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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Ramones - CBGBs, NYC 1975

This is an audience recording of one of the greatest bands of all time captured before their first album was released. The sound quality is raw but listenable.

setlist: [from cassette tape]
01. I Don't Wanna Be Learned/I Don't Wanna Be Tamed
02. Listen To My Heart
03. 53rd & 3rd
04. Judy Is A Punk
05. California Sun
06. I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
07. Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World

Willie Loco Alexander & The Boom Boom Band - WERS, Boston c.1979

Here's still more Boston stuff. Willie Loco Alexander is a minor legend in Boston. In the late 1970s he made a couple albums and wrote a minor classic song about the author Jack Kerouac. This show is a radio broadcast and the sound quality is very good.

setlist: [from cassette tape]
01. I Wanna Be Your Garbageman
02. Everybody Knows
03. title unknown
04. You Looked So Pretty When
05. title unknown
06. Hair
07. -interview-
08. Mass. Ave.
09. Kerouac

Sector 27 - Waves, Chicago 1-30-81 (w/Tom Robinson)

Sector 27 is the band formed by Tom Robinson when his Tom Robinson Band split up in 1979. They released only one album before disappearing themselves. This show is a radio broadcast and the sound quality is very good.

setlist: [from cassette tape]
01. One Fine Day
02. Bitterly Disappointed
03. Invitation/What Have We Got To Lose
04. Martin's Gone
05. Out In The Cold Again
06. Not Ready
07. Mary Lynne
08. Where Can We Go Tonight
09. Can't Keep Away
10. Total Recall
11. Looking At You

Revenge - Demos/Live 1987-1988

This Revenge were from Bielefeld Germany. They existed for less than two years and never entered a recording studio or released any records. The 1987 demo was recorded live on a tape recorder at their rehearsal space. The Live Demo was recorded from that audience at a gig in Hereford Germany 3-05-88. The sound quality is pretty good. The Lübeck show was their last ever show and was recorded from the audience and the sound quality is pretty good. If you like Black Flag My War album you should enjoy this.

Demo 1987 [from cassette tape]
01. Feind
02. Aufgeladen-unter Strom
03. title unknown
04. Schmerz
05. Traum ist aus
06. Gruppenzwang

Live Demo 1988 [from cassette tape]
01. Traum ist aus
02. Scherben
03. Schmerz
04. Nicht Besser Als Du

@ Lübeck Germany 10-21-88 [from cassette tape]
01. Nou mi frega mai
02. Jenseite von gut böse
03. Traum ist aus
04. Feind
05 . Aufgeladen-unter Strom
06. Kein Zurück
07. Gruppenzwang
08. Aufziehpuppen
09. Untergetaucht
10. Mein Weg
11. Letargie
12. (Aufgenahme Schlecht) Scherben (@ Hereford 3-05-88)

Abeyance - Practices/Live/Demo 1985/1987

Abeyance were another band from Las Vegas who existed between 1984 and 1987. They never released any vinyl but recorded a few demos. The sound quality on the practices and live show are rough but good and the demo sounds very good.

some info here:
ex-member's post Abeyance band:
another of ex-members post abeyance bands here:

Practices 1985 [from cassette tape]
01. M.A.D.D.
02. Tourists For God
03. Bedtime For All
04. Popularity
05. Damn Scooty
06. Nowhere To Run
07. Punk Rock Blues
08. Proud Man
09. Silent Screams
10. Voice Your Virtue
11. M.A.D.D.
12. Punk Rock Blues
13. Three Quarters
14. -radio announcement-

@ Vibrance, Las Vegas 6-85 [from cassette tape]
01. Pleasured Ignorance
02. Videodrome
03. Punk Rock Blues
04. M.A.D.D.
05. Tourists For God
06. Damn Scooty
07. Nowhere To Run
08. Voice Your Virtue
09. Silent Scream
10. Proud Man
11. Hollywood Vampire [Mad Parade]

The Lights Go Out demo 6-08-87 [from cassette tape]
01. The Lights Go Out
02. One Day
03. The Same Change
04. Don't Look Now

Samson's Army/Remains/Personal Regrets - Demos 1985

Here are demos by three bands that were from Las Vegas Nevada. I don't know if any of these were ever officially released and I haven't found a discography for any of the bands. The sound quality is raw but good.

FB page for Samson's Army:
Obit for S.A. singer:

Samson's Army - Demo 1985 [from cassette tape]
01. The Edge
02. Let It Rain
03. title unknown

Remains - Demo 1985 [from cassette tape]
01. title unknown
02. Trails

Personal Regrets - Demo 1985 [from cassette tape]
01. Not Treason
02. Personal Regrets
03. Two Faces
04. 1984
05. Arms Production
06. Dreams
07. It's Your Choice
08. Manbeast
09. Authority
10. Reflection

New York Dolls - Max's, NYC 8-23-73

I don't imagine that this one is too hard to find these days but it's a good recording and a good show. It was recorded from the audience so it is a little raw but plenty listenable.

setlist: [from cassette tape]
01. Human Being
02. Personality Crisis
03. Great Big Kiss [Shangri Las]
04. Bad Detective [Coasters]
05. Pills [Bo Diddley]
06. Trash
07. Looking For A Kiss
08. Jet Boy