Bruce Springsteen - Live At The Bottom Line - 1975 - Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Bruce Springsteen – Live At The Bottom Line – 1975 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The question at the time was whether or not the buildup would pay off.

The question at the time was whether or not the buildup would pay off.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Bruce Springsteen – Live At The Bottom Line – August 15, 1975 – WNEW-FM Broadcast

Early Bruce Springsteen this weekend.

Before achieving legend status, icon and cornerstone of American Rock n’ Roll, the jury was still out on Bruce Springsteen. Touted by some as the “new Bob Dylan” it…

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As You Know, We’re Passing The Hat - Help Preserve History

As You Know, We’re Passing The Hat – Help Preserve History

Your Tax Deductible Contribution works wonders.

Your Tax Deductible Contribution works wonders.

Click on the link here for Indiegogo’s Help Preserve History page.

As no doubt you must know by now, Past Daily is in the midst of a Fundraiser. We’ve teamed up with Indiegogo with Help Preserve History. If you’ve been visiting us for any length of time you’d know that Past Daily is one of those places that offers something kind of unique among…

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The Clash - Live From Leicester - 1977 - Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

The Clash – Live From Leicester – 1977 – Nights At The Roundtable: Concert Edition

The Clash - early on, unstoppable.

The Clash – early on, unstoppable.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Clash In Concert At De Montfort Hall, Leicester – May 28, 1977 – Band Soundboard

As a friend of mine once pointed out “you really had to be there”, when talking about the early Clash. If there was a band which epitomized the spirit and sheer energy of the Punk movement, it would, hands down,  be them.

This concert,…

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A Nightmare Named Katrina - August 29, 2005

A Nightmare Named Katrina – August 29, 2005

Every hour the news got worse.

Every hour the news got worse.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – WJBO – Baton Rouge, LA – aircheck – August 29, 2005
Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio News Reports throughout day – August 29, 2005

9 years ago today Hurricane Katrina made land and New Orleanshas never been the same. Initially, reports put the eye of the Hurricane away from New Orleans as was previously…

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'Somewhere In The Pacific …' - August 29, 1942

‘Somewhere In The Pacific …’ – August 29, 1942

New type of warfare - old type of war.

New type of warfare – old type of war.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – August 29, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection

News for this day in 1942 had much to do with the War in the Pacific and the Eastern front.

With the Solomon Islands campaign underway, U.S. troops were busily solidifying their positions on land, while Naval forceswere busily fending off waves of…

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Cranes - In Session - 1990 - Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Cranes – In Session – 1990 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Cranes - epitomized Gothic Minimalism.

Cranes – epitomized Gothic Minimalism, but really favored Dream Pop.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Cranes – In Session for John Peel – March 13, 1990 – BBC Radio 1

Rummaging around the 90s tonight with a set by Minimalist/Goth/Experimental/Industrial/Alternative meisters Crane, recorded in session for John Peel on March 13, 1990.

Further evidence the 90s were diving into…

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Attacks And Attempts - August 28, 1941

Attacks And Attempts – August 28, 1941

Vichy Prime Minister Pierre Laval.  His popularity became quickly known.

Vichy Prime Minister Pierre Laval. His popularity became quickly known. His unpopularity became quickly realized.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News Of The World – August 28, 1941 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection

As the war dragged on in Europe, and as the U.S. was inching closer to joining in, the news from France reported Vichy Prime Minister Pierre Laval – head of the German-run…

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The Monochrome Set - In Session 1979 - Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Monochrome Set – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Monochrome Set - difficult to pin down - Post Punk meets Avant Garde with touches of conspicuous Pop

The Monochrome Set – difficult to pin down – Post Punk meets Avant Garde with conspicuous touches of Pop …or thereabouts.

Click on the link here for Audio Player - The Monochrome Set in Session for John Peel – Feb. 14, 1979 – BBC Radio 1

The Monochrome Set tonight. One of my favorite late 70s bands who were very difficult to describe, musically.

Best as I could figure, The Monochrome Set were…

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The Voce Quartet In Music Of Mozart, Turina And Brahms - Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

The Voce Quartet In Music Of Mozart, Turina And Brahms – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

The Voce Quartet - yes, things are looking up.

The Voce Quartet – yes, things are looking up.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The Voce Quartet in Concert at Festival of Summer Nights – August 2, 2014 – Radio France Musique

Over to Paris this week for a concert featuring Rising Young Stars recipients Quatuor Voce (The Voce Quartet) in a program of music by Mozart, Turina and Brahms.

Recorded at l’Eglise de Yenneas part of the Summer…

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Milky Chance - Live At Melt! 2014 - Nights At The Roundtable: Festival/Rock Without Borders Edition

Milky Chance – Live At Melt! 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival/Rock Without Borders Edition

Milky Chance - A thoroughly enjoyable mixture of Folk, Pop and Electronica, fresh outta Germany.

Milky Chance – A thoroughly enjoyable mixture of Folk, Pop and Electronica, fresh outta Germany.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Milky Chance – in concert at Melt! 2014 – July 23, 2014 – WDR

Over to Sachsen-Anhalt Germany tonight for a concert from the 2014 Melt! Festival. Recorded and preserved for posterity this July 23rd by the venerable Westdeutches Rundfunk.

Together since 2012, Mi…

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Expecting The Nerves, Settling For A Headache - August 26, 1939

Expecting The Nerves, Settling For A Headache – August 26, 1939

Preparing for the Great Unknown.

Preparing for the Great Unknown.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from EIAR Rome – August 26, 1939 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection

As the hours ticked by and the charges and counter-charges filled the air and the conference rooms, War in Europe seemed inevitable on this August 26th, 75 years ago.

With Germany‘s claims of Polish aggression and Poland’sclaims of German troops massed…

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