Tagged: Aretha Franklin

Emanuel Chabrier

Chabrier: Briseïs – ORTF Paris – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Emanuel Chabrier – excerpts from Act I – Briseïs – Soloists and ORTF Lyric Orch. Tony Aubin, cond. 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A rarity this weekend.Excerpts from the first (and only) act of an unfinished opera by the late 19th century French composer Emanuel Chabrier. With a...

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin – Live From Stockholm 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Aretha Franklin – in concert from Stockholm – May 2, 1968 – Sveriges Radio – Hearing the news earlier this week of Aretha Franklin’s retirement from singing certainly brought back a flood of impressions and feelings over the years of just what an astonishing and national treasure Aretha Franklin is....

Intergalactic Lovers

Intergalactic Lovers – Live In Brussels 2015 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders

Intergalactic Lovers – Live at Ancienne Belgique, Brussels – March 23, 2015 Intergalactic Lovers in concert tonight. I haven’t been posting concerts and sessions from bands overseas lately. No reason; just distracted and spending a lot of time wrapped up in the 80s with bands I missed or forgot about....

Horace Silver

Horace Silver – Live At Newport ’58 – Past Daily Downbeat

Horace Silver – Live at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The legendary Horace Silver this week. A influential voice and a pioneer in the early Bop movement. A multi-faceted composer, arranger and band leader as well as instrumentalist, Silver began playing sax and piano...

The Lost Billie Holiday Interview – 1956

Become a Patron! Something rare, unique and never thought to have existed this weekend – an unaired interview from 1956 with Billie Holiday. As is the case with so many legendary performers, so much of what was said, written or done has been covered to the point where there is...

Erma Franklin With Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Erma Franklin With Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Erma Franklin with Mike Bloomfield’s Electric Flag – Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco – April 21, 1968. Something special and historic this week. A concert from the Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco, recorded on (or around) April 21,...

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...