Tagged: The Beatles

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Top Of The Pops 1965 – Unit 4+2 – The Animals – Cliff Bennett – Dave Berry – Susan Maughan – Past Daily Soundbooth

Prior to the emergence of The Beatles, British Pop Music didn’t get nearly the attention it got after The Beatles arrived. Programs like Top Of The Pops, which began just as the British Invasion was getting started, fulfilled the nearly insatiable curiosity kids in the States had for what other...

Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk – Tribal Gathering 1997 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Kraftwerk – Live At Tribal Gathering – 1997 – BBC Radio 1 – Kraftwerk in concert from 1997. In the late 60’s/early 70s when Germany was pioneering experimental music, labeled Krautrock as a sort of grab-bag description of anything with a German accent, Kraftwerk were one of the bands which...

The Beatles - Top Of The Pops

The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, The Migil 5, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Marc Wynter – Top Of The Pops – 1964 – Past Daily Nights At The Round Table

The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, The Migil 5, Marc Wynter – Top Of The Pops – Preview Show #00 – Aug-Sept. 1964 – BBC Transcription Service – The very first Top Of The Pops from the BBC Transcription Service. Actually, it was the pilot show before...

Listening for the KHJ Exclusive

You’re A Teenager – You Live in L.A. – It’s 1967 – KHJ Is Going To Play The New Monkees Record Before Anybody Else – You Are Stoked

KHJ – The Real Don Steele – circa Feb. 22, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you were growing up in L.A. in the 1960s, one of the great rituals of listening to Top-40 radio was being the first kid on your block to hear the latest single...

Garage band '66

You’re In High School – You Live In L.A. – It’s December 1966 And You Know 7 and 7 Is By Heart.

KBLA – Harvey Miller – December 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s December 1966. You have a band; The Bow-Tiks. You’ve been practicing ever since you got your bass last Christmas. There’s six of you. You have three Rhythm Guitarists and nobody can quite sing. You’re all in...

David Bowie

This Week In Rock – July 24-30, 1978 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

BBC Rock Capsule – Week In Rock – July 24-30 – BBC Transcription Service – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – This Week in Rock – in 1978. 39 years ago it was about David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Tom Petty and Ray Parker Jr. All the news and the goings on...

Wayne Williams - Atlanta Murders 1981

June 22, 1981 – A Strike Averted, A Murderer Caught, A Plea Changed

June 22, 1981 – CBS World News Roundup + Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 22, 1981 – A busy news day. Starting with word that the anticipated Air Traffic Controllers Strike had been averted. The Strike, which was planned to start this morning, had been postponed...

Bez and Shaun of Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays – In Concert From London – 1992 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

  Happy Mondays – in concert from Kilburn National Ballroom, London – October 26, 1992 – BBC In Concert – BBC Radio 1 – Happy Mondays this weekend. The Spirit of Madchester with continued thoughts and good vibes to the people of Manchester ahead of the One Love Manchester concert...

A classroom in Chicago 1965

It’s February 1965 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In Chicago – The Beatles Like The Moody Blues – And So Do You – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WLS – Ron Riley – British Billboard – February 24, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Being a teenager, just about anywhere in America meant having your ear at least partially glued to your radio. The British Invasion was going full blast, and every week some new band, some...

Adorable

Adorable – Live At Glastonbury 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Adorable – live at Glastonbury 1993 – BBC Radio 1 – Adorable at Glastonbury in 1993 tonight. Cast in the Alternative/Shoegaze vein, Adorable had a reasonably short life-span. Only together from 1990-1994 before splitting up on stage in Brussels in 1994. Adorable began life as The Candy Thieves, but decided...