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Tagged: Alan Freed

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Count Basie Featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – Live At Antibes 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Count Basie and his Orchestra featuring Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – live at Juan-les-Pins Festival – July 20, 1961 – Radio France – The immortal Count Basie orchestra this week, cooking up a storm at the 1961 Juan-les-Pins Festival in Antibes, France and captured for posterity by the ORTF and...

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Top-40 Radio – 1958 – The 1290 Club – WGLI – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

Top-40 Radio – 1958 – The 1290 Club – WGLI – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

– WGLI 1290 Club With Jerry Stevens – November 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As promised, the continuing occasional series of Top-40 Radio as presented in the 1950s and 60s, when AM radio was the be-all/end-all in social media. This particular example comes from Long Island New York...

The Plague Called Rock n’ Roll – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

The Plague Called Rock n’ Roll – 1956 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Conversation – Rock n’ Roll – July 29,1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection   Generation gaps. Yes, there was a huge one in 1956. Pop Music was going through a big change and a lot of...

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A Taste Of Top-40 In 1958 – WABC With Alan Freed – August 1958 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – WABC New York – Alan Freed + – 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection One of the interesting things about listening to actual history, as opposed to the recreation of it, is how much gets glossed over...

Frank Zappa – Mothers Of Invention – Live In Paris 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Frank Zappa – Mothers Of Invention – Live In Paris 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Mothers Of Invention – Live at l’Olympia Paris – October 26, 1968 – ORTF, Paris I just ran across this concert a few weeks ago hadn’t heard it in a while. Anyone who is a fan...

Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – The Superbs, Round Robin, The Premiers, Paul Petersen – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – The Superbs, Round Robin, The Premiers, Paul Petersen – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – 1964 YMCA Day At The Hollywood Bowl – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The follow-up year to the classic 1963 Hollywood Bowl Y-Day concert, which featured The Beach Boys and a host of Surf and Pop bands, the...

Red, Hot And Blue – Dewey Phillips And Race Radio In The 1950s – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

Red, Hot And Blue – Dewey Phillips And Race Radio In The 1950s – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WHBQ – Dewey Phillips: Red, Hot and Blue – November 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Before the days of Rock n’ Roll, Popular Music was segregated into Mainstream and Race. Race music was primarily music recorded by and sold almost...