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Lene Lovich, Wreckless Eric, Rachel Sweet In Concert -1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth.

A 70’s triple bill this week, via BBC Radio 1‘s In Concert series from January 13, 1979. Lene Lovich, Wreckless Eric and Rachel Sweet share the bill in one of the more decade-defining concerts of the late 70’s, with a heavy dose of Retro, Punk and Theatrical – just like...

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Viktoria Postnikova And Gennady Rozhdestvensky With The BBC Symphony At The 1979 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 Part 2 Over to Prague from 1979 this week for a concert by the BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky and featuring Viktoria Postnikova, piano. The concert was recorded during the legendary Prague Spring Festival and features works by Prokofiev, Janacek, Britten and Elgar. Here’s what’s on the...

Stock Market: 1979 - what a 48 point drop was cause for panic.

October 11, 1979 – Castro Comes – Wall Street Goes, And Capitol Hill Haggles Over Abortion Forever.

Become a Patron! October, it would seem, is not historically without its surprises. On this day in 1979 New York City was turned upside down over a United Nations visit from Cuba‘s Fidel Castro, his first since 1959. Air Traffic was disrupted, street traffic was disrupted, and all told the...

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December 31, 1979 – Scrambled World And Richard Rodgers: The Passing Of An Icon

Become a Patron! As 1979 came to a close, the world was once again facing The Big Question Mark. The Soviets were setting up shop in Afghanistan, the United Nations was condemning the action with China leading the way. The Soviets were turning a deaf ear. The American Hostages in...

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

New Boss Minus Old Boss = Same Boss – December 29, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – December 29, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Coming to the frustrating end of a baffling month in a perplexing decade, this December 29th in 1979 was winding up nowhere near hopeful....

An Hour In The Life Of A City – Los Angeles: 9-10 am – November 26, 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room

An Hour In The Life Of A City – Los Angeles: 9-10 am – November 26, 1979 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles/Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – KMPC-AM – Geoff Edwards Show – November 26, 1979 Looking around for events which occurred on this day in history, I ran across this tape of an hour’s worth of L.A. radio station KMPC, recorded between 9...

America Held Hostage – November 6, 1979

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio: Newsbreak + CBS Radio Hourly News – November 6, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection When Iran underwent sweeping changes, starting in late 1978 and culminating in the exile (under the pretense of tests for...

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Live At Oxford Poly – 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edtion

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – live at Oxford Poly – BBC Goes To College series – 1980 – BBC Radio 1/6music Some Heartland Rock tonight, via one of its most popular practitioners, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Recorded live in...

The Cars – In Concert At Sussex University – 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mni-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Cars, in concert at Sussex University – 1979 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Some early New Wave tonight, courtesy of The Cars, who were at the forefront in merging guitar-rock with Synth-Pop in the late 1970s/early 1980s. Tonight’s concert...

Roxy Music – In Concert At Oakland Auditorium – 1979 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Roxy Music – In Concert At Oakland Auditorium – April 20, 1979 – KSAN-FM Live Broadcast Roxy Music this weekend. One of those pivotal bands which defined much of the 70s and 80s. A band you couldn’t exactly pin down as...