Tagged: Arts and Entertainment

Tom Waits – Live At The Troubadour – 1975 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tom Waits – recorded live at The Troubadour – August 16, 1975 – Gordon Skene – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Since I first ran this concert in 2009, I kept promising I would run it again someday with better sound on...

Les Brown – Live From The Hollywood Palladium – 1953 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – All-Star Parade Of Bands – Les Brown – live at The Hollywood Palladium – October 12, 1953 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection By the 1950s, the era of the Big Band was heading into the sunset. Musical tastes...

Cardiacs – In Session – 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cardiacs in Session for Janice Long – BBC Radio 1 – November 27, 1987 – BBC Radio When I first heard Cardiacs (back when they were known as Cardiac Arrest for a short period of time), I thought they were next...

Woody Herman’s Third Herd – Live At Peony Park – 1954 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Woody Herman And His Third Herd, live from Peony Park, Omaha – September 24, 1954 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some 1950s big band this weekend. Woody Herman and his New Third Herd, live from Peony Park in...

Savoy Brown – In Session -1968 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Savoy Brown – in session for John Peel – June 30, 1968 – BBC Radio 1 Further proof we take requests. My friend Jeff asked me tonight if I had any very old Savoy Brown sessions. I remembered that I ran...

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...

Van Morrison – In Concert At Glastonbury – 1987 – Nights The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Van Morrison – In Concert At Glastonbury – 1987 – Nights The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Van Morrison – In Concert at Glastonbury – 1987 – BBC 6 Music Familiar names and familiar territory tonight. Van Morrison in concert at the Glastonbury Festival in 1987.’ Certainly one of the mainstays in popular music, Van Morrison has always...

Al Stewart – Live At Cambridge Folk Festival 1989 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Al Stewart – live at the Cambridge Folk Festival – 1989 – BBC 6 Music Most people think of Al Stewart and Year Of The Cat comes to mind. That was his huge hit in 1976. But what a lot of...

Manfred Mann’s Earthband – Live in London – 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Mini-Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Manfred Mann’s Earthband in Concert – October 19, 1971 – BBC Radio 1 Manfred Mann‘s Earthband tonight – in concert from London and recorded on October 19, 1971. Long gone from the Beatgroup days of Do Wah Diddy, the evolution of...

Explosions In The Sky – In Session 2002 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Explosions In The Sky – John Peel Program – October 15, 2002 – BBC Radio 1 A session tonight from Texas post-rockers Explosions In The Sky. This one, recorded for the John Peel Program, is from October 15, 2002. Explosions In...