Tagged: 1974

Gong – Live In Bremen 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Gong – Live In Bremen 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gong – live at the Aula der Oberpostdirektion, Bremen – 1974 – NWR-Bremen Gong were (and still are, by all accounts) one of the more eclectic bands to come out of the Prog scene of the early...

Gentle Giant – Live In Brussels – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gentle Giant – in concert – Brussels, Belgium – 1974 – ZDF-TV Some Prog this weekend. The Progrock movement of the early 70s saw a flurry of bands clamoring for recognition. There were a lot of good ones,...

Elton John – In Concert 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Elton John – Christmas Eve, 1974 Hammersmith Odeon  – BBC Radio In Concert Series Continuing with Rock Legends this weekend. It occurred to me I haven’t posted a single Elton John session or concert since Past Daily got started over a...

Isaac Asimov Has A Word Or Two About Computers In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR: Options – Isaac Asimov: I, Thou, and the Computer – October 10, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The phrase “Garbage In – Garbage Out” was how Isaac Asimov summed up the coming age of Computers in 1974. And forty...

Art Farmer Quartet – In Concert From Austria – 1974 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player:ArtFarmerQuartet1974-05-23StGeroldVorarlbergAustria Since it’s an “official” holiday today (at least in the U.S.) and since I kept losing Internet all day yesterday, this post was a little late showing up. But hopefully the wait has been worth it. The legendary Art Farmer Quartet this...

Brian Eno (Eno & The Winkies) In Session – 1974 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Eno & The Winkies – In Session – March 1974 Probably one of the most interesting groups to emerge from the early 1970’s was Roxy Music. More than just the band itself were the members who contributed, not only to the band’s...

TV News In 1974 – Terrible then – Bliss By Comparison? Past Daily Reference Room.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Critique of Evening News Shows-1974 Somebody once said the definition of hitting a bottom was when you couldn’t lower your standards fast enough. I have often thought we’ve hit that bottom in 2012. A lot of people thought we hit that bottom...

Nora Ephron Looks At American Culture In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Where is American Culture Heading? 1974 In 1974 there were grave doubts as to where we were heading as a cultural society. Although 1974 may seem like a banner year for the arts, compared to where we are today. But the writing...

Ted Kennedy Talks About Affordable Healthcare – 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Sen. Ted Kennedy on National Health Care The debate over affordable Health Care has been groaning on for decades, it makes for great soundbites, and sometimes it gets votes. But the seemingly endless haggle over a National Health Plan never quite went...

Pink Floyd – Live At Wembley – 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio player – Part 1 – Pink Floyd – Live At Wembley – 1974 – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio player – Part 2 – Pink Floyd – Live At Wembley -1974 – Part 2 Of all the groups I’ve...