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T.Rex – Live At Wembley – 1972 – Past Daily Soundbooth.

Become a Patron! Since we’re in the middle of the weekend and 96% of us are busy being shut-ins, I thought I’d get things partly rolling with a classic T.Rex concert, recorded at Wembley on March 18, 1972. There’s a lot of live T. Rex material out there, but unfortunately,...

How Americans Feel About Vietnam – July 2, 1965

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC News Special Report – Dialogue And Decision – July 2, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection This day in 1965 was about the growing dissatisfaction with the War in Vietnam. There were still a lot of supporters, but an equal...

The Vaccines Live At Glastonbury – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Vaccines Live At Glastonbury – Recorded June 28, 2013 For a band that’s been together a little over 3 years, The Vaccines are having an amazing track record of success. From the best selling debut album of 2011. Their second album...

Arctic Monkeys – Live At Glastonbury 2013 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Arctic Monkeys live at Glastonbury 2013 – June 27, 2013 So far, Glastonbury 2013 has been a howling success. Touted as the first all-Digital presentation by the BBC, it’s purported to be wall-to-wall music. I’m not so sure that applies to us...

Top-40 Radio – The Diamond Mine With Dave Diamond – KBLA – June 16, 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hour 1: Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hour 3:    On this night, June 16th 1967, forty-six years ago, Los Angeles was mourning the loss of  one of its powerhouse Top-40 Radio stations, going...

Top Of The Pops – Cat Stevens, The Tremeloes, The Fortunes, Paul Jones, Dave Dee etc. – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Weekend Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Billed as “featuring live London performances of today’s top sounds”, the BBC launched Top Of The Pops in its radio version in 1964. No connection with the TV version of the show (oddly), the radio version featured bands, hit makers...

The World Of Teenage Angst . . .April 6,1960 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Teenagers – 1960 Further evidence that every generation thinks the generation proceeding it is out of control, insane, morals-free and hopeless. This documentary, part of the weekly radio series Image America, focuses on Teenagers in 1960. Part of a bigger view of The...

Laura Mvula – In Session 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Laura Mvula – Live at VPRO – March 23, 2013 Sounds from up-and-comers this weekend. Tonight it’s Laura Mvula, a classically trained R&B singer from Birmingham in the UK. Her debut e album, Sing To The Moon was released just a few...

The Strypes – In Session – 2013 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Strypes – Live At BBC Maida Vale – Feb. 10, 2013 I found this hard to believe at first. The Strypes are an Irish four-piece, firmly in the retro-Hard Rock/Blues mold.  Guitar legend Jeff Beck is a huge fan, and is...

John Lennon: Book Beatle – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: John Lennon-Book Beatle -1965 As each year passes we get further and further away from that defining moment when we all learned, with shock and disbelief, that John Lennon had been murdered. There are a lot more people around now who were...