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June, 2020

  • 5 June

    Recent release round-up.

    As the world starts to recover from the pandemic lock-down, the bootleg industry is beginning to pick up again. Most of the new releases seem to come from the same sources with most of them having been taken from torrents. For those of us who prefer silver-disks to hard drive ...

December, 2012

  • 28 December

    Various artists – Howlin’ For Hubert (no label)

    Howlin’ For Hubert (no label) When Hubert Sumlin passed away on December 4th, 2011, it’s effect was such that Eric Clapton, touring in Japan at the time with Steve Winwood, dedicated that evening’s concert in Tokyo to him and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards insisted on paying his funeral costs.  Since ...

  • 26 December

    Various artists – Texas Hurricane (Mid Valley MVR 332/333)

    Texas Hurricane (Mid Valley MVR 332/333) Music Hall, Austin, TX – May 12th, 1995 Disc 1 (72:13): Texas Flood, Flamenco, 12 Bar Blues, Hot Dog, I Like It Like That, enter Robert Cray, No Love In My Heart (For You), When The Welfare Turns Its Back, enter Eric Clapton, Reconsider ...

August, 2011

  • 7 August

    Various Artists – California Jam 2 (The Polar Bear PB-111/112)

     California Jam 2 (The Polar Bear PB-111/112) Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario, CA – March 18th, 1978 Disc 1 (78:09):  Intro.  Aerosmith:  Big Ten Inch Record, Walk This Way, Same Old Song And Dance, Draw The Line, Chip Away The Stone, Sweet Emotion, Toys In The Attic.  Santana:  Jugando, Black Magic ...

August, 2010

  • 18 August

    Jeff Beck, Santana, Steve Lukather – Sound Market ’86 (Wardour-083)

    Sound Market ’86(Wardour-083) After participating in the 1983 ARMS tour with Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and a multitude of others Jeff Beck went silent in terms of live performance.  He played a handful of shows with Rod Stewart in 1984 and worked on his LP Flash.  His return to the stage ...

October, 2009

  • 2 October

    Various Artists – The ARMS Concert: New York Grand Finale (Beano-28)

    The ARMS Concert:  New York Grand Finale (Beano-28) Including the London show in September, the ARMS tour played a total of only ten shows scattered in five cities.  The final two shows were in New York on December 8th and December 9th in Madison Square Garden.  Beano packages two new audience ...

July, 2009

  • 1 July

    Various Arists – The Concert For Bangla Desh Complete (Zeus Z2026001/2/3)

      The Concert For Bangla Desh Complete (Zeus Z2026001/2/3) The Concert For Bangla Desh was the first multi-star rock charity concert.  And it was organized for a cause that not many people at the time truly understood.  But it remains as one of the greatest achievements in the history of popular music in the ...

June, 2009

  • 30 June

    Various Artists – The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (Proper Records 149)

    The Roots Of Led Zeppelin (Proper Records 149) Disc 1 (59:41):  Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed – Blind Willie Johnson, Nobody’s Fault But Mine – Blind Willie Johnson, Stealin’ Stealin’ – Memphis Jug Band, When The Levee Breaks – Robert Wilkins, That’s No Way To Get Along – John Estes, The Girl I Love – ...

  • 29 June

    Various artists – Three Yardbirds In The Hall (Beano-023)

    Three Yardbirds In The Hall (Beano-023) Three Yardbirds In The Hall is a four disc set with the first ARMS concert and the Prince’s Trust benefit concert the following night.  These are notable for being the very first time that the three guitarists from the Yardbirds, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and ...

December, 2008

  • 30 December

    Various Artists – The Complete ARMS Concert (no label)

    The Complete ARMS Concert (no label) Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA –  December 2nd, 1983 PRO-SHOT COLOUR NTSC Approx. 159min. Eric Clapton 1. Introduction; 2. Everybody Ought To Make A Change; 3. Lay Down Sally; 4. Wonderful Tonight; 5. Rita Mae; 6. Sad, Sad Day; 7. Have You Ever Loved ...

September, 2008

May, 2008

  • 26 May

    Various Artists – ARMS (Mid Valley MVR Special Sampler)

      ARMS (Mid Valley) The more interesting concerts in the annals of rock history are those that are focused upon a specific charity or cause.  It is when different musicians play either on the same bill or in collaborations and many times produce unique performances that cannot be duplicated.  Such is ...

April, 2008

  • 20 April

    Various Artists – ARMS’ Dallas 1983 (Heartbreakers HB-947-1/2)

      ARMS’ Dallas 1983 (Heartbreakers HB-947-1/2) Disc 1:  Everybody Ought to Make a Change, Lay Down Sally, Wonderful Tonight, Rita Mae, Ramblin’ On My Mind/Have You Ever Loved a Woman?, Cocaine, Man Smart Woman Smarter, Don’t Touch Me, Watching River Flow, Worried Life Blues, You Are So Beautiful, Seven Days, ...

October, 2007

  • 14 October

    Various Artists – Rolling Thunder Hurricane (Vintage Masters Premium VM007A/B)

      Rolling Thunder Hurricane  (Vintage Masters Premium VM007A/B) Madison Square Garden, New York, NY – December 8, 1975 Disc 1:  Good Love Is Hard To Find, introduction, Sleazy, Hula Hoop, Too Good To Be Wasted, Laissez-Faire, Life On Mars?, band introduction, Alabama Dark (Hank Williams), Need A New Sun Rising, ...