August 11, 2022 – 3:52 pm

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New York 1983 [Two Of Us Master Series Volume 112, 1CD]

Live at the Radio City Music Hall, New York City, NY; September 25, 1983. Very good audience recording.

Thanks to mjk5510 & Two Of Us for sharing the show at Dime.

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Between 1983 and 2002 there were not any tapers more active than the “Two Of Us”. For the better part of two decades they taped over 250 artists with an array being taped multiple times. If you collect Springsteen then you are already familiar with some of their work, “fmcleanboots” has posted a half dozen or so of their “Tunnel Of Love” tour shows but has decided to pass the baton. What you don’t know is their passion was not just for Springsteen but for music and that passion runs deep. It is astonishing how many artists they taped.

They followed tours taping club shows, theater shows, arena shows, big artists, mid-level artists and local artists. If they were following a tour and the tour had an off night they’d see who else was playing that night to tape. Always focused on enjoyment of the show as the priority, tickets were for the most part acquired outside of the venue as they worked to obtain the best possible seats, continually trading up until the correct seats were acquired.

The results of this were the captures are uniformly excellent but on occasion the start of the show was sacrificed as a trade-off for the seats. The heavy lifting was done by the Sony WM-D6C and an external Shure Mic before moving to DAT for the last couple of years. None of their masters have ever been circulated and have been safely stored for the past three to four decades in a climate controlled environment. Tapes transferred so far are in pristine condition.

Though we may do some mini releases of a series of shows in order for one portion of a tour for the most part shows will not be released in order, there are just too many of them. This will be a very exciting series and we hope along the way we upgrade existing circulating audio and offer up shows that do not have any circulating audio. We hope you enjoy the ride, this is definitely not a dark ride.

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Linda Ronstadt & The Nelson Riddle Orchestra - Radio City Music Hall; September 25, 1983

Linda Ronstadt’s detour into Big Band pop music is extremely underrepresented (and under appreciated) when it comes to taped performances. This is really too bad as Linda’s powerful soprano really lends itself to this style of music and she appears completely relaxed taking it on.

This complete performance, the first of two nights at the Radio City Music Hall, is completely uncirculated and a welcome edition to Linda’s live output. Two Of Us did an excellent job capturing it in it’s entirety, up close in excellent quality from start to finish. There was some audience noise to be dealt with, specifically a young lady that wanted Linda to know how much she appreciated her through the random scream but don’t worry she has been completely removed as if she never existed.

Thanks to “Two Of Us” and their dedication to capturing all these historic shows, the HOURS and HOURS spent waiting in line, traveling, money on tickets as well as trusting me to be the caretaker of their life’s work, our little community is indebted to you both. Also, a big thank you to my friend “fmcleanboots” for putting me in touch and laying the groundwork that has resulted in all these great releases and goody for being on call to ensure we are tuned to the correct pitch…we’ve barely scratched the surface.

mjk5510 & Two Of Us

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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.

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Track 01. I’ve Got A Crush On You 4:00
Track 02. What’s New 5:29
Track 03. Crazy He Calls Me 3:40
Track 04. Keepin’ Out Of Mischief Now 4:02
Track 05. Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry 7:38
Track 06. Falling In Love Again 2:48
Track 07. Someone To Watch Over Me 5:26
Track 08. Nelson Riddle Orchestra Pop Medley 9:11
Track 09. Daddy 4:32
Track 10. Mr Sandman 2:21
Track 11. Kalamazoo 2:23
Track 12. Dream 2:54
Track 13. Choo Choo Ch’Boogie 2:52
Track 14. I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance 5:00
Track 15. What’ll I Do 4:35
Track 16. Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be) 4:23
Track 17. Goodbye 5:11
Track 18. Desperado 3:55
81 mins

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  1. 15 Responses to “LINDA RONSTADT - NEW YORK 1983”

  2. The best music ever . I don’t mind that she’s a Mexican either . iOlé!

    By HHH on Aug 11, 2022

  3. Oops spoke too soon! Shitting liquid brown into my shrts. Cant seem to stop as Im leaving a trial of brown behind me. Derriere can you wipe me.

    By HHH on Aug 12, 2022

  4. If deres one ting I liked more Dan anytin else it’s white pussy. Jus aftah dat, white ass - I is talkin white Gal ass hole. Yep I jus loves to blow man load into a white bitch.
    Can ya dig that, y’all?

    By Mistah Big on Aug 12, 2022

  5. You fuckin black sambo monkey ass whammy lips brillo hair knuckle draggin gorilla, how bout I shove some white man meat up your black spiinchter. You leave our white hoes alone nigger boy

    By Nelson on Aug 12, 2022

  6. I gots the rope ready Nelson. Lets go lynch a coon. Make sure you gets all the townsfolk so we can have a bbq and watch the coon swing :-)

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2022

  7. Rumor has it Linda prefers Big Uns

    By U L E on Aug 13, 2022

  8. Im giving tug jobs. Who wants the first one tonite

    By Θήο on Aug 13, 2022

  9. This gal likes em on the big side i hear. Big in the britches.Big ole double size hoagies and trouser trout

    By ELU on Aug 13, 2022

  10. Who starts these rumors ?

    By Jocko P on Aug 13, 2022

  11. Your mother the pig starts these rumors

    By Θήο on Aug 13, 2022

  12. I just reported you , Θήο . Your days on this website are numbered

    By HHH on Aug 13, 2022

  13. Im so upset right now my longtime woman that I was in love with has passed. R.I.P Anne Heche you fuckin bulldyke. shittin and squattin on your grave

    By HHH on Aug 13, 2022

  14. Im turning you in doucebag. Tell Derriere to wipe your ass and mop up all the shit on the floor

    By Θήο on Aug 13, 2022

  15. All name stealers on this post . I know most of them are you Hebrew Mark . Only you use the name Derrere

    By HHH on Aug 14, 2022

  16. suсk my сock Linda and i’ll suсk Jerry Brown’s сock!

    By Derrick on Aug 19, 2022

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