Tagged: Country music

Bob Neal - WMPS, Memphis 1952

Stokley’s High Noon Roundup – WMPS, Memphis 1952 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WMPS -Stokley’s High-Noon Roundup – 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A dose of Heartland Americana this weekend. In 1952, Rock n’ Roll hadn’t been invented yet – it was in the woodshedding stages and hadn’t been unleashed on the public. No, before all that a good chunk of...

The Fixx - one of the early MTV bands

The Fixx – In Concert 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Fixx – in concert at The Paris Theatre, London – 1982 – BBC In Concert series – BBC Radio 1 – The Fixx – one of the prime examples of a band who were catapulted to stardom via exposure on MTV. Initially a rock band known simply as The...

Merle Haggard – Live At Hollywood Bowl 1967 – (April 6,1937-April 6, 2016 – RIP)

Merle Haggard – Live at The Hollywood Bowl – July 7, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Merle Haggard (April 6, 1937-April 6, 2016). More sad news this year – the passing, ironically on his birthday, of Country-Western Music legend Merle Haggard, who turned 79 today and who left...

Aerosmith – Live At The Schaeffer Music Festival 1975 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Aerosmith – Live At The Schaeffer Music Festival 1975 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

  – Aerosmith – Live at The Schaeffer Music Festival, New York – August 29, 1975 – WCKG-FM Since most of you are probably going into Tryptophan overload from your Thanksgiving extravaganzas, I can’t think of a better way to burn calories, than to crank this classic offering from Aerosmith,...

Habib Bourguiba Talks About Independence And The Middle East 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

Habib Bourguiba Talks About Independence And The Middle East 1968 – Past Daily Reference Room

    – Meet The Press – Interview With Habib Bourguiba – May 19, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Many people, particularly those who aren’t aware of or remember the history or the extent of French influence in Africa and the Middle East, probably wonder why there is...

The Music Of Weldon Hart – With The Rochester School Symphony – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

The Music Of Weldon Hart – With The Rochester School Symphony – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eastman School Symphony – Howard Hanson – May 14, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Back over to some mid-century Americana this weekend. Weldon Hart is a name you don’t hear very much anymore. Since his...

The Flying Burrito Brothers – Live At Fillmore East – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

The Flying Burrito Brothers – Live At Fillmore East – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Flying Burrito Brothers – Fillmore East – July 11, 1970 – KSAN-FM Ending up this week of early 70s West Coast Country/Folk/Rock aggregates with The Flying Burrito Brothers, recorded live in Concert at The Fillmore East...

A Word Or Two From Merle Haggard – 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Word Or Two From Merle Haggard – 1974 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Voices In The Wind – Merle Haggard Interview – Oct. 6, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Merle Haggard is one of those artists whose music and message transcend genres and styles. People who are...

The Compinsky Trio Play Music Of Wallingford Riegger – 1946 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – The Compinsky Trio – Riegger: Piano Trio in B minor – Aug. 18, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Some out-of-the-way Americana tonight. Wallingford Riegger is a name familiar to music specialists, but not so much to...

A Night At The Redondo Barn – Redondo Beach – 1948 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – KXLA – Redondo Beach Barn Program – Nov. 27, 1948 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fans of the West Coast, and specifically Southern California, may get a kick out of this slice of Popular Culture from the 1940s. By all accounts,...