Tagged: British Invasion

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Top Of The Pops – Cat Stevens, The Tremeloes, The Fortunes, Paul Jones, Dave Dee etc. – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Weekend Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 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...

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The Kinks In Session – December 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1964 -xx-xx Kinks in session – TOTP Continuing the perennial favorites tonight with a session recorded by The Kinks for the BBC Top Of The Pops programe in December, 1964. Always one of the more adventuresome and original of the initial British...

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The Pretty Things In Session At The BBC – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Pretty Things – BBC Session – Nov. 27, 1967 One of those bands that hves been largely overlooked by the mainstream when it comes to talking about influential groups of the 60s. The Pretty Things were always considered just a little too...

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The Zombies In Session – 1964 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Zombies – BBC Sessions 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,...

Franz Ferdinand In Concert At The Great Wide Open Festival – 2012 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend 0

Franz Ferdinand In Concert At The Great Wide Open Festival – 2012 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Franz Ferdinand – Great Wide Open Festival 2012 Franz Ferdinand this weekend at the Great Wide Open Festival in Holland this past Summer, recorded by the Dutch radio channel VPRO. Having a busy year, Franz Ferdinand were at most of the festivals...

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XTC – In Concert – 1978 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

XTC this weekend, recorded live in concert from March 25, 1978 – when the band was just 15 months old. Argued over whether they were more popular in the U.S. than the UK, they had mass appeal and a string of hits to prove it worldwide. Although they maintained a...