Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Lou Reed – Eindhove, The Netherlands (08/10/78)

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Lou Reed
Eindhoven
10 August 1978
audience recording from 1st generation cassette

Download: FLAC/MP3

track 01: Sweet Jane 4.54
track 02: Satellite Of Love 7.09
track 03: Leave Me Alone 13.07
track 04: Pale Blue Eyes 7.06
track 05: Waiting For My Man 12.01
track 06: Coney Island Baby 8.36
track 07: Walk On The Wild Side 5.35
track 08: Rock And Roll/You Keep Me Hanging On 9.42
track 09: Street Hassle 12.14
track 10: Heroin 10.44

track 11: Interview, Bilzen Jazz Rock Festival, (13?) August 1978 4.49

Lou Reed: guitar, vocals
Stuart Heinrich: guitar
Ellard “Moose” Bowles: bass
Michael Fonfara: keyboards
Marty Fogel: reed instruments
Michael Suchorsky: drums
Angela Howard: backing vocals (?)
Christine Faith: backing vocals (?)

From the original uploader:
I got this version from bootblogger. Very likely, it is sourced from an upload of lurid_uk in 2008. Track lengths match and it
also has the interview lurid had added. Flac file size differs by around 5 mb, though. Not sure if lurid had added some scans,
too (He didn’t mention in his text, though). So, maybe flacs have been changed a bit.

Anyway, I grabbed lurid’s info from the bot:

lineage: 1st generation Maxell XL11 90 cassette – (Wavepad) – wav – flac (level 8) – you

original recording by the Raven
transfer to wav March 2008 by lurid_uk
uploaded to Dime March 2008 by lurid_uk

“Street Hassle” European Tour 1978

10 August: Eindhoven
11 August: Leiden
12 August: Amsterdam (Groningen?)
13 August: Bilzen Jazz Rock Festival
?? August: Cologne (?)

The tour to promote “Street Hassle” started in San Francisco in March 1978 and then rolled across North America with Lou reputedly
drunk and stoned for much of it. There was supposed to be a follow-on European tour but this (mostly) fell through for reasons not
known to me: the end result was a 4 or 5 date visit to Holland and Belgium in August. (It’s never been absolutely clear whether or not
there was also a show in Cologne – I suspect not). Lou was initially scheduled to headline an open-air festival at Charlton Athletic’s
football stadium in London on July 22nd, but that festival was cancelled. An audience recording dated “Amsterdam 12 August 1978”
exists, but there is also a Dutch press ad for a show in Groningen on 12 August.

The tail end of the “Take No Prisoners” tour: same band, similar set list, but no jokes from Lou. But this is a great version of “Waiting
For My Man” – long and bluesy. Also nice versions of “Coney Island Baby” and “Street Hassle” – there’s a lot of passion in Lou’s vocals.
(As compared to “Walk On The Wild Side”, where it sounds as if each pained word is being forcibly squeezed out of his mouth….)

The Raven captured a reasonable quality mono recording of this show. It’s a little bit “boomy” but still very listenable. There’s also a bit
of damage to the master tape in a few places but nothing drastic.

track 11 is lifted from the vinyl bootleg LP “Leave Lou Reed Alone”

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