Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Where The Neon Madmen Climb

bob dylan - 1976 Houston

Bob Dylan
1976 WHERE THE NEON MADMEN CLIMB
Pink Panther Records
Night Of The Hurricane 2 & Rolling Thunder Revue 2

Download: FLAC/MP3

As always thanks to Nellie at Expecting Rain for this compilation.

Nellie always includes an enormous amounts of excellent notes with these compilations. I usually trim them down considerably so that my posts aren’t enormous. I did the same here, but do to the nature of the Rolling Thunder Review with its wide variety of people on stage the notes are still a little unwieldy. I hope they still make sense. But if not you still wanna get this comp. – Mat

RTR Part 2 is very different to RTR Part 1. The music is tougher, heavier, edgier. At times it borders on hard rock.
There is way more to RTR 2 than the official Columbia Hard Rain live album.

There is a great breadth & depth of material here.
Bob was dealing with all sorts of personal demons at the time but it seems to just fuel the fire.
Not for the faint-hearted – it is a very bumpy ride but well worth it.

Lies, damn lies & statistics:

All the songs performed by Dylan & The Rolling Thunder Revue on tour in 1975
15 of a total of 25 concerts represented here, plus six rehearsals & one birthday party.
129 tracks.
112 different songs.
1 Bob.

Instrumental Rentals Studio
Los Angeles, California
22 January 1976
Rehearsals for the second Hurricane Carter Benefit concert.

1.You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
4.Sara

LB-3237;
Compiler: Les Kokay;
1976 Rolling Thunder Rehearsals

Instrumental Rentals Studio
Los Angeles, California
23 January 1976
Rehearsals for the second Hurricane Carter Benefit concert.

3.Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever (Don Hunter/Stevie Wonder)
4.It Makes No Difference (Robbie Robertson)
5.Silver Mantis (J. Henry Burnett/Fleming)
6.Maggie’s Farm
7.Hurricane (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)
8.Oh, Sister (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)

Rick Danko (vocal) on:
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever,
It Makes No Difference.

LB-3237;
Compiler: Les Kokay;
1976 Rolling Thunder Rehearsals

Houston Astrodrome
Houston, Texas
25 January 1976
Night Of The Hurricane 2

9.Positively 4th Street
10.It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
11.One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)
12.Ride ‘Em Jewboy (Kinky Friedman)

LB-4304;
From Les Kokay 1976 data dvdr;
Night Of The Hurricane 2;
Audience

Shangri-La Studios
Malibu, California
30 March 1976
Eric Clapton’s 31st Birthday Party

13.Sign Language
14.Adios Mi Corazon
15.The Water Is Wide (trad.)
16.Idiot Wind

The Band:

Eric Clapton guitar, vocals,
Carl Radle bass,
George Terry guitar,
Jamie Oldaker drums,
Dick Sims keyboards,
Yvonne Elliman vocals,
Marcy Levy vocals,
Sergio Pastora percussion,
Bob Dylan vocals, guitar,
Georgie Fame organ,
Ron Wood guitar,
Van Morrison vocals,
Rick Danko bass, vocals,
Robbie Robertson guitar,
Jesse Ed Davis guitar,
Billy Preston vovals, keyboards,
Garth Hudson organ,
Richard Manuel vocals, piano,
Levon Helm vocals, drums,
Wah Wah Watson guitar.

LB-11374;
From Paradise To Shangri La (Silver Horse / 7603 A-B)

Belleview Biltmore Hotel
Clearwater, Florida
12, 13 or 14 April 1976
Rehearsals before tour.

17.Blowin’ In The Wind

LB-3237;
Compiler: Les Kokay;
1976 Rolling Thunder Rehearsals

Belleview Biltmore Hotel
Clearwater, Florida
15 April 1976
Rehearsals before tour.

18.The Sun Is Shining (Elmore James)
19.Ballad Of Hollis Brown
20.Hold Me In Your Arms (trad.)
21.Isis (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)
22.Rita May (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)
23.Instrumental
24.Instrumental

LB-3237;
Compiler: Les Kokay;
1976 Rolling Thunder Rehearsals

Belleview Biltmore Hotel
Clearwater, Florida
17 April 1976
Rehearsals before tour.

25.Just Like A Woman
26.I Threw It All Away
27.Tomorrow Is A Long Time
28.Seven Days
29.Sara
30.Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues
31.It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
32.You Angel You

1-4 may be from another session.
9, 18 are only fragments
9, 32 are instrumentals.

LB-3237;
Compiler: Les Kokay;
1976 Rolling Thunder Rehearsals

Civic Center
Lakeland, Florida
18 April 1976

T-Bone Burnett:
33.Hula Hoop

Kinky Friedman:
34.They Ain’t making Jews Like Jesus Anymore

Bob Dylan:
35.Visions Of Johanna
36.If You See Her, Say Hello
37.Weary Blues From Waiting (Hank Williams)

Roger McGuinn:
38.Take Me Away

First Rolling Thunder Revue 2 concert.

LB-8652;
xref-01870;
Source: Cassette Master > Untracked Aiff File > Soundforge > FLAC

Visions of Johanna

LB-9273;
Taper: Bob Heyer;
Equipment: Bob Heyer’s original cassette > Reel > ADC

If You See Her, Say Hello

LB-10562;
Acoustic Thunder (Wild Wolf / 75-76);
Equipment: silver bootleg CD > CD-R (trade) > EAC wav (hard drive) >
Trader’s Little, Helper flac level 8 & torrent > HungerCity

Weary Blues From Waiting

LB-11131;
Hold The Fort For What It’s Worth (Wild Wolf)

Bayfront Civic Center Auditorium
St. Petersburg, Florida
20 April 1976

39.It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
40.Wild Mountain Thyme

Joan Baez (guitar and shared vocal) on Wild Mountain Thyme.

LB-2934;
Equipment: aud mono > ? > CD-Rs > me
removed sbe gaps/reset select cue points/speed corrected > you

Curtis Hixon Convention Center
Tampa, Florida
21 April 1976

41.Tangled Up In Blue

Official release:

Seven Days released on The Bootleg Series (Rare & Unreleased) 1961-1991, Volume 3, Columbia 468 086 2, 26 March 1991.

LB-12196;
Taper: Tim D;
Compiler: Lowgen;
Equipment: original cassettes > 1/2 tk 7.5 reel > AD

Starlight Ballroom
Belleview Biltmore Hotel
Clearwater, Florida
22 April 1976
Afternoon

42.The Times They Are A-Changin’
43.I Dreamed I Saw St Augustine
44.When I Paint My Masterpiece

LB-4305;
Compiler: Les Kokay (LK);
LK 76 data dvdr set

Starlight Ballroom
Belleview Biltmore Hotel
Clearwater, Florida
22 April 1976
Evening

45.One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below)
46.Like A Rolling Stone
47.Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You
48.Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)

LB-4306;
From Les Kokay 76 data dvdr set

University Of Florida Field
Gainesville, Florida
25 April 1976

Steve Soles:
49.Mad Man

Rob Stoner:
50.Catfish

Bob Neuwirth:
51.Alabama Dark (Hank Williams is Dead),
52.Cowboys and Indians (Bobby Charles),
53.Mercedes Benz
54.Battle of New Orleans

Kinky Friedman:
55.Asshole From El Paso

Bob Dylan:
56.Mr Tambourine Man
57.Simple Twist Of Fate (cut)
58.Dink’s Song (trad. arr. by John & Alan Lomax)

LB-1674;
Incomplete recording;
Equipment: Sony TC355, converted by “cassette deck into the A/D converter in a DAT deck,
then via optical SPDIF, into the Frontier Wavecenter PCI interface in my PC

Except Dink’s Song

LB-4308;
from Les Kokay 1976 DVDR set

Expo Hall
Municipal Auditorium
Mobile, Alabama
29 April 1976
Evening

59.I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight
60.I Pity The Poor Immigrant
61.You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
62.Lay, Lady, Lay

LB-0061;
xref-01193;
Compiler: Bob Meyer;
Reworked;
Dylan portion only

Reid Green Coliseum
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1 May 1976

63.Simple Twist Of Fate

LB-10562;
Acoustic Thunder (Wild Wolf / 75-76);
Equipment: silver bootleg CD > CD-R (trade) > EAC wav (hard drive) >
Trader’s Little, Helper flac level 8 & torrent > HungerCity

The Warehouse
New Orleans, Louisiana
3 May 1976 ñ Evening

Bob Neuwirth:
64.Sleazy

David Mansfield:
65.Flint Hill Special (Earl Scruggs)

T-bone J. Henry Burnett:
66.Werewolves of London (LeRoy P. Marinell(Waddy Wachtel/Warren Zevon)

Rob Stoner:
67.Too Good To Be Wasted (Rob Stoner)

Donna Weiss:
68.Sweet Amarillo (Tears On My Pillow) (Donna Weiss)

Mick Ronson:
69.Is There Life On Mars? (Roscoe West)

Bob Neuwirth:
70.A Lady Is Still A Lady

Dennis Hopper:
71.If (poem by Rudyard Kipling)

Kinky Friedman:
72.Rock And Roll Across The USA (Kinky Friedman/ Danny Finley (ìPanama Redî))
73.Dear Abbie (Kinky Friedman)

Bob Dylan:
74.Love Minus Zero/No Limit
75.Isis (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)

Roger McGuinn:
76.Eight Miles High
77.Jolly Roger
78.Lover Of The Bayou
79.Chestnut Mare

Joan Baez:
80.Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
81.(Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody) Turn Me Around
82.Love Song To A Stranger, Part 2
83.The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
84.Sweeter For Me (Red Telephone)
85.Dancing In The Streets
86.Diamonds And Rust

Bob Dylan:
87.Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
88.You’re A Big Girl Now
89.Rita May (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)
90.Lay, Lady, Lay
91.Idiot Wind
92.Gotta Travel On (Paul Clayton, Larry Ehrlich, Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, David Lazar, Tom Six)

LB-5577;
Soundboard

Except Rita May

LB-11131;
Hold The Fort For What It’s Worth (Wild Wolf)

Municipal Auditorium
San Antonio, Texas
11 May 1976

93.Spanish Is The Loving Tongue (Charles Badger Clark)
94.Mozambique (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)
95.Shelter From The Storm (PA)
96.Romance In Durango (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan) (PA)
97.You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (PA)
98.Oh, Sister (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan) (PA)
99.Going, Going, Gone (PA)
100.Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (PA)

LB Unknown;
Soundboard

Except Bennyboy:

Spanish Is The Loving Tongue,
Shelter From The Storm,
Romance In Durango.

Tarrant County Convention Center Arena
Fort Worth, Texas
16 May 1976

Bob Neuwirth:
101.Cindy (When I Get Home) (trad.)

T-bone J. Henry Burnett:
102.The Dogs (T-Bone Burnett/John Fleming/Rosana Taplin)
103.Here Come The Blues Again (Dr Hook)

Bob Dylan:
104.It Ain’t Me, Babe
105.Vincent Van Gogh (Robert Friemark)
106.One Too Many Mornings

Joni Mitchell
107.Black Crow (Joni Mitchell)
108.Song For Sharon (Joni Mitchell)

Joan Baez:
109.El Preso Numero Nueve (Prisoner Number Nine) (Antonio & Roberto Cantoral)
110.Forever Young

Bob Dylan:
111.Blowin’ In The Wind
112.Oh, Sister (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)
113.You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go

T-Bone Burnett:
114.Silver Mantis (J. Henry Burnett/Fleming)

Official releases:

Released on Hard Rain, Columbia PC 34349, 10 September 1976
and on Columbia CK 34349 (CD), 30 November 1976:
I Threw It All Away, Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again,
Oh, Sister (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan),
Lay, Lady, Lay

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again released on single Columbia 3-10454, 30 November 1976
Lay, Lady, Lay released on Masterpieces, CBS/SONY 57 AP875-7, March 1978 in Japan, and later 1978 in Australia and New Zealand.

LB-11131;
Hold The Fort For What It’s Worth (Wild Wolf)

Except:

Cindy (When I Get Home),
The Dogs,
Here Come The Blues Again,
Black Crow,
Song For Sharon,
El Preso Numero Nueve (Prisoner Number Nine),
Forever Young.

LB-4321;
From Les Kokay 76 data dvdr set

And:
Oh, Sister
Bennyboy

State Fair Arena
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
18 May 1976

T-bone J. Henry Burnett:

115.Linda Lou

Bob Dylan:

116.Maggie’s Farm
117.Mozambique (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan)

Roger McGuinn:

118.Turn Turn Turn (adapted from The Book of Ecclesiastes by Pete Seeger)

Bob Dylan:

119.Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
120.I Want You

Rolling Thunder Revue 2 concert #22.

Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal), Scarlet Rivera (violin), T-bone J. Henry Burnette (guitar & piano),
Steven Soles (guitar), Mick Ronson (guitar), Bobby Neuwirth (guitar & vocal),
Roger McGuinn (guitar & vocal), David Mansfield (steel guitar, mandolin, violin & dobro),
Rob Stoner (bass), Howie Wyeth (drums), Gary Burke (congas).

Going, Going, Gone has the different lyrics:
ìI been walking on clouds, sleeping in the dust,
Now I just got to go, before itís all Diamond and Rustî

LB-4327;
Compiler: Les Kokay;
Soundboard;
Equipment: My Low Gen tape > CoolEdit > HR >
CDR > EAC > Flac (reordered to concert order)

Except Maggie’s Farm

LB-11728;
Incomplete soundboard

Henry Levitt Arena
Wichita, Kansas
19 May 1976

Steven Soles:
121.Wouldnít You Know (Steven Soles)

Joan Baez:
122.Joe Hill (Earl Robinson)

Bob Dylan:
123.One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)

LB-4314;
Compiler: Les Kokay (LK);
From Les Kokay 76 data dvdr set

Colorado Hotel
Fort Collins, Colorado
22 May 1976
Rehearsal

124.Just Like A Woman

LB-3237;
Compiler: Les Kokay;
Rolling Thunder Rehearsals

Hughes Stadium
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
23 May 1976

125.Railroad Boy (trad.)
126.Deportee (Plane Wreck At Los Gatos) (Woody Guthrie)
127.Tangled Up In Blue
128.TV Broadcast Intro
129.A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

Official releases:

Blowin’ In The Wind released on Joan Baez: Rare, Live & Classic, Vanguard VCD3-125/27, 31 August 1993.
Released on Hard Rain, Columbia PC 34349, 10 September 1976 and on Columbia CK 34349 (CD), 30 November 1976:

Maggie’s Farm,
One Too Many Mornings,
Shelter From The Storm,
You’re A Big Girl Now,
Idiot Wind.

Included in the TV film Hard Rain, first broadcast by NBC Network 14 September 1976:

Maggie’s Farm,
One Too Many Mornings,
Mozambique (Bob DylanñJacques Levy/Bob Dylan),
Blowin’ In The Wind,
Railroad Boy (trad.),
Deportees (Woody Guthrie),
I Pity The Poor Immigrant,
Shelter From The Storm,
Idiot Wind,
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,
A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.

Idiot Wind released on Masterpieces, CBS/SONY 57 AP875-7, March 1978 in Japan, and later 1978 in Australia and New Zealand.
Source: Various TV broadcasts.

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)

Transfer:
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
1978 SOUTHERN MOUNTAIN REGGAE – EUROPEAN SUMMER TOUR
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

LB-1693;
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)

LB-3458;
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)

Zeppelindfeld
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.

LB-7929;
Trainload Of Fools (Rattlesnake / RS 085-86)

Pavillon de Paris
Paris, France
3 July 1978

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

LB-11236;
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

LB-4702:
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

LB-4724;
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

LB-9080;
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

LB-4718;
Remaster: JTT;
Source: reel to reel master

Scandinavium
Gothenburg, Sweden
11 July 1978

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

LB-1098

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

LB-2849;
xref-01008;
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)

eric clapton - 1990 los angeles - george harrison - crossroads-in-la-front

ERIC CLAPTON
Featuring GEORGE HARRISON
1990-05-01
Forum, Los Angeles, Ca.
From silvers “Crossroads in L.A.” Blackie 06
AUD/REC
A-

Download: FLAC/MP3

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

TT 67.30

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

eric clapton - philadelphia 1988 its-a-guitar-thing-front

Eric Clapton (with Mark Knopfler)
1988-09-07
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.

Lineage:

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)

eric clapton - tucson - 1075

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)

Transfer:
EAC > Flac (8) > you !

whotrader-217-ec-1975-08-17

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Derek & The Dominos – The Last Sessions

derek and the dominos - the last sessions

Derek and the Dominos
“The Last Sessions”
Olympic Sound Studios.

Download: FLAC/MP3

Work in progress instrumentals, except for track #12
which features Rene Armando on vocals. Excellent soundboard recording. I was
told these tapes were obtained from Jim Gordonπs apartment when he sought
money for a lawyer after he murdered his mother. Yikes!

1. Sick At Heart
2. Is My Love
3. Mean Old Frisco
4. Evil
5. Snake Lake Blues (minor key)
6. Snake Lake Blues (major key)
7. One More Chance
8. Got To Get Better In A Little While
9. High
10. Untitled instrumental #1
11. Untitled instrumental #2
12. Devil Road

Eric Clapton-guitar & vocals
Bobby Whitlock-piano
Carl Radle-bass
Jim Gordon-drums

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
1975.08.14

Download: FLAC/MP3

Layla
Further On Up the Road
Knocking On Heaven’s Door
Carnival
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*
Badge*
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
TCDEC-4-1/2
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)

Eric Clapton - Brisbane, Australia - 14.04.75 - F

ERIC CLAPTON
Brisbane, Australia
April 14th 1975

“Low Generation Tape Transfer, JTT”

Download: FLAC/MP3

PITCH CORRECTED: MARCH 28th 2009

Soundboard

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 – Memphis, TN (07/28/74)

eric clapton - 1974_07_28_cant hold out front - memphis 1974

Eric Clapton
“I Can’t Hold Out”
Liberty Stadium
Memphis, Tennessee
July 28, 1974 SBD

Download: FLAC/MP3

Set List
1) Smile
2) Easy Now
3) Let it Rain
4) Willie and the Hand Jive / Get Ready
5) Badge
6) I Can’t Hold Out
7) Tell the Truth
8) I Shot the Sheriff (fade out)
9) Layla (fade in)
10) Crossroads

SBD>?>SILVER CD>EAC.FLAC LEVEL 6

This was an outdoor show that featured Ross, Foghat, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Eric Clapton.
The version of Crossroads here is very unusual, even for this tour.

This show was included in inferior quality on the 3CD boot “Three Smiles”. The version
on that set is 4 minutes longer only because the tape runs slow.