Tagged: Television

Hollywood - 1935

April 7, 1935 – It’s All About Hollywood – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

April 7, 1935 – Grayco Movie Column Of The Air – Week ending April 7, 1935 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – April 7, 1935. If you thought Hollywood (or the concept of Hollywood) was Mecca in the early days of films, you’d be right. If you thought movies were...

The Charlatans

The Charlatans – Live At Glastonbury 1995 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Charlatans – Live at Glastonbury 1995 – June 25, 1995 – BBC Radio 1 – The Charlatans in concert at Glastonbury this week. Recorded during one of the band’s high points, by the BBC on June 25, 1995. One of my perennial favorites and one of the bands I...

Jimi Hendrix - Top Of The Pops

Jimi Hendrix, The Move, Alan Price Set, The Kinks, Velvet Opera – Top Of The Pops 1967 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

Jimi Hendrix, The Alan Price Set, The Move, Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera, The Kinks – Top Of The Pops – December 29, 1967 – BBC Transcription Service – Ending up the week with a completely classic show for a lot of reasons, not the least being Jimi Hendrix and what...

The Passage

The Passage – Live At The Ritz, Manchester – 1982 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Passage – In Concert at The Ritz, Manchester – John Peel – October 11, 1982 -BBC Radio 1 – The Passage, in concert tonight. A Post-Punk/Experimental band from Manchester with considerable potential, but never realized with mainstream audiences. Together for only five years – from 1978 – 1983, they...

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode – Live At The Hammersmith Odeon – 1984 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Depeche Mode – In Concert at The Hammersmith Odeon, London – November 2, 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – In Concert Series – BBC Radio – Depeche Mode in concert this weekend. With origins beginning in 1977, they were highly influenced by The Cure and later, Ultravox, and Depeche Mode,...

Louis Prima - Keely Smith

Louis Prima And Keely Smith On The Dinah Shore Chevy Show – 1957 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Louis Prima and Keely Smith – Live on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show – November 24, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A few notes from Louis Prima and Keely Smith tonight, along with Sam Butera and The Witnesses, as they appeared live on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show...

Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #18

Past Daily Fall Fundraiser – Communique #18

Day # 19 – 12 days left – still at 6% of our goal – but some great ¬†words of support, the past 24 hours. Sometimes, the verbal pat-on-the-back is worth more than a pledge – it means maybe I am doing something right. See; that’s the problem with having...

Vivian Stanshall’s Radio Flashes – 1971 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC Radio 1 – Vivian Stanshall’s Radio Flashes – August 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. To explain Vivian Stanshall is next to impossible – as founding member of The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, he was front...

Update 7 – The Past Daily Emergency Fundraiser: Feelin’ The Love

Update 7 – The Past Daily Emergency Fundraiser: Feelin’ The Love

The end of our second week of the Past Daily Emergency Fundraiser and we’re smack in the middle of Valentine’s Day. It would be a wonderful opportunity to slather phrases like “Spread the love and kick in a few bucks” or “Lookin’ for Fifty Shades of Green” all over, but...

A Word Or Two From Mike Nichols (1931-2014) .- Past Daily Reference Room: Tribute Edition

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player – NPR – Talk Of The Nation – July 4, 2012 – NPR Hearing the news today of the passing of one of the giants of Film and Theatre, the loss of Mike Nichols moves emotion beyond words. To...