David Bowie 1973-06-22 Birmingham Town Hall - Black Country Rock - SQ 5,5

David Bowie 1973-06-22 Birmingham Town Hall – Black Country Rock –
Sound Quality Rating Bad ,excessive noise ,extremely dull : can hardley be listened to.

01. INTRO.flac
02. HANG ON TO YOURSELF.flac
03. ZIGGY STARDUST.flac
04. WATCH THAT MAN.flac
05. WILD EYED BOY FROM FREECLOUD.flac
06. ALL THE YOUNG DUDES.flac
07. OH! YOU PRETTY THINGS.flac
08. MOONAGE DAYDREAM.flac
09. QUEEN BITCH.flac
10. SPACE ODDITY.flac
11. INTRO.flac
12. THE JEAN GENIE – LOVE ME DO.flac
13. TIME.flac
14. WIDTH OF A CIRCLE.flac
15. BAND INTRO.flac
16. LET’S SPEND THE NIGHT TOGETHER.flac
17. SUFFRAGETTE CITY.flac
18. WAITING FOR THE MAN.flac
19. WHITE LIGHT , WHITE HEAT.flac

Label: Savage Hippo Label
Audio Source: audience
Lineage:
Total running time: 1:19:31
Sound Quality : Bad ,excessive noise ,extremely dull : can hardley be listened to.
Attendance: 1.450
Artwork: Yes

what in my opinion makes this recording great is the atmosphere of the set, especially during more quiet passages. You can almost materialize how the fans are reaching out their arms to touch David. Amongst others there are great versions of Time, Jean Genie/Love Me Do and especially Let’s Spend The Night Together with a big portion of Mike Garson’s piano (who “is not really a Spider” according to David’s band introduction). And what a nice transition from Wild Eyed Boy.. to All The Young Dudes.
“We’re gonna play a blues song and it’s from Lou Reed”. Bowie Said in a flat voice after Waiting for the Man.

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Tour band Ziggy Stardust tour 1972-1973:
David Bowie – vocals, guitar, harmonica
Mick Ronson – guitar, vocals
Trevor Bolder – bass
Mick “Woody” Woodmansey – drums
Mike Garson – piano, mellotron, organ (22 September 1972 – end of tour)
Geoffrey A. MacCormack – backing vocals, percussion (19 January 1973 – end of tour)
Ken Fordham – saxophone (19 January 1973 – end of tour)
Brian Wilshaw – saxophone, flute (19 January 1973 – end of tour)

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