Tagged: British Invasion

The Searchers

The Searchers – In Session For Swedish Radio – 1964 – Past Daily Soundbooth

A session from The Searchers, one of the more popular of the British Invasion acts from the first wave in 1964. With a string of hits, The Searchers were frequently in the top 10 of most singles charts. They were the second group, after The Beatles, to secure a hit...

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Gerry & The Pacemakers – Live At The 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The Roundtable

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Top Of The Pops 1965 – Unit 4+2 – The Animals – Cliff Bennett – Dave Berry – Susan Maughan – Past Daily Soundbooth

Prior to the emergence of The Beatles, British Pop Music didn’t get nearly the attention it got after The Beatles arrived. Programs like Top Of The Pops, which began just as the British Invasion was getting started, fulfilled the nearly insatiable curiosity kids in the States had for what other...

The Kinks

The Kinks – In Session – 1965 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Heading in the direction of the weekend with a 1965 session from The Kinks. Another band that shaped the future of Rock in the 1960s with some of the most memorable and influential songs of the British Invasion period (and well into the 70s with the iconic Lola), The Kinks...

Top Of The Pops – Cat Stevens, The Tremeloes, The Fortunes, Paul Jones, Dave Dee etc. – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Billed as “featuring live London performances of today’s top sounds”, the BBC launched Top Of The Pops in its radio version in 1964. No connection with the TV version of the show (oddly), the radio version featured bands, hit makers of the day, playing live versions of their hits and...

What Is the Jukebox Saying? Pop Music In 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

What Is the Jukebox Saying? Pop Music In 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Conversation “What Is The Jukebox Saying? – Feb. 15, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. It’s hard to imagine that, 60 years ago, Rock n’ Roll represented the end of society as we knew...

Boys With Long Hair – 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

Boys With Long Hair – 1970 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Martha Stuart: Are You Listening? – Boys With Long Hair – July 1970 Anyone reading this who was born after 1970 will have no idea what the deal was. It was all about hair in the 1960s...

The Moody Blues – In Session At The Saturday Club 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Moody Blues – In Session At The Saturday Club 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Moody Blues – Go Now – BBC Saturday Club – April 1965 – BBC Radio 1 Sadly, only one track has survived (so far) from The Moody Blues from this session. This one from the BBC...