Tagged: Prince (musician)

Sammy Davis Jr.

May 20, 1990 – Sammy Davis Jr. – Jim Henson – A Week Loaded With Loss.

May 20,1990 was the end of a week loaded with loss. Two icons of entertainment left on the same day. On May 16th it was reported that Sammy Davis Jr. singer, dancer, actor, entertainer, civil-rights activist, icon, had passed away after a battle with throat Cancer. He was 64. Davis...

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker And The Stars Of Modern Jazz – Carnegie Hall 1949 – Past Daily Downbeat

Charlie Parker and The Stars Of Modern Jazz – Carnegie Hall – Dec. 24, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – History this week. Charlie Parker, along with a stellar lineup which included Miles Davis, Serge Chaloff, Kai Winding, Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughan, Warne Marsh, Lennie Tristano, Jimmy Jones, Sonny...

Lush

Lush – Live At Coachella 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lush – Live At Coachella – April 23, 2016 – One of the most anticipated reunions of the year, Lush finally made it to the West Coast this last month. Despite an inordinate amount of hassles with work visas and our bungling, which forced cancellations of concerts up and down...

Arthur Lee

Arthur Lee & Love – Live In Northampton – 1993 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Arthur Lee & Love – Northampton Center For The Arts – April 10, 1993 – Band Soundboard – The inimitable Arthur Lee & Love this weekend. Recorded in concert at the Northampton Massachusetts Center for The Arts on April 10, 1993. There was no question the brilliance of Lee’s work...

The Ravishing Beauties – In Session 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Ravishing Beauties – In Session 1982 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Ravishing Beauties – In Session for John Peel – April 14, 1982 – BBC Radio 1 – The Ravishing Beauties – okay, you haven’t heard of them – a lot of people haven’t. They are, even by their own admission, obscure. One single and one session for John Peel...

Sonny Rollins – Live At The 1977 New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival – Past Daily Downbeat

Sonny Rollins – Live At The 1977 New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival – Past Daily Downbeat

– Sonny Rollins Quintet – Live At The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – April 19, 1977 – NPR: Jazz Alive Series – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As long as we’re in a Festival mood this week, I thought I would offer a few well-chosen notes from our Official...

Eddi Reader – Live In Edinburgh 1997 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert edition

Eddi Reader – Live In Edinburgh 1997 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert edition

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Eddi Reader – Live at The Palladium, Edinburgh – August 12, 1997 To many people, Eddi Reader is instantly linked to The Waterboys, a highly influential Celtic Rock group from the early 1980s. But The Waterboys,...