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Slade – Live At The 1980 Reading Festival – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Slade – Live at Reading Festival 1980   Had it not been for the phone call asking if they would be last minute replacements for an ailing Ozzie Osborne, Slade may very well have packed it up by the end of 1980....

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Fontella Bass – 1972 (R.I.P.) – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 03 – I Want Everyone to Know There’s a disturbing regularity this year, reporting on the passings of memorable and influential Artists. Fontella Bass is the latest. One of the truly distinctive voices in Soul, Bass scored a huge hit in the...

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Events Of 1953 – Past Daily Reference Room: Through A Glass Darkly Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Year-End 1953 A year of contrasts, 1953 was. Between the Coronation of Princess Elizabeth to the gas chamber execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, to the death of Soviet leader Josef Stalin. It was an interesting year. The news on Stalin was very...

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Phoenix In Session – 2010 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Phoenix – Lisztomania – 2010 Interesting phenomenon of late – many European bands have taken to singing in English, rather than their native tongue. Makes perfect sense – the English speaking audience is a lot larger than many others (except possibly for...

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Years Of Crisis – 1958 – Past Daily Reference Room: Through A Glass Darkly Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Years of Crisis – 1958 In 1958 we were knee-deep in the Cold War with grumblings from Europe about a Common Market, or European Union. But on this edition of the year-end Reporters Roundup from CBS Radio; Years Of Crisis, the emphasis was...

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Polica In Session – 2012 – Nights At The Roundtable: New Faces Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Polica – In Session at Crossing Borders – 2012 Polica are an Indie/Experimental band from Minneapolis, fronted by ethereal lead singer Channy Leaneagh. They’ve been together a little less than a year, and in that short amount of time have gotten a lot...

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Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra With Vladimir Fedoseyev And Featuring Julia Lezhneva – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1: The Bolshoi Orchestra – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2: The Bolshoi Orchstra – Part 2 To Moscow this week for a live-as-it-happened concert featuring The Bolshoi Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev and featuring...

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1968: Year Of Revolution – Past Daily Reference Room: Through A Glass Darkly Edition.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1968 – Year Of Revolution Starting today, and going all the way until New Years Day next week, I will be posting year-end reviews throughout history. A reminder that, in some ways, many things have changed, and in others, it’s exactly the same....

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A Beatles Christmas – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Beatles – Christmas 1967 As long as we’re in a celebratory mood, you can’t have Christmas without this one – Christmas Time Is Here Again, from the Beatles Fanclub release of 1967. A word from The Fab Four.