VAN MORRISON - The Rare 70's Tape (1973-78 various locations)
=== @1973 ===
01. Ain't No Way
02. Hey Good Lookin'
=== @1973 with the Caledonia Soul Orchestra ===
03. Since I Fell For You
04. I Paid The Price [Marin County version]
05. You Done Me Wrong
=== @1974 ===
06. I've Got News For You
07. What's Up, Crazy Pup?
=== @1974-1975 ===
09. Alright, Okay, You Win
10. One Of These Days
=== 1975-04-21 Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California ===
11. TB Sheets
12. St. Dominic's Preview / Walk On The Wild Side / You Can't Always Get What You Want / St. Dominic's Preview
=== @1978-11-02or03 The Bottom Line (possibly The Palladium), New York, NY guest of Johnny Winter; Van on harmonica only? ===
13. Mississippi Blues
SOURCE: Audience (except track 13 � Radio*)
LINEAGE: low gen type-II cassette tape > CD-R > EAC wav (hard drive) > Trader's Little Helper flac level 8 & torrent > Dime
* Track 13: radio broadcast > ?? > low gen type-II cassette tape > EQ, DNR & pitch-correction > CD-R > EAC wav (hard drive) > Trader's Little Helper flac level 8 & torrent > Dime
This was treed in 2000 via The Archival Group. Transfer & artwork by Ignatz. Notes by myself:
Most of this has rarely been heard in collectors' circles. Previously circulated 20+ years ago as an analog tape, this is a compilation of live material from various unknown concerts circa 1973-1978. Especially interesting are the appearance of two previously unknown songs, "Ain't No Way" (which appears in record company listings) and "You Done Me Wrong".
"I Paid The Price" surfaces in a different live incarnation, previously known only from a version performed at the Rainbow Theatre in London and aired only on the Irish television broadcast of that famous concert in July 1973. This version has Van zeroing in at one point on the phrase "Marin County", thus the "subtitle".
Included at the end is a reported guest appearance with Johnny Winter from 1978 in New York City around the time of Van's appearance on "Saturday Night Live". This one is a complete mystery. Is that Van on harmonica or not? Does Winter say "play the harmonica Van"? Winter introduces it as "a Willie Brown song ... Mississippi Blues". It appears that the Willie Brown referred to is not the same as the famous friend of Robert Johnson, but a different William Brown who recorded "Mississippi Blues" in 1942.
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