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knyfeknerd
08-30-2012, 07:58 AM
I'm totally stealing this from another thread, but live music deserves to have a thread all it's own. What's the best live one you own? Bootlegs usually sound terrible, but maybe it's still a good set.
Some live albums are so good, when you turn out the lights, close your eyes and crank it up, You almost feel like you are there.
Some of my favs include:

Iron Maiden-Live After Death (nuff said)
Sade-Lovers Live (if you can't get laid when playing this, there's no hope)
Steely Dan-Live at The Record Plant in Sausalito 1974
The Ziggens-Live:Tickets Still Available
Foo Fighters-Skin and Bones
I've got 2 Bob Marley & The Wailers one is from The Record Plant in Sausalito I think it's '78 and one from The Quiet Night Club in Chicago circa '79. It's a tie between the two.

What's your fav?

ajhuff
08-30-2012, 08:15 AM
Golden Earring - Naked Truth
Golden Earring - Live
Golden Earring - Last Blast of the Century
BoDeans - Joe Dirt Car

And I have to say it, Frampton Comes Alive

-AJ

ajhuff
08-30-2012, 08:21 AM
MC5 - Kick Out the Jams is WAY up there on a best of the best list.

I thought Clapton 24 Nights was pretty good too.

If I had my collection in front of me I could list more.


-AJ

ajhuff
08-30-2012, 08:23 AM
Does Talking Heads -Stop Making Sense count as live?

-AJ

cnochef
08-30-2012, 08:55 AM
No question about it, The Who-Live at Leeds

Others:
Little Feat-Waiting for Columbus
Stevie Ray Vaughn-Live at the El Mocambo
Rush-Exit Stage Left
Led Zeppelin-The BBC Sessions
Ted Nugent-Double Live Gonzo
Blue Oyster Cult-Some Enchanted Evening
Deep Purple- Made In Japan
Pink Floyd-Pulse

tgraypots
08-30-2012, 09:20 AM
Allman Brothers - Live at the Fillmore East
Little Feat - Waiting for Columbus
Taj Mahal - The Real Thing
The Band - Rock of Ages
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks - Where's the Money?

Wagstaff
08-30-2012, 09:32 AM
Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys.
Mike Keneally - Guitar Therapy.
Frank Zappa - Make a Jazz Noise Here.
Bill Frisell - Live. (aka: Bill Frisell/Kermit Driscoll/Joey Baron Live).

ajhuff
08-30-2012, 09:35 AM
Duke Tumatoe - I Like My Job
Echo & The Bunnymen - BBC Radio One Live
Phish - A Live One

-AJ

pkb
08-30-2012, 09:49 AM
Ahmad Jamal: Live at the Pershing
John Coltrane: Live in Seattle

They're very different, but both deeply inspired.

Rottman
08-30-2012, 09:56 AM
MC5 - Kick Out the Jams is WAY up there on a best of the best list.

+1

Jerry Lee at the Star Club

JohnnyChance
08-30-2012, 12:03 PM
Queens of the Stoneage - Over the Years and Through the Woods

mattrud
08-30-2012, 12:31 PM
Keith Jarret-
Koln Concert
Bremen/Lausanne

Thelonius Monk Quarter at Carnegie Hall (this is the brief period in which John Coltrane was part of the Quartet)

tkern
08-30-2012, 12:38 PM
Jeff Buckley- Live at Sin E
Alice and Chains and Nirvana- Unplugged

El Pescador
08-30-2012, 03:27 PM
Queens of the Stoneage - Over the Years and Through the Woods

Queens of the Stone Age is my Pandora Station...I have seen them live too many times to count.

ajhuff
08-30-2012, 07:19 PM
Looking at what I have, not all are great, some not even good. Only other ones I have to add are:

The Kinks - One For the Road
Natalie Merchant - Live in Concert
10000 Maniacs - MTV Unplugged
Watershed - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust Live
Neil Young - Rust Never Sleeps (part of it is live)
Neil Young - Arc Weld

-AJ

SameGuy
08-30-2012, 07:39 PM
Wilco - Kicking Television: Live In Chicago


​'Nuff said.

ecchef
08-30-2012, 09:28 PM
Live/Dead.

UCChemE05
08-30-2012, 10:08 PM
There's been some good ones listed. One I haven't seen yet but really liked is the Nirvana - Unplugged in New York... back when MTV used to not suck (or at least suck less)

ajhuff
08-30-2012, 11:30 PM
I can't believe I forgot Evil Stig! It never leaves my car. (That's The Gits Live spelled backwards). Might be the best live album I own.

-AJ

apicius9
08-31-2012, 12:37 AM
Not a country fan at all, but really enjoyed the VH1 Storytellers album with Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson - if that counts as a live album.
Other than that, a bunch have been mentioned already, I'd definitely like to add

BB King - Live at the Regal
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella in Berlin
Ellington at Newport 56
BB King & Bobby 'Blue' Bland - Together for the first time
John Mayall - The Turning Point

Stefan

mr drinky
08-31-2012, 12:52 AM
My contribution:

* Duke Ellington: The Great Paris Concert

k.

ajhuff
08-31-2012, 09:42 AM
Not a country fan at all, but really enjoyed the VH1 Storytellers album with Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson - if that counts as a live album.
Other than that, a bunch have been mentioned already, I'd definitely like to add


BB King & Bobby 'Blue' Bland - Together for the first time


Stefan

I might need to check that out. Saw Bland open for King around 2000 or 2001.

-AJ

apicius9
08-31-2012, 10:24 AM
I might need to check that out. Saw Bland open for King around 2000 or 2001.

-AJ

These two have been childhood friends AFAIK, and they just have fun together. There are actually a few scenes on youtube with the two of them from that concert.

Stefan

chinacats
08-31-2012, 11:31 AM
Live/Dead.

+1

Pabloz
08-31-2012, 12:36 PM
No question about it, The Who-Live at Leeds

Others:
Little Feat-Waiting for Columbus
Stevie Ray Vaughn-Live at the El Mocambo
Rush-Exit Stage Left
Led Zeppelin-The BBC Sessions
Ted Nugent-Double Live Gonzo
Blue Oyster Cult-Some Enchanted Evening
Deep Purple- Made In Japan
Pink Floyd-Pulse


HANDS DOWN +++++++++

Plus:

SRV live Austin City Limits.....last performance.

Live At Knebworth 1,2 & 3

The Last Waltz