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Denver 1974 [no label, 1CD]

Live at Ebbet’s Field, Denver, CO; September 25, 1974. Very good Pre-FM source of KBPI broadcast.

Thanks to dino000 for sharing the show at Dime.

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David Browne, rollingstone.com:

He was a talented kid who got his finger blown off, went to prison, then transformed into one of rock’s most outsized characters. Where did Mac Rebennack end and Dr John begin? As he would say himself, “I got some confusement here.”

Dr John was always modest about his place in the history of New Orleans music. “Everything I’m about, the old-timers showed me,” he once said. “Nothing I got is nothing original.” He’d be the first to admit that he picked up his spry, rolling-river piano-playing from predecessors like Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, and Huey “Piano” Smith. But few embodied the spirit of New Orleans, or helped take it to strange new places, the way Dr John did.

Even though he scored just one pop hit, 1973’s “Right Place Wrong Time,” his impact on modern music was huge, beginning with murky-swamplands masterpieces like 1968’s Gris-Gris and 1972’s Dr John’s Gumbo (a tribute to New Orleans that helped introduce rock fans to standards like “Iko Iko”).

Nineties kids know him from his theme song to the sitcom Blossom; Gen Z recognizes his voice from animated films like The Princess and the Frog; and anyone who remembers The Muppet Show knows the dapper bandleader Dr Teeth, modeled on Dr John. (The Bonnaroo festival was even named after his 1974 album, Desitively Bonnaroo.) “He wasn’t just New Orleans, he was worldwide,” says Aaron Neville, who met Dr John when both were teenagers. “He brought New Orleans everywhere.” Dr John died of a heart attack in 2019. He was 77.

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Track 01. Intro 6:42
Track 02. Down Yonder 4:01
Track 03. Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya 6:11
Track 04. Danse Kalinda Ba Doom 3:29
Track 05. Walk On Guilded Splinters 5:24
Track 06. Mama Roux 3:59
Track 07. Quitters Never Win 3:59
Track 08. Mos’ Scocious 4:49
Track 09. Mess Around/Qualified 6:58
Track 10. Hard Sentence 3:26
Track 11. Can’t Git Enough 3:21
Track 12. Desitively Bonnaroo 2:48
Track 13. Stagger Lee 3:52
Track 14. Didn’t He Ramble 6:18
Track 15. Right Place, Wrong Time 3:19
Track 16. Lil Liza Jane 4:14
73 mins

Possible lineup:
Dr John - piano, vocals
Alvin Robinson - guitar
Robert Lee Popwell - bass
James Booker III - organ
James Black - drums

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  1. 9 Responses to “DR JOHN - DENVER 1974”

  2. Rumor has it Dr John had a Big Un

    By U L E on Apr 6, 2022

  3. This dude had a big ole double size hoagie in his britches I hear . Very big

    By ELU on Apr 6, 2022

  4. Who starts these rumors ?

    By Jocko P on Apr 6, 2022

  5. Wacko jocko , rumors get started because of groupie gossip, men’s room sightings and whip it out contests

    By Scaromouch on Apr 6, 2022

  6. I don’t know which I enjoy more, the live shows or hilarious comments.

    By Robert on Apr 6, 2022

  7. “DR JOHN - DENVER”. I’ll be damned. Never knew the Rocky Mountain High dude was a doctor. How totally gay.

    By The Anti M on Apr 6, 2022

  8. I enjoy sucking coc k and being butt fucked much more than the comments and live shows.

    By Robert on Apr 6, 2022

  9. This dosent look like John Denver .

    By Harry Reems on Apr 7, 2022

  10. Since when was John Denver a doctor?

    By Harry Reems on Apr 7, 2022

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