Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – London, England (12/04/74)

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Eric Clapton
Hammersmith Odeon,
London, England
December 4, 1974

Download: SHN/MP3

Tarantura’s “LZ Was There” silvers>DAT

Eric Clapton
Carl Radle (Bass)
George Terry (Guitar)
Jamie Oldaker (Drums)
Dick Sims (Keyboards)
Yvonne Elliman (Vocals)
Marcy Levy (Vocals)

Let It Grow
Can’t Find My Way Home
I Shot The Sheriff
Tell The Truth
Ramblin’ On My Mind
Have You Ever Loved A Woman
Willie And The Hand Jive & Get Ready

cd 2
Blues Power
Little Wing
Singin’ The Blues
Badge >
Steady Rolling Man
Let It Rain

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Osaka, Japan (10/22/75)

eric clapton - osaka 1975

Eric Clapton
October 22, 1975 (1975-10-22)
Festival Hall
Osaka, Japan

Download: FLAC/MP3

01) [07:54] Layla
02) [07:20] Key to the Highway
03) [05:47] Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
04) [12:31] Blues Power
05) [05:44] Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
06) [11:31] I Shot the Sheriff
07) [02:03] Band Introductions
08) [08:14] Carnival
09) [12:56] Little Wing
10) [10:45] Tell the Truth
11) [09:05] Let it Rain
12) [07:55] Bell Bottom Blues
13) [05:26] Can’t Find My Way Home
14) [08:44] As the Years Go Passing By
15) [11:48] Badge

Total [2:07:43]

Lineage: trade cassette (in 1993)

Sony TC-WE475 > Sony DTC-ZE700 > E-MU E-DSP Soundcard > 16/48 wav > Wavelab (tracking and tweaking) > you !

From the original uploader:
Here’s a very nice sounding, mostly complete audience show from Osaka 1975. It’s sourced from an LP, but I do not know the name or info of the boot. Sample included of As the Years Go Passing By – EC has only played this tune a few times, one would think.

And a note about the EC series I’ve been enjoying bringing to you: I have one more to put up in this part of the series, then I will be jumping to my favorite EC tour – I have several nice sounding blues shows (’94 – ’95) that I haven’t seen up on the tracker so stay tuned …

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Southern Mountain Reggae – European Summer Tour 1978

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Bob Dylan
Pink Panter Records

Download: FLAC/MP3

Statistics for this compilation (yes, lies, damn lies & statistics masquerading as facts)

59 ball-tearing, sensational tracks
47 different songs
11 concerts are represented here (from the total of 19 concerts)
4 hours & 33 minutes of music
1 bob

Earls Court
London, England
17 June 1978

01.Simple Twist Of Fate

Taper: Nigel Simms;
Remaster: Pb

Earls Court
London, England
20 June 1978

02.Love Her With A Feeling (Tampa Red)
03.One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)

Equipment: Master R2R > MC(2) > CDR(1) > EAC(secure) >
remastering with SoundForge 8.0 > FLAC(level8) > Dime

Feijenoord Stadion
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
23 June 1978

04.A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
05.You’re A Big Girl Now
06.Blowin’ In The Wind
07.I Want You
08.The Times They Are A-Changin’

LB-2115; xref-01722;
Rotterdam ’78 (Street Legal / 001-002)

Nurnberg, West Germany
1 July 1978

09.Mr Tambourine Man
10.Shelter From The Storm
11.It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
12.I Donít Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
13.A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke)
14.Love Minus Zero/No Limit
15.A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall
16.One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)
17.You’re A Big Girl Now
18.One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)
19.SeÒor (Tales Of Yankee Power)
20.Masters Of War
21.All Along The Watchtower
22.All I Really Want To Do
23.It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
24.Forever Young
25.I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight
26.The Times They Are A-Changin’

Eric Clapton (guitar) on:
I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight,
The Times They Are A-Changin’.

Only vocal performance of A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall during the 1978 World tour.

Trainload Of Fools (Rattlesnake / RS 085-86)

Pavillon de Paris
Paris, France
3 July 1978

27.Oh, Sister (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)

Taper: Legendary Taper A (LTA);
Equipment: Sennheiser MKE-2002 Binaural Microphones >
Uher 4200 Report Stereo IC > 2 BASF 13cm/5in reels

Pavillon de Paris
Paris, France
4 July 1978

28.My Back Pages
29.I Shall Be Released
30.Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
31.It Ain’t Me, Babe
32.The Man In Me
33.I Want You
34.Just Like A Woman
35.We Better Talk This Over
36.I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight

Remaster: JTT;
Equipment: Reel to Reel Master (Taper Unknown) > DAT >
DVD Data Disc (FLAC) > Wave > Soundforge 8 (Clean Joins, New Track Marks) >
FLAC Level 6 Align on Sector Boundaries

Pavillon de Paris
Paris, France
5 July 1978

37.She’s Love Crazy
38.Tangled Up In Blue
39.Like A Rolling Stone
40.Gates Of Eden
41.Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
42.Changing Of The Guards

Remaster: JTT;
Equipment: Reel to Reel Master (Taper Unknown) > DAT >
DVD Data Disc (FLAC) > Wave>Soundforge 8 (Clean Joins, New Track Marks) >
FLAC Level 6 Align on Sector Boundaries

Pavillon de Paris
Paris, France
6 July 1978

43.Ballad Of A Thin Man

Border Beneath The Sun: Definitive Edition (Thinman / 012-013);
Lineage: Original Thinman silvers >
WAV (EAC v0.99 prebeta 5 – secure, Offset “actual”) >
FLAC (flacfrontend, level 6) > You

Pavillon de Paris
Paris, France
8 July 1978

44.My Back Pages
45.Baby Stop Crying
46.Love Minus Zero/No Limit
47.Maggie’s Farm
48.Going, Going, Gone
49.True Love Tends To Forget
50.Blowin’ In The Wind
51.To Ramona

Remaster: JTT;
Source: reel to reel master

Gothenburg, Sweden
11 July 1978

52.Girl Of The North Country
53.Is Your Love In Vain?


Blackbushe Aerodrome
Camberley, England
15 July 1978

54.Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
55.Simple Twist Of Fate
56.Is Your Love In Vain?
57.Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)
58.The Long And Winding Road (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
59.Gates Of Eden

Transfer: JTT;
Equipment: First Generation Tape (Master Cassette) >
Maxell C90 Cassette (DolbyB) > Pioneer 609 (CDR) > EAC > SHN

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Los Angeles, CA (05/01/90)

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Forum, Los Angeles, Ca.
From silvers “Crossroads in L.A.” Blackie 06

Download: FLAC/MP3

Bad Love
Before You Accuse Me
Old Love
Tearing Us Apart
A Remark You Made
Instrumental Jam (with George Harrison)
Crossroads (with George Harrison)

TT 67.30

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Philadelphia, PA (09/07/88)

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Eric Clapton (with Mark Knopfler)
Philadelphia, Pa.
“It’s a Guitar Thing” (3BR 151) *Hot SBD*
3BR Records – 3BR 151 – SB 6 (Scale 1-6)

Download: FLAC/MP3

Disc 1:

1. Crossroads
2. White Room
3. I Shot the Sheriff
4. Lay Down Sally
5. Wonderful Tonight
6. Tearing Us Apart
7. After Midnight
8. Can’t Find My Way Home
9. Motherless Children

Disc 2:

1. Same Old Blues
2. Cocaine
3. Layla
4. Money For Nothing (Mark Knopfler)
5. Sunshine of Your Love

Band Lineup:
Eric Clapton Guitar, Vocals
Mark Knopfler Guitar, Vocals
Nathan East Bass, Vocals
Steve Ferrone Drums
Jodie Linscott Percussion
Katie Kissoon Backing Vocals
Tessa Niles Backing Vocals

Geetarz Comments:

The 1988 Tour celebrated Clapton’s 25th Anniversary in the music
business, and coincided with the resurgence of classic roots rock
and blues in the public eye. The tour was received warmly, and the
crowd in Phildelphia was off the hook, which really took the energy
level of the band up a notch as well.

Sourced from a low generation copy of a pro-shot Video in wide
circulation among collectors – then remastered by the 3BR team.

Great, crisp soundboard recording. The mix, in particular, is very
up-front and close-miked.

IMO, this is superior to the Tarantura release “Vivela Slowhand”,
which apears to have been sourced from a lower quality, higher-
generation source and suffers from a bit of VHS tracking noise.


3BR Original (Directly from Igor and The Professor) > LiteOn iHAP
322 (UL 18 Firmware) > EAC v. 0.99 Prebeta 5 (Secure Mode, Offset
Correct @ +6, 0) > FLAC

Artwork, checksums (ffp, MD5, ST5), info file, and EAC extraction
logs provided.

Enjoy … and PLAY IT LOUD!

May, 2010

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Tucson, AZ (08/17/75)

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Eric Clapton
August 17, 1975 (1975-08-17)
Community Center
Tucson, Arizona

Download: FLAC/MP3

Disc 1 [59:12]
01) [07:41] Layla
02) [08:19] Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
03) [08:44] Carnival
04) [06:02] Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
05) [07:16] Can’t Find My Way Home
06) [08:00] Further On Up the Road
07) [13:10] Little Wing

Disc 2 [33:34]
01) [10:15] I Shot the Sheriff
02) [10:27] Badge
03) [07:50] Steady Rollin’ Man >
04) [05:02] Crossroads

Total [1:32:46]

Lineage: soundboard > ? > trade cdr (in 2005)

EAC > Flac (8) > you !


Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Inglewood, CA (08/14/75)

Eric Clapton - Los Angeles - listen to dis jimmy - 1975

Eric Clapton
The Forum
Inglewood CA

Download: FLAC/MP3

Further On Up the Road
Knocking On Heaven’s Door
Can’t Find My Way Home
Tell the Truth
Stormy Monday
Keith Moon Interlude
Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?*
Teach Me to Be Your Woman*
Eyesight to the Blind*

Band Lineup:
Eric Clapton Guitar, Vocals
George Terry Guitar
Carl Radle Bass
Dick Sims Keyboards
Jamie Oldaker Drums
Yvonne Elliman Backing Vocals
Marcy Levy Backing Vocals

* with guest appearances by Carlos Santana, Keith Moon and Joe Cocker

Source 1:
“Listen To Dis, Jimmy”
Tarantura Records
Aud?>>CDR>>eac>>wave>TLH (flac8)

Source 2:
Antrabata – LAFORUM1/2 – Aud 6 / SB 5
Lineage: EAC v 0.99 (Prebeta 4, Secure) > FLAC (Level 5) > You!

Geetarz Comments:

This is probably one of, if not the, most oft-booted Clapton shows ever, and it’s dizzying trying to keep track of all the different versions, remasters, etc. Rather than tell you which version I think you should listen to, I prefer just to put ’em up and let YOU decide.

There are debates as to the lineage of this recording – some sources list it as a soundboard, others as an impeccable audience recording. I tend to believe it is the latter, but even if I am wrong, does it really matter? If I feed you something you think is chicken, as long as it tastes like chicken, you’re full and who cares? Just enjoy the meal.

For me personally this is the 2nd official ROIO I came across of this performance, and the Slowhand Masterfile, although a bit dated now, has always stood the test of time in my opinion as a very worthy collection.

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Brisbane, Australia (04/14/75)

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Brisbane, Australia
April 14th 1975

“Low Generation Tape Transfer, JTT”

Download: FLAC/MP3



SOURCE: Low Generation Cassette > Akai GX95 (Playback) > Soundforge 9 >
FLAC Frontend Level 6 Align on Sector Boundaries

Edit at 06:00 in Let It Rain

Transfer & Artwork by JTT, March 2009

1. Intro
2. Badge
3. Milk Cow Blues
4. Have You Ever Loved A Woman
5. Steady Rollin’ Man
6. Can’t Find My Way Home
7. Teach Me To Be Your Woman
8. Let It Rain

Disc Two
1. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
2. I Shot The Sheriff
3. Layla
4. All I Have To Do Is Dream
5. Little Wing
6. Little Queenie

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Tempe, AZ (07/18/74)

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Eric Clapton
“Smiling Away”
AZU Stadium
Tempe, Arizona
July 18, 1974
Fire Power – FP-06 – SB 5 (Scale 1-6)

Download: FLAC/MP3

Track List:
1) Smile
2) Can’t Find My Way Home
3) Layla
4) Willie and the Hand Jive / Get Ready
5) Have You Ever Loved a Woman
6) Badge
7) Presence of the Lord

Band Lineup:
Eric Clapton Guitar, Vocals
Jamie Oldaker Drums
Dick Sims Keyboards
Carl Radle Bass
George Terry Guitar
Yvonne Elliman Backing Vocals

Geetarz Comments:

Definitely one of the more “focused” of EC’s 1974 shows – in less polite terms, this is one of the ones where he was not drunk!

An excellent, very crispy soundboard, instruments and vocals are all very clear with good seperation, and very little hiss, you can
even hear EC’s amplifier buzz a bit in quieter passages.

Well-done mix, although the B3 is a tad too prominent, otherwise excellent. Recommended.

Trade CD-R > Plextor PX-712a – EAC v. 0.99 Prebeta 4 (Secure) > FLAC (Level 6) > You !

Artwork, info file, checksums (FFP, MD5, and ST5), and EAC logs included. Please note, a “whole-torrent” MD5 is also included, which will verify that all the contents remain unchanged.

Reseeds are welcome, and encouraged – please share the tunes!

May, 2010

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Eric Clapton – Uniondale, NY (06/28/75)

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Eric Clapton
“Union of the Gods”
Uniondale, New York
June 28, 1975

Download: FLAC/MP3

Silver Horse – SH-7502A/B – Aud 3

(Rating Scale 1-6; where 1=awful & 6=perfect)

Disc 1:

1. Layla
2. Key to the Highway
3. Badge *Not Included – Officially Released*
4. Bell Bottom Blues
5. Further On Up the Road
6. Better Make it Through Today
7. Blues Power

Disc 2:

1. Sunshine of Your Love
2. Crossroads
3. Tell the Truth
4. Stormy Monday
5. Eyesight to the Blind

Band Lineup (courtesy of ectours.de)
Eric Clapton Guitar, Vocals
George Terry Guitar
Carl Radle Bass
Dick Sims Keyboards
Jamie Oldaker Drums
Yvonne Elliman Backing Vocals
Marcy Levy Backing Vocals

Geetarz Comments: Disc times are 62:51/44:25.

Also features Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin on guitar, and Alphonze Mouzon on drums, during the encore.

“Badge” and “I Shot the Sheriff” from this concert were officially released on the “Crossroads 2: Live in the Seventies” box set. Please note that this audience recording is not complete, to begin with it was missing “Sheriff” and “Can’t Find My Way Home”. To appease the DIME gods and prevent confusion from anyone stupid enough to confuse an officially released soundboard track with a pretty crappy audience recording, D1T3, “Badge” has been removed from this torrent. More information about the missing track(s) can be discussed on the ClaptonBoots group (http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/ClaptonBoots/).

Please note that although I have run across several different lineages of this recording, they have all been missing the same 2 tracks so at this point I think it’s a safe assumption to consider that they were not recorded, or at least the full recording is not to be found in the trading pool. I hope to be proven wrong, but in the meantime this is the best sounding recording of this historic concert that I have encountered.

CD Extraction with EAC (v 0.99, Prebeta 4, Secure Mode) > FLAC (Level 5) > YOU!

Artwork scans, EAC logs, and checksums included.

Upped By Request.