Tagged: 1970

Yes In Session – 1969/1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Help support the archive where all this comes from: Become a Patron! Before Yes took a turn for the somewhat over-indulgent and decidedly over-the-top, they were at the forefront of what was to become known at the Progressive Movement. Technical prowess and music that demanded to be listened to, rather...

Van Der Graaf Generator In Session – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Van Der Graaf Generator – In Session – 1970 One of the most influential bands of the early 70’s Progressive Movement was Van der Graaf Generator. Virtually unknown in the U.S., save for pockets of intense collectors scattered around the country, Van...

The Search Continues, The War Goes On, Nixon Overrides A Veto – November 23, 1970

Click n the link here for Audio Player: News for November 23, 1970 A day a lot happened. This November 23rd in 1970 heard reports of an unsuccessful attempt to free American prisoners in a North Vietnamese detention camp. The raid itself was successful, but the purported prison camp had...

Traffic – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Traffic – Glad_Freedom Rider – 1970 I was trying to find something tonight that fit with the spirit of the evening. Rather than go after one of the dozen or so tunes I’ve been hearing over and over at rallies during this...

A Word Or Two From Gloria Steinem – 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Gloria Steinem Interview – Oct. 25, 1970 In case you forgot just how long the struggle for Womens rights has gone on in this country, I ran across this interview with Gloria Steinem, done for a local New York TV Station on...

T. Rex In session – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: T. Rex In Session – 1970 Probably one of the more eclectic entries in the Encyclopedia of Glam, Marc Bolan and T. Rex. Begun in the late 1960’s as a quasi-hippie/folk duo known as Tyrannosaurus Rex, they morphed into T. Rex in...

Women’s Day – August 26, 1970 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio player: Women’s Strike – August 26, 1970 As a reminder of the protests, the struggle and the message – today marks the forty-second anniversary of Women’s Day (August 26, 1970) and the marches and demonstrations that took place world-wide on that day. Here...

The Doors – Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival -1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Doors – Live at The Isle Of Wight – 1970 Anyone who is even a passing fan of The Doors probably has, or at least has heard, some version of this concert. This particular incarnation, as legend has it, comes from...

The Grateful Dead – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable

Grateful Dead – High Time – 1970 Since we’re spending some time today remembering the contributions to music by Jerry Garcia, I thought I would toss in my two cents and offer a track tonight from one of my favorite Grateful Dead albums. Tonight it’s High Time from Workingman’s Dead,...