Merry Christmas! (And a summary of new releases in the past month)
Our tech people are working on redesigning the website. We’ve had an unfortunate interruption of service this past month. Reverting back to the old site, we’re going to continue providing articles and getting caught up on new releases from December. We have a tremendous backlog of titles to review and many new titles to discuss. We will get to them all ASAP.
Three Rolling Stones titles on the “no-label” label were issued. Wembley 1999 2nd Night contains the June 12th, 1999 show from Wembley Stadium in London, England.
Grand Finale contains an audience tape from the December 19th, 1981 Hampton, Virginia show. This is the final show from the Still Life tour, the night after the famous pay-per-view telecast.
Party Down is a two disc set, a needle drop of the 3LP Party Down – Live USA 1981 (Music Fans Records MFRSR) with the October 1st, 1981 show in Rockford, Illinois.
Jeff Beck with the Jan Hammer Group Day On The Green 1976 Day 2 (Wardour-092) covers the June 6th, 1976 Oakland Coliseum set.
Pink Floyd Golden Circle 1967 is a one disc title with the recently uncovered tape from the September 10th, 1967 show at the Gyllene Cirkeln, Stockholm, Sweden.
Three titles from the recently Japan tour of Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood have surfaced. Psycho (SNE-124) is published by See No Evil Records with the December 3rd, 2011 show at the Budokan in Japan.
John Lennon Imagine: Les Archives personnelles De John Lennon (Unicorn UC-121/122) contains rare French radio documentaries from 1990.
The Beatles Beatle Tour Capitol Mono Acetate (Unicorn Records UC-144) is an unreleased documentary from 1966.
Blackpool Night Out 64 Upgraded (Unicorn Records UC-123/24) contains upgraded audio from the old television special.
Beano continue their prolific production with two more Eric Clapton shows. Cow Palace 1974 (Beano-056) contains the soundboard from the July 21st, 1974 in the Cow Palace in San Francisco.
Niagara Falls 1975 (Beano-057) covers the June 23rd, 1975 show in Niagara Falls, New York.
Led Zeppelin The Calm & The Storm contains an hour long fragment from the September 23rd, 1971 Budokan, Tokyo show. This is the TENTH unique tape to surface from this legendary show.
Tarantura have a bunch more titles. Scorpions Perfect Tokyo Tapes Vol. 1 is a Mr. Peach recording documenting the April 23rd, 1978 show in the Nakano Sun-Plaza in Tokyo, Japan.
Tarantura are releasing two titles from Clapton & Winwood’s recent visit to Japan. Play For Dick Sims documents the December 10th show in the Budokan sourced from Maiko, a new taper.
Known As Blind Faith is a 2CD title with the December 7th Budokan show.
Ozzy Paranoid In Nagoya 1982 contains the July 11th, 1982 show in Nagoya.
Black Sabbath Evil In The Evening covers the November 16th, 1980 show at Nakano Sun-Plaza in Tokyo from a Mr. Peach tape.
Frank Zappa Beefheart & The Mothers Water Turning Black (Guitar Master – 025/026) contains the Music Hall, Boston, MA, show from April 27th, 1975.
Next Bend In The Road (Tambourine Man Records TMR 201/202) contains the Mud Island Amphitheatre, Memphis, Tennessee show from July 30th, 2011.
Raised In The Country (Tambourine Man Records TMR 203/204) covers the Jacobs Pavillion At Nautica, Cleveland, Ohio, on August 6, 2011.
And finally, Movin’ After Midnight (Tambourine Man Records TMR 199/200) covers the show from the Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, New York, on August 13, 2011.If you liked this review, buy me a cup of joe. (Suggested: $3 a shot or $7.5 for a double)