As I chose today’s Sunday Big Note Listening Session, I was struck at how, over time, the details of many of these concerts and broadcasts are either lost or omitted by successive trader, poster, torrenter. Venue. Date. Location. Line-up. Important details. Indeed, most of the live music I have collected throughout the years has lacked some, if not all, of these details. Almost as important a hunt than that of the music, itself, are the details behind each concert. So was the hunt for the details behind today’s Sunday Big Note. Continue reading “Sunday Big Note – Listening Session #9”
Over the last few weeks and months, fellow KUR-Meisters, while compiling the various mixtapes for Kill Ugly Radio, I had an idea for an ongoing weekly “listening session” of various artists and groups, both Zappa-related along with his contemporaries, as well as others, from various field recordings, FM radio broadcasts, and internet webcasts.
I brought the idea to Barry who also shared my enthusiasm for a weekly “listening session” and he gave the project an enthusiatic green light. Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a near rabid love of recorded live music, so it can pretty much be guaranteed that my contributions to the “Sunday Big Note” listening sessions will be of the “live music” variety. What the other SBN contributors will contribute, though, will be as much a surprise to me as it is to you.
Without further ado, for your listening pleasure, I present The Billy Cobham/George Duke Band at McAlister Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 18th, 1976:
In a very recent interview, Dweezil said a live FZ concert circa 1976 will be released soon featuring Terry Bozzio and “a female singer”. Word is, Vaulternative will issue a CD of the Spectrum Theater in Philadelphia show from 29 October that year. Band was FZ, Bozzio, Ray White, Patrick O’Hearn, Eddie Jobson and Bianca Thornton.
Set list was:
Purple Lagoon intro
Wind Up Workin’ In A Gas Station
Tryin’ To Grow A Chin
The Torture Never Stops
City Of Tiny Lites (incl. The Sanzini Brothers Pyramid Trick)
You Didn’t Try To Call Me
Manx Needs Women
Titties ‘N’ Beer
Honey, Don’t You Want A Man Like Me?
Rudy Wants To Buy Yez A Drink
Would You Go All The Way?
Daddy Daddy Daddy
What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?
Purple Lagoon reprise
Stranded In The Jungle
Find Her Finer
Purple Lagoon outro.
No word on the 40th anniversary edition of Cruisin’ With Ruben yet.