Tag: Live

Friday, March 24, 2023 2am ET: Feature Live LP: Jason Mraz – Jason Mraz’s Beautiful Mess: Live On Earth (2009)

Jason Mraz’s Beautiful Mess: Live on Earth is a live album and DVD by the American singer/songwriter Jason Mraz, released November 6, 2009. It was recorded on August 13, 2009, in Chicago at the Charter One Pavilion.

“Sunshine Song”
“Traveler”/”Make It Mine”
“Anything You Want”
“Live High”
“Only Human”
“The Remedy”
“The Dynamo of Volition”
“A Beautiful Mess”
“I’m Yours”
“All Night Long”
“The Boy’s Gone”

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 12am ET: Feature Live LP: Bonnie Raitt – Bonnie Raitt and Friends (2006)

Decades Rock Live: Bonnie Raitt and Friends is a DVD/CD combo, recorded live on September 30, 2005, at Trump Taj Majal, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Joining Bonnie Raitt on stage are Norah Jones, Ben Harper, Alison Krauss, Keb’ Mo’ and Jon Cleary. All of the songs on the CD are repeated on the DVD plus five that are exclusive to the DVD. Released October 30, 2006.

  1. “Introduction” 0:48
  2. “Unnecessarily Mercenary” (feat. Jon Cleary) 4:03
  3. “I Will Not Be Broken” 3:41
  4. “God Was in the Water” 5:50
  5. “Gnawin’ on It” 4:30
  6. “You” (feat. Alison Krauss) 5:39
  7. “Love Letter” (feat. Keb’ Mo’) 4:48
  8. “Two Lights in the Nighttime” (feat. Ben Harper) 4:53
  9. “Well, Well, Well” (feat. Ben Harper) 3:55
  10. “Something to Talk About” 4:11
  11. “I Don’t Want Anything to Change” (feat. Norah Jones) 5:00
  12. “Love Sneakin’ Up On You” (feat. Alison Krauss, Ben Harper, Jon Cleary, Keb’ Mo’ & Norah Jones) 4:56

Bonnie Raitt: Vocals, Slide & Acoustic Guitar
James “Hutch” Hutchinson: Bass & Vocals
Ricky Fataar: Drums & Vocals
George Marinelli: Guitar & Vocals
Jon Cleary: Keyboards, Percussion & Vocals
Norah Jones: Vocals & Wurlitzer Electric Piano on tracks 11 & 12
Ben Harper: Vocals & Lap Slide Guitar on tracks 8, 9 & 12)
Alison Krauss: Vocals & Fiddle on tracks 6 & 12
Keb’ Mo’: Vocals & Electric Guitar on tracks 7 & 12

Friday 3/17/23 2am ET: Feature Live LP: Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band – Nine Tonight (1981)

Nine Tonight is a live album by American rock band Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, released September 5, 1981. The album was recorded at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan, in June 1980 and at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts in October 1980. With the exception of three tracks — “Nine Tonight”, “Tryin’ To Live My Life Without You” and “Let It Rock” — the album is composed entirely of songs drawn from Seger’s three previous studio albums. Only “Let It Rock” was repeated from the previous live album Live Bullet. “Tryin’ to Live My Life Without You” was released as a single and peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. The album’s title track was originally recorded for the Urban Cowboy soundtrack album.

The 2011 remastered album has a bonus track called “Brave Strangers”, which was originally released on Seger’s 1978 album Stranger in Town. This live version was originally released as the B-side of the “Tryin’ to Live My Life Without You” live single.

  1. “Nine Tonight” 5:23
  2. “Tryin’ to Live My Life Without You” 4:00
  3. “You’ll Accomp’ny Me” 4:13
  4. “Hollywood Nights” 4:49
  5. “Old Time Rock & Roll” 5:12
  6. “Mainstreet” 4:04
  7. “Against the Wind” 5:35
  8. “The Fire Down Below” 4:47
  9. “Her Strut” 3:51
  10. “Feel Like a Number” 4:10
  11. “Fire Lake” 3:52
  12. “Betty Lou’s Gettin’ Out Tonight” 2:59
  13. “We’ve Got Tonight” 4:55
  14. “Night Moves” 5:44
  15. “Rock and Roll Never Forgets” 3:36
  16. “Let It Rock” 5:58
  17. “Brave Strangers” 6:48

Bob Seger – acoustic guitar, piano, electric guitar, vocals
Drew Abbott – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Colleen Beaton – vocals
Chris Campbell – bass, background vocals
Craig Frost – organ, piano, keyboard, clavinet
Kathy Lamb – vocals
Pamela Moore – vocals
Shaun Murphy – percussion, vocals, background vocals, harmony vocals
Alto Reed – organ, flute, horn, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
David Teegarden – drums, background vocals
June Tilton – vocals

Friday 3/10/23 2am ET: Feature Live LP: Kool & The Gang – Live (1998)

Kool & The Gang Live, released 1998

1 Victory 4:56
2 Ladies Night 3:43
3 Fresh 1:57
4 Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It) 2:28
5 Hollywood Swinging 4:57
6 Too Hot 9:29
7 Joanna 3:33
8 Cherish 5:54
9 Let’s Go Dancin’ (Ooh La La La) 4:35
10 Get Down on It 2:10
11 Celebration 4:44
12 Tonight 4:22
13 Emergency 3:49
14 Jungle Boogie 3:25

Wednesday 3/8/23 12am ET: Feature Live LP: Nirvana – Live At The Paramount (2011)

Live at the Paramount is a live video and album by American rock band Nirvana, released in September 2011. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc as part of the 20th anniversary of the band’s second album and mainstream breakthrough, Nevermind.

It features the band’s live performance at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, Washington on October 31, 1991. Recorded five weeks after the release of Nevermind, the footage is taken from the only Nirvana show to be shot on 16 mm film. The Blu-ray features uncompressed 48 kHz/24-bit sound.

As well as the standalone DVD and Blu-ray releases, a DVD along with a CD audio version of the show are available packaged together as part of the limited edition Super Deluxe box set reissue of the Nevermind album. The concert was released for the first time on vinyl in April 2019.

“Jesus Doesn’t Want Me for a Sunbeam” 5:48
“Aneurysm” 5:05
“Drain You” 5:16
“School” 2:57
“Floyd the Barber” 2:21
“Smells Like Teen Spirit” 6:58
“About a Girl” 3:02
“Polly” 3:04
“Breed” 2:54
“Sliver” 2:18
“Love Buzz” 4:01
“Lithium” 6:02
“Been a Son” 2:41
“Negative Creep” 3:00
“On a Plain” 4:09
“Blew” 3:00
“Rape Me” (Early version) 3:04
“Territorial Pissings” 2:55
“Endless, Nameless” 7:39

Kurt Cobain – lead vocals, guitar
Krist Novoselic – bass guitar
Dave Grohl – drums, backing vocals

Friday 3/3/23 2am ET: Feature Live LP: Neil Diamond – Hot August Night II (1987)

Hot August Night II is a live album by Neil Diamond. This is a follow-up to his 1972 double album Hot August Night, which is also a live album. This album is certified Platinum by the RIAA. Released November 10, 1987

  1. “Song of the Whales (Fanfare)” 1:55
  2. “Headed for the Future” 4:10
  3. “September Morn” 4:03
  4. “Thank the Lord for the Night Time” 3:23
  5. “Cherry, Cherry” 3:14
  6. “Sweet Caroline” 3:50
  7. “Hello Again” 3:33
  8. “Love on the Rocks” 3:13
  9. “America” 3:56
  10. “Forever in Blue Jeans” 3:29
  11. “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” 4:42
  12. “I Dreamed a Dream” 4:37
  13. “Back in L.A.” 2:25
  14. “Song Sung Blue” 2:52
  15. “Cracklin’ Rosie” 2:55
  16. “I Am…I Said” 5:08
  17. “Holly Holy” 4:37
  18. “Soolaimon” 1:20
  19. “Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show” 5:35
  20. “Heartlight” 3:54

Richard Bennett – Acoustic & Electric Guitar
Alan Lindgren – Synthesizer & Piano
King Errisson – Percussion
Reinie Press – Bass
Tom Hensley – Piano & Keyboards
Doug Rhone – Acoustic & Electric Guitar
Vince Charles – Percussion
Ron Tutt – Drums
Background Vocals – Doug Rhone, Linda Press, Ron Tutt
Concertmaster – Assa Drori
Conductor – Alan Lindgren
Violin – Assa Drori, Bill Hybell, Bob Sanov, Clayton Haslop, Donald Palmer, Meg Zivahi, Reg Hill, Shari Zippert
Viola – Lenny Sachs, Margo MacLaine
Cello – Tony Cooke, Ray Kelley
Bass – Mickey Nadel

Wednesday 3/1/23 12am ET: Feature Live LP: Genesis – Seconds Out (1977)

Seconds Out is the second live album by English progressive rock band Genesis. It was released as a double album on October 14, 1977 on Charisma Records, and was their first with touring drummer Chester Thompson and their last with guitarist Steve Hackett. The majority was recorded in June 1977 at the Palais des Sports in Paris during the Wind & Wuthering Tour. One track, “The Cinema Show”, was recorded in 1976 at the Pavillon de Paris during their A Trick of the Tail Tour.

Seconds Out received average to positive reviews upon its release, and reached No. 4 in the UK and No. 47 in the US. Hackett left the group to pursue a solo career while the album was being mixed, reducing Genesis to a core trio of keyboardist Tony Banks, guitarist/bassist Mike Rutherford, and drummer and singer Phil Collins. Seconds Out was reissued in 1994 and 2009, the latter as part of the Genesis Live 1973–2007 box set.

  1. “Squonk” 6:41
  2. “The Carpet Crawl” 5:21
  3. “Robbery, Assault and Battery” 6:02
  4. “Afterglow” 4:26
  5. “Firth of Fifth” 8:56
  6. “I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)” 8:45
  7. “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway…” 4:59
  8. “…The Musical Box (Closing Section)” 3:21
  9. “Supper’s Ready” 24:41
  10. “The Cinema Show” 10:59
  11. “Dance on a Volcano…” 5:09
  12. “…Los Endos” 6:20

Tony Banks – RMI Electra piano, Hammond T. organ, ARP Pro Soloist, Mellotron 400, Epiphone 12-string guitar, backing vocals
Mike Rutherford – Shergold electric 12-string and bass guitar, 8-string bass guitar, Alvarez 12-string guitar, Moog Taurus bass pedals, backing vocals
Steve Hackett – Gibson Les Paul, Hokada 12-string guitar
Phil Collins – lead vocals, Premier and Gretsch drums
Chester Thompson – Pearl drums, percussion (except “The Cinema Show”)
Bill Bruford – Ludwig and Hayman drums, percussion (“The Cinema Show” only)

Wednesday 2/22/23 1am ET: Feature Live LP: Aerosmith – Rockin’ The Joint (2005)

Rockin’ the Joint is a live album by Aerosmith, which was released on October 25, 2005. It was recorded in January 2002 in The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, and consists of Aerosmith classics and more recent songs performed live.

  1. “Good Evening Las Vegas” 0:22
  2. “Beyond Beautiful” 4:51
  3. “Same Old Song and Dance” 5:50
  4. “No More No More” 4:40
  5. “Seasons of Wither” 5:05
  6. “Light Inside” 3:35
  7. “Draw the Line” 7:22
  8. “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” 4:33
  9. “Big Ten Inch Record” 4:17
  10. “Rattlesnake Shake” 8:24
  11. “Walk This Way” 4:12
  12. “Train Kept a Rollin’/The Star Spangled Banner” 5:13

Steven Tyler – lead vocals, harmonica, mixing, producer
Joe Perry – guitar, backing vocals
Brad Whitford – guitar
Tom Hamilton – bass
Joey Kramer – drums, percussion
Russ Irwin – keyboards, backing vocals

Friday 2/17/23 2am ET: Feature Live LP: Rolling Stones – Grrr Live (2023)

Grrr Live! is a live album and concert film by the English rock band the Rolling Stones, released on February 10, 2023. It was recorded on December 15, 2012 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey as part of the band’s 50 & Counting tour, in support of the GRRR! compilation released that year. It was originally broadcast as the pay-per-view 2012 concert film One More Shot: The Rolling Stones Live before being remixed and re-edited. The concert features guest appearances from Lady Gaga, John Mayer, Gary Clark Jr.. the Black Keys, Bruce Springsteen and former Stones guitarist Mick Taylor. Aside from its digital release, the album was released in four physical formats: 3×LP, 2×CD+Blu-ray, 2×CD+DVD and 2×CD.

  1. “Get Off of My Cloud” 3:53
  2. “The Last Time” 4:14
  3. “It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like It)” 4:37
  4. “Paint It Black” 5:06
  5. “Gimme Shelter” (featuring Lady Gaga) 7:04
  6. “Wild Horses” 5:48
  7. “I’m Going Down” (featuring John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr.) 6:32
  8. “Dead Flowers” 5:01
  9. “Who Do You Love?” (featuring the Black Keys) 4:19
  10. “Doom and Gloom” 4:34
  11. “One More Shot” 3:44
  12. “Miss You” 6:59
  13. “Honky Tonk Women” 4:32
  14. “Band Introductions” 4:28
  15. “Before They Make Me Run” 4:22
  16. “Happy” 4:08
  17. “Midnight Rambler” (featuring Mick Taylor) 12:02
  18. “Start Me Up” 4:39
  19. “Tumbling Dice” (featuring Bruce Springsteen) 4:53
  20. “Brown Sugar” 5:24
  21. “Sympathy for the Devil” 7:04
  22. “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” (featuring the Choir of Trinity Wall Street) 8:50
  23. “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” 5:47
  24. “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” 6:59

Friday 2/10/23 1am ET: Feature Live LP: Dream Theater – Once In A LIVEtime (1998)

Once in a LIVEtime is a live double album by American progressive metal band Dream Theater, released October 27, 1998. It is their second live release. It was produced and recorded by Kevin Shirley during the European leg of the Touring into Infinity world tour, at the Bataclan theater in Paris.

Jay Beckenstein of Spyro Gyra plays alto saxophone on “Take Away My Pain”. Beckenstein had previously played on the song “Another Day” on the album Images and Words.

The album cover, one of two designed by Storm Thorgerson for the band, shows an overhead view of the ancient Roman theatre in Orange, France set into a head of a monk. Like Falling into Infinity it does not feature the band’s word mark due to the artist’s demand. When Dream and Day Unite and Dream Theater are the only other albums without the classic font (although the font can be seen on the spine of Dream Theater).

  1. “A Change of Seasons I: The Crimson Sunrise” 3:56
  2. “A Change of Seasons II: Innocence” 3:05
  3. “Puppies on Acid” 1:24
  4. “Just Let Me Breathe” 5:53
  5. “Voices” 10:34
  6. “Take the Time” 12:20
  7. “Derek Sherinian Piano Solo” 1:54
  8. “Lines in the Sand” 13:13
  9. “Scarred” 9:27
  10. “A Change of Seasons IV: The Darkest of Winters” 3:17
  11. “Ytse Jam” 4:09
  12. “Mike Portnoy Drum Solo” 6:59
  13. “Trial of Tears” 14:11
  14. “Hollow Years” 7:01
  15. “Take Away My Pain” 6:16
  16. “Caught in a Web” 5:16
  17. “Lie” 6:45
  18. “Peruvian Skies” 7:50
  19. “John Petrucci Guitar Solo” 8:06
  20. “Pull Me Under” 8:15
  21. “Metropolis” 6:16
  22. “Learning to Live” 4:13
  23. “A Change of Seasons VII: The Crimson Sunset” 3:49

James LaBrie – vocals
John Myung – bass
John Petrucci – guitars, backing vocals
Mike Portnoy – drums, backing vocals
Derek Sherinian – keyboards
Jay Beckenstein – alto saxophone on “Take Away My Pain”