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Essen 1978 [no labe, 1CD]

Rockpalast. Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany; September 15, 1978. Very good FM broadcast.

Thanks to the taper; William Tell; Lucifer Burns; and goody for sharing the show at Dime.

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Track 01. On the Air 4:45
Track 02. Moribund the Burgermeister 5:25
Track 03. Perspective 4:12
Track 04. Here come the Flood 3:49
Track 05. White Shadow 4:55
Track 06. Waiting for the Big One 7:52
Track 07. Humdrum 4:01
Track 08. Don’t Remember 5:23
Track 09. Solsbury Hill 5:10
Track 10. Modern Love 4:43
Track 11. The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway 5:17
56 mins

Peter Gabriel – vocals and piano
Tony Levin – bass, vocals
Jerry Marotta – drums, vocals
Sid McGuiness – guitar, vocals
Larry Fast – synthesiser
Timmy Capello – keyboard, saxophone

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  1. 32 Responses to “PETER GABRIEL - ESSEN 1978”

  2. Please keep this show up until I can get my electric back after Hurricane Ian. Loved all the early Gabriel shows!

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  7. @ Tony, you can watch the show plus pre show interview here.

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