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Ringo's 70th Birthday Package and Wendy's Femme Fatale highlight the News...
08 Mar 2011

Led Zeppelin Femme Fatale (front)- Wendy Records LabelLed Zeppelin Femme Fatale (back) - Wendy Records Label

...It's obviously a 'Plant-ism' reference, so I'll have to revisit the recording of this show to connect the dots but "Femme Fatale" 3CD is the title of the latest in the LED ZEPPELIN catalog fom Wendy Records, presenting a combo-source production of the May 18, 1975 concert at London's Earl's Court - the second night of the stand...It appears that this utilizes two different audience source tapes to offer a complete show, and a good one at that...

Ringo Starr & His All Starr 70th Birthday Celebration - No Label

...In non-label fashion, we are provided "Ringo Starr And His All Starr 70th Birthday Celebration" 2CD, plus bonus DVD-R set with the first batch/pressings, documenting the July 7, 2010 musical bash and tribute at Radio City Music Hall in New York City via stereo soundboard recording - direct from the master tape...supplementing this nugget is a bonus DVD-R with a mullti-audience cam video producgtion of the is the core line-up in the band:

Ringo Starr - Drums, Vocals
Wally Palmar - Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Rick Derringer - Guitar, Vocals
Edgar Winter - Keyboards, Saxophone, Vocals
Gary Wright - Keyboards, Vocals
Richard Page - Bass, Vocals
Gregg Bissonette - Drums, Vocals
...with a parade of special guests for the finale: Yoko Ono, Joe Walsh, Jeffrey Lynne, Zak Starkey, Brian Johnson, Nils Lofgren, Jim Keltner, Little Steven, Mick Jones, etc appeared on stage and sang together on "With A Little Help From My Friends" & "Give Peace A Chance"...

Gary Moore Monument For Victims - Shades Label

...Arriving soon from the Shades Label is the GARY MOORE title, "Monument For Victims" 1CD featuring a stereo soundboard of his show at the Hammersmith Odeon in London on February 11, 1984 and the intial pressings will arrive with the bonus CDR "Marquee 1984" presenting an audience recording of his December 12th gig at the famed London club...

Cozy Powell The Drums Are Back Rough Mixes - No Label

...Finally tonight is another installment of the 'Legendary Cozy Tapes' featuring COZY POWELL's "The Drums Are Back Rough Mix" 1CD..taken from his very own DAT masters comes stereo soundboard recordings from Monnow Valley and Fleece Studios in the UK circa 1991, here's what is featured:

"Updates + Ruff Mixes Dec 91" written on the index of the tape.
1. The Anthem (Battle Hymn) #1 2. Nothin' But Blue (Somewhere In Time) 3. Return Of The 7 #1
4. Unchain My Heart 5. The Rocket #1

"Monnow + Witney" "Weeks 2+3" and "Solo LP Dec 91" written on the index of the tape.
6. Return Of The 7 #2 7. Burning Star 8. I Wanna Hear Your Shout 9. Classcal Gas Intro. #1�@
10. Classcal Gas #1 11. Legend Of The Glass Mountain #1 12. The Anthem (Battle Hymn) #2�@
13. Legend Of The Glass Mountain #2 14. Light In The Sky 15. Return Of The 7 #3

5 Tracks Rough Mix. Track titles are written on the index sheet of the tape.
16. The Rocket #2�@17. Legend Of The Glass Mountain #3 18. Classical Gas Intro. #2  19. Classical Gas #2 20. The Drums Are Back

....what? that didn't quite do it for you? I hear ya. Let's meet back here next week and see if we can up the ante...Have a great week.

Svengi, March 8, 2011