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Viktoria Postnikova And Gennady Rozhdestvensky With The BBC Symphony At The 1979 Prague Spring Festival – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Part 1 Part 2 Over to Prague from 1979 this week for a concert by the BBC Symphony, conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky and featuring Viktoria Postnikova, piano. The concert was recorded during the legendary Prague Spring Festival and features works by Prokofiev, Janacek, Britten and Elgar. Here’s what’s on the...

The Lost Billie Holiday Interview – 1956

Become a Patron! Something rare, unique and never thought to have existed this weekend – an unaired interview from 1956 with Billie Holiday. As is the case with so many legendary performers, so much of what was said, written or done has been covered to the point where there is...

Bill Evans Trio – Live In Switzerland 1975 – Past Daily Downbeat

Bill Evans Trio – Live In Switzerland 1975 – Past Daily Downbeat

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Bill Evans Trio – live in Epalinages, Switzerland – Feb. 6, 1975 – RSR-Espace 2 Over to Switzerland this week for a concert by the legendary Bill Evans, with his trio consisting of Eddie Gomez on bass...

A Word Or Two From Bob Dylan And Mary Travers – 1975 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Mary Travers and Friends (w/Bob Dylan) – April 20, 1975 – KNX-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection It would seem natural, two icons of 60s Folk Music to be sitting around, shooting the breeze and talking about Music. And this sit-down...

Rory Gallagher – Live At The Paris Theatre – 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Rory Gallagher, live at The Paris Theatre, London – BBC Radio 1 – February 1, 1973 The legendary Rory Gallagher tonight. One of the great, underrated and somewhat historically overlooked guitarists during the 70s and early 80s heyday of Hard Rock...

Chico Hamilton Quartet – Reunion Session 1975 – Chico Hamilton (1921-2013) – Night At The Roundtable: Tribute Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Chico Hamilton, Buddy Collette, Fred Katz – Reunion – San Diego City College – Sept. 9, 1975 More very sad news this year. It was reported earlier today that legendary percussionist Chico Hamilton passed away, from as yet unknown causes, at...

Ignace Jan Paderewski In Recital – 1939 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC The Magic Key – Ignace Jan Paderewski in Recital- February 26, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection A few months ago I ran an earlier (1938) concert with the legendary Pianist/composer/statesman Ignace Jan Paderewski. It originated in Switzerland and the...

Illinois Jacquet – Live In Germany – 1996 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Illinois Jacquet Big Band – Live in Burghausen, Germany – March 24, 1996 – WDR Something classic this weekend. The legendary Illinois Jacquet, leading his Big Band in a concert at Burghausen, Germany on March 24, 1996. Here’s what  you’re in...

Gong – In Session 1973 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Gong In Session (Number 3) – May 29, 1973 – John Peel Program – BBC Radio 1 Earlier this week I ran a session by Gong alumnus Steve Hillage, recorded in 1976, after Hillage had left Gong. Tonight it’s a Gong...

Corpses In Beirut, Brokering In Damascus, The Passing Of An Icon – October 2, 1985

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – October 2, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day in the world, this 2nd of October in 1985. The Middle East factored in, with reports that the body of a missing Soviet diplomat...