Tagged: BBC Radio 4

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February 23, 1978 – Coal Strike: Day 80 – 2 Month Ban On Demonstrations In London

February 23, 1978 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 23, 1978 – the roller-coaster of striking miners continues. Day 80 with no end in sight. Offers put forth – offers rejected. It was starting to look like the White House was going to step...

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Radiohead – Live At Best Kept Secret 2017 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Radiohead – Live at Best Kept Secret June 18, 2017 – VPRO-Netherlands – Radiohead for our last Backstage Weekend of 2017. One of the most anticipated (and quickly sold out) tours of 2017, Radiohead proved, without a shadow of doubt, that they are one of the truly great bands in...

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The Who – Lulu – The Troggs – The Gun – Gene Pitney – Top Of The Pops 1967 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Who, Lulu (with The George Bean Group), The Troggs, The Gun, Gene Pitney – Top Of The Pops – Dec. 22, 1967 – BBC Transcription Service – Continuing to plumb the gold mine of Top Of The Pops programs this week. This one from December 22, 1967 features (as...

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The Move Live In Germany – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Move – live at Stadthall Offenbach, Germany – June 26, 1967 – Beat, Beat, Beat – Hessischer Rundfunk – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Move tonight – recorded just two months after the Yardbirds appearance (posted last night), from a performance at Stadthall, Offenbach, Germany on June 26,...

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Duke Ellington – Such Sweet Thunder – Ravinia Festival 1957 – Past Daily Downbeat

Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra – Live at Ravinia Festival 1957 – CBS Radio – July 1, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Duke Ellington this weekend. A sort of memorial, since it was 42 years since his passing on May 24, 1975, and his funeral on May...

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Hilary Hahn With Stefan Solyom And The Swedish Radio Symphony Play Music Of Andersson, Mendelssohn And And Stravinsky 2017 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Hilary Hahn, violin – Swedish Radio Symphony – Stefan Solyom, cond – January 20, 2027 – Sveriges Radio P2 – Hilary Hahn in concert this week. In performance with the Swedish Radio Symphony, conducted by Stefan Solyom and recorded live on the 20th of this month. One of the most...

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New Year’s Day 1980 – You Went To A New Year’s Eve Party In The Village – You Woke Up The Next Morning In London – Welcome To The 80s

New Year’s Day 1980 – It probably didn’t happen to you – or it may not have happened yet – but there have been reports, from perfectly reliable sources, of going to a party in one city and waking up the next morning in another. How it is completely possible...

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The Truth – In Concert 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Back to the 80s with a set by The Truth, live at The Golddiggers in Chippenham in 1984 and recorded for posterity by BBC Radio for their In Concert series. Best described as part of the Mod-revival in the mid-1980s, they followed in the footsteps of the blue-eyed Soul tradition...

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Nothing But Thieves – Live At Reading/Leeds 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Nothing But Thieves – in concert at Reading/Leeds 2016. Heading into the home stretch for Summer Festival season, Nothing But Thieves kept the audience suitably wired, on this first day of the weekend festival – recorded only hours ago by the venerable BBC Radio 1. If there is one thing...

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Tame Impala – Live At Lollapalooza Brazil 2016 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Tame Impala – live at Lollapalooza, Brazil – March 12, 2016 – Band soundboard – Having become a constant fan of Tame Impala since hearing rough demos on MySpace in 2007, the band – the brainchild of Kevin Parker, continues on an amazing journey and has achieved a huge worldwide...