Thursday, November 25, 2010

Count Basie live in Japan 1978'


Count Basie Live in Japan 78' 
(rec 5.21/78)

I found this kick ass tape in the used 2$ bin and couldnt
resist transferring it to disk.....enjoy!

1. The Heat's On    
2. Freckle Face    
3. Ja-Da    
4. Things Ain't What They Used To Be   
5. A Bit Of This And A Bit Of That
6. All Of Me     
7. Shiny Stockings     
8. Left Hand Funk    
9. John The III    
10. Basie    
11. Black Velvet    
12. Jumpin' At The Woodside   

                 DOWNLOAD LINK

Count Basie (Piano), Freddie Green (Guitar), Pete Minger (Trumpet), Pete Minger, Norman Granz (Producer), John Clayton (Bass), John Clayton, Sonny Cohn (Trumpet), Sonny Cohn, Eric Dixon (Flute), Eric Dixon (Sax (Tenor)), Charlie Fowlkes (Sax (Baritone)), Charlie Fowlkes, Kenny Hing (Sax (Tenor)), Bill Hughes (Trombone), Butch Miles (Drums), Bobby Plater (Sax (Alto)), Bobby Plater, Waymon Reed (Trumpet), Waymon Reed, Danny Turner (Sax (Alto)), Mel Wanzo (Trombone), Mel Wanzo, Dennis Wilson (Trombone), Count Basie Orchestra (Performer), Hiroyuki Enari (Engineer), Ruri Fujita (Artwork), Ruri Fujita (Design), Ruri Fujita (Layout Design), Jitsuji Honda (Engineer), Masa Imamura (Producer), Masa Imamura (Liner Notes), Masa Imamura (Announcer), Alonzo Wesley, Jr. (Trombone), Noran Smith Jr. (Trumpet), Nobuo Satoh (Producer), Asao Gojoh (Producer), Yoshihisa Katoh (Engineer)

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

gonzos beatnik jazz

(above pic William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac)
This is a compilation of beatnik poetry and jazz that i put together while i had
access to some rare vinyl, cassettes and cd's at the radio station i was working at in Portland Maine......
Jack had always compared his writing to the fluid and improvisational meter of jazz greats like Chalie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Every song is started off with a piece of Beat poetry.
I have been a fan of Jack Kerouac and beatnik writing and its musical counterpart, jazz since my late teens. and finally w the availability of a radio station and an analog cd burner i got the chance to put together a nice compilation of writers such as  Kerouac, Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg,Lawrence Ferlinghetti, H.S.Thompson, and even a bit from Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter reading from Jack Kerouac's 'Visions of Cody' about Neal Cassidy fused with some of my favorite jazz composers such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Smith, Jaco Pastorius and more!   This is Beat writers/jazz 101 folks.... so if you are slightly into these 2 genres of art, then you will NOT be dissapointed
as usual, email me if you have any questions and concerns... and as usual    ENJOY !!!!!!!!!!


"because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!"-jack kerouac

Friday, October 08, 2010

NEWSPAPER TAXIS...a bizzare ride to the dark side

some good listening of the points of hallucinogenic structure to abstract thought  from psychological heroes, horrors, and dainty acid dreams that fade in and out of the omitted and submitted unconsciousness of our fragile 'egg shelled mind'

these are interviews, sound clips and radio fun from the late 1960's....from chemists, and high priests and doctors that have influenced the world around regardless of your happened. good or bad trip, expect or disrespect what you is fun to listen to this radio candy from before i was born or even thought of...

some info on the chapters of this radio show.....

Newspaper Taxis: A Bizarre Ride To The Dark Sidern    This is an interesting audio documentary that covers counter-culture topics such as LSD, Marijuana, Magic Mushrooms, Mescaline and the opening of consciousness and contains background information and archive interviews with cult figures such as Philip K. Dick, Allen Ginsberg, Timothy Leary, Kenneth Anger, G. Gordon Liddy and more.rnrnNewspaper Taxis is another in the series of spoken word recordings released by Chrome Dreams.

This time around, the spotlight is on the "chemical crusaders, the drugs they used and the cult authors whose work has been influenced by them" like Ken Kesey, Aldous Huxley, and J.G. BallardrnrnTaking its name from the Beatles\' Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, Newspaper Taxis ruins yet another good chance to archive some very important recordings with a lame voiceover and cheesey soundtrack.
The narrator this time even takes on a psychedelic tone of voice, which makes for even more laughable listening. Since the source material is a little more interesting coming from a druggy tip, there is a lot of great material buried here that would be cool to sample for a radio show, but good luck digging past the intrusive narration.
They don\'t seem to understand that\'s what liner notes are for.
An interesting side note about the cd title: sometime in the late 80s, 100 London taxis were indeed turned into "newspaper taxis" with entire newspapers published in vinyl on the sides and tops of the cabs.rnrnAn abundance of interviews means that it\'s also great for sampling, but please clear all rights with the publisher before commercially releasing anything that contains copyright material owned by others.
Track Listing (running time: 1hr 17 mins)
Chapter 1:rnThe Wizard of Sandoz (10.15)
Dr Albert Hoffman, Aldous Huxley
. Chapter 2:rnThe Whole of the Law (6.06)
Aleister Crowley. Cult film-maker Kenneth Anger discusses his influence.
. Chapter 3:rnAcid Tests (22.08)rnKen Kesey (author of One Flew Over The Cuckoo\'s Nest) gives the low down on the Government departments that turned on him
Chapter 4:rnThe One Hundred Baby Spiders That Ate Their Mother (13.52)
Sci-Fi author Philip K. Dick - tributes and anecdotes from those that new him including Brian Aldiss, Lawrence Sultin and othersrn5. Chapter 5:rnGod in a Bottle - Timothy Leary & The Chemical Crusaders (13.04)
Timothy Leary chats to his one-time nemesis G. Gordon Liddy.
Chapter 6:rnThe Cyberaid - Tales of Transformation, Beyond the Human & The Brave New World (12.18)
William Gibson and Bruce Sterling discuss cyberpunks, the fusing of man and machine and more...

DOWNLOAD LINK HERE...........its in mp3 format....enjoy!!!!!

LUCY IN THE SKY W DIAMONDS (this is a snapshot from the original beatles video i snapped ;-)

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Mississippi John Hurt 12.13.63 Friends of ol timey music

Although this man is not well known to the average listener...Mississippi John Hurt is HIGHLY regarded as an innovator of what many musicians consider 'old standards' or a flatpicking, country blues style that has changed the world of music forever....influencing such musicians as Doc Watson, John Hammond, Bonnie Raitt and Jorma Kaukonen (hot tuna) to name a few...a mix of moutain blues, old timey and country..a underrated legend of the blues not well known and recorded till the last decade of his life.... so have a listen and appreciate

Mississippi John Hurt
'friends of old time music concert'
NYU school of Medicine Alumni Hall
New York, N.Y.


1.Do Lord intro
2.Do Lord Remember Me
3.Since Ive Laid My Burden Down
4.C.C. Rider
5.Casey Jones
6.Nobody's Dirty Business
7.Richmond Woman Intro
8.Richmond Woman Blues
9.Let The Mermaids Flirt W Me
10.Spike drivers Blues
11.Stack O' Lee
12.Pallet On Your Floor
13.Coffee Blues Intro
14.Coffee Blues
15.My Creole Blues
16.Franky and Jonnie
17.Talking Casey

Filler 1964
18.Monday Morning Blues
19.Pallet on Your Floor


ENJOY....AND as usual, email me if you have problems or questions!!!!!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Eagles 3/20/73 BBC

This is one of my favorite boots by The Eagles, in such a nice, mellow and form on the BBC
I have the video of this and always try to let people here what the Eagles sounded like
before they got Joe Walsh on guitar.

The Eagles
Live at the BBC.

source:? SBD reels>?

1.Train Leaves Here This Morning
2.(Whatever Happened To) Saturday Night?
3.Peaceful Easy Feeling
4.Certain Kind of Fool
5.Early Bird
6.Witchy Woman
7.Take It Easy
8.Out of Control
9.Earlybird (outtake)

notes: i have the video of this as well,
great pre Joe Walsh stuff. alot of acoustic, mando, banjo.

Glen Frey - guitar, vocals
Don Henley - drums, vocals
Randy Meisner - bass, vocals
Bernie Leadon - guitar,mandolin,banjo, vocals


THE VIDEO IN AVI FORMAT       watch it on any worthwhile media player, nero will convert it to dvd.

EAGLES circa 1974 when they recuited their new electric guitarist Don Felder (right)

Monday, July 19, 2010

david grisman and del McCoury Bluegrass Experience 9/22/89

This is a tribute tO Del McCoury set at this years (2010) Greyfox Bluegrass Fest in OAK HILL NY (just outside of Albany) which he and the boys were joined by David 'dawg' Grisman on a few of the tunes..
I had so much fun at this fest with the Provencetown Mass boys...we picked more music than we seen..prolly 6 hours a day (then midnight til?????) my fingers are still green from the strings!!!
I always loved this bootleg, and the sound quality is superb.(could use a little more bass)......FINGER PICKIN GOOD!!!....

David Grisman Bluegrass Experience
9/22/89 Owensboro, KY
International Bluegrass Convention

David Grisman - mando/vocals
Del McCoury - guitar/vocals
Ronnie McCoury - mandolin/guitar/vocals
Rob McCoury - banjo/vocals  (just out of high school!)
Jon Glik -fiddle
Tim O'Brien -fiddle
Mike Garris -bass/vocals

1.Hello Everybody
2.Home Is Where the Heart Is
3.Im Comin Back (but i dont know when)
4.Band Intro's
5.Little Georgia Rose
6.Dawgy Mt.Breakdown
7.Thinkin Tonight of my Blue Eyes
8.Lonesome River
9.Im My Own Grandpa
10.The Old,Old House
11.Dawgs Bull
12.Get Down on yer Knees and Pray
13.So Long Everybody
14.'Til the End of the World Rolls Around

Source: SBD>?>Wav>Flac> you!


MY GRASS IS BLUE        how about you?

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Roger Waters Behind the Wall 1979 (pink floyd)

Roger Waters -rebuilding the Wall 1979

1.another brick (1)
2.Thin Ice                                                                             
3.another brick (2)
4.another brick (3)
5.another brick (5)
7.Goodbye Blue Sky
8.Empty Spaces
9.Young Lust
10.One of my Turns
11.Babe(dont leave me)
12.Empty spaces
13.Back against the wall (movie theme)
14.another brick (6)
15.Goodbye blue sky the anybody out there instrumental
18.Bring the boys back Home
19.Is there anybody out there (movie theme)        
20.Is there any one out there?
21.Comfortably numb
22.Hey YOU
23.The show must go on
24.another brick (7)
25.Run Like Hell
26.Waiting for the Worms
27.the trial (1)
28.the trial (2)
29.Bleeding hearts an artist

I got this back in 1999 when limewire or morpheus..maybe even napster was around,
it had no track listing, and the source
is SBD>LIB.BOOTLEG>SHN>WAW> was like this when i got it
so i kept it at 256 kbps mp3.
still a great disection or rather building of THE WALL.
a bit of drum machine, but there is a bit of david gilmour singin and playin guitar.
and the rest of the band is here and there... still its studio setting pre album concepts..

if anybody had any corrections, please email me with setlist
corrections, as i did this on my own...there are a few songs
im not familiar with so....well...I GUESSED!
ken  aka      dr.gonzo  DOWNLOAD LINK HERE!!!!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

GALACTIC 10/22/97 State College PA

 I first discovered Galactic when i was in New Orleans for jazz fest around 1997...matter of fact, it was the same tour..., it is legal to walk around w alcohol as long as its in a plastic when he first heard them we didnt have the 15 bucks a piece (worth it yea, but we couldnt afford it, driving from jersey and trying to stay 2 weeks of jazz fest, so we bought 2 six packs of Abita Turbo Dog (new orleans bock beer..really good stuff!) and hung out and rocked out on the streets...i kept peeking in and remember seeing the drummer laughing cause we were jammin to their music in the streets!! this was when they were a fairly small band...except they were obviously well known in their homtown of Nawliins'!!!!! Later i had the pleasure of hanging w Houseman up in Portland ME and doing a radio promo w him for our station in ME while scrambling to find him some heady nugs before the show for him.... Since then Theyrl DeClouet(pictured on the left) has had some throat he's no longer in the band. I have always been a big advocate of his, but ive actually heard people say they werent into his extremely soulful vocals...WHATEVER!! ANYWAY...This goes out to Houseman....the band hasnt been the same since he left..and thats all i have to say about this...and State College was a small venue...cause my boy Rich ran a Hookah Lounge/headshop a few blocks away called Tall Shiva....anybody who knows me, knows that im not into audience recordings, but this is an exception because its a MATRIX (i.e a SBD mixed w an audience mic and it more sbd than audience!!)
the sound is good, the performance is great..and as Houseman says...stay funky!
source: Eac>wav>Flac

disk one:
Crazyhorse Mongoose
Doo Rag
Layin in the Cut
Root Down (Jimmy Smith)
Love on The Run
Start From Scratch

disk two:
Two Clowns
Little ole Money Maker
Black Eyed Pea
Tippi Toes
Somethings Wrong With This Picture

download link disk 1
download link disk 2