Archive for September, 2011

RETURN TO EUROPE

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Coltrane drops out replaced by Sonny Stitt for Miles second Europe Tour in 1960. Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. MILES DAVIS QUINTET Free Trade Hall 1960 Vol 1 and Vol 2 [Magnetic Records MRCD 102-103, 2CD] Live at the "Free Trade Hall", Manchester, England; September 27, 1960. ...

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD - TOKYO 1982

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. GRAND FUNK RAILROAD What's Funk Lives? [Gypsy Eye 038, 1CD] Live at the Budokan, Tokyo, Japan; September 6, 1982. Good to very good stereo soundboard. Grand Funk Railroad (or just Grand Funk) had a good run of albums from the beginning (On ...

THE BANGLES - PITTSBURGH 1986

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. THE BANGLES Patti's Favourite [no label, 1CD] Live at the Syria Mosque Arena, Pittsburgh, PA; December 13, 1986. Good to very good FM stereo. Vinyl rip. If, for the sake of argument, you have Suzi Quatro and Joan Jett and Lita Ford ...

EUROPE, THE OLD COUNTRY

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Recovering from the Second Great War, Europe reached for American culture. Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. MILES DAVIS QUINTET Holland 1960 [no label, 1CD] Live at Kurhaus, Scheveningen, The Netherlands, April 9, 1960 first set. Excellent FM re-broadcast on NPS Radio 4, Nov 10, 2005. Let's set the ...

JOAN JETT - NEW YORK 1980

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS New York 1980 [no label, 1CD] Live at The Bottom Line, New York, NY; December 27, 1980. Slight echo, good to very good WNEW-FM broadcast. Bad Reputation in 1980 was Joan Jett's first album after The Runaways ...

THE PHILIP COHEN COLLECTION: BEACH BOYS - STEREO MIXES

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. THE BEACH BOYS Today/Summer Days And Summer Nights In Stereo [no label, 1CD] Outtakes and deleted tracks. Recently, a fan shared a DTS 5.1 upmix of Brian Wilson's In The Key Of Disney. Well, let us not, for the moment, get carried ...

JOHN COLTRANE - NEWPORT 1961

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. JOHN COLTRANE QUINTET Music At Newport 1961 [no label, 1CD] Live at Newport, Rhode Island; July 1, 1961. Recording source unknown, good to rather good. Mono. A happy birthday to John Coltrane (September 23). He would have been 85. Thanks to Maurizio ...

NEIL YOUNG - PARIS 1989

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. NEIL YOUNG Plays Acoustic In Paris 1989 [no label, NYCD 111289, 1CD] Live at the Elysée Montmartre, Paris, France; December 11, 1989. Excellent FM broadcast? And there he was, Neil Young, on the Freedom tour, in Europe 1989. As fans know, even ...

MICHAEL NESMITH - DRURY LANE, LONDON 1975

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Click on the panels for a better view or to download artwork. MICHAEL NESMITH Drury Lane 1975 [no label, 2CD] Live at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, UK; November 30, 1975 (also listed as December 30, 1975). Very good soundboard. By the mid-'70s, Michael Nesmith had left the Monkees far behind and had ...

DEEP PURPLE - BERLIN 1973

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

JON LORD R.I.P. 1941-2012 Jon Lord, the former keyboard player with heavy rock band Deep Purple, has died aged 71. Lord co-founded Deep Purple in 1968 and co-wrote many of the group's songs including Smoke On The Water. He also played with bands including Whitesnake. He had been receiving treatment for ...