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The Turtles – In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Soundbooth

The Turtles – BBC Saturday Club – June, 1967 – BBC Radio Light Programme A very short one tonight, a little over four minutes to be exact. But a rare one Anyone who spent any amount of time on the West Coast, most notably Southern California, in the 1960s will...

Groundhogs

Groundhogs – In Session 1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Next to Blue Cheer, The Groundhogs may very well have been responsible for some hearing loss on my part in the late 60s/early 70s. One of the best bands to listen to under headphones, cranked up past the threshold of pain – they were a sonic feast and were the...

Lush

Lush – Live At Reading 1994 – Past Daily Backstage Pass

Lush – probably one of the most influential bands of the Shoegaze era, happily (and with much relief) reunited in 2016 and were gigging and going on tour. They hit Coachella in April, and their much anticipated concert tour was sold out in cities, not only throughout Europe, but also...

The Kinks -

The Kinks – In Session – August, 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Kinks in 1965, were one of the truly influential and pivotal bands in what became known as The British Invasion which began in earnest in 1964. They were a cut above many of the bands hitting the charts at the time. The songwriting of Ray Davies was poles apart...

The Real People

The Real People – In Session 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Real People – a group which may not ring a lot of bells, unless you had your ears to the ground at the time and knew something was up. Although not from Manchester (they were from Liverpool), they probably did a lot to bring Madchester to fruition, if for...

The Tourists – In Concert – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Tourists for a Monday night – Live At The Paris Theatre, London – June 23, 1979 – BBC Radio 1. The Tourists had a reasonable following in the U.S., but nothing compared to the success when Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart left to form The Eurythmics. Guitarists Peet Coombes...

Missing Persons

Missing Persons – Live At My Father’s Place 1981 – Past Daily Soundbooth

A couple more patrons and we’ll be set: Become a Patron! Missing Persons in concert tonight. Live from My Father’s Place in Rosslyn New York on September 30, 1981 and broadcast live over WLIR-FM. As Punk started calming down, the 80s were looking at an onslaught of another kind; New...

Free - in session at the BBC

Free – In Session 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Most people think of the band Free and immediately recall their early 70s anthem All Right Now. It has cast an indelible shade on the music which defined the close of the 60s and the dawn of Hard Rock for a lot of oldies radio stations. Unfortunately, it has also...