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Bo Diddley

A Word Or Two From Bo Diddley – 1986 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Bo Diddley – Interview – June 26, 1986 The legendary Bo Diddley; one of those figures who had a hand in the birth of Rock n’Roll. I say “a hand in” because there are many figures laying claim to being its father. And looking at the history of Rock, it’s...

The Levellers

The Levellers – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Levellers – In Session – BBC – November 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Early 90s Folk-Punk/English Folk/Alternative band The Levellers tonight. Recorded in session at the BBC (and not for John Peel) in November of 1991. The Levellers got their name from a 17th Century Radical group during...

Ian Dury

Ian Dury And The Blockheads – In Concert 1979 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Ian Dury and The Blockheads in concert – recorded at The Hammersmith Odeon by the venerable BBC Radio 1 for their In Concert series in 1979. When he hit international prominence with the 1977 anthem, Sex & Drugs & Rock’n Roll, Dury had already been around for some time. Previously...

The Specials AKA

The Specials AKA – In Session 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Specials AKA – in session for John Peel, September 12, 1983 – BBC Radio 1. This was a reincarnated Specials, the best known lineup had broken up in 1981. but remaining founding member Jerry Dammers resurrected The Specials, adding AKA and recorded one last album. This was the fourth...

The Lilac Time

The Lilac Time – In Session 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Lilac Time – in session at BBC Radio 1 – 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Formed in 1986, The Lilac Time consists of permanent mainstays, Stephen and Nick Duffy. And even though Stephen Duffy has a solo career of his own, The Lilac Time are still very...

Lone Justice

Lone Justice – In Concert 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lone Justice – in concert at Town & Country, London – 1986 – preserved for posterity by BBC Radio 1 and originally broadcast as part of the In Concert series. Lone Justice were part of that wave of bands who hit the early 80s and who became known as part...