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Aurora Backseat 1973 [TAKRL, 1CD]

Live at the Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA; March 20, 1973. Very good FM broadcast (vinyl rip).

Here is another version of a popular Little Feat show - this one is uploaded by bluebomber.

Thanks to bluebomber for sharing the show at Dime.

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The bootleg known as “Aurora Backseat” is from this show. Also known as “No Head No Backstage Pass”. This album is of crucial interest to any Feat Heads. This is one of the only known recordings of Eldorado Slim. A cookin’ instrumental that never quite made it on to any official release. Great story from Lowell at the front end and another just before Apolitical Blues. The man was a wag.

My copy had a lot of annoying digi pops and some crackles and clicks/rumble that come from a vinyl record. This is a pretty good soundboard recording with a rare Eldorado Slim played. Thnx to Goldwate for this seed.

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TLH > Audition3/iZotope > TLH > Flac6
- gain increased as it was low
- pops & clicks reduced from vinyl
- digi pops reduced as well
- reduced low frequency rumble
- patched flat/dead spots
- retracked

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. Eldorado Slim 13:44
Track 02. Got No Shadow 5:42
Track 03. The Fan 4:24
Track 04. Cold Cold Cold 4:18
Track 05. Dixie Chicken 4:01
Track 06. Triple Face Boogie 4:51
Track 07. Apolitical Blues 4:57
Track 08. Chevy 39 3:26
46 mins

Paul Barrére - lead and rhythm guitar, vocals
Sam Clayton - percussion, vocals
Lowell George - lead vocals, lead slide and rhythm guitar
Kenny Gradney - bass
Richie Hayward - drums, vocals
Bill Payne - keyboards, vocals

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  1. 14 Responses to “LITTLE FEAT - SANTA MONICA 1973”

  2. Thanks, Big O! Great early Feat.

    By peacenluvmaaan on Sep 9, 2022

  3. I got this but I also have this.

    By sking on Sep 9, 2022

  4. Rumor has it this was a band of Lil Uns

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2022

  5. With Lowel being the Lilst Un

    By U L E on Sep 9, 2022

  6. Of course they have little Uns . Little feet . It’s self explanatory.

    By Timmy on Sep 10, 2022

  7. I’d still suck them off for a quarter

    By U L E on Sep 10, 2022

  8. All that I ever think about is penis

    By U L E on Sep 10, 2022

  9. Some big ole hoagies and trouser trout on these dudes I hear . They was all big in the britches

    By ELU on Sep 10, 2022

  10. Last two twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Sep 10, 2022

  11. Who starts these rumors?

    By Jocko P on Sep 10, 2022

  12. Last three twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Sep 10, 2022

  13. Last four twernt me more fakes

    By U L E on Sep 10, 2022

  14. I only post about penis

    By U L E on Sep 10, 2022

  15. Thanks BigO

    By Greg on Sep 11, 2022

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