December 6, 2019 – 5:41 am


Our costs will always be there. So readers who can donate towards the cost of the site, please open a Skrill account. Readers who wish to contribute to BigO will now have to use Skrill (click here). We are no longer able to use PayPal to receive donations. Register an account at Skrill. To make a payment, use this e-mail address as recipient’s e-mail address in Skrill: mail2[at]bigomagazine.com. Looking forward to hearing from you.

+ + + + +

To reduce spamming, the BigO website is going through Cloudflare. What it does is scan your browser to ensure the visitor is not a spam. Do not be alarmed as this usually takes only a few seconds. Email us if you still have difficulty accessing the BigO site; or playing or downloading the tracks. If you know a better way of reducing spam, do let us know.

+ + + + +

Click on the panels for a better view or to download jpg artwork.

San Francisco 2019 [no label, 1CD]

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA; October 6, 2019. Very good audio (ripped from HDTV webcast).

Michael Nesmith is best known as a member of the late 1960s pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees. A successful songwriter, Nesmith’s credits include “Different Drum” (The Stone Poneys featuring Linda Ronstadt) and “Joanne,” his top-40 hit with the First National Band. Aside from his groundbreaking projects in the field of music video and film production, Nesmith is a noted player of the 12-string guitar, performing on custom-built 12-string electric and acoustic guitar models.

+ + + + +

People may have been unfamiliar with the material - despite releasing three albums, the First National Band never made a dent in the charts - but Nesmith’s easygoing charm made up for it, as the band revived its pedal-steel-infused tunes, including “Joanne”, to delight an audience of hipsters and hippies. - datebook.sfchronicle.com

+ + + + +

Thanks to UncleBoko for sharing the HDTV webcast at Dime.

Click on the highlighted tracks to download the MP3s (320 kbps). As far as we can ascertain, these tracks have never been officially released on CD.

Please Do Not Hammer The Links. Due to the size of some of the files, please be very patient when downloading the tracks. It could be that the server was very busy. The tracks should still be around. Please try again later.

Kindly email us if you encounter persistent problems downloading the files. Also email us if you have any rarities you’d like to share with our readers.

Track 01. intro/Nevada Fighter 5:46
Track 02. Calico Girlfriend 3:25
Track 03. Nine Times Blue/Little Red Rider 4:34
Track 04. The Crippled Lion 3:27
Track 05. Joanne 4:28
Track 06. Dedicated Friend 2:47
Track 07. Grand Ennui 7:15
Track 08. Papa Gene’s Blues/Different Drum/Some of Shelly’s Blues 8:34
Track 09. Silver Moon/Rio 11:28
Track 10. Thanks for the Ride 4:45
57 mins

Click here to order Michael Nesmith releases.

  1. 9 Responses to “MICHAEL NESMITH - SAN FRANCISCO 2019”

  2. Rumor has it Mike gots a Big Un . Davy had a Big Un too

    By U L E on Dec 6, 2019

  3. Rumor has it Micky gots a Lil Un . Peter had a Lil Un too

    By U L E on Dec 6, 2019

  4. A band of Big Uns and Lil Uns

    By U L E on Dec 6, 2019

  5. ULE, dude, you’re on fire this morning. Hysterical. So witty. Perfect too, as I woke up this morning just dying to know how big The Monkees dicks are.

    NOT! You fucking bozo!

    Next time, just try downloading, enjoying, and for the love of god-shutting up!

    By Mort Sahl on Dec 6, 2019

  6. Mike Nesmith is hung like a Bull .

    By Pam Des Barris on Dec 7, 2019

  7. So was Davy ‘ Peter and Mickey had Pricks the size of my pinky.

    By Pam Des Barris on Dec 7, 2019

  8. Thanks for this one BigO. Papa Nez! And what a set list! Anything you can offer us from this festival will be appreciated. Hot Tuna, John Kay, The Flatlanders, Robert Plant. Here is the list of artists-

    By sking on Dec 7, 2019

  9. Wonderful!
    Thank you for Michael Nesmith!!!

    By Frank on Dec 9, 2019

  10. Michael’s early albums are great. My personal favorite is “And the hits keep on coming”. Check out his work if you have not heard it. Wonderful.
    Thanks for this.

    By Edward on Dec 10, 2019

Post a Comment