together since 2014 and having released their debut album, Get Gone this past May, Seratones have been hitting the road, doing...

November 1965 5

It’s November 1965. You’re a Teenager – You’re in L.A. And The Real Don Steele Explains It All To You – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

KHJ – The Real Don Steele Show + Bobby Mitchell – November 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Third week of November, 1965 – the year was almost over and things were changing faster than ever. The Beatles were household names and The Rolling Stones were freely copied by...

My Bloody Valentine 0

My Bloody Valentine – In Concert From Lyon, France – 1989 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

My Bloody Valentine, in concert at Le Truc in Lyon, France – March 21, 1989. Admittedly, not for all tastes this weekend. My Bloody Valentine (I posted a session from them earlier this year), have been one of the pioneering bands in the Shoegaze movement of the late 1980s. They...