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Bootleg Bonanza: Van Morrison – The Inn of the Beginning (05/14/71)

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The Inn Of The Beginning
Cotati, CA.
May 14th 1971


AUD: Reel
Sony Stereo Recorder w/ Dual Element mics > ? > CD
Cd > EAC (secure) > mkwACT > SHN>MP3@320

01 – (Fades in) I’ve Been Working – Van Morrison
02 – He Ain’t Give You None – Van Morrison
03 – Beautiful Obsession, Let The Cowboy Ride – Van Morrison
04 – Give Me A Kiss – Van Morrison
05 – Mystic Eyes * – Van Morrison
06 – Instrumental – Van Morrison
07 – Jambalaya – Van Morrison
08 – Rock Me Baby – Van Morrison
09 – I Wanna Roo You, (Scottish Derivate) – Van Morrison
10 – Moonshine Whiskey – Van Morrison
11 – And It Stoned Me – Van Morrison
12 – Blue Money – Van Morrison
13 – Domino – Van Morrison
14 – Bring It On Home – Van Morrison

Total Time 72:16

Bill Craven followed VTM around California in the early 70’s recording Van with
a portable Sony stereo recorder and a dual element mic. The results
were fantastic, and the shows he caught have not been previously
circulated. These shows are exciting for their quality and rareness.
They are audience recordings. There are flaws and crowd noise, but
they are easy to listen to and very enjoyable.

There are some fade ins at the beginning and fade outs at the end on some tracks but no real music is lost. This was done by the taper Bill Craven.

* – Van Morrison on Harmonica

Band Members
Van Morrison – Harmonica, Vocals, Guitar and Piano
Alan Hand – Keyboards
John Klingberg – Bass
John Platania – Guitar
Dahaud Shaar – Drums
Jack Schroer – Saxaphone
Collin Tilton – Saxaphone & Flute
Keith Johnson – Trumpet
Ellen Schroer – Backing Vocals
Janet Planet – Backing Vocals (Van’s Wife at the time)
Martha Velez – Backing Vocals

From the Archive: Southern Culture on the Skids – Memphis, TN (02/08/03)

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Southern Culture On The Skids
February 8, 2003
Memphis, TN

Disk 1

01 Run Chicken Run
02 Nitty Gritty
03 Too Much Pork For Just One Fork
04 Greenback Fly
05 Midnight To Six
06 White Trash
07 Voodoo Cadillac
08 Lordy, Lordy
09 Shotgun
10 Love That Will Last Forever
11 Liquored Up and Lacquered Down
12 Daddy Was A Preacher But Momma Was A Go-Go Girl
13 Banana Puddin’
14 Meximelt
15 House Of Bamboo
16 Firefly
17 Hitting On Nothing
18 King Of The Mountain
19 Soul City
20 Jack The Ripper

Disk 2
01 Encore (fade in)
02 Big Bang Pow
03 Drunk And Lonesome Again
04 Dirt Track Date
05 band comments about fried chicken
06 Eight Piece Box
07 Camel Walk
08 The Great Atomic Power

Daily Bootleg Links: Gin Blossoms – Standing in the Weeds, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings (07/27/96), Iron Maiden (03/15/80)

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Gin Blossoms
Standing in the Weeds
Shooter’s In Cleveland, 1992
Download MP3@Hear Rock City

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings
Durham, NC
July 27, 1996
Download MP3@Sponteneous Wednesday

Iron Maiden
Hammersmith Odeon,
London, England
Download@The Clock that Went Backwards Again

Bootleg Bonanza: The White Stripes – Indianapolis, IN (07/09/02)


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The White Stripes
July 9, 2002
The Vogue
Indianapolis, IN

Equipment: Sony D-8 CSB Mics
Source: 44 khz > CDR > Wave > FLAC>WAV>MP3


01 Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
02 When I Hear My Name
03 I Think I Smell a Rat
04 Jolene
05 Hotel Yorba
06 Lord, Send Me an Angel
07 Ball and Biscuit
08 Apple Blossom
09 Good to Me
10 Isis
11 Cannon
12 Death Letter
13 Wasting My Time
14 Rated X
15 Fell in Love With a Girl
16 Look Over Me Closely
17 Little Room
18 The Union Forever
19 Sister Do You Know My Name
20 You’re Pretty Good Looking
21 Hellow Operator
22 We’re Going to Be Friends
23 Love Sick
24 Astro
25 Jack the Ripper
26 Screwdriver
27 Boll Weevil

Torrent Tracking: Toby Keith (02/11/11), Trey Anastasio (11/26/05), Stevie Wonder (12/18/79)

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Toby Keith
Mashantucket, CT
Get Torrent: DIME

Trey Anastasio with the 70 Volt Parade
November 26, 2005
Denver, CO
Get Torrent: Etree

Stevie Wonder
December 18, 1979
Pasadena, CA
Get Torrent: Trader’s Den

Daily Bootleg Links: The Rolling Stones – Paris Studio Outtakes (77-79), Van Morrison (09/28/86), Gram Parsons – The Lost Rehearsal Tape 1972

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The Rolling Stones
Paris Studio Outtakes (1977-79)
Download FLAC: Quality Bootz

Van Morrison
Rotterdam, NL
28 September 1986
Download MP3@Jazz Blues & CO

Gram Parsons
The Lost Rehearsals Tape 1972
Download MP3@Beehive Candy

Bootleg Bonanza: Laura Marling – Reading, England (04/05/07)

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Laura Marling
Oakford Social Club
Reading, UK

Source: AT933(C)>3wbb>iRiver H120
Transfer: H120>USB>DellHD>Audacity (fade in, fade out)>CD Wave>FLAC>MP3

Location: Slightly LOC, 2m from stage

Time: 31:32

1. Intro
2. Captain and the Hourglass *
3. Mexico *
4. Old Stone
5. Night Terror
6. Ghosts
7. Lolita
8. New Romantic
9. Instr > London Town *

Bonus: Laura sang on the end of the previous set with Noah & The Whale:

10. 5 Years Time (inc.)
11. Rocks & Daggers

* W/Noah & The Whale

Reasonable sounding stealth recording.

Very early Laura Marling recording. The songs sound quite a bit different than they do on the official release.

Bootleg Bonanza: Keith Richards – A Stone Alone

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(A Vinyl Gang Product 377)

Original VGP CD -> WAV (EAC v. 0.95 beta 4 – secure, Offset “actual”) -> FLAC (flacfrontend, level 6) -> MP3

Long View Farm, Brookfeld, Massachussetts, May 1981 (track 1-9)
New York City 1978 (track 10)
Sounds Interchange Studios, Toronto, Canada, March 12th-13th 1977 (track 11-18)

01. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On ( 1:18 )
02. Say It’s Not You ( 3:41 )
03. Don’t ( 3:42 )
04. Blue Monday ( 2:16 )
05. Oh, What A Feeling ( 4:04 )
06. Sing Me Back Home ( 4:39 )
07. The Nearness Of You ( 4:06 )
08. Apartment N∞9 ( 3:58 )
09. All I Have To Do Is Dream ( 3:02 )
10. Key To The Highway ( 2:37 )
11. Worried Life Blues ( 2:20 )
12. Sing Me Back Home ( 4:16 )
13. She Still Comes Around ( 2:54 )
14. Apartment N∞9 ( 3:38 )
15. Sing Me Back Home ( 4:13 )
16. Worried Life Blues ( 2:23 )
17. Apartment N∞9 ( 3:38 )
18. Say It’s Not You ( 3:04 )

Excellent sound quality on this one. Its mostly Keith playing on the piano and singing. The later sessions include some guitar and backing vocals but its all pretty sparse. Ones opinion on it probably depends a lot of what you think of Keith’s singing voice, and the Stone’s ability to do ballads.

Bootleg Bonanza: Joanna Newsom – Cenon, France (01/19/11)

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Cenon, France

Taper : Trekk
MatÈriel : TASCAM DR-07 (SD Card) + Microphones CHURCH AUDIO CA-11
Lineage : SD Card > PC (Wav) > Audacity (Normalisation des pistes) > DB Poweramp (Compression Level 5) > Flac>MP3
Setlist : (Time : 65 mn >> INCOMPLETE)

01- ’81
02- Intros
03- Have One On Me
04- Easy
05- Cosmia
06- Inflammatory Writ
07- In California
08- Soft As Chalk
09- Monkey And Bear
10- Good Intentions
11- (Encore)
12- Peach Plum Pear

I’m not very familiar with Joanna Newsom’s music at all. I have friends who love her and she’s been on the list of artists to check out for awhile. The sound quality here is very good. The music, very interesting. Reminds me a bit of Victoria Williams actually, whom I adore. The taper was french and so some of the notes above are in that language. Sorry about that, but I think most of it is easily understood. It also says its incomplete, but I don’t know whats missing nor that there are existing tapes of the complete set.

Bootleg Bonanza: White Lies – In New Music We Trust (01/20/11)

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White Lies
‘In New Music We Trust Live’
HMV Forum
Kentish Town
20th January 2011

Broadcast live on BBC Radio 1

1.A Place To Hide
2.Holy Ghost
3.To Lose My Life
4.Peace & Quiet
8.Unfinished Business
9.The Power & The Glory
10.Farewell To The Fairground
11.Bigger Than Us

JVC FM receiver T-K100L>Phono to 3.5mm mini jack>iRiver iHP-120 (Rockboxed)>wav>PC>
Soundforge 8 (Fade-in/fade-out, amplify)>WAV>CD WAVE>FLAC>WAV>MP3

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