Tagged: British Invasion

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

– BBC Radio – Top Of The Pops – Week 17 – 1965 – BBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 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,...

The Searchers – In Session For Swedish Radio – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 0

The Searchers – In Session For Swedish Radio – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Searchers – In Session at Sveriges Radio – December 1964 – Sveriges Radio Taking a brief detour around the 1960s tonight. A session from The Searchers, one of the more popular of the British Invasion acts...

What Is the Jukebox Saying? Pop Music In 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

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 0

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...

Gerry & The Pacemakers – Live At The 1964 NME Poll Winners Concert – Nights At The  Roundtable 0

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

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Gerry & The Pacemakers – NME Poll Winners Concert – April 26, 1964 I have to keep reminding myself the British Invasion (as it was known) was over 50 years ago. The historic significance of The Beatles...

The Moody Blues – In Session At The Saturday Club 1965 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition 7

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...

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30 Minutes That Shaped A Generation – The Selling Of Youth Culture In The 60s – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Youth-Oriented Radio Commercials – 1966-1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Something interesting happened around the time of the British Invasion in the early 1960s’; teenagers in America were suddenly discovered to be a massive consumer market. Not that there hasn’t always...

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Mississippi John Hurt And Skip James – In Session – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WTBS, Cambridge Mass – Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James In Session – October 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Switching gears again this week – a taste of rural blues by Masters Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James, recorded live...

10cc – In Concert 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 1

10cc – In Concert 1974 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player – 10cc – In Concert Series – Live in London – August 231, 1974 – BBC Radio 1 Depending on  how you looked at it, 10cc were one of the most successful Pop/Rock/Art-Rock/Soft Rock bands of the 70s. And it was just...