VELVET UNDERGROUND 1969-01-10 Boston 1st generation "professor" audience recording NO FLAC ERRORS
Boston Tea Party
D101: Heroin (8:25)
D102: Move Right In (4:46)
D103: I'm Set Free (4:37)
D104: Run Run Run (7:49)
D105: Waiting For The Man (8:56)
D106: What Goes On (4:29)
D107: I Can't Stand It (6:18)
D108: Candy Says (4:46)
D201: Beginning To See The Light (5:49)
D202: White Light/White Heat (5:42)
D203: Pale Blue Eyes (6:27)
D204: Sister Ray (21:23)
Lou Reed: guitar, vocals
Sterling Morrison: guitar
Doug Yule: bass, organ, vocals
Moe Tucker: drums
lineage: master reels > 10" reels (7-1/2ips, w/ modest EQ) > AIFF > FLAC > WAV > FLAC (level 8)
original audience recording by the "professor"
tape preservation, digital transfer and track splitting courtesy our very, very best friend, Sheila Klein
uploaded to Dime December 2012 by lurid_uk
January 10th 1969 was the second show of another 3 night stay at the Velvets "second home", the Boston Tea Party. This recording was made by the "Professor", who reputedly smuggled his reel-reel recorder into the venue under a large poncho.
Some minor changes from the Dec 12 68 show but basically the same set. Also a slightly better quality recording - the vocals and instruments are all reasonably clear even if there isn't much dynamic range and the sound is very "boxy". The 3rd LP wouldn't be released till March, but there are 5 songs from it here.
Great guitar work from Lou and Sterl on "What Goes On".
I understand that the Professor's master reels are now in the possession of Universal Music Group, and were transferred and mastered for potential release as part of the "Bootleg Series". It seems unlikely that that will ever happen now, so this 1st generation copy is as good as it's gonna get.....
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