Tagged: San Francisco Bay Area

Tuxedomoon

Tuxedomoon In Concert – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Tuxedomoon – in concert at The Boarding House – December 1979 – Ralph Records Release party – KALX-FM – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – San Francisco post-Punk/experimental band Tuxedomoon, live at The Boarding House, and part of the Ralph Records release party from December, 1979. Tuxedomoon had been together since...

Snakefinger

Snakefinger – Live At The Boarding House – 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Snakefinger – Live at The Boarding House – December 3, 1979 – KALX-FM Broadcast – Snakefinger for the middle of the week. Also known as Philip Charles Lithman, he was originally a British blues guitarist, formerly associated with bands such as Mighty Baby and Chili Willi and The Red Hot...

High School lunch room - S.F. - 1961

You’re A Teenager – You’re In San Francisco – It’s April 1961 – It’s Also Bobby Mitchell

  KYA-AM – San Francisco – Bobby Mitchell – April 15, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – San Francisco – April 15, 1961. Like all your friends, you are addicted to the radio. KYA is your source, the be-all-end-all for music and places where the important things are happening....

John Cipolllinia - Quicksilver Messenger Service

Quicksilver Messenger Service – Live At The Fillmore – 1968 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Quicksilver Messenger Service – in Concert at The Fillmore, San Francisco – Summer, 1968 – Band Soundboard – Quicksilver Messenger Service this week. One of the milestone bands of the San Francisco Sound which dominated the West Coast in the mid-late 1960s. With John Cipollina on lead guitar, QMS pioneered...

Dead Kennedys

Dead Kennedys – Live At Old Waldorf 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Dead Kennedys – Live At Old Waldorf – October 25, 1979 – KALX-FM, Berkeley – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Dead Kennedys in concert at Old Waldorf in San Francisco, recorded on October 25, 1979. For all the Punk and post-Punk era bands I’ve been running over the years, I...

Robert Erickson

Music Of Robert Erickson With Ernst Krenek And The Hamburg Radio Symphony – 1954 – Weekend Gramophone

Robert Erickson – Fantasy for Cello and Orchestra – Hamburg Radio Symphony – Ernst Krenek, cond – 1954 – NWDR – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The music of American composer Robert Erickson this weekend. Erickson, who was born in Michigan and later moved to the West Coast was a...

San Francisco Teenagers 1961

You’re A Teenager – You Live In San Francisco – It’s December 15, 1961 – It’s Almost Christmas, You Can Now Read Henry Miller, And You Listen To KYA – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

KYA – Bobby Mitchell Show – 5-6:00 pm – December 15, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were a teenager anywhere in America in the 1960s, radio was your confidant, confessor, best friend and go-to buddy; it was the one place you found solace when things got...

Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen With Mitsuko Uchida Play Music Of Lidholm, Beethoven And Mahler – 1986 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Swedish Radio Symphony – Esa-Pekka Salonen, Cond – Mitskuo Uchida, Piano – July 21, 1986 – Part 1 Swedish Radio Symphony – Esa-Pekka Salonen, Cond. – Mitsuko Uchida, Piano – July 21, 1986 – Part 2 Another historic concert this week, featuring The Swedish Radio Symphony, conducted by then-Music Director...

Thomas E. Dewey (L) and Earl Warren (R)

Earl Warren Campaigns For VP – October 28, 1948 – Past Daily Reference Room

Earl Warren – GOP vice-Presidential Nominee addresses crowd at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco – October 28, 1948. The 1948 Presidential election season was an interesting one. Not only was it miscalculated, but it also gave us one candidate who made a lasting impact on our country for many...