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  1. Does anyone have 2007-12-10 (Stockholm Magic Night)?
  2. Hey gang, I know JEMS remastered the 1976-04-04 show from East Lansing, MI but did they ever put out a 24/96 version? If so I'm looking for the JEMS 24/96 FLAC of that show if at all possible. Thanks in advance.
  3. Does anyone have 2009-11-13 [Born To Run At The Palace Complete - IEM] in FLAC? It's the collection listed here http://www.bruceboots.com/bootlegs/woad/20091113-BornToRunAtThePalaceComplete/20091113-BornToRunAtThePalaceComplete.html
  4. There are two ways of looking at this matter and neither is mutually exclusive of the other. First off is in regards to the behavior which resulted in the charges that were laid against Bruce Springsteen. The behavior is egregious. There has been more than enough public education and awareness surrounding the toxicity of driving under the influence in the past three decades where anyone whom continues to engage in such reckless behavior is clearly behaving in both an ignorant and dangerous manner. There is no excuse for it in modern times. That is not a "woke" comment either. That's the evolution of society as a whole. The second way of looking at it is the so-called "big picture". We are speaking of a musician who has more or less courted the good graces of society throughout his career. He has endeared himself to an audience well beyond his most ardent fans and built up enough good will where has somewhat of a "halo effect" in terms of how he's viewed by society at large. While there will be some who will revel in the fact that yet another individual associated with what they view as seedy rock 'n' roll has been knocked down, most will know that Bruce Springsteen remains one of a few select musicians who has dedicated his career and his life to not only entertaining audiences but using his gifts to make the world a better place. Therefore, the public at large is more apt to forgive a seventy-one year old man who has spent the better part of his adult life in their good graces largely due to his own good deeds than they would most others. Again there is no excuse for such behavior. But everything that I have either learned or managed to infer from my years as a Bruce Springsteen fan tells me that he is the type of individual who learns from his mistakes. He will likely release a statement sometime in the next 24-48 hrs addressing the matter, asking for privacy and perhaps given how forthright he's been with his public throughout his career might even go further in his address of this incident. The long and the short of it is though that this will blow over as far as the public is concerned. Very few people want to dislike Bruce Springsteen. He's regarded as one of the good guys, one of us and as such is not likely to be regarded as social pariah but as a human being who made an egregious mistake. Such is life.
  5. Putting up a FLAC request for: 1999-06-20 Arnhem, The Netherlands - Arnhem Night (Crystal Cat Records) Happy New Year All!
  6. Hey all a couple of a Memorial Day requests in FLAC if possible: 1984-07-12 Alpine Valley Night [mjk5510] (Pitch Adjusted) 1984-10-21 [The New Sound of '84 JEMS/slipkid68] [listed here:https://www.springsteenlyrics.com/bootlegs.php?item=1787&category=aud_live1984&page=3] 2003-02-19 [Doubletake Night] (Crystal Cat) Thanks in advance and hope all those who observe have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend.
  7. The former as I'm not trying to start a flame war with you (or anyone else for that matter). To tell you the truth though, I'm done here. It's just not worth it. All the best to you.
  8. Well truth be told, the listing for "Born To Run" on Brucebase is far more inclusive than it needs to be. This is actually the case for many of the listings on that site at the moment, but that is another topic for another time. Lets stick with "Born To Run" for the moment. In actuality including the CV, there are eight unique mixes of the song that currently circulate among collectors. The "Ktel-CBS" mix could be considered an alternate mix of the song as well, but only in the loosest of terms as it derives from the CV. The remaining alternate mixes notated on Brucebase largely derive from extractions from the multi-track of the CV utilizing the mogg files from the Guitar Hero World Tour video game. These are not alternate mixes and instead are manipulations of the multi-track allowing the listener to hear various aspects of the song isolated from each other. They make for an interesting listen but since they emanate from the CV they are not indicative of unique mixes prepared by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Landau or Jimmy Iovine during the "Born To Run" sessions. I redid the matrix for the eight unique versions of "Born To Run" and it is as follows: Track Description Recommended Media Born To Run V1 Take ??/early instrumental backing track The Born To Run Sessions (badlands69)/track 30 Born To Run V2 lead vocal overdub The Born To Run Sessions (badlands69)/track 05 Born To Run V3 single tracked lead vocal w/strings E. Ticket Revisited (JEMS)/track 14 Born To Run V4 single tracked lead vocal w/female wordless falsetto vocals on 3rd verse E .Ticket Revisited (JEMS)/track 13 Born To Run V5 single tracked lead vocal w/full female backing vocals E .Ticket Revisited (JEMS)/track 12 Born To Run V6 dbl. tracked lead vocal w/full female backing vocals E. Ticket Revisited (JEMS)/track 08 Born To Run V7 Advance WMMR Tape 11/03/74 Roll The Tapes (Vintage Masters)/track 01 Born To Run V8 CV Born To Run (Columbia - 8/25/75)/track 05 V1/V2 aired on Sirius Satellite Radio in the fall of 2005. V1 is an early version of the backing track. V2-V6 represent several different superimpositions (or overdubs) being added to the track. V3-V6 first circulated on the vinyl collection "E. Ticket" and later were included on the 1989 compact disc collection, "Born In The Studio" (Archive Productions). "E. Ticket Revisited" (JEMS) serves as a material upgrade to the "Born In The Studio" (Archive Productions) collection. V7 derives from an advanced tape release of the CV, first aired on WMMR in Philadelphia on November 3, 1974. V8 is the CV as released on the "Born To Run" album by Columbia Records on August 25, 1975.
  9. Just a brief heads-up. It was determined on GL that the version of "The Lost Masters" on Ouster and indeed the one the commonly circulates throughout digital channels is beset with errors despite the claim that it was sourced from original silver copies of the collections. The errors aren't going to be an issue for some collectors as the are confined to the occasional click/pop variety but they are present nonetheless. The generous @Born To Rock uploaded an alternate lossless flawless source comprising of the entire series (inclusive of Essentials) onto GL earlier this summer, although I'm not sure if it's still accessible by the community at this time.
  10. Hey all, Does anyone have the Midnight Dreamer version ("This Is Called The Promise") of 06-25-1978 (Seattle, WA/Paramount Theater) in FLAC? Apparently it was posted up to J-Land awhile back Cheers!
  11. Given the commentary on the four tracks that I posted up, one would think that they are from the earlier batch of demos as found on the "Fist Full of Dollars" collection. According to Clinton Heylin, that would place these origins just before Springsteen headed over to Europe with "The River" tour in the spring of 1981. It makes sense too as apparently on the tape "Follow That Dream" is still of an embryonic nature and Springsteen would debut that song on 1981-04-19 in Paris, France. "Johnny Bye-Bye" is also in the early stages at this juncture and still bore much in common with the DARKNESS outtake "Come On, Lets Go Tonight". The alternate lyrics to "Johnny 99" are interesting as well as they make reference to "Mansion On The Hill" which was likely already in Springsteen's songbook at this stage as well. Those listings really should be added back to On The Tracks at some point.
  12. The Lost Pre-Nebraska Tape? So I'm posting this up, just to pick the brains of my fellow GL residents to see if anyone has any specific recollections regarding a collection of demos that have been rumored to exist among certain collectors but have most definitively never made their way into general circulation. Around a decade or so ago, Brucebase reported on a collection of tracks known as the "Pre-Nebraska Tape" as part of their "On The Tracks" section. Many of the selections listed as part and parcel of this tape were known from their inclusion on the "Fist Full of Dollars" collection as released on E. Street Records. However, there were several selections notated from this same period and while although they contained detailed descriptions of the performance in question, the performance itself was not included on the "Fist Full of Dollars" collection or any other collection that I'm aware of. It was notated at the time that the full tape is 35 minutes long and has demos very similar in quality to the “Chevy Delux” demos from 1979. The first 4 songs are complete, the rest of the titles are fragments ranging in time from 20 seconds to 2 minutes. Here are the listings for the four selections not common to the "Fist Full of Dollars" collection: JOHNNY 99 Harsher performance than on “Nebraska“. Includes a reference to the “Mansion on the Hill” as a symbol of the afterlife. Thematically it’s identical to the released version. After the title character is convicted of murder the song ends like this: “Well I’m heading for that mansion on the hill I’m a thirsty man, gonna get my fill I don’t care what you say, Mr. Smith or Mr. Brown Step in my way and I’ll shoot you down Until the day that you understand It was more ‘n all this that put that gun in my hand“ FOLLOW THAT DREAM Rambling performance w/most of the eventual lyrics in place but no real melody. THE MAN WHO GOT AWAY Springsteen opens this song by moaning for 30 seconds and then sings a story very similar to “My Father’s House“. A Son leaves his family and friends and they’re all left to think about the man who got away. MY LOVE A short performance but unquestionably the same song he recorded as “My Love Will Not Let You Down” in 1982-83. The tape also contains ten selections included on the "Fist Full of Dollars" collection and there seems to be some speculation that for whatever reason E. Street Records did not include the entire contents of the source tape they had in their possession on the "Fist Full of Dollars" collection. Even stranger is the fact that all references to the titles listed above have been missing from the On The Tracks section of Brucebase for around a decade. So what is exactly the story regarding these demos? Is this case of a myth being debunked and thus the four titles listed above being deliberately excluded from Brucebase? Or is this a case of the source tape used for "Fist Full Of Dollars" being only partially accessed for that title and later falling into the hands of unknown collectors who subsequently provided the description of the tape's full contents to Brucebase only to have it later disappear from the database entirely? Source: http://springsteen.org.uk/on-the-tracks-220-6/
  13. Thanks for this BTR - This transfer for those wondering is as clean as a whistle as @Born To Rock indicated. FWIW if hrubesh ever decides to share the rest of his Lost Masters pulls, hopefully they will be posted up here as well because the commonly circulating collection of the Lost Masters series (the one that @JaHoe referenced and that features the aforementioned pop on LM7 - track 22) likely has other small errors/anomalies as well, given that an error presented despite the log itself indicating the source was clean. Just some food for thought.
  14. Yeah that is the commonly circulating version that was uploaded to ABMS. The pop is there at around the 0:23 mark (appearing predominantly in the right channel), no doubt about it. Given the lineage, I wonder if the anomaly occurred when the file was being converted from SHN>WAV>FLAC? I guess the only way to confirm 100% is if someone has a version that is sourced from a physical media copy, although if the pop is indeed present it might mean there are other anomalies present on this particular rendering. Anyway it's all cool - Thanks to @mickb and @JaHoe for chiming in
  15. Hey all, I just wanted to give the forum a heads up regarding the commonly circulating version of "Lost Masters - Volume 7 (Stockton Boy)". The version of this collection that was uploaded along with the other eighteen volumes in the series onto J-Land and ABMS years back contains a notable pop during "Fade To Black" (track 22) at the 00:23/00:24 interval mark that should not present on the waveform. Although the EAC log indicates that the selection processed w/o errors, this rendering of the media in question does indeed contain an anomaly. Just giving you all the heads up. Once again thanks to everyone for all the shares and information shared on this forum. The definition of indispensable to say the least.
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