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The Levellers – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Levellers – In Session – BBC – November 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Early 90s Folk-Punk/English Folk/Alternative band The Levellers tonight. Recorded in session at the BBC (and not for John Peel) in November of 1991. The Levellers got their name from a 17th Century Radical group during...

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The Slits – In Session 1977 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Slits – in session for John Peel – September 19,1977 – BBC Radio 1 – The Slits tonight. Their first session for John Peel, from September 1977. Had there not been The Slits, would there not have been a Riot Grrrl Movement in the 1990s? It makes you wonder....

Ian Dury 0

Ian Dury And The Blockheads – In Concert 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ian Dury and The Blockheads in concert – recorded at The Hammersmith Odeon by the venerable BBC Radio 1 for their In Concert series in 1979. When he hit international prominence with the 1977 anthem, Sex & Drugs & Rock’n Roll, Dury had already been around for some time. Previously...

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The Specials AKA – In Session 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Specials AKA – in session for John Peel, September 12, 1983 – BBC Radio 1. This was a reincarnated Specials, the best known lineup had broken up in 1981. but remaining founding member Jerry Dammers resurrected The Specials, adding AKA and recorded one last album. This was the fourth...

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Shriekback In Session – 1985 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Shriekback – in session for John Peel – May 10, 1985 – BBC Radio 1 – Shriekback tonight. In session for John Peel and recorded on May 10, 1985. This was their third session for Peel and comes right around the time of the release of their 4th album, Oil...

Earl King 0

Earl King In Session – 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The legendary Earl King in session for the BBC tonight, recorded on September 8, 1993. King was a mainstay in the New Orleans blues scene. An artist whose career spanned over several decades, and his contributions to Blues and the New Orleans sound have been inestimable. From his early classic...

The Lilac Time 0

The Lilac Time – In Session 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Lilac Time – in session at BBC Radio 1 – 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Formed in 1986, The Lilac Time consists of permanent mainstays, Stephen and Nick Duffy. And even though Stephen Duffy has a solo career of his own, The Lilac Time are still very...

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Boomtown Rats – In Session 1978 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Boomtown Rats – In Session For John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – May 25, 1978 – BBC Radio 1 – Boomtown Rats in session tonight. Their second for John Peel. Promoting their second album A Tonic For The Troops, Boomtown Rats had the distinction of being the first...

Lone Justice 0

Lone Justice – In Concert 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lone Justice – in concert at Town & Country, London – 1986 – preserved for posterity by BBC Radio 1 and originally broadcast as part of the In Concert series. Lone Justice were part of that wave of bands who hit the early 80s and who became known as part...

Sandie Shaw 0

Sandie Shaw In Session – 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Sandie Shaw – In Session for BBC Radio 1 – August 24, 1988 – BBC Radio 1 – Sandie Shaw is one of those artists whose career is more or less divided between her 60s British Invasion period and her 80s revival period via The Smiths. Part of the British...