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Top 5 Live Recordings

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Woodchuck, Aug 24, 2002.


  1. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    What are your top 5 favorite live recordings?
    Here are mine in no particular order:
    1) "Love & Happiness" cover by Graham Central Station

    2) "Strawberry Letter 23" by the Brothers Johnson with Larry Graham sitting in on bass.

    3) "High Times" by Jamiroquai. The Vancouver gig from the boot CD Funky Paranoia. Lord Zender on bass.

    4) "Eyeswater Fallin" by Level 42. Mark King on bass.

    5) "Only So Much Oil In The Ground" & "Came To Play" by Tower Of Power. Rocco on bass.

    Honorable mention: "Stay This Way" by the Brand New Heavies. Andrew Levy on bass & "Sun Goddess" by E, W, & F. Verdine White on bass.
     
  2. i dont think I have a top 5 but my favorite live cd (and dvd) is And All That Could Have Been by Nine Inch Nails.
     
  3. #1: LIVE AT LEEDS by The Who

    #2: Jazz at Massey Hall

    #3: Let It Be ( The Beatles)
     
  4. Talas - Live Speed On Ice

    Rush - Exit Stage Left
     
  5. Can´t think of5 right now... but Pulse by Pink Floyd is one of my favorites.. Also that 2cd set from Dave mathews Band.. I don't own it.. but.. its a pretty good recording.
     
  6. any thing pink floyd live
    suck on this.
    both frog cds.
    theres otheres cant think of any
     
  7. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    Jimmy Raney, Live in Tokyo

    Little Feat, Waiting for Columbus

    Old and New Dreams, Playing

    The Band, Rock of Ages
     
  8. liran

    liran

    Dec 18, 2000
    San Antonio, Texas
    I think Bob Marley " No Woman No cry" Should be up there too. Family Man on bass of course:D
     
  9. Nirvana Unplugged
    Pink Floyd - The Wall Live
    The Doors In Concert
     
  10. For all of us who grew up in the 70's, I have to mention 'Cheap Trick: Live at Budokan'. Far, far superior to the standard 70's issue 'Frampton Comes Alive'.

    The best live punk record I've heard would be Decendents 'Hallraker'. A close second is Black Flag "Who's Got the 10 1/2".
     
  11. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Béla Fleck & The Flecktones - Live Art

    Weather Report - 8:30

    Hermeto Pascoal - Live in Montreux

    Gilberto Gil - Quanta (Live)

    Alivio Imediato - Engenheiros do Hawaii (for now)
     
  12. In no particular order:
    Rush, Exit: Stage Left. Not so much the album as the concert video from Montreal.. definitely one of my all-time favorites.
    Bill Evans Trio, Sunday at the Village Vanguard
    ALL, Live Plus One
    The Who, Live at Leeds
     
  13. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    1. Bela Fleck and the Flecktones - Live Art

    2. Charles Mingus - Live at Antibes

    3. Flecktones - Live at the Quick

    4. Marcus Miller - Live+More

    5. Peter Gabriel - Secret World Live

    Bonus Live album: King Crimson - Absent Lovers: Live in Montreal (1984)

    That's today's list!

    brad cook
     
  14. My favorite live recordings:

    • Bob Marley - No woman, no cry
      From "Live!", Aston Barrett on bass.
    • Bruce Springsteen - Lost in the flood
      From "Live in New York", Garry Tallent on bass.
    • Jeff Buckley - Dream brother
      From "Mystery White Boy", Mick Grondahl on bass.
    • Smashing Pumpkins - F*** you (An ode to no one)
      From the final Metro performance, Mellissa Auf Der Maur on bass.
    • Zwan - Spilled milk
      Live bootleg, Paz Lenchantin on bass.
     
  15. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    Some of my favorites:
    Allman Bros - At Fillmore East
    The Who - Live at Leeds
    Johnny Winter - Captured Live
    Chicago - Live
    Edgar Winter's White Trash - Roadwork
     
  16. 1)Metallica - S&M
    2)Frampton Comes Alive
    3)All the Phish Live Sets
    4)Alice in Chains - Unplugged
    5)Jimi Hendrix - Live at Woodstock
     
  17. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    DigMe: Good call on the Absent Lovers. That does rock.
     
  18. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Well, in no particular order:

    Bela Fleck and the Flecktones - "Live Art"
    The Roots - "The Roots Come Alive"
    Joe Zawinul & the Zawinul Syndicate - "World Tour"
    Thelonious Monk - "Live at the It Club (Complete)"
    John McLaughlin - Live in Paris (The Heart of Things)"

    And now for the fine print:

    This list is subject to change at any momemt.
     
  19. Without counting live bootlegs (85% of my live collection)

    Phish - Slip, Stitch and Pass
    Led Zeppelin - TSRTS
    The Who - Live at Leeds
    Joni Mitchell - Shadows and Light
    Grateful Dead - Dick's Picks Volume 15
     
  20. Jerry, Jr.

    Jerry, Jr.

    Jun 7, 2002
    Boston, MA
    Slapshot - "Live At SO 36"
    Iron Maiden - "Live After Death"
    Slayer - "Decade Of Agression"
    Rush - "Different Stages"
    Grateful Dead - "Hundred Year Hall"
    The Cure - "Paris"

    I know, that's six. Sorry!