Todd Rundgren/UTOPIA (and Related) Audio Rarities On CD-R--- v12.2018

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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
3/23/14 'UNPREDICTABLE' RAMS HEAD ANNAPOLIS MARYLAND AUDIENCE (MARC LINOVITZ) 62:00/34:00
Date Added:4/2/2014
Track List:DISC ONE: JAAN PEHACHAAN HO.I SAW THE LIGHT.96 TEARS.LYSISTRATA.GET LUCKY. CLICHÉ.RUNNING BEAR .COMPASSION.TOO FAR GONE.BORN TO SYNTHESIZE*.DISC TWO:KINDHEARTED WOMAN BLUES*.FIRE (THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN)*.I DON’T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN.BLOW ME.BLACK AND WHITE.PAST.ONE WORLD.
Note:John Ferenzik sat in for three songs on keyboard (*)
Our first show from 2014. And WOW. This just in from our buddy Marc Linovitz. He mailed his audience recording on discs to me to share here. And what a pleasant surprise. This recording is prestene...very close to Soundboard quality. A delightful performace too.Thank you for your magic Marc!
Maryland Super Fan Bill Hoyt had this to say, "One of the best things about this show was that Todd was enjoying himself. Great audience banter, and the miscues were all part of the fun. Not that miscues matter all that much, when Todd, Jesse, Kasim and Prairie are all pretty much joined at the hip having logged countless performance hours together. A highlight of the show came when John Ferenzik was invited onstage to back the band with some blues and some response playing to Todd's "scatting." It's always cool to see someone with an accomplished musical ear be able to replicate voiced notes, as John did for Todd on the piano. Very fun. I won't go into great lengths about the set list, in keeping with Todd's desire to keep things ‘unpredictable’, but he did sit at the piano for some songs, and that is always rewarding for me. I've always enjoyed it when Todd performs others' music, as he is always acknowledging his influences and interests, and it's clear that performing this way fulfills him also. So, at the end of the show when the gentleman at the table seated next to me said "He didn't play 'Hello It's Me'", I said, "Don't be surprised." Straying outside the known is always good for Todd and for his fans also. This was a great, fun show. Can we get an "Amen" for unpredictability?"
The show was recorded by Marc using Sonic Studio Mics and a Sony DAT. He digitally mastered and then tracks were cut on a PC and burned to CD. I ripped it to flac and then here you have it! ~ Warren
3/28/14 'UNPREDICTABLE' BEAR'S DEN SENECA NIAGARA CASINO NIAGARA FALLS NY AUDIENCE (TAPER ‘RICHARD S. BINKO’) 75:29:12/24:42:68
Date Added:4/2/2014
Track List:DISC ONE:INTRO.FRIDAY.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.CLICHÉ.BANTER.RUNNING BEAR.I DON'T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN.BANTER.BIG WEEKEND.BLACK & WHITE.ARE YOU HAVIN' ANY FUN.IT WOULDN'T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE.TOO FAR GONE.PAST.GET LUCKY.TODD'S DAFT PUNK STORY.BORN TO SYNTHESIZE.DISC TWO:96 TEARS.I SAW THE LIGHT.LYSISTRATA.IN THE YEAR 2525.HELLO IT'S ME.ONE WORLD.
Note:The second show that we have from 2014. Probably my favorite 'Unpredictable' 2014 set list, for you can really tell Todd is very relaxed and enjoying this Niagara Falls Show. And it’s a ‘Friday’! A decent audience recording by 'Richard Binko'. But the levels are all over the place and take much EQing to get distortion out. Apparently ‘Binko’ records a gazillion artists shows for torrent sharing on Traders Den. The only problem being with that is, he may not be a huge Todd fanatic like you and I. And the people apparently with him as well. Of all songs for the people sitting next to him to yap through is ‘Cliché’. Some girl talks through the whole tune. But Todd has fun with the ‘Native American’ locals. And teases them with ‘Running Bear’. The what I call ‘cheesy’ tunes are turned into wonderful pieces!
Having said all that, this is an incredibly awesome performance. Local Todd Fan Kevin Scull had this to say, "A full house of about 500 packed the Bear's Den at the Seneca Casino in Niagara Falls. Todd and his usual band mates were in fine form. The band was relaxed and Todd played a seated set on bar stool and piano bench. It is always a pleasure to see such a professional performer who makes you so glad you went and supported his effort. He also shared an interesting story about attending an after the Grammy Awards party, courtesy of Daft Punk, with Michelle and Rebop. The fantastic One World finale had everyone wanting one more song. That's what makes me look forward to yet one more show."
I EQ'd my copy out and burned to disc and it make for a very enjoyable addicting listen for rides in my car. It’s very much a keeper. ~ Warren
4/6/14 ‘UNPREDICTABLE’ VARIETY PLAYHOUSE ATLANTA GA AUDIENCE (ALLEN) 100:00
Date Added:4/9/2014
Track List:JAAN PAHECHAN HO.LYSISTRATA. RUNNING BEAR. I DON'T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN. BLACK AND WHITE.SQUIDBILLIES SONG.BORN TO SYNTHESIZE.IN THE YEAR 2525.SONG OF THE VIKING.PAST. TOO FAR GONE.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.GET LUCKY.I SAW THE LIGHT.PISSIN.PATCHES.ONE WORLD. IT WOULDN'T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE.FIRE.HELLO IT'S ME.
Note:Me being an Atlanta Boy, of course I was at this one (hanging with RR Doug, Chris R., David G. and da boys…and gals). So I’m kind of partial. Atlanta loves Todd and Todd loves Atlanta. He sold out this one (800?). So I won’t give a review of this show, or go on about his humorous banter between songs…’cause to me, Todd can do no wrong. The performance I thought was stellar. As is this recording by buddy Allen Law (aka: Atlanta Music Archives). It's almost soundboard quality. Yet, we have keep in mind that the first three tunes there were problems with the monitor guy. Jesse’s licks are at too low a volume and Todd didn’t like the mic monitor volume in front of him. It’s all corrected by the ‘Running Bear’ tune. So this audience recording was INCREDIBLE grab. I will say this (for I was allowed to be at a number of locations in the theatre); everybody that I was next to was awed by Todd's incredible vocals. EVERYBODY.Thank you Allen Law!~ Warren
Audience Recording (Allen Law) w/ Audix Mic Caps with Church Audio Cable > Church Audio Ugly PreAmp > Sony M10
4/7/14 'UNPREDICTABLE' CAROLINA THEATRE DURHAM NC AUDIENCE (MIKE MOSNER) 110:00
Date Added:4/10/2014
Track List:JAAN PAHECHAN HO.I DON’T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.RUNNING BEAR.CLICHÉ.PATCHES.BORN TO SYNTHESIZE.BLACK & WHITE.GET LUCKY. IT WOULDN’T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE.TOO FAR GONE.COMPASSION.96 TEARS.I SAW THE LIGHT.ENDLESS PRAIRIE.PISSIN’. IN THE YEAR 2525.LYSISTRATA.PAST.HAVIN’ FUN.HELLO IT’S ME.ONE WORLD.
Note:Here's another Southeastern US 'An Unpredictable Evening' audience recording from our ever faithful 'Moz'. This one sounds like he may have been a little more further from the main stage. But still a stellar grab! Thank you Mike!
As far as the performance goes, here's a review from local superfan Wayne Reu: “The Unpredictable show at the Carolina Theatre was a top shelf performance by the band of bad ass boys driving their bad ass toys of percussion, guitars, piano, and an i-pad. For some, the show catered to the faithful, to others it was an initiation. To all, this Monday night show was a great way to kick start the week and saved us from a monotony of usual routines. Aside from some of the predictable material, a really nice change of pace was the cover songs that were played. Most of the covers were of the AM radio hits variety of way back when (50's, 60s). Those of us who lived through Pre FM radio will recognize them and most likely relish those memories. Others who did not were probably left wondering what happened. It was comical to listen about the experience of the Daft Punk grammy party with Todd and guests having to be pushed from one table to the next a couple of times because the tables happen to be reserved for someone else. Then Todd also shared a moment or two of satire with the audience in regards to his interaction with Paul McCartney being at this party which in my opinion was probably dead on the mark and confirmed my suspicions of Sir Paul. This band Jesse Gress, Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, and Prairie Prince never disappoints. Always a treat to see and hear them play. Top grade. The very most of professionals.”~ Warren
4/9/14 'UNPREDICTABLE' THE NEIGHBORHOOD THEATRE CHARLOTTE NC AUDIENCE (MIKE MOSNER 110:00
Date Added:4/17/2014
Track List:JAAN PAHECHAN HO.LYSISTRATA.CLICHÉ.96 TEARS.PISSIN.ARE YOU HAVING ANY FUN.BLACK & WHITE.RUNNING BEAR.I DON'T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN. SONG OF THE VIKING.COMPASSION.TOO FAR GONE.ENDLESS PRAIRIE.I'M A GUN (MOSTLY THE'PLAYBACK' OF THE LORNE GREENE 'SINGLE').BORN TO SYNTHESIZE.GET LUCKY. I SAW THE LIGHT. IN THE YEAR 2525.ONE WORLD.PAST.FIRE.HELLO IT'S ME.
Note:Another fantastic recording from our ever faithful Mike Mosner ('Moz') as he ventures around the Southeastern US. We have to appreciate him so much. Thank you Mike! All his stuff is always very good and ESSENTIAL.Very much worth the download and very much worthy of the CD 'burneth'!
Local Super Fan John Branning (John attended the Greenville Show too) had this review of the show: "Todd's voice was in excellent shape, with high and clear falsettos’ evident right from the start. Kasim smiled more, and bantered with Todd. Jesse and Prairie were there usual impeccable selves. Even the non-super fan that attended will have left knowing that these are the epitome of professional musicians. Talent spills from every pore. Such an ‘unplugged’ look with the stools of course. But Jesse doesn’t stay seated long. And Prairie is standing with full set in front of him (including bongos). But much of the tunes are very much ‘plugged in'. Todd rocks when he wants too.
The Neighborhood Theater was a more bar-like setting with a mix of reserved seats and general admission. The crowd was also more animated, but not obnoxiously so. Todd offered more in the way of political commentary, particularly stressing his fondness for NC and saying he had many friends in the state. ‘I know you all aren't happy about what's happening here’, alluding to state-wide GOP control and a coal ash environmental mess that's been in the news. The crowd cheered his comments; no dissent in the house that night…they even loved the ‘cheesy’ songs…for Todd Rundgren will tickle your funny bone. And spellbind you with his vocals, guitar and piano prowess.”

4/10/14 'UNPREDICTABLE' THE HANDLEBAR GREENVILLE SC AUDIENCE (MIKE MOSNER) 110:00
Date Added:4/17/2014
Track List:JAAN PAHECHAN HO.LYSISTRATA.I DON'T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN.RUNNING BEAR.BLACK & WHITE.CLICHÉ.96 TEARS.ARE YOU HAVING ANY FUN.SOUL BROTHER.PISSIN.GET LUCKY.SONG OF THE VIKING.IT WOULDN'T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE.TOO FAR GONE.PATCHES.I SAW THE LIGHT. FIRE. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.HELLO IT'S ME.PAST.IN THE YEAR 2525.ONE WORLD.
Note:After I rolled off the bass a little on this one, I think this is one of the better audience recordings so far of the 'Unpredictable' 2014. All the vocals and instruments and everything is right there up front. I know I keep using the term 'soundboardish', but that's what this one is. Todd squeezes in 'Soul Brother' here too, which I haven’t heard year to date. And thank you my buddy Mike 'Moz'! This guy deserves a fuggin' medal for all his recent recordings ya'll! As far as the performance goes, there are some 'hiccups', and I'll let you read local super fan John Branning's review below:
"The Greenville crowd was the rowdiest of the shows we saw. Only about 175 reserved seats and a larger standing-room crowd in the venue, which combined with the bar in the back, made for a noisy evening. Another strong performance although Todd's voice was just a bit rougher than its perfection the night before in Charlotte. Lorne Greene didn't make it into tonight's show (fortunately), but ‘Soul Brother’ did. A few minor snafus during the show -- Todd broke a string during Black & White; screwed up the lyrics to ‘Too Far Gone’, and knocked his iPad off its stand. Of course he recovered quickly and with good humor, all part of the charm. But Todd’s commentary was kept to a minimum -- no real banter or stories, other than the Daft Punk/Grammy anecdote, which he seemed to rush through a bit this time. Perhaps the crew was anxious to wrap up and get on their way to Ft. Lauderdale? And you'll hear Todd say that they were minus a guitar roadie...and that George (the sound mix technician) was working both the sound board & the lights. Like Atlanta, he really doesn't get the monitors just right until mid way thru Lysistrata. But still a very solid show, made all the more enjoyable by being back at the Handlebar and in Greenville, as well as bringing a good friend of ours along for her very first Todd show and she walked out a convert.”
6/18/14 RINGO STARR & HIS 13th ALL STARR BAND THE BEACON THEATRE NEW YORK NY AUDIENCE (BY ‘MR. RAILING') 120:00
Date Added:7/10/2014
Track List:MATCHBOX.IT DON'T COME EASY.TALKING.WINGS.TALKING. I SAW THE LIGHT.TALKING.EVIL WAYS.TALKING.ROSANNA.TALKING.KYRIE.TALKING. BANG THE DRUM ALL DAY.TALKING.BOYS. DON'T PASS ME BY.TALKING.YELLOW SUBMARINE.BLACK MAGIC WOMAN/GYPSY QUEEN.BAND INTRODUCTIONS.HONEY DON'T.TALKING.ANTHEM.TALKING.YOU ARE MINE.AFRICA.MARK RIVERA INTRO.OYE COMO VA. LOVE IS THE ANSWER.I WANNA BE YOUR MAN.BROKEN WINGS.HOLD THE LINE.TALKING.PHOTOGRAPH.ACT NATURALLY.WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS.GIVE PEACE A CHANCE.
Note:Another good audience summer 2014 recording from New York with minimal yap. Another one seemingly recorded from a good distance from the stage though (‘mics split 2 feet on loge ledge lip aimed at right stack’?). Mr. Railing went to great lengths to split the ‘chatter’ as separate tracks. As always with Ringo’s All Starrs, year after year, tour after tour and night after night the Artists’ performances are all very tight and professional. Has anybody ever given a bad review? Of course all of us here are all about our man Todd and his music. And he can do no wrong. But he really accents each and every tune with his musicianship and vocals. Todd sounds very upbeat and happy here. All these guys could’ve gotten by merely by playing the nostalgia card. Instead, this smoking band assembled to give us so much more. Same line - up: Ringo, Todd, Gregg Rolie, Gregg Bissonette, Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Warren Ham and Mark Riviera. However, Little Steven and Billy Squire 'guest' on last two tunes.
6/24/14 RINGO STARR & HIS 13th ALL STARR BAND ARTPARK LEWISTON NY AUDIENCE (BY 'JPEACE') 120:00
Date Added:7/8/2014
Track List:INTRO.MATCHBOX.IT DON'T COME EASY.WINGS.I SAW THE LIGHT.EVIL WAYS.ROSANNA.KYRIE.BANG THE DRUM ALL DAY.BOYS.DON'T PASS ME BY.YELLOW SUBMARINE.BLACK MAGIC WOMAN.HONEY DON'T.ANTHEM.YOU'RE MINE.AFRICA.OYE COMO VA.LOVE IS THE ANSWER.I WANNA BE YOUR MAN.BROKEN WINGS.HOLD THE LINE.PHOTOGRAPH.ACT NATURALLY.WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS.GIVE PEACE A CHANCE.
Note:Seems there was a rain delay for an hour before this show kicked off, so I surprised the taper was still persistent to grab this one. But a very good Audience (for an outdoor ‘park’ Buffalo New York event!). Thank you 'JPeace'. Just two days before Todd’s Birthday. It’s hard do a review of any part of one of Ringo’s shows…even if it is Todd. Whether you like ‘em or not, ALL of Ringo’s All- Starr shows are the true essence of professionalism…for 13 Tours. Bless Todd’s heart for performing ‘Bang On The Drum’ night after night for all the years that he has participated in Ringo’s shows. He performs them freshly here. And it's always wonderful to hear the accents that he adds to the other musicians' tunes (guitar & especially vocals). This recording is a keeper. There…I said it. ~ Warren
The Buffalo News wrote: “The first of the All-Starr Band spotlights went to Rundgren, who dutifully delivered a rather crushing version of ‘I Saw the Light,’ replete with harmony guitar solo interplay between himself and Lukather. Rundgren then passed the baton to Rolie, who ran with it to Santana’s ‘Evil Ways.’ Not that everyone else wasn’t bringing their A-game as well. Rundgren gave us the closest thing to a Beatles-level anthem in the form of his transcendent ‘Love Is the Answer,’ which should’ve raised the gooseflesh on anyone in attendance with a heartbeat; Page, of Mr. Mister fame, sang beautifully on the arena-pop hit ‘Kyrie’ and his new ‘You Are Mine,’ which found him being joined by Rundgren in stirring two-part vocal harmony; and Lukather led the band through Toto’s ‘Rosanna’ and ‘Africa’ in what proved to be the most surreal moments of the evening.”
6/28/14 RINGO STARR & HIS 13th ALL STARR BAND CHICAGO THEATRE CHICAGO IL AUDIENCE (BY 'ROY MARTIN') 120:00
Date Added:7/12/2014
Track List:MATCHBOX.IT DON'T COME EASY.WINGS.I SAW THE LIGHT. EVIL WAYS. ROSANNA. KYRIE. BANG THE DRUM ALL DAY. BOYS.DON'T PASS ME BY.YELLOW SUBMARINE.BLACK MAGIC WOMAN. HONEY DON'T.ANTHEM.YOU ARE MINE.AFRICA.OYE COMO VA. LOVE IS THE ANSWER. I WANNA BE YOUR MAN.BROKEN WINGS. HOLD THE LINE. PHOTOGRAPH.ACT NATURALLY.WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS.GIVE PEACE A CHANCE.
Note:Another audience recording from what sounds like a great distance from the stage. This one a little more so than these other recent audience Ringo recordings. Very disappointing too, because the poster listed an entire paragraph on recording equipment and technique!? The finished product, to my ears, sounds boxy/bassy and ‘monoish’. We’re so very grateful to these fans for capturing ‘historic record’. But this one is just not good. The performances are great and the Chicago crowd is very much into it. I still contend that 6/24/14 Artspark is probably the better audience recording out of these summer Ringo shows.
7/5/14 RINGO STARR & HIS 13th ALL STARR BAND WINSTAR CASINO THACKERVILLE OK AUDIENCE (BY ‘WHOTAPES') 120:00
Date Added:7/8/2014
Track List:MATCHBOX.IT DON'T COME EASY.WINGS.I SAW THE LIGHT.EVIL WAYS.ROSANNA.KYRIE. BANG THE DRUM ALL DAY.BOYS.DON'T PASS ME BY.YELLOW SUBMARINE.BLACK MAGIC WOMAN.HONEY DON'T.ANTHEM.YOU'RE MINE.AFRICA.OYE COMO VA. LOVE IS THE ANSWER.I WANNA BE YOUR MAN. BROKEN WINGS.HOLD THE LINE.PHOTOGRAPH.ACT NATURALLY.WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS. GIVE PEACE A CHANCE.
Note:Actually, I thought this one would sound better than the above 6/24/2014 outdoor recording (not),for this is a Casino venue. It sounds like the taper was a good distance from the stage. But in his (‘Whotapes’) notes he says ‘Section A Row 10’? Still thankful for the recorder to share this, and the performances by all musicians are stellar.
10/28/14 'UNPREDICTABLE' THE BIRCHMERE ALEXANDRIA VA AUDIENCE (MARK LINOWITZ) 60:00/45:00
Date Added:11/16/2014
Track List:DISC ONE:JAN PEHACHAAN HO.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.MUSKRAT LOVE.I DON'T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN.ARE YOU HAVING ANY FUN.BLACK & WHITE.KIND HEARTED WOMAN BLUES. IT WOULDN'T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE.VIKING SONG.COMPASSION.FIRE.CLICHE.PATCHES.DISC TWO:LYSISTRATA.ENDLESS PRAIRIE/I'M A GUN.BORN TO SYNTHESIZE.RUNNING BEAR.HELLO IT'S ME.TOO FAR GONE.I SAW THE LIGHT.ONE WORLD
Note:Another one from Virginia Superfan Marc. It's marvelous. Marc says, 'Recorded from the center, at my favorite area of club'.
Here's a neat review by 'TRRenaissance': “Todd did Black and White (my big wish for the night so I could have gone home happy after the third song), Cliché, a jazzy version of Born to Synthesize, and a stunning encore that included Too Far Gone, another Greatest Hit that I can't remember, and ended with a mega-anthemic One World. I also appreciated hearing It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference; the last two years he did it Twist style but this time it was right off of S/A.
The thing that made this concert so enjoyable was that TR was relaxed and in good spirits, engaging with the audience the whole night. He spent the entire night sitting down, either on a stool with his guitar or at the piano. In fact, this concert could well have been called An Evening With Todd Rundgren, because it felt like a low-key party at a guy's house rather than A Concert. He consulted the set list after almost every song and seemed to be taking the concert in different directions on the fly.
You want Unpredictable? How about Muskrat Love, by the Captain and the Toenail (in TR's words). It worked, dang it. Now that's Unpredictable.
Yes, there were some downsides. The guys needed more rehearsal, and there were a few false starts. Hey, it's live performance! I, like most all of you, could have done with fewer ironic covers. Do Endless Prairie but not I'm a Gun, especially not the monologue after the latter (oh how I wish TR would have followed that last one with his own Gun). Spike Patches, but I must admit Running Bear had some spirit. But you know what? TR made these covers work. He emphasized the humor in them, and we trust him so much that we went with it. He wanted us to hear something different, and we did. After 45 years of music making, hasn't he earned the benefit of the doubt?”
BTW, Linage: Sonic Studio mics>DAT>Digital Transfer to CD-R>Extracted cd onto PC to cut tracks then remastered to CD's>to Warren
10/31/14 ‘UNPREDICTABLE’ NYCB THEATRE AT WESTBURY WESTBURY NY AUDIENCE(TTD) 110:00
Date Added:11/17/2014
Track List:HELLO THERE.I DONT WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN.RUNNING BEAR.LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN.FRIDAY. ARE YOU HAVING ANY FUN.BLACK AHD WHITE.FIRE.CLICHÉ.BIG WEEKEND.SONG OF THE VIKING. IT WOULDNT HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE.TOO FAR GONE.COMPASSION.ENDLESS PRAIRE.I SAW THE LIGHT.HELLO IT’S ME.LYSISTRATA.MUSKRAT LOVE.THE WHEEL.PAST.LOVE IN ACTION.ONE WORLD.
Note:This one was apparently recorded a great distance from the front. The person next to the recorder is a annoyance as well. Shame too, because I think that this is the best set of ALL the ‘Unpredictable shows. The recording is not so marvelous, but the performance is great this Halloween night.~ Warren
BTW, The Lineage- audience capture on Roland Edirol R-05 internal mics > WAV to FlAC via TLH> Torrent creation via TLH > TTD
11/6/14 'UNPREDICTABLE' BLUE OCEAN HALL N. SALISBURY BEACH MA
56:00
Date Added:11/30/2014
Track List:HELLO THERE. THERE GOES MY INSPIRATION. I DON'T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN. BLACK & WHITE. IT WOULDN'T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE. BLOW ME (WITH RED PETERS).FIRE. 96 TEARS (WITH GREG HAWKES).MUSKRAT LOVE (WITH GREG HAWKES).I SAW THE LIGHT. TROLOLO. LOVE OF THE COMMON MAN. PAST. LOVE IN ACTION.
Note:This is only entered here for collection listing purposes really. It's parts and pieces (but most of) the show given to me that were recorded via video by a fan that would like to be identified only as 'walkerbrothersmusic' (the soundtrack from the video). Strangely enough, the audio comes out pretty good (even with stereo seperation). In fact, a few of the tracks came out particularly well...And due to the fact Greg Hawkes and Red Peters'guested' at this show, I think it's special and a real 'keeper'.
11/12/14 ‘UNPREDICTABLE’ KENT STAGE KENT OH AUDIENCE (‘SPLUMER') 60:00/45:00
Date Added:11/17/2014
Track List:JAAN PAHECHAN HO.LYSISTRATA.EBOLA BANTER. I DON'T WANT TO TIE YOU DOWN.BANTER.96 TEARS.BLACK & WHITE.BANTER.MUSKRAT LOVE. BANTER.ARE YOU HAVIN' ANY FUN. I SAW THE LIGHT.FIRE. IT WOULDN'T HAVE MADE ANY DIFFERENCE.SONG OF THE VIKING.COMPASSION.BANTER.RUNNING BEAR .BANTER "CHANTILLY LACE".BLOW ME. CLICHÉ.TROLOLO. HELLO, IT'S ME.LOVE IN ACTION.PAST.THERE GOES MY INSPIRATION.ONE WORLD.
Note:This one was with a little equalizing volume that I did makes a wonderful audience recording. There’s a skip a few seconds into ‘96 Tears’ but that’s OK. I’ve heard the tune enough. Kind of a ‘predictable’ setlist from this early part of the tour. It amazes me how the entire band will play the performances like each town is a special show. Todd’s typical humorous banter is incredible and the band is right on it.I will go out so far as to say, excellent performance. ~ Warren
BTW, The Lineage: Source: Naiant U-C Cards > Tascam DR-05 > wav Lineage: Dr-05 > USB > Audition > tracking > TLH > FLAC

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