Archive for July, 2009

STEELY DAN - BOSTON 2009

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. STEELY DAN Boston 2009 [no label, 2CD] Live at the Wang Center, Boston, MA, July 22, 2009. Very good audience recording. Fans who have been following Steely Dan's current Rent Party tour were in for a treat during their Boston gig on ...

GOT LIVE IF YOU WANT IT - PART 5 (RICK DANKO)

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

When he recorded 1977's Rick Danko, he was aiming for Big Pink's rustic sound that 10 years ago swooned British music royalty. It bombed. Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. RICK DANKO (1942-1999) The Roxy 1978 [no label, 1CD] Live at The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA, March 1, ...

GOT LIVE IF YOU WANT IT - PART 4 (RICHARD MANUEL)

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

He started with three songs on Music From Big Pink but ended his songwriting with too many bottles of Grand Marnier. Although he cleaned up in 1980, The Band by then was no longer a creative force. Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. RICHARD MANUEL (1943-1986) The ...

GOT LIVE IF YOU WANT IT - PART 3 (TOWNES VAN ZANDT)

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Born to wealth, with the IQ of a genius, he started life with great expectations. But years of substance abuse took their toll and on New Year's Eve 1996, he collapsed. He died the next day at age 52. Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. TOWNES ...

BROTHERHOOD OF BREATH - ALTENA, GERMANY 1972

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. BROTHERHOOD OF BREATH Altena, Germany 1972 [no label, 1CD] Live at Balver Hohle, Altena, Germany, June 24, 1972. Very good FM recording. For 23 years (from 1970 till 1994), the Brotherhood of Breath gave world jazz a recognizable face. Begun by pianist ...

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND - THE GATLINBURG TAPES 1971

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

BUTCH TRUCKS R.I.P. 1947-2017 American drummer Butch Trucks was one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band. He would have been 70 in May. The following was posted at forums.stevehoffman.tv on January 25, 2017: "According to two of the band's roadies, Butch Trucks passed away last night. The family's in ...

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - GLASTONBURY 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E-STREET BAND Glastonbury Festival 2009 [no label, 2CD] Live at the Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, UK, June 27, 2009. Very good soundboard, composite of BBC 2 and BBC 4 DVB-T broadcasts. With Bruce Springsteen so strongly behind ...

GOT LIVE IF YOU WANT IT - PART 2 (DENNIS WILSON)

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

He dived off a yacht and drowned. Such was the tragic life of Dennis Wilson. Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. DENNIS WILSON Rarities [Dumb Angel Vol 14] This is just tracks 11-25, less tk 23. All in stereo and mono. Dennis Wilson was a Beach Boy. He stood ...

GOT LIVE IF YOU WANT IT - PART I

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

He was shot dead outside his apartment. His death sparked a worldwide mourning, never imagined at the time. Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. JOHN LENNON Listen To This... [Vigotone VT-175-7 3CD] The last real John Lennon album. After years of looting the vaults of his Beatles demos ...

SIMON AND GARFUNKEL - TOKYO 2009

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. SIMON AND GARFUNKEL Tokyo 2009 [no label, 2CD] Live at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, July 10, 2009. Very good audience recording. When Simon and Garfunkel broke up in 1970, fans feared that that would be the end of the duo. But ...