Todd Rundgren/UTOPIA (and Related) Audio Rarities On CD-R--- v11.2018

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Greetings Audio Toddheads! Warren H. (Atlanta, GA. USA) here. Tony Rogers and I have transferred our entire audio collections over to my home in 2008. We (Tony & I) thought my circumstances (A 62 year old, single, IT specialist/Audio Editor guy in Atlanta with lots of Todd Rundgren history/archival collecting since 1972) would be ideal for taking over the 'Library' in all its glory. And, so an 'incorporation' of his and my colossal collections takes place! I now curate this ‘museum’. And I plan to share much of this, just as Tony did all these decades. And yes, I’m somewhat of a Todd Rundgren Historian. I have been 'following' Todd extensively (in all forms of media) ever since I saw (and met) him here at an Historic Show at Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre on November 8 1973. So I know 'enough'. Please note that I say share my enthusiasm. No buying or selling. Nor will a penny exchange hands. Never.
I want to say a big THANK YOU in advance to all of you who are going to help and have helped with this so far. I’ll do my best. Write me anytime. twarrenh@gmail.com
Just scroll down to the items listed below by period and click on any year to browse the collection.
We've also recently been working in collaboration with my friend Frank Bubnick and his well known vast quality collection (you can visit his list by clicking on his name). Some of his editing is unequaled anywhere.
And some late breaking neat news : I believe most of you are familiar with the JEMS group. A bunch of super collectors for many bands’ audience recordings (predominate though are Yes and Springsteen). Well known for their re-mastering prowess and quality. They’ve been in contact with me for a couple of years, and in December of last year offered me all their (originals) Todd Rundgren Collection. They just didn’t have the resources or the time for refining anything by Todd Rundgren. It just wasn’t on their timeline. I received all their cassettes (60) within a few weeks! Most of them are MASTER tapes from the original Taper. They will be sending me all their DATs and Reels at a later date. I will be listing all these recordings here, as I digitally transfer them. With this addition of the JEMS collection I believe these Todd Rundgren Archives are easily the largest collection on the planet.
How do we share you ask? Well, Just for what it's worth, we really don't do the 'snail mail trading' (by postal) much these days. So, if you would like me to share or trade any of this 'Catalog' with you, it would be more convenient/easiest to share in the form of on-line file transfer. Generally, in .flac format, compressed to .zip or .rar for smoother/faster quality exchange [depending upon the size of the audio file(s) we might be exchanging of course]. Hope that all makes sense. I can work with you on 'all that'. Again, write me, and then we'll come to an agreement of sorts. Please keep in mind, that anything that is 'Official', or 'Professionally Marketed', or still available for 'Retail' purchase is not of consideration. Nor is there any monetary means of transaction.
I do not have any rights to, and I am not open for sharing any material that may be listed below that has been commercially or officially released and is still available retail. (It may be listed below for collection listing purpose only). I do not take or give any money for a single item below either. I do not take away any proceeds that are due to Todd Rundgren, family, friends, business or supporting/associated musicians. If it is ROIO (recording of independent origin), then I'm open to share. Support the artist! Go buy his stuff where and whenever available! Speaking of which; an ultimate place to find/buy Todd's releases and imports & rarities is TRBAZAAR. Check it out! If Scott ain't got it, nobody does...just about! And of course many past official CD/DVD releases and proprietary Todd merchandise is readily available for ordering on-line at The Toddstore. So check them out for sure.
I like to give credit where credit is due too. So please forgive me if I do not credit the right persons involved in making these recordings available/possible for all these years.
I’ll start a ‘Credits’ list here below, and maintain it on down the road. Like to make sure all the folks involved are appreciated. For now, let me go ahead and thank some folks that have really been instrumental in these archives (no particular order): Tony Rogers (of course), Mike Armes, Jeff Gauss (Weavil), Frank Bubnick, Paul Russo, Hiroshi Kawauchi, Istvan, Sara Kritzer, Barry Beiseigel, Roger Steel, Mike Adrian, Gil Ireland-Ashley, Dale Michelsohn, Gary Urwin, Don B., Bob Stanislowski (RIP), Micheal B., Jon Risen, Jon Babcock, Mark Wilpolt, Tom Cannon, Joe Franks, Chris 'Razz', Geoff (& Rick) Laurenzo, Ted Moon, Richard Roys, Storm Hunter, Moz (Mike), Sohta Fujito, David Skye, Allen Law, Matt Walsh, Kevin Lewis, Doug Ford, Dave Knife, JEMS, Jared Houser and players to be named later. Special thanks to Roger Linder for providing this page space for us for decades. Let's Rock!
BTW, I call this group of people 'My Cartel'. However, I have given the group a Media name: F451 Media (as in 451 Farenheit). It is not a brand name, for nothing of mine is for sale or has been sold EVER. It is a logo for these dedicated Todd Rundgren Collectors , which most of been doing this since the early 90s (and even earler). Our logo is:
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Date Title Source Time
1977 MISCELLANEOUS 1977 INTERVIEWS FM RADIO BROADCASTS 3:55/3:16/13:21
Date Added:8/17/2014
Track List:1977 DAILY PLANET (EDITION 482) 'RA & STUDIO CONSCIOUSNESS' WITH TODD 3:55
1977 'THE PYRAMID CRAZE' (CREEM MAGAZINE) INTERVIEW 3:16
1977-11-19 INTERVIEW TODD & ROGER WXRT CHICAGO IL 13:21
Note:Excellent stuff here. Todd talks much about his Eastern intrigues and the 'RA' concept. If you collect Todd Audio Interviews, these three are essential from this great era. We have a bunch of interviews here in the vaults, of course, but I just don't generally list them here. But these are very much worthy to mention.~ Warren
1/8/77 WDR STUDIO 2 'ROCKPALAST' KOLN GERMANY AUDIO TRANSFER FROM VIDEO 56:04/36:23
Track List:CD ONE: COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. SUNSET BLVD. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. SUNBURST FINISH. JEALOUSY. WINDOWS. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. THE VERB TO LOVE. INITIATION. CD TWO: SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA THEME. COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:From Rockpalast, German TV show. Re-broadcast some time more recently. Also available legit on DVD. So you can find it at any of the internet houses. This particular dub has some TV tape sounding hiss but is very clear. Surfaced years ago on boot CD as: 'Into The Eye of The RA'~ Warren
1/12/77 COPENHAGEN ODDFELLOW THEATER (PARTIAL SHOW) AUDIENCE 74:25
Date Added:6/27/2001
Track List:INITIATION. THE WHEEL. FREEDOM FIGHTERS. INTRO/MR TRISCUITS. SOMETHING'S COMING. BOOGIES. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA THEME. COULDNT I JUST TELL YOU.
Note:Another great snapshot of the euro-RA tour. Sound is steady, and has a slightly abrasive upper end at times, but is excellent for the era. Band is on stride and Singring is super.
1/18/77 PAVILLION De PARIS PARIS FRANCE AUDIENCE - DIGITAL TRANSFER WARREN N/A
Date Added:5/17/2012
Track List:COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. SUNBURST FINISH. JEALOUSY. WINDOWS. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. THE VERB TO LOVE. INITIATION. THE WHEEL. FREEDOM FIGHTERS. MR TRISCUITS/SOMETHING'S COMING. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA.
Note:Rough Audience recording. Lots of surges and muffled. Ends before Singring and usual encores. Only for us archivists~ Warren
1/25/77 OXFORD POLYTECHNIC OXFORD ENGLAND BOOT CD 'UTOPIA IS HERE TO COME' 82:00
Date Added:11/21/2014
Track List:MOUNTAINTOP AND SUNRISE/COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. BREAK. SUNBURST FINISH. JEALOUSY. WINDOWS. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. THE VERB TO LOVE. HIROSHIMA. (FARENHEIT 451 'COLLECTORS PROJECT' : SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR).
Note:I have few copies of this one (Boot CD, CD & cassette of the broadcast). Hard to tell which is better. They're all excellent. I have a recording that actually I did from a 1977 radio broadcast here on FM Station here in Atlanta (96 Rock) which I cherish (ends with 'Hiroshima'). The 'Farentheit 451 Project' which a group of collectors compiled, has 'Singring & The Glass Guitar' as well...not on boot) This is a must have for every collector. Marvelous soundboard stuff! Essential~ Warren
1/29/77 SALFORD ENGLAND AUDIENCE (REWORKED RE-EQD BY HIROSHI) 70.00/77.15
Date Added:7/10/2002
Track List:CD ONE: COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. THE SEVEN RAYS. JEALOUSY. WINDOWS. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. THE VERB TO LOVE. INITIATION. THE WHEEL. CD TWO: FREEDOM FIGHTERS. MR TRISCUITS/SOMETHING'S COMING. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. COULDNT I JUST TELL YOU. BOOGIES (HAMBURGER HELL). JUST ONE VICTORY
Note:Got this refurbished treat from Hiroshi. Sounds as good as it ever has- a decent listenable older UK audience recording. The funny thing is; the inclusion of Boogies... which we've never seen or heard of being performed elsewhere other than the '76 tour.
1/30/77 APOLLO THEATRE GLASGOW SCOTLAND AUDIENCE - DIGITAL TRANSFER WARREN N/A
Date Added:5/18/2012
Track List:1/30/77 COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD (SLIPS THEN CUTS INTO) LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. SUNBURST FINISH. JEALOUSY. WINDOWS. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. THE VERB TO LOVE. THE WHEEL.FREEDOM FIGHTERS. MR TRISCUITS/SOMETHING'S COMING. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR (INCOMPLETE)
Note:Listenable at best. Lot's of audience chatter and tape slips. Recorder must have been a great distance from stage? Just for us archivists.~ Warren
2/77 'RA' SHOW PREAMBLE/INTRO MUSIC VARIOUS (STUDIO & CONCERT) 15:00
Date Added:6/14/2016
Track List:MAGIC DRAGON THEATRE (PRESENTED AS VIDEO).LOVE REUNION.PIPELINE.SWEET LITTLE SUZIE. UNTITLED INSTUMENTAL INTRO.
Note:This is kind of just something fun that I made. Starting around maybe February of 1977, Utopia began using this pre-show music. Before the band started the opening number (‘Communion With The Sun’), they would play, over the PA system, the above numbers… warming up to the show in all its music, glory and theatrics. ‘Magic Dragon’ was presented first in a video on screen, and followed was rare & unreleased ‘Love Reunion’ (this track, was finally on Kaz’ s 2002 ‘Quid Pro Quo’ solo…where Utopia’s version appeared on the album). I found ‘Pipeline’ from Kevin Christian’s tapes of rarities (And it’s an ‘unreleased’ from the ‘Disco Jets’ project, I believe). ‘Sweet Little Suzie’, and the’ Instrumental’ track, are both from Utopia’s 1977-02-01 excellent audience recording, from the first night, at the New Victoria in London (I just removed the crowd noise). The unnamed instrumental is culled from Isao Tomita's treatment of a classical piece of music. Very rare then and very rare now. ESSENTIAL for serious collectors~ Warren
2/1/77 LONDON NEW VICTORIA THEATER - FIRST NIGHT AUDIENCE SOURCE 68:27/65:04
Track List: CD ONE: LOVE REUNION. PIPELINE. ANGELO'S DISCO. SWEET LITTLE SUZIE. INTRO. COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. SUNBURST FINISH. WINDOWS. THE IKON. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. THE WHEEL. CD TWO: INTRO/MR TRISCUITS/SOMETHING'S COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND TNE GLASS GUITAR. BOOGIES (HAMBURGER HELL). JUST ONE VICTORY
Note:This one came from Frank Bubnick, and is clearly from somebody else's re-producted cassettes. Very interesting set list, each song fades in and out (by whoever dubbed it & tracked it).The sound is somewhat distant but still is listenable, and is important for it includes Love Reunion (in the pre-show video/music). Nice addition to see where they were before they came to the US.~ Warren
2/2/77 LONDON NEW VICTORIA THEATER - SECOND NIGHT GARY URWIN - AUDIENCE 72:19/63:14
Date Added:1/16/2003
Track List:CD ONE: INTRO/COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD. LE FEEL INTERNCIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. SUNBURST FINISH. WINDOWS. THE IKON> EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. (INTERMISSION). THE WHEEL. INTRO/MR TRICUITS. SOMETHING'S COMING. DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. CD TWO: SOMETHING'S COMING (FADES IN FROM PROB. TRISCUITS). THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. BOOGIES (HAMBURGER HELL). JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:Thanks Gary for sending this one to us. A strange Ikon intro... Emergency Splashdown is strange, and so is playing Boogies instead of CIJTY. Then Death of Rock n Roll is in a strange slot, and is absolutely pedestrian - very slow -. May have been when it was first whipped back out with Kaz singing it...anyway-it is neat, and this is (as verified by Todd in banter) the last show of the spring warm up gigs. Yes,the sound is super. Complete as can be from the source himself. ESSENTIAL~ Warren
3/5/77 CALDERONE HALL HEMPSTEAD NY (LONG ISLAND) PARTIAL AUDIENCE 33:00
Date Added:3/20/2017
Track List:INTRODUCTORY MUSIC: MAGIC DRAGON (VIDEO)/LOVE REUNION/PIPELINE/SWEET LITTLE SUSIE/UNTITLED SYNTHESIZER INSTUMENTAL.COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE.THE LAST RIDE.JEALOUSY.LOVE OF THE COMMAN MAN.SUNBURST FINISH.THE WHEEL.THE IKON. FREEDOM FIGHTERS.(CUTS IN)ETERNAL LOVE.MR. TRISCUITS.SOMETHINGS COMING.THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.HEAVY METAL KIDS.HIROSHIMA (CUTS).
Note:Pretty 'wobbly' audience recording for most the cassette (2 sides). But for some reason some tunes came out better and are well worth a listen, and keeping on file. So Tony only digitally transferred those (and they are in bold in the tracklist above). Actually, with a little work, these few good tracks could come out very good. So this show is here in the archives basically just for posterity, because the band's 'performance' is great (Except for the exceptionaly long "Eternal Love'.The lengthy beginning instrumental.Todd's Saxaphone playing leaves alot to be desired...which is rare)~ Warren
3/6/77 MID HUDSON POUGHKEEPSIE AUDIENCE - TRANSFER BY HIROSHI 78:01/75:01
Date Added:10/13/2003
Track List:CD ONE: INTRO. MAGIC DRAGON THEATER. LOVE REUNION. PIPELINE 78. SWEET LITTLE SUZIE (ANGELO'S DISCO?). INSTRUMENTAL-ALL INTRO TAPED/VIDEO MUSIC. OVERTURE AND SUNRISE/COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. EASTERN INTRIGUE>LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. THE SEVEN RAYS. THE WHEEL. THE IKON>EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. CD TWO: FREEDOM FIGHTERS. ETERNAL LOVE. MR TRISCUITS>SOMETHINGS COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA THEME. COULDNT I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:This one too is special, 'cause of the decently recorded preamble music. These intro tunes would be nice to turn up on a rarities collection (thanks to Kazim for including it on his 'Quid' release as a hidden track - Love Reunion). Sweet Little Suzie quotes the melody from Hoi Polloi 3 years before it was recorded. An expanded hometown setlist compared to the Atlanta (below)..but Atlanta is better soundwise, and this one has some yap. But is nice due to the unobscured appearance of the intro tunes and the unlikely performance of Ikon & Emergency Splashdown..thanks again to Hiroshi~ Tony
3/17/77 MASONIC TEMPLE DETROIT MI EXCELLENT MASTER AUDIENCE RECORDING BY JARED (RIP) 79:00/78:00
Date Added:1/25/2017
Track List:DISC ONE:INTRODUCTORY MUSIC: MAGIC DRAGON (VIDEO)/LOVE REUNION/PIPELINE/SWEET LITTLE SUSIE/UNTITLED SYNTHESIZER INSTUMENTAL.COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE.WELCOME TALK/THE LAST RIDE.JEALOUSY.EASTERN INTRIGUE.LOVE OF THE COMMAN MAN.THE SEVEN RAYS.THE WHEEL.THE IKON. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN.DISC TWO:FREEDOM FIGHTERS.ETERNAL LOVE.MR. TRISCUITS.SOMETHINGS COMING.THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.HEAVY METAL KIDS.HIROSHIMA.SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR (CUTS IN AT ANNOUNCER'S INTRO.).UTOPIA.COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU.JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:This one's MASTERFUL! My third transfer from the (now mine) Todd Rundgren JEMS cassette collection. Labeled as the MASTER tape. And I believe that. I knew Jared (the Taper) briefly, before he passed away last year. This is probably one of the best (if not THE best) 70s audience recordings I have ever heard. By any Band. I use the term 'soundboardish' frequently, and this is as close to being a soundboard as you can imagine. If I didn't know, for a fact, that it is an audience recording: I would think this was a very good pre-FM capture or a board tape. It's that good. Kind of reminds me of the partial show 1977-01-26 Oxford England Broadcast by BBC/KBFH. I've had a copy of this audience show for decades, and my copy must be a several generation dub (or another source?). It is nothing compared to this sound and quality. So I'm proud to have this. You can put some headphones on. And while listening, it will take you to front row center of the Detroit Masonic Temple March 17th 1977. It even sounds as if you could be sitting beside Willie. His drums (and especially cymbals) are prominant here. It's the entire 157 minute show, with the full 30 minute Singring recorded... as well as an excellent capture of the PA system playing the 'RA Preamble'/Introductory music of: Magic Dragon Theatre (a video presentation), Love Reunion, Pipeline, Sweet Little Susie and an untitled Instrumental culled from Isao Tomita's treatment of a classical piece of music. Highlights? Every track is a 'highlight'! My treatment to it was simply making it stereo by Audition's Stereo Expander Tool. And try to repair all the 'slips, skips & spikes'. This is ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL for all serious Todd Collectors. I can't say more. ~ Warren
3/17/77 MASONIC TEMPLE DETROIT MI AUDIENCE (SECOND SOURCE) 140:00
Date Added:1/30/2017
Track List:COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. EASTERN INTRIGUE.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. THE SEVEN RAYS. THE WHEEL (CUTS). IKON. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. FREEDOM FIGHTERS. ETERNAL LOVE. MR TRISCUITS/SOMETHING'S COMING. DEATH OF ROCK & ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA.SINGRING. UTOPIA THEME. COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:A very old set of cassettes that I’ve had for decades that I basically just did a raw digital transfer. No tweaking. I don’t think much can be done .Decent (Second source...see sbove) Audience recording. Whole show...except the Preamble/intro that precluded the show over the PA. These tapes have a little too much bottom though. Bit very listenable and I like it!~ Warren
3/19/77 RKO RIVERSIDE THEATRE MILWAUKEE WI AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO) MASTER 46:54/44:54
Date Added:3/20/2016
Track List:SIDE A: COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE.JEALOUSY.EASTERN INTRIGUE.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. THE SEVEN RAYS.THE WHEEL (CUTS OUT -PART 1 TAPE FLIP) SIDE B: THE WHEEL (CUTS IN -PART 2 TAPE FLIP).THE IKON.EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. ETERNAL LOVE.MR TRISCUITS/ SOMETHING'S COMING.DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.HEAVY METAL KIDS.HIROSHIMA (CUTS OUT)
Note:Another Geoff Laurenzo audience. Taken from MASTER Tape. Partial ‘RA’ Show . Only one tape/two sides. However (…and I guess there had to be a couple of three ‘Howevers’), this one listed here just for posterity and listing purposes. For it suffers much. It’s barely listenable, and thus we cannot edit it. It’s just not fixable, no matter how much we ‘shake, wiggle or dance’ it. Distortion throughout, and foremost the vocals PA System. There’s just too much distorted PA System captured here for that matter... the words are barely audible. Audience yelling and applause distorted as well. But we’ll keep it here in the Archives just the same. But that’s OK, for there’s several more of Geoff’s tapes that the acoustic are marvelous. AND I THANK HIM SOOOOOOO MUCH FOR THAT. Lots more good ones to come.~ Warren
3/21/77 STATE THEATRE MINNEAPOLIS MN AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO) MASTER 2.7 HOURS
Date Added:3/22/2016
Track List:VIDEO INTROS~MAGIC DRAGON/LOVE REUNION/PIPELINE/SWEET LITTLE SUZIE.COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE.THE LAST RIDE.JEALOUSY.EASTERN INTRIGUE.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.SUNBURST FINISH.THE WHEEL.THE IKON.EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN.ETERNAL LOVE (CUTS OUT AT END).MR TRISCUITS/SOMETHING’S COMING.THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.HEAVY METAL KIDS.HIROSHIMA.SINGRING & THE GLASS GUITAR PART 1 (CUTS OUT.)(CUTS IN)SINGRING & THE GLASS GUITAR PART 2.UTOPIA.COULDN’T I JUST TELL YOU.JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:This one here just for ‘listing purposes’ and it’s ‘historic record’. Another MASTERaudience recording by Geoff Laurenzo. One of the weaker of Geoff's 'grabs. I don't know that Geoff did such a bad job on this one though. I think it has a lot to do with the audience/fans are going nuts here, and the frenzy takes muchly away from the phonics. It is a 'keeper' though, and a we get the show in it's entirety. 2.7 Hours (2 full 90 minute side tapes).So we can really appreciate Geoff's efforts. The Pre-logue video sequence ('Magic Dragon Theatre'/'Love Reunion'/'Pipeline '78' and 'Sweet Little Suzie') are barely recognizable however. We couldn't do much other than work on pitch, some of the levels and Split tracks though out this show. 'It is what it is'. Worthy of note here is that we get the full 'Singring' and a very very extended performance of 'Eternal Love'...again, with a full compliment of surprise instrumentals (Todd on Sax for one).We'll work on this one some more at a later date, for we still have a Box of Geoff's MASTERS to go through. Could we have a better problem?....chuckle chuck~ Warren
3/23/77 (SOLDIERS & SAILORS) MEMORIAL HALL KANSAS CITY KS AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO) MASTER 119:00
Date Added:3/25/2016
Track List:(STARTS PREMATURELY) WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONAL (CUTS OUT).(CUTS IN) THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY.EASTERN INTRIGUE.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.THE SEVEN RAYS.THE WHEEL.THE IKON.EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN.ETERNAL LOVE.(CUTS IN) MR TRISCUITS/SOMETHING’S COMING.THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.HEAVY METAL KIDS.HIROSHIMA.SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR.COULDNT I JUST TELL YOU.
Note:Another audience capture from Rick Laurenzo's MASTERS (2 cassettes/4 sides). But this one is hard to figure. The sound is none to good on most tracks, but some they are fair. It is very listenable. From all the audible commotion at the beginning of the first tape, it sounds a if there was some audience rowdiness that delayed the show and aborted the the first tune 'Communion With The Sun'. So we'll keep this one in the 'vaults' just for posterity, and 'listing purposes' only. There was not much that I could do with it.... for there are far too many peaks and valleys throughout and the right channel was almost non existant. Having said all that, there's some songs from this 'RA' period either weren't performed or aborted. Missing (in order) That I know of would be: 'Communion With The Sun', 'When The Shit Hits The Fan starts prematurely....and the last two numbers : 'Utopia' and 'Just One Victory' are missing. I'd like to thank Geoff for his hardship to record this anyway! From what i mention at the beginning of this entry, it's hard to tell what the announcer is saying, what Todd is saying and what appears to be Geoff saying something about objects being thrown in the 13th row. O Well. So I guess this is still a rarity right? 119 Minutes of show.~ Warren
4/6/77 CIVIC CENTER SAN DIEGO AUDIENCE - DIGITAL TRANSFER WARREN N/A
Date Added:5/18/2012
Track List:SWEET LITTLE SUSIE...PIPELINE...ETC...COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD.LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. EASTERN INTRIGUE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. SUNBURST FINISH. THE WHEEL. THE IKON. EMERGENCY SPLASHDOWN. ETERNAL LOVE. MR TRISCUITS. SOMETHINGS COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA THEME. COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU.
Note:Very rough. Bass isn't rolled down at all...distorted. Boom boom boom. I got it if you should want it...chuckle chuck... Just for collecting purposes~ Warren
4/13/77 TEXAS HALL/UNIVERSITY TEXAS ARLINGTON TX AUDIENCE- DIGITAL XFER HIROSHI 139:29
Date Added:5/8/2014
Track List:INTRO (LOVE REUNION. PIPELINE.SWEET LITTLE SUZIE). COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD. LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. EASTERN INTRIGUE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. SUNBURST FINISH. THE WHEEL. THE IKON. FREEDOM FIGHTERS. ETERNAL LOVE. MR TRISCUITS. SOMETHINGS COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA.SINGRING.
Note:Kind of fun listen. But slightly 'in a can' sounding. Some level balance changes throughout. Hiroshi dusted off his old cassettes (3 sides) of this audience recording and digitalized it for me. My tapes did not have the Intro stuff of Sweet Little Suzie...Pipeline...etc., or the Singring piece (which cuts off near the end of Todd's part). Thanks 'Rosh'! Again, a great performance and a decent recording. A good add to anybody's collection.
4/25/77 THE FOX THEATRE ATLANTA GA AUDIENCE BY WARREN (EDITED BY WARREN FROM HIS MASTER TO 'SOUNDBOARDLIKE' QUALITY) 68:47/56:30
Date Added:9/19/2017
Track List:CD ONE: COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. EASTERN INTRIGUE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. SUNBURST FINISH. THE WHEEL. THE IKON. FREEDOM FIGHTERS. ETERNAL LOVE. CD TWO: MR TRISCUITS. SOMETHINGS COMING. HEAVY METAL KIDS. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA. JUST ONE VICTORY.
BONUS: POST SHOW INTERVIEW IN THE BLUE ROOM AT THE FAMOUS FOX THEATRE(17 MINS)
Note:*Tony said (in 2003),"This is a very strong audience recording with little to zero yap. Jealousy is real strong and the jazz/acid tinged Eternal Love center section has a lot of trippy echo on it... and the tune is over ten minutes long...at the old Fox Theatre. Gave Warren credit for the recording on a Sony compact cassette recorder/player. How it surfaced in Japan he/we do not know! Hiroshi transfered it to digital. Thanks my friends~ Tony"
I decided to get out my MASTER and see what 'area beautification' I could do to it. I always felt it held so much promise (though be it recorded with my primitive Sony Walkman TC-D4)...that maybe it just needed a tweak here and there. With some more Adobe Audition under my belt, I made some drastic changes. First and foremost, I corrected the speed/tempo. Then I added what Audition calls 'Stereo Separation'. With the unique Graphic Equalizer (and they have a great one, with as many bands as you need) I brought the vocals more out front. And when I did that it, it made the instrumentation sharper. There's a few other tweaks but (and I'm not bragging), what I came out with was much 'soundboard' like phonics without clipping with the decibels. And Audition has a feature for that too with their 'Master Gain'. My finished product, I am much proud of. Thanks to several batteries and as many as necessary blank cassettes, I caught the whole show, without any tape flip gaps. Everybody next to me behaved as well, Hardly any yap. ESSENTIAL~ Warren
5/4/77 CIVIC CENTER AKRON OHIO AUDIENCE- DIGITAL XFER WARREN 90:00
Date Added:5/21/2012
Track List:COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD. LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. EASTERN INTRIGUE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. SUNBURST FINISH. THE WHEEL. THE IKON. FREEDOM FIGHTERS. ETERNAL LOVE. MR TRISCUITS. SOMETHINGS COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING (CUTS)
Note:No earthly idea why I transferred from this audience cassette. Mono and recorded very much from a distance.~ Warren
5/7/77 THE PALLADIUM NEW YORK NY (FIRST NIGHT) SOUNDBOARD (VARIOUS KBFH) 37:00
Date Added:8/20/2018
Track List:COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.LAST RIDE.JEALOUSY.EASTERN INTRIGUE.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.THE IKON/FREEDOM FIGHTERS.COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU.
Note:The age old date and venue information that we have is contradicting on this one. Istvan and I have been trying to add some history & timelines up on it. And have come to the likely conclusion that this is possibly a show that was rescheduled (Boston Orpheum May 7th was rescheduled to May 17th) to be a first show at The Palladium in New York on May 7th. The second show being on May 8th (see entry below). For we have copies of ticket stubs to reflect some of this.
The biggest key to the confusion is; This is a KBFH recording, and they have two different presentations of it. One on Radio DJ presentation >'KBFH Promotion Spot for July 31 1977', listing it as 'The Palladium' (with 'Communion With The Sun'/'The Last Ride'/'Jealousy' & 'Couldn't I just Tell You'... Istvan supplies with his transfer from KBFH Reel to Reel!)and another on official CD release 'King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Todd Rundgren Live' (Concert Series # BO4YNEY), listing it as 'Schaffer (mispelled) Music Festival' (with 'The Last Ride'/'Eastern Intrigue'/'Love of the Common Man' & 'Couldn't I Just Tell You'). And then Jon Risen's KBFH version of it has an additional 'The Ikon'/'Freedom Fighters'!
It makes sense to us that this is the first night of two (May 7 & 8 1977) at the Palladium in New York on May 7th 1977. Right or wrong, it is wonderful to have worked with Istvan on this, and we have now 8 performances of excellent soundboard from this show.~ Warren
5/8/77 THE PALLADIUM NEW YORK NY (SECOND NIGHT) FM BROADCAST 54:00
Date Added:6/17/2015
Track List:COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD. LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. JEALOUSY. EASTERN INTRIGUE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. ETERNAL LOVE. HIROSHIMA. COULDN’T I JUST TELL YOU.
Note:Note:Another beauty from Frank Bubnick’s vaults. Strong clean FM recording of part of this great New York performance. ESSENTIAL~ Warren
*We had the date wrong on this one. We now have a copy of a ticket stub with May 8th date on it.
5/8/77 THE PALLADIUM NEW YORK NY AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO) MASTER 112
Date Added:3/19/2016
Track List:(CUTS IN) COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE.THE LAST RIDE.JEALOUSY.EASTERN INTRIGUE.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. THE SEVEN RAYS.THE WHEEL.THE IKON.ETERNAL LOVE.MR TRISCUITS.SOMETHING'S COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.HEAVY METAL KIDS.HIROSHIMA (SKIPS A LITTLE AT 1:57). SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR (CUTS OUT AFTER BREAKING THE GUITAR).
Note:And just when we thought we had enough good ones from Geoff Laurenzo, here's another MASTERpiece! Yes, I took this directly from his MASTER audience cassettes and did no editing other than level a little & split tracks. It's that good. This ones from the 2nd night at the Palladium in New York City, and we have a good portion of this show in my 'Archives' of a great FM Broadcast (Soundboard) provided by Frank Bubnick. But this...THIS is an audience grab that is as close to a soundboard as you can get. A very few miniscure flaws and some talking. Sure we're missing alittle bit (see below) of the show here, but that's alright by me. What a job Geoff, and THANK YOU! ESSENTIAL~ Warren
Probably missing all the preshow 'hoopla' Intro: 'Love Reunion','Pipeline'and 'Sweet Little Suzie'. And as maybe the end/encore numbers: 'Utopia' (Theme), 'Couldn't I Just Tell You' and 'Just One Victory'. But not recorded. Ya’ll would still love this up. Good Gawd, they cook for 'Heavy Metal Kids'! And Kas belts it out during 'Eternal Love' (some surprise intrumentals in there too!)
Master (3) tapes. Recorded with portable Sony TC-42 tape deck
8/3/77 PINE KNOB MUSIC THEATRE CLARKSTON MI AUDIENCE- DIGITAL XFER WARREN 90:00
Date Added:5/21/2012
Track List:(CUTS IN) LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. BACK ON THE STREET. THE SEVEN RAYS. THE WHEEL. LOVE IN ACTION. ETERNAL LOVE. SOMETHING'S COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA THEME. LOVE IS THE ANSWER. COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU. BOOGIES. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:Very muffled and bassy. I transfered this one to disc just because of the set arrangement. But I thought there would be more 'Oops' played during this time (August '77).~ Warren
8/6/77 MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILLION COLUMBIA MD AUDIENCE- DIGITAL XFER WARREN 135:00
Date Added:5/21/2012
Track List:COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. SUNSET BLVD. LE FEELE INTERNATIONALE. THE LAST RIDE, JEALOUSY. EASTERN INTRIGUE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. BACK ON THE STREET. THE SEVEN RAYS. THE WHEEL. LOVE IN ACTION. ETERNAL LOVE. SOMETHING'S COMING. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. HEAVY METAL KIDS. HIROSHIMA. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:Listenable. Definitely recorded from a great distance. Vocals are pretty weak to the ear.Just for us archivists. ~ Warren
10/16/77 MASONIC TEMPLE DETROIT MI EXCELLENT AUDIENCE MASTER BY JARED (RIP) 130:00
Date Added:2/5/2017
Track List:DISC ONE: INTRO. TRAPPED. THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN & HELL. ABANDON CITY. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. BACK ON THE STREET. BLACK & WHITE. CRAZY LADY BLUE.LOVE IN ACTION. THE DEATH OF ROCK & ROLL. ----INTERMISSION----OVERTURE/COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD/LE FEEL INTERNATIONALE .THE LAST RIDE .GANGRENE .MY ANGEL.DISC TWO: THE SEVEN RAYS. HEAVY METAL KIDS. SINGRING & THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA . COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU .JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:He's (Jared)/I've done it again with another SPECTACULAR 1977 at The Masonic Temple in Detroit. We've had a decent version of this tape for decades that we inadvertently gave credit to Brian Tapp (in another post here) for some reason. This was recorded by Jared (RIP) with JEMS. Again it's his MASTER. So I killed that old post from 5 years ago.(and I apologize to Joe Franks , because he did his usual 'magic; to the mess that I gave him. It was this show, but several copies/generations old. (I'll save his version for those who are still inclined to have it). Soooo... this my fourth installment from the (now mine) Todd Rundgren JEMS cassette collection. Another MASTER tape(s) by Jared (RIP) And this one is 8 months later at the same venue. The band introduces much 'Oops Wrong Planet' here this time. Released in September of 1977 (RA was released in February). So what they did for these new 'Oops' shows was, darken the 'RA' props (The Pyramid and Morris the Sphinx head.) And appeared in blue jeans and tshirts and no chrome Ankh guitars. They played much of the new 'Oops' album in this fashion. Then a brief intermission, and they came back out with the 'Eastern Intrigue' outfits and the 'RA' set in all it's effects , lights and glory. And played a couple of the 'RA' standouts and other killer songs. This sounds very much quality-wise as the first Masonic '77 show. Yes that's right. Except, with a little more audience yap here. It sounds like a 'board Tape! And the Band is on fire! So I'm proud to share this with you. Put some headphones on. And while listening, again, it will take you to front row center of the Detroit Masonic Temple October 16 1977. The whole thing is up front and in your face. I believe It's the entire 130 minute show, with the full 30 minute Singring recorded. Again, my treatment to it was, simply making it stereo by Audition's Stereo Expander Tool. And try to repair all the 'slips, cuts, skips & spikes'(which there were many). This one too is ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL for all serious Todd Collectors. I can't say more. ~ Warren
Recorded With Advent Dynamic Microphones > Sony Tc-153sd Cassette Recorder
10/20/77 CHICAGO AUDITORIUM IL FM RADIO BROADCAST 74:09/74:37
Track List:INTRO MUSIC (THE UTOPIA BOLERO). TRAPPED. THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL. ABANDON CITY. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. BACK ON THE STREET. BLACK AND WHITE. CRAZY LADY BLUE. LOVE IN ACTION. THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. SUNSET BOULEVARD. THE LAST RIDE. GANGRENE. MY ANGEL. THE SEVEN RAYS. HEAVY METAL KIDS. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR (partial). SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR (contd). UTOPIA THEME. LOVE IS THE ANSWER. COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:The complete show. Quality is consistent for the most part. As good as an old FM gets, from what we believe is one of the best surviving tapes of this event. It’s a little on the ‘treble’ side though. A awesome 'RA/Oops Wrong planet' Show. And you gotta love 'My Angel' (with Todd on Sax) in these sets! But there is an official version currently available retail (Japan Archive Series CRCL-7709/10). Go get it. Some of the on-line retail houses have it.~ Warren
10/22/77 MINNEAPOLIS AUDITORIUM MINNEAPOLIS MN AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO)MASTER 120:00
Date Added:4/1/2016
Track List:'OOPS WRONG PLANET' SET:(CUTS IN) TRAPPED.THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL.ABANDON CITY. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.BACK ON THE STREET.BLACK & WHITE.CRAZY LADY BLUE.LOVE IN ACTION. (CUTS IN)THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.-INTERMISSION-INTERMISSION MUSIC (OVERTURE).MOUNTAINTOP/COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SH*T HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE.THE LAST RIDE.GANGRENE.THE SEVEN RAYS.(CUTS IN) HEAVY METAL KIDS.SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR.LOVE IS THE ANSWER.COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU.JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:Another from Geoff Laurenzo's 'goodie bag' of MASTER audience recordings. But this one records off kind of wierd. The 'Oops Wrong Planet' set quality is weak. But the set afterwards is brilliant for the most part (from 'Communion With The Sun' and onward). As all of you know, on the 'Oops' leg of the 1977 Tour; the Band comes out in blue jeans and T-shirts to do most the new album. Then there was a brief intermission. And then they come out to perform with the Eyptian 'RA' Theatrics with The custom instruments, Middle-eastern garb, 'Morris' the laser Sphinx head...and the Pyramid and light show in all it's glory (as they did at the beginning of the year's Tour).
Welllllll....in the 'Oops' set of this recording, there is lots of chatter and the it sounds 'distant'. But then again the rest of it is wonderful. But don't get me wrong, you'll love this recording. And I think it is rare and ESSENTIAL for your 'Collection shelf.~ Warren
And thanks so much to the those Laurenzo Brothers! I think we get the whole show here with the exception of The Intro Music (The 'Utopia Bolero') and three tunes 'cut in' short. (They did sneak in 'My Angel' in some shows in October & November 1977 However)
10/26/77 MEMORIAL HALL KANSAS CITY MO AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO) MASTER TAPES 68:00
Date Added:4/5/2016
Track List:GANGRENE.(FADES IN) MY ANGEL.THE SEVEN RAYS.HEAVY METAL KIDS.SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR PT 1 (CUTS AT END OF KASIM'S SOLO).SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR PT 2 (CUTS IN AND CUTS OUT. ROGER'S SOLO ONLY).SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR PT 3 (TODD'S INTRO, SOLO & FINALE).UTOPIA.LOVE IS THE ANSWER.COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU.JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:Another nice one (audience) from Geoff Laurenzo. Unfortunately this one is a small part of the show, for he inadvertently recorded something over much of it. It's strange, because we have very few 'uninterupted' good audience 'Oops Wrong Planet' Shows. For the confusion of the 'Oop Wrong Planet' set at the beginning of these shows threw tapers off (and with the length of 'Singring' made it tough to grab on 90 minute cassettes). But that OK, what we have from Geoff here is very nice. Willie's feature 'Gangrene' is a little weak and 'Singring' is a puzzle to put together...but again the rest is nice. I figure that we're missing (in order performed): The Intro, Trapped, Marriage of Heaven and Hell, Abandon City, Love of The Common man, Back On The Street, Black & White, Crazy Lady Blue, Love In Action, The Death of Rock and Roll, Intermission music (Overture: Mountain Top and Sunrise), Communion With The Sun, When The Shit Hits The Fan/Sunset Blvd./Le Feel Internacional and The Last Ride. And that's a lot! But I'm very thankful to Geoff's generosity still, in sharing these MASTERS with me to digitally transfer for TR Historic Record~ Warren
10/28/77 THE FOX THEATRE ST LOUIS MO AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO) MASTER 150:59
Date Added:4/5/2016
Track List:(CUTS IN)INTRO MUSIC.TRAPPED.MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.BACK ON THE STREET.BLACK & WHITE.CRAZY LADY BLUE.LOVE IN ACTION.DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.INTERMISSION MUSIC (OVERTURE- MOUNTAINTOP AND SUNRISE).COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SHIT HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE.THE LAST RIDE.GANGRENE.(CUTS IN) MY ANGEL.THE SEVEN RAYS.HEAVY METAL KIDS.SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR PT 1(CUTS OUT NEAR END OF TODD SOLO).(CUTS IN) SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR PT 2. UTOPIA.LOVE IS THE ANSWER.COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU.JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:Another MASTER Tape(s) of an audience recording by Geoff Laurenzo. The quality on this one isn't at all what is usually expected from his tapings.It's listenable, but very much distant and weak. There's just nothing I can do with this one to 'beautify' it (except split the tracks). I know when I'm licked...chuckle...chuck...
It is the full 'Oops Wrong Planet' show however, and we'll just put her down as rare and store it for TR Historic Record.But very much thanks to Geoff for always sharing his MASTERS with us once again.~ Warren
11/11/77 MEEHAN AUDITORIUM BROWN UNIVERSITY PROVIDENCE RI FM RADIO BROADCAST - DAN LAMPINSKI 71:37
Date Added:11/4/2002
Track List:INTRO.TRAPPED.MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN & HELL.ABANDON CITY.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.BACK ON THE STREET. BLACK & WHITE.COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.UTOPIA THEME.LOVE IS THE ANSWER.CRAZY LADY BLUE.LOVE IN ACTION.DEATH OF ROCK & ROLL
Includes:
1977-11-19 Interview Todd & Roger WXRT Chicago IL 13:21
1977 'The Pyramid Craze' (Creem Magazine) Interview 3:16
1977 Daily Planet (Edition 482) 'RA & Studio Consciousness' with Todd 3:55

Note:Re-broadcast of a show from Brown University and captured from the radio by the infamous New England recorder Dan Lampinski. This guy deserves a medal for all the bands and shows that he recorded in the Seventies. Quality audience recordings too. Sound is good but the age has some effects.Remixed maybe for this broadcast?
11/11/77 MEEHAN AUDITORIUM BROWN UNIVERSITY PROVIDENCE RI (VERSION 2) DUTCH FM BROADCAST VERSION - KRO RADIO ON FEBRUARY 26 1978 71:37
Date Added:8/11/2014
Track List:TRAPPED.MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN & HELL.ABANDON CITY.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.BACK ON THE STREET. BLACK & WHITE.COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.UTOPIA THEME.LOVE IS THE ANSWER.CRAZY LADY BLUE.LOVE IN ACTION.DEATH OF ROCK & ROLL.DUTCH OUTRO.
Note:It seems, this year (2014), that a Dutch Fan, Hans de Vente, digitized his FM recording of this 1977-11-11 show Re-broadcast in February of 1978. Then a TTD member, propylaen, took it one step further by "chapterizing and normalizing Hans' tracks and did some other minor editing (removed a few pops, made the between song edits less jarring by getting the volume levels closer to each track)." So what we have here is a excellent sounding historic record! ESSENTIAL~ Warren
11/23/77 SUFFOLK FORUM LONG ISLAND CITY AUDIENCE- DIGITAL XFER WARREN N/A
Date Added:5/21/2012
Track List:TRAPPED. THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL. ABANDON CITY. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. BACK ON THE STREET. BLACK AND WHITE. CRAZY LADY BLUE. LOVE IN ACTION. DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. SUNSET BLVD. LE FEEL INTERNCIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. GANGRENE. THE SEVEN RAYS. HEAVY METAL KIDS. SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR (CUTS). UTOPIA THEME. LOVE IS THE ANSWER. COULDNT I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:Listenable. Some distortion. Just for us archivists. The REAL die-hard ones...chuckle chuck~ Warren
11/29/77 HARA ARENA DAYTON OH AUDIENCE 68:53/59:51
Track List:CD ONE: TRAPPED. THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL. ABANDON CITY. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. BLACK AND WHITE. CRAZY LADY BLUE. LOVE IN ACTION. DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL. COMMUNION WITH THE SUN. SUNSET BLVD. LE FEEL INTERNCIONALE. THE LAST RIDE. GANGRENE. THE SEVEN RAYS. CD TWO: HEAVY METAL KIDS (CUTS). SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR. COULDNT I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:My buddy Frank Bubnick says, "This is cool, you're gonna love it. A BINAURAL show from the 5th row center. Remember binaural? That was the system that utilized microphones mounted on a pair of headphones. The intention was to record live events in the same manner that humans heard them. The CD's were mastered by Sandra Winters from the original tapes recorded by Laine Harris. The binaural effect is very cool. It works very well with headphones or speakers placed very closely together. Sounds like the crowd surrounds you. Much of the sound was captured directly off of the stage. Sound quality is pretty good, it's the binaural effect that really kicks on this one. Awesome 'Oops ' set"
12/29/77 CAPITOL THEATER PASSAIC NJ (Last part of show only) AUDIENCE- DIGITAL TRANSFER WARREN 45:00
Date Added:5/21/2012
Track List:SINGRING & THE GLASS GUITAR. UTOPIA THEME. LOVE IS THE ANSWER. COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU. JUST ONE VICTORY (CUTS OUT)
Note:This is not a bad recording! I need to find the first tape of this somewhere here in the vaults...I know it!~ Warren
12/31/77 RICHFIELD COLISEUM CLEVELAND OH (NEW YEARS EVE) AUDIENCE (GEOFF LAURENZO) MASTER 144.00
Date Added:4/8/2016
Track List:'OOPS WRONG PLANET' SET:INTRO.TRAPPED.MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL.ABANDON CITY.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.BACK ON THE STREET.BLACK & WHITE.CRAZY LADY BLUE.LOVE IN ACTION.THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL.THEATRIC'RA" STAGE SET:INTERMISSION MUSIC (OVERTURE-MOUNTAINTOP AND SUNRISE).COMMUNION WITH THE SUN.WHEN THE SH#T HITS THE FAN/SUNSET BLVD./LE FEEL INTERNACIONALE.THE LAST RIDE.GANGRENE. (TAPE FLIP - CUTS IN) THE SEVEN RAYS.HEAVY METAL KIDS.SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR (TAPE FLIP - CUTS OUT).(CUTS IN) SINGRING AND THE GLASS GUITAR.UTOPIA . LOVE IS THE ANSWER.COULDN'T I JUST TELL YOU.JUST ONE VICTORY.
Note:So you may be getting weary of this amount of new "Oops Wrong Planet" audience recordings showing up as of recent from me. But these recordings of Geoff Laurenzo's MASTERS are very much worthy of any serious Todd rarities collector's shelf. And this one is good. REAL good. A very 'soundboardish'(is that a word?) capture of a very electric night. In fact a New Years Eve night, that takes us into 1978. The Band is Pro-tight and sounds like they're enjoying themselves quite a bit. At some points Cleveland comes 'unglued'!
I think we're missing 'My Angel'... and a small beginning portion of 'Seven Rays'and a very small portion of 'Singring' due to tapers 'flip'. But for the most part, it's all here. Sure, I had to use my editing prowess again, but minimally.
The instruments are clear and the vocals are up front and in your face. So you could put some headphones on (and a party hat) and go sit in a seat what must be near the front of the theatre. Cause ya gotta figure Richfield Coliseum was huge!
And you would turn it up! YOU WILL ENJOY THIS ONE~ Warren
P.S. Once again, I'd like to reach out to the Laurenzo Bros. and thank them for taking us through the seventies with all these great audience tapings (for what seems all over the Mid-Western US). And don't ya'll fret 'cause there's a few more. So stay tuned.

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