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Benny Carter

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...

Style Council

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...

Florian Noack

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...

Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa And His Orchestra On The Air – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Gene Krupa and His Orchestra – Spotlight Bands – November 11, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Gene Krupa and his Orchestra this week. From a broadcast sponsored by Coca-Cola and rebroadcast by the Armed Forces Radio Service – Spotlight Bands from November 11, 1944. It occurred...

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...

The Fixx - one of the early MTV bands

The Fixx – In Concert 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Fixx – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1982 – BBC In Concert series – BBC Radio 1 – The Fixx – one of the prime examples of a band who were catapulted to stardom via exposure on MTV. Initially a rock band known simply as The...

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...

Love Canal

August 2, 1978 – A Canal Called Love.

August 2, 1978 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 2, 1978 and an obscure piece of news drifted into this broadcast of The World Tonight, and wound up being one of the biggest and most scandalous stories of the 70’s. The contamination...

Pauline Murray of Penetration

Penetration – In Session 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Penetration – In session for John Peel – July 5, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Penetration – one of the early, first-wave of Punk Bands from the formative days of 1976. Fronted by Pauline Murray, Penetration were one of the first hundred bands to play the now-legendary Roxy Club...

The Clash - Joe Strummer

The Clash – Live At Rettel Festival, France – 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Clash – in concert at Rettel Festival in France – recorded on June 14, 1980. As something of a direct contrast in genres, between my post last night by Hanoi Rocks in 1984 and today’s post of The Clash, in concert at the Rettel Festival in 1980 – you...