The bootleg world is finally warming up this year to coincide with the Spring tours and it’s also bringing us more archival material.
First from the Hot Lips label we have two new sets, the first is ‘The Complete Osaka Premier’, Bob Dylan’s very first show in the Japanese city, the artwork reports that this is the show as it’ most complete version in the best ever quality.
The labels other release is Aerosmith, “Michigan Palace Airwave, a stereo soundboard from the groups show from the 7th of April, 1974 at the Michigan Palace, Detroit. Remastered to be the most natural sounding version.
Goldplate return with their first release in a while, this features the Stones free Cuban concert from the 25th March, 2016. Two versions of the set exist, a regular 2 CD edition and a deluxe edition featuring a blu-ray disk that includes the full concert with TV report extras.
The Speakezy label bring us two David Bowie issues;
“Neo-Expressionism; The Master Cut” is a 4 CD set featuring recorded at the Public Auditorium, Cleveland, OH. USA 28th February 1976, the two ‘bonus’ disks were recorded at the Boston Gardens, Boston, MA. USA 17th March 1976.
The second, “The Dawn Of The Duke” is a 2 CD and DVD set, the CDs featuring the Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, WA, USA show recorded on the 3rd February 1976 while the DVD is the tour rehearsals, 89 minutes of video from the Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC. Canada on the 2nd of February, 1976If you liked this review, buy me a cup of joe. (Suggested: $3 a shot or $7.5 for a double)