Tagged: John Peel

Jarvis Cocker - Pulp

Pulp – In Session 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

Pulp in session for John Peel – September 9, 1994 – BBC Radio 1 – Pulp this evening. Always a favorite – particularly around the period of this third John Peel session in 1994. With the inimitable Jarvis Cocker on vocals, carrying a bag of razor-sharp lyrics and songs which...

The Housemartins

The Housemartins – In Session – 1987 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Peel Edition

The Housemartins – in session for John Peel – BBC Radio 1 – November 3, 1987 – Further evidence the 80s produced a wide playing field of bands and artists. The Housemartins described themselves as Christian-Marxists, but the Press said they were Jangle Pop who moved into Alternative as their...

Traffic

Traffic In Session – 1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Session Edition

Traffic – in Session for John Peel – October 1, 1967 – BBC Radio 1 – Traffic came along during a time when music was in full blown revolution. Those of us who remembered The Spencer Davis Group wondered what this new group would sound like. We got glimpses and...

The Go-Betweens

The Go-Betweens – In Session 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Go-Betweens – in session for John Peel – October 29, 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – From Brisbane Australia, The Go-Betweens were a highly regarded band in the UK. Having begun by 19 year old Theatre Arts majors in 1977. The Go-Betweens initially consisted of singer-songwriters Robert Forster and...

Elastica

Elastica In Session 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Elastica – in session for John Peel – September 18, 1993 – BBC Radio 1 – Elastica in session tonight. One of the up-and-comers of 1993, Elastica first got started in 1992, as ex-Suede members Justine Frischmann and Justin Welch left to form their own group. Joined by Guitarist Donna...

Kevin Ayers In Session 1970 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Kevin Ayers – in session for John Peel – February 10, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 – Kevin Ayers tonight. One of the most influential figures of the Canterbury movement – a founding member of the seminal Soft Machine and a brilliant legacy as a solo artist later on. Kevin...

The Flys In Session – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Flys In Session – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Flys – In Session for John Peel – September 18, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 – The Flys – not to be confused with another band from the late 90s, this one was around from 1976-1980. Had two albums out, a handful of singles, and the brother of singer/songwriter/actress...

Traffic – In Concert At Paris Theatre, London – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Traffic – In Concert At Paris Theatre, London – 1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  – Traffic – Live at Paris Theatre, London – April 30, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 In Concert Series – The venerable, always dependable Traffic this weekend. Perennial favorites and one of the best bands to come out of the late 1960s and through the 1970s. Fronted by Stevie...

The (English) Beat – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The (English) Beat – In Session 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

– The (English) Beat – In Session for John Peel – September 3, 1980 – BBC Radio 1 – More from Two-Tone Records this week, by way of The Beat, or The (English) Beat, if you were in the U.S. – the reason for the (English) insertion was to clear...