STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN - DAVIS, CA 1984

August 28, 2015 – 11:19 am

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STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN
Out Of The Shadows [Rocks 92119, 1CD]

Live at the University of California, Davis, CA; November 28, 1984. Very good stereo soundboard - the guitar is slightly more upfront than the vocals (ideal for guitar lovers).

On August 27, 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan died in a helicopter crash. He was 35. He would have been 60 today.

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Track 01. Voodoo Chile 10:51 (18.2MB)
Track 02. Lost Your Good Thing Now 8:26 (14.2MB)
Track 03. Honey Bee 2:47 (4.7MB)
Track 04. Mary Had A Little Lamb 3:30 (5.9MB)
Track 05. Love Struck Baby 3:10 (5.3MB)
Track 06. Tin Pan Alley 11:02 (18.5MB)
Track 07. Cold Shot 4:27 (7.5MB)
Track 08. Couldn’t Stand The Weather 4:52 (8.2MB)
Track 09. Texas Flood 9:04 (15.2MB)
Track 10. Lenny 9:39 (16.2MB)
Track 11. Stangs Swang 2:46 (4.6MB)
Track 12. Rude Mood 4:20 (7.3MB)
75 mins

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THE Dø - RENNES, FRANCE 2007

August 28, 2015 – 5:04 am

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THE Dø
Rennes 2007 [no label, 1CD]

Live at Les Transmusicales, Parc des Expos, Rennes, France; December 6, 2007. Very good FM broadcast, slight hiss.

The Dø is a French/Finnish indie pop band founded in Paris in 2005. The band is composed of Olivia Merilahti (singer and musician) and Dan Levy (multi-instrumentalist). The duo has been backed on stage by three different drummers: Jérémie Pontier (2007–08), José Joyette (2008–09), and Pierre Belleville (since 2009). Their first studio album A Mouthful topped the French charts in 2008, making them the first French act singing in English to reach that position. - wikipedia

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Thanks to arkil for sharing the show on the net in 2008.

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Track 01. The Bridge Is Broken 6:53 (11.6MB)
Track 02. At Last 5:59 (10.1MB)
Track 03. Playground Hustle 4:17 (7.2MB)
Track 04. Doin’ My Best 5:34 (9.3MB)
Track 05. Unissasi Laulelet 5:34 (9.4MB)
Track 06. On My Shoulders 6:18 (10.6MB)
Track 07. How Could I 5:13 (8.8MB)
Track 08. Tammie 6:59 (11.7MB)
Track 09. Aha 6:44 (11.3MB)
54 mins

Lineup:
Olivia  Merilahti - vocals, guitars
Dan Levy - bass, keyboards
Jérémie Pontier - drums

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PATTI SMITH - SAN FRANCISCO 1995

August 27, 2015 – 3:18 pm

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PATTI SMITH
San Francisco 1995 [no label, 3CD]

Live at Slim’s, San Francisco, CA; September 4, 1995 (early and late shows). Very good soundboard.

On August 24, 2015 it was reported that the Malaysian police might expand their anti-riot arsenal to include taser guns for this weekend’s Bersih 4 rally if the situation warrants it. Bersih (Clean) has setup five points for Malaysians to gather before heading to Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square): Sogo, Pasar Seni, Dataran Maybank, Brickfields and the National Mosque. Starting time is 2 pm on August 29 and 30. Malaysia’s Independence Day falls on August 31.

But on August 25, the deputy inspector-general of police, Noor Rashid Ibrahim, backtracked and said taser guns will not be used this week. Kuala Lumpur City police chief Tajuddin Md Isa said police have denied the request for the organisers to hold the rally in the Dataran Merdeka area.

The Bersih 4 rally will be carried out in major cities in Malaysia, namely, Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu in Sabah and Kuching in Sarawak. The rallies are organised by The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections or Bersih, which seeks to reform the current electoral system to ensure free, clean and fair elections. The rally organisers hope a good turnout will force the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak who has scandalised Malaysia with the revelation that he received RM2.6 billion in “donations” into his bank account from a Saudi donor.

Another day to go before the Bersih 4 gathering and those in power are doing all they can to discourage and deter people from attending. Read more here.

At the same time, Malaysians are staging Bersih 4 rallies on their own around the world, namely, Australia (Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne); Brazil (Rio De Janeiro); Canada; Columbia; China; France; Germany; Hong Kong; Ireland; Indonesia; Japan; Jordan; New Zealand; the Phillipines; Scotland; South Korea; Sweden; Switzerland; Taiwan; Thailand; England and the United States. (Click here for details).

No rallies will be organised in $ingapore. Those who are interested in joining the event in Kuala Lumpur can try to go to the rally using Bersih 4 buses (click here).

While not everyone can attend the Bersih 4 rallies, this Patti Smith show might be used as a rally soundtrack.

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Through most of the 1980s, Patti Smith was in semi-retirement from music. In 1988, she released Dream of Life, which included the song “People Have the Power”. Her husband, Fred Smith, died in November 1994 of a heart attack. Shortly afterward, Patti faced the unexpected death of her brother Todd. After the impact of these deaths, her friends Michael Stipe of R.E.M. and Allen Ginsberg urged her to go back out on the road. She toured briefly with Bob Dylan in December 1995.

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Disc 1 (Set 1)
Track 101. Intro, Neo Boy, Land 14:32 (24.4MB)
Track 102. Midi (For Richard Sohl) 7:40 (12.9MB)
Track 103. Rape (Let’s Deodorize The Night) 6:03 (10.2MB)
Track 104. Four Years In The Sky (for Robert Mapplethorpe) 5:03 (8.5MB)
Track 105. Him (for Fred Sonic Smith) 2:36 (4.4MB)
Track 106. December, Ballad Of A Bad Boy 5:26 (9.1MB)
Track 107. Dancing Barefoot 5:47 (9.7MB)
Track 108. Dark Eyes (Dylan) 4:45 (8.0MB)
Track 109. Ghost Dance 5:08 (8.6MB)
Track 110. About A Boy 8:53 (14.9MB)
Track 111. People Have The Power 7:28 (12.5MB)
Track 112. Paths That Cross 4:18 (7.2MB)
78 mins

Disc 2 (Set 2)
Track 201. Farewell Reel 4:32 (7.6MB)
Track 202. Piss Factory 9:59 (16.8MB)
Track 203. Dancing Barefoot 6:44 (11.3MB)
Track 204. Liba (It Is Dawn) 7:45 (13.0MB)
Track 205. The Jackson Song 5:43 (9.6MB)
Track 206. Black Peter (Grateful Dead) 9:25 (15.8MB)
Track 207. Not Fade Away (Buddy Holly) 3:13 (5.4MB)
48 mins

Disc 3
Track 301. Sheep Lady From Algiers 2:14 (3.8MB)
Track 302. Ghost Dance 9:48 (16.5MB)
Track 303. banter/Y 6:20 (10.6MB)
Track 304. Paths That Cross 3:45 (6.3MB)
Track 305. banter/Think Of Me 4:26 (7.5MB)
Track 306. Cowboy Truths 6:27 (10.8MB)
Track 307. People Have The Power 9:25 (15.8MB)
43 mins

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THE BAND - NEW YORK 1976

August 27, 2015 – 5:22 am

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THE BAND
with Howard Johnson Horns
New York 1976 [no label, 2CD]

Live at The Palladium, New York, NY; September 18, 1976 (opening night of The Palladium, formerly the ‘Academy of Music’). Very good WBCN-FM broadcast.

Just two months before their farewell concert The Last Waltz, The Band performed an electric show at the iconic New York venue, The Palladium… It may have been one of The Band’s last live performances, but the passion in their music showed no sign of wavering. Their more famous and high profile goodbye concert performed alongside the good and great of contemporary music a couple of months henceforth would become the group’s swansong thanks to the film of the event made by Martin Scorsese, but this more intimate affair provides an excellent opportunity to hear just how great The Band were sounding live in a more traditional setting at this juncture.

A silver disc bootleg version of this show, Palladium Circles (1CD), has just surfaced. According to the notes, this was a WNEW-FM broadcast. Compared to the WBCN-FM show (below), the sound on Palladium Circles appears to have been equalised (it’s slightly softer).

Thanks to Hezekiahx2 for sharing the show in 2006.

Original notes:

I’ve had a number of messages asking me if I Eq’d these tapes or wondering how I got them to sound this good. I never EQ anything nor did I use noise reduction. When I first began taping a friend showed me how to “Bias’ my reels. This ended up being a ‘pain in the neck’ but also allowed me to make excellent dubs on different manufactured tapes (though the bulk of my collection is on Maxell). Then there was the 10 1/2″ reels. I only knew one other person who had a deck capable of playing back large reels. So… most of my 10 1/2″ reels have only been played back 3-4 times. None of my large reels saw heavy usage. They have stood up well over 30 yrs… and there are more to come…

This is my ‘Off Air’ master of The Band Palladium New York 9-18-76.

This broadcast is a little funky… the audience levels are brought up between songs (the crowd is rowdy) and the vocals are a tad weak at times. The stereo separation expands and contracts in a few places…

The WBCN IDs were not broken out as they overlapped the audience… they also contain a plug for Ampex Tape and Lechmeres. I’ll leave it up to you as to what you want to do with them. Believe it or not I had to do a reel flip during this show… it is only during the 2nd encore when the announcers are talking and did not edit out any music. (Anybody out there ever do a 10 1/2″ reel flip… it can be a little tricky). Though this has been uploaded before, my reels do sound excellent… and I thought there would be a few folks that would enjoy this quality! Hezekiahx2

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Disc 1
Track 101. Intro 0:16 (442k)
Track 102. Ophelia 4:03 (6.8MB)
Track 103. The Shape I’m In 4:26 (7.5MB)
Track 104. It Makes No Difference 7:31 (12.6MB)
Track 105. The Weight 5:34 (9.3MB)
Track 106. King Harvest (Has Surely Come) 3:57 (6.6MB)
Track 107. Twilight 4:06 (6.9MB)
Track 108. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down 4:11 (7.0MB)
Track 109. Across The Great Divide 3:49 (6.4MB)
Track 110. Stage Fright 5:00 (8.4MB)
43 mins

Disc 2
201. Forbidden Fruit - Omitted*
Track 202. Acadian Driftwood 6:27 (10.8MB)
Track 203. The Genetic Method 4:33 (7.7MB)
Track 204. Chest Fever 5:53 (9.9MB)
Track 205. This Wheel’s On Fire 4:34 (7.7MB)
Track 206. Don’t Do It 5:15 (8.8MB)
Track 207. Up On Cripple Creek 6:30 (10.9MB)
Track 208. Life Is A Carnival 4:54 (8.2MB)
Track 209. The WS Walcott Medicine Show 3:41 (6.2MB)
42 mins

* Available on the “A Musical History” boxset.

Lineup:
Robbie Robertson - guitar
Rick Danko - bass
Garth Hudson - organ
Richard Manuel - piano
Levon Helm - drums

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART - KANSAS CITY 1974

August 26, 2015 – 1:46 pm

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART
Crazy Little Things [Triangle PYCD080, 1CD]

Live at the Cowtown Ballroom, Kansas City, MO; April 22, 1974. Excellent FM broadcast.

Don Van Vliet: Five days before the tour - a tour all over the world, starting in America - they just dropped me. It was terrible, awful; I learned them the music note by note at the time, and just before such a big tour they cut the collaboration because they think they are essential. I like this new band very much. these guys already could play from the start, that’s important.
[Bert Jansen: THE CAPTAIN! Captain Beefheart: Magie Voor Eenzamen Of Voor Het Volk? OOR, June 19, 1974]

Barry Alfonso: Scrambling to put a group together in time for a tour only a few weeks away, DiMartino hired a lounge-circuit rock combo down in Hollywood to be an ersatz Magic Band. Among these musicians was keyboardist Michael Smotherman, who, like his bandmates, had little or no idea who Captain Beefheart was. “Talk about worlds colliding,” he remembers. “We started practicing these songs of Don’s, things like Big Eyed Beans From Venus, and they seemed totally alien, totally foreign to our ways of thinking. At the time, we were all guys in leather jackets and tight jeans, and we treated Don with this slightly patronizing attitude. He was, like, this old kook to us. We truly didn’t know shit.”

Somehow, Beefheart managed to teach these musicians his songs, and they toured together in Europe and the US into the fall of ‘74.
[The Dust Blows Forward booklet]

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Thanks to Sgt Weatherman for the artwork, posted at bootlegzone.

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Track 01. Mirror Man 7:31 (12.6MB)
Track 02. Upon The My-O-My 3:17 (5.5MB)
Track 03. Crazy Little Things 5:08 (8.6MB)
Track 04. Full Moon Hot Sun 4:21 (7.3MB)
Track 05. Sugar Bowl/One Nest Rolls After Another [poem] 3:01 (5.1MB)
Track 06. This Is The Day 7:58 (13.4MB)
Track 07. Keep On Rubbing 4:59 (8.4MB)
Track 08. Be Your Dog 7:45 (13.0MB)
Track 09. Sweet Georgia Brown 4:44 (8.0MB)
Track 10. Abba Zaba 3:26 (5.8MB)
Track 11. Peaches 6:51 (11.5MB)
Track 12. Peaches 2 5:48 (9.7MB)
65 mins

Magic Band #29: “Tragic Live Band”
Captain Beefheart Don Van Vliet - vocals, harmonica, saxophone, clarinet
Fuzzy Fuscaldo - guitar
Ty Grimes - drums
Del Simmons - tenor saxophone, flute
Dean Smith - guitar
Michael Smotherman - keyboards
Paul Uhrig - bass

Roger Ames: So there’s a New Magic Band with a keyboard player from Buckwheat, a drummer from Ricky Nelson’s band (Ty Grimes), a bass player from Bobbie Gentry’s old band (Paul Uhrig), and a throwback sax player who led his own band in Dixieland days. Dean Smith is on lead, Fuzzy Fuscaldo on rhythm.
[Roger Ames: CaptainBeefheart. People Weekly. September 1974]

Steve Lake: These people being 54-year-old ex-Charlie Parker clarinet and-all-other-reeds-man Del Simmons, guitarist Dean Smith and Fuzzy Fuscaldo (the latter recently with Curtis Mayfield), keyboard player Michael Smotherman from the now defunct Buckweat, bassist Paul Uhrig from Bobbie Gentry’s group (!), and drummer Ty Grimes, fresh from Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band. Impeccable enough credentials for the average Los Angeles session, one imagines, but hardly the boys to get to grips with Big Eyed Beans From Venus or Ah Feel Like Ahcid.
[Steve Lake: Music is A Poor Second Every Time. Melody Maker. June 1974]

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PETE STANLEY AND WIZZ JONES - GLASGOW 1966

August 25, 2015 – 5:02 am

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PETE STANLEY AND WIZZ JONES
Glasgow 1966 [no label, 1CD]

Live at Mary Stewart’s Cottage, Balmore Road, Milngavie, Glasgow, Scotland; 1966. Fairly to very good soundboard?

Here’s one for the bluegrass fan.

One of England’s best-known banjo players, Pete Stanley is known for his unique mellow tone, acquired by using bare fingernails rather than metal fingerpicks. Although he recorded two albums - Banjo Bounce and Picking And Singing - in the ’70s with guitarist and vocalist Roger Knowles, Stanley has made his greatest contribution to music as a skilled banjo builder. - allmusic.com

- wikipediaRaymond Ronald Jones, better-known as Wizz Jones, is an English acoustic guitarist, singer and songwriter. He has been performing since the late 1950s and recording from 1965 to the present. He has worked with many of the notable guitarists of the English folk music revival, such as John Renbourn and Bert Jansch. In 1966, Pete Stanley and Wizz Jones released Sixteen Tons Of Bluegrass.

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Thanks to kneesfudd for sharing the tracks at Dime.

kneesfudd noted:

- Very fine quality for its vintage.
- Warts: Has some dropouts. Almost complete five-second dropout in #8 (now spliced).
- Tape undated but ISB Balmore tapes dated Oct ‘66-Feb ‘67. Wizz says he and Pete stopped touring in late ‘66.
- Not all recorded in one go. Deck was shut off between some songs.
- Seems this is an excerpt of a longer version of these tapes.
- Tape surfaced along with the “Balmore Hoard” of Incredible String Band recordings.

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Picture posted at wizzjones.com.

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Playback 2014-01-12: unknown generation UR-90 normal bias cassette on Nakamichi 680ZX cassette deck, Dolby B on, azimuth adjusted for individual tape, heads cleaned & demagnetized > Sony Linear PCM Recorder PCM-M10 (LPCM 44.10kHz/16bit WAV files) > computer > Audacity [normalisation to remove DC offset, channel/phase alignment, fades, manual one-at-a-time glitch, bump, pop, click, dropout & dullspot repairs, volume adjustments, +1% averaged pitch (speed) fix with single pass after frequency analysis & with pitchpipe verification, NO equalisation] > CD Wave (track splits) > flacs (Trader’s Little Helper)

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Track 01. Hard Travellin’ 3:57 (6.6MB)
Track 02. Untitled instrumental 1:41 (2.8MB)
Track 03. Burglar Man 1:45 (2.9MB)
Track 04. Ramblin’ Round/Goodnight, Irene 5:16 (8.9MB)
Track 05. What Have They Done To The Old Place 3:05 (5.2MB)
Track 06. Dixie Hoedown 2:01 (3.4MB)
Track 07. Handsome Molly 2:30 (4.2MB)
Track 08. The Cuckoo 3:38 (6.1MB)
24 mins

Pete Stanley - banjo, vocals
Wizz Jones - acoustic guitar, banjo, vocals

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ROGER WATERS - NEWPORT 2015

August 24, 2015 – 4:39 pm

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ROGER WATERS
Newport 2015 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Newport Folk Festival, Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI; July 24, 2015. Very good audience recording (some crowd chatter around the taper, fortunately, nothing terribly intrusive).

Josh Antonuccio, woub.org (July 29, 2015):

Last weekend, the Newport Folk Festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s legendary electric performance in 1965… However, one of the most magical moments took place on Friday night. The evening started with a surprise set by My Morning Jacket, who remained on stage to join the headliner: Roger Waters.

Up to that point, Roger Waters was billed as having a surprise backing band who, to the crowd’s amazement, ended up being My Morning Jacket. Waters walked out at the end of their set and launched into the debut of a new solo song (accompanying himself on piano, a first for the former Pink Floyd bassist/singer). The remainder of his set consisted of Floyd favorites, solo material and choice covers by John Prine and Bob Dylan. Longtime Waters guitarist GE Smith was also on hand, along with other guests, including Lucius, Sara Watkins and Amy Helm.

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Thanks to JB who recorded the show and to Kathleen who shared the show at Dime.

Roger Waters at the keyboard by Josh Antonuccio, posted at woub.org - Thanks!

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Track 01. Intro 1:37 (2.7MB)
Track 02. Crystal Clear Brooks (live debut) 5:02 (8.4MB)
Track 03. Mother (Pink Floyd) 7:04 (11.9MB)
Track 04. The Bravery of Being Out of Range (first time live since 2002) 6:48 (11.4MB)
Track 05. Hello in There (John Prine, live debut) 6:06 (10.2MB)
Track 06. Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd, with Sara Watkins, first time live since 2009) 6:24 (10.8MB)
Track 07. Wide River to Cross (Buddy Miller cover, with Amy Helm) 7:28 (12.5MB)
Track 08. Amused to Death (first time live since 2002) 9:13 (15.5MB)
Track 09. Brain Damage/Eclipse (Pink Floyd, first time live since 2008) 7:07 (11.9MB)
Track 10. Forever Young (Bob Dylan, with Sara Watkins and Amy Helm) 7:03 (11.9MB)
Track 11. crowd 1:36 (2.7MB)
66 mins

With My Morning Jacket as backing band, GE Smith on guitar, and Lucius providing backing vocals.

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DAVID LINDLEY - NEW YORK 1981

August 24, 2015 – 5:16 am

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DAVID LINDLEY
New York 1981 [no label, 2CD]

Live at the Bottom Line, New York, NY; June 30, 1981. Very good FM broadcast.

David Lindley had released his debut solo album, El Rayo-X, in April 1981.

Thanks to kingrue for sharing the show at The Traders’ Den.

kingrue noted:

There was an older version in trading circles from an unknown gen and slightly shorter in length. This new posting is a total upgrade, with a known gen and complete. The tape flip was during crowd cheer, which I seamlessly pieced back together. No cuts in this recording. David dedicates ‘Brother John’ to John Lennon [Lennon was shot dead on December 8, 1980]. During the encore, David brings out his friend Jackson Browne. It’s a nice bonus.

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Editing: Soundforge 9.0 > Wav > TLH [SB’s aligned] Flac Level 6

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Disc 1
Track 101. DJ Introduction 1:29 (2.5MB)
Track 102. Twist & Shout 3:20 (5.6MB)
Track 103. She Took Off My Romeos 5:28 (9.2MB)
Track 104. Your Old Lady 5:34 (9.3MB)
Track 105. Brother John 8:04 (13.6MB)
Track 106. Don’t Look Back 6:22 (10.7MB)
Track 107. Tuning 3:27 (5.8MB)
Track 108. The Reel Of The Hanging Man 4:23 (7.4MB)
Track 109. Tuning 2:43 (4.6MB)
Track 110. Rag Bag 5:12 (8.7MB)
46 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. Quarter Of A Man 5:15 (8.8MB)
Track 202. Band Introductions 2:51 (4.8MB)
Track 203. Bye Bye Love 3:56 (6.6MB)
Track 204. I’m A Hog For You Baby 3:10 (5.3MB)
Track 205. Tu-ber-cu-lucas And The Sinus Blues 2:23 (4.0MB)
Track 206. Rats in the Gramercy 2:16 (3.8MB)
Track 207. Mercury Blues 3:57 (6.6MB)
Track 208. DJ Comments 1:12 (2.0MB)
Track 209. Pay The Man 4:51 (8.2MB)
Track 210. Doctor My Eyes * 6:57 (11.7MB)
Track 211. El Rayo X * 4:25 (7.4MB)
Track 212. DJ Outro 2:38 (4.4MB)
44 mins

Lineup:
David Lindley - guitars, vocals
Jorge Calderon - bass, vocals
Ian Wallace - drums
Bernie Larson - guitars
Jackson Browne (*)

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WEST, BRUCE AND LAING - K-TOWN 1973

August 23, 2015 – 3:55 pm

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WEST, BRUCE AND LAING
Live in K-Town 1973 [Oh Boy 1-9062, 1CD]

Live at the Landwirtschaftshalle, Kaiserslautern, Germany; April 14, 1973. Very good audience recording.

West, Bruce and Laing were a blues rock power trio super-group formed in 1972 by Leslie West (guitar and vocals; formerly of Mountain), Jack Bruce (bass, harp, keyboards and vocals; ex-Cream) and Corky Laing (drums and vocals; ex-Mountain). The band released two studio albums, Why Dontcha (1972) and Whatever Turns You On (1973), during their active tenure. Their disbanding was officially announced in early 1974 prior to the release of their third and last album, Live ‘n’ Kickin’. WBL continued to tour North America and Europe extensively during late 1972 and early 1973 in support of Why Dontcha. However, the band’s heavy drug use impacted their performances, and apparently at times even influenced their tour schedule. - wikipedia

This show has been well shared among the fans and it is indeed a fine, rocking performance. It’s also a very good audience recording that’s sometimes mistaken for a soundboard.

Thanks to the person who shared the show on the net in 2006.

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Track 01. Don’t Look Around 6:59 (11.7MB)
Track 02. Pleasure 5:16 (8.8MB)
Track 03. Why Dontcha 8:56 (15.0MB)
Track 04. Third Degree 7:31 (12.6MB)
Track 05. Mississippi Queen 5:25 (9.1MB)
Track 06. Roll Over Beethoven 2:48 (4.7MB)
Track 07. Love Is Worth the Blues 14:52 (25.0MB)
Track 08. Politician 5:41 (9.6MB)
Track 09. Sunshine of Your Love (fades out) 3:45 (6.3MB)
62 mins

Lineup:
Leslie West - guitar, vocals
Jack Bruce - bass, vocals
Corky Laing - drums

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JAZZ ON SUNDAY: DR JOHN - BELGIUM 2015

August 23, 2015 – 5:18 am

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DR JOHN AND THE NITE TRIPPERS
Spirit Of Satch: Dr John Interprets Louis Armstrong
Antwerp 2015 [no label, 2CD]

Live at Park Den Brandt, Antwerp, Belgium; August 15, 2015. Very good FM broadcast.

Programme notes:

On Ske-Dat-De-Dat… The Spirit Of Satch, an album Dr John released in August 2014 on the Concord Records label, he interprets Louis Armstrong’s musical genius with 13 essential tracks from his career spanning five decades. “He’s a legend in every respect, due to the way he sang, his way of playing the trumpet, and a lot more”, says Dr John. The Spirit Of Satch is, of course, coloured with Dr John’s distinctive voice and piano style, yet also collaborating on the album is an impressive list of guest musicians such as Bonnie Raitt and Blind Boys of Alabama. And since the record is indeed an homage to the man who managed to popularise the trumpet with the general public, the crème de la crème of contemporary trumpet players, from Terence Blanchard to Dirty Dozen Brazz Band, were also indispensable.

Dr John is performing ‘The Spirit of Satch’ on stage at Jazz Middelheim on 15 August. We recommend the following in advance: “Be there, right place, right time!”

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Lineage:
Radio Klara FM (cable) > WinTV-HVR-3000 Soundcard > Adobe Audition (10db Boost) > WAV > CD Wave Editor (Tracking) > TLH [FLAC 8]

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Disc 1
Track 101. Introduction by Lies Steppe 2:29 (4.2MB)
Track 102. What A Wonderful World 5:31 (9.3MB)
Track 103. Mac The Knife 6:57 (11.7MB)
Track 104. That’s My Home 4:30 (7.6MB)
Track 105. Gut Bucket Blues 4:24 (7.4MB)
Track 106. I’ve Got The World On A String 5:27 (9.2MB)
Track 107. Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams 6:32 (11.0MB)
Track 108. Do You Call That A Buddy 4:40 (7.8MB)
Track 109. You Rascal You 5:59 (10.0MB)
Track 110. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child 6:16 (10.5MB)
53 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. Memories Of You 5:57 (10.0MB)
Track 202. Dippermouth Blues 5:11 (8.7MB)
Track 203. Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen 5:21 (9.0MB)
Track 204. When You’re Smiling 3:10 (5.3MB)
Track 205. Didn’t He Ramble 5:37 (9.4MB)
Track 206. When The Saints Go Marching In/Lay My Burden Down 14:29 (24.3MB)
Track 207. Such A Night 10:02 (16.9MB)
50 mins

Lineup:
Dr John (vocals, guitar)
Sarah Morrow (trombone, Music Director)
Jamie Kime (guitar),
Roland Guerin (bass)
Herlin Riley (drums)
Guest vocals: Cécile McLorin Salvant
Guests: Benjamin Herman (alt sax)
Lluc Casares (clarinet, tenor sax)
Tini Thomsen (baritone sax),
Jan van Duikeren, Jelle Schouten, Bart Maris (trumpet)

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