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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...

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The Zombies In Session – 1964 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Zombies – In session at The BBC – 1964-1965 A perennial favorite tonight – The Zombies were one of the truly great bands that were part of the first British Invasion of the early 1960’s. Having gone through all the stylistic changes during that decade, finally breaking up with...

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Sir Thomas Beecham And The Royal Philharmonic In Concert – 1947 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

To the heavy, cumbersome, oversized and thoroughly enjoyable BBC Transcriptions this week for a concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra led by the legendary and amiable Sir Thomas Beecham in an all-Mozart program, recorded on April 28, 1947. Starting off with the Overture to The Magic Flute and then to...

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An Interview With Dame Myra Hess – 1963 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry: Talking About Music.

I grew up listening to the recordings of Dame Myra Hess on 78’s because as a kid, I wasn’t trusted with the lps in my parents collection and was relegated to the breakable, scratchy 78’s I got at Salvation Army Thrift shops because they were cheap at the time and...

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The Verve – In Session – 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

A few years ago I ran an extended excerpt of a concert from The Verve recorded in 1997, during the middle period of the band. A few days later I ran across an earlier session from The Verve, this one from 1993 for the Mark Radcliffe program at the BBC,...

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The Vapors – In Session – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Most everyone remembers The Vapors for their sole hit, Turning Japanese, which soared to #3 on the UK charts and #36 on the Billboard Hot 100. And I suppose there are worse fates than to be forever known as the band who gave the world Turning Japanese. But truths to...