Tagged: John Peel

T. Rex – In Concert For John Peel – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC In Concert with T. Rex – John Peel Presents – April 4, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 In case Rachmaninov just wasn’t up your alley tonight – a concert by Tyrannosaurus Rex, just before they morphed into T. Rex and...

David Bowie – In Concert – Paris Theater, London – 1971 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – David Bowie – In Concert with John Peel – June 20,1971 – BBC Radio 1 David Bowie’s breakthrough album Hunky Dory wouldn’t come out until December, but this concert gives a lot of previews of coming attractions. Big changes were coming...

Son House In Session – 1970 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Son House – In Session for John Peel – July 6, 1970 – BBC Radio 1 When the resurgence in Rural Blues swept the U.S.in the early 1960s, one of the most revered, yet almost totally unknown outside a small coterie...

Cranes – In Session – 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cranes – In Session for John Peel – March 13, 1990 – BBC Radio 1 Rummaging around the 90s tonight with a set by Minimalist/Goth/Experimental/Industrial/Alternative meisters Crane, recorded in session for John Peel on March 13, 1990. Further evidence the 90s...

The Monochrome Set – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Monochrome Set in Session for John Peel – Feb. 14, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 The Monochrome Set tonight. One of my favorite late 70s bands who were very difficult to describe, musically. Best as I could figure, The Monochrome...

Au Pairs – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Au Pairs – in session for John Peel – October 9, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 The Au Pairs were around for only a short time (1978-1983) and made very little dent outside the UK. Even though they were well received...

Talulah Gosh – In Session – 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Talulah Gosh – in session for John Peel – Dec. 29, 1987 – BBC Radio 1 You might be hard pressed to recall Talulah Gosh, unless you were a devotee of the short lived Twee-Pop Movement in the late 1980s. But...

That Petrol Emotion – In Session – 1986 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – That Petrol Emotion – In session for John Peel – December 16, 1986 – BBC Radio 1 Edgy 80s tonight with a session by That Petrol Emotion, recorded for the John Peel Program at the BBC on December 16, 1986. Formed...

Close Lobsters – In Session – 1987 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Close Lobsters – In Session for John Peel – Dec. 15, 1987 – BBC Radio 1 Close Lobsters first came to prominence in the U.S. in 1989, when their debut album Foxheads Stalk This Land got rave reviews from Rolling Stone,...

A Guy Called Gerald – In Session – 1988-1995 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – A Guy Called Gerald – In Session for John Peel – 1988-1995 – BBC Radio 1 To give you some idea of just how diverse the scene was in Manchester – while Stone Roses and The Charlatans were turning the 80s...