David Bowie 1978-06-29 London ,Earl's Court Arena - Legend - (upgrade) - SQ -8.

David Bowie 1978-06-29 London ,Earl’s Court Arena – Legend – (upgrade).
Sound Quality Rating

101. Warszawa.flac
102. “Heroes”.flac
103. What In The World.flac
104. Be My Wife.flac
105. The Jean Genie.flac
106. Blackout.flac
107. Sense Of Doubt.flac
108. Speed Of Life.flac
109. Breaking Glass.flac
110. Fame.flac
111. Beauty And The Beast.flac
201. Band introductions.flac
202. Five Years.flac
203. Soul Love.flac
204. Star.flac
205. Hang On To Yourself.flac
206. Ziggy Stardust.flac
207. Suffragette City.flac
208. Art Decade.flac
209. Alabama Song.flac
210. Station To Station.flac
211. TVC 15.flac
212. Stay.flac
213. Rebel Rebel.flac

Label : From The Hunky Geordie Tapes – HUG036CD
Audio Source : audience
Lineage : TDK D60 x 2 tapes (Jean Henri) > Denon DRM-500 tape deck
Total running time : 1:42:02
Sound Quality : noise ,dull ,but still good listened to
Attendance : 18.000
Artwork : By steve23yh
Remake : There were small gaps between the tracks. Gaps removed and retracked by Jan Erik
Remaster : Yes (see note:)

“Thank you,we’ll see you after a short intermission” .Bowie says. A big banner was draped from the balcony saying ‘ZIGGY LIVES’.

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Tour band 1978 – The Low and Heroes World Tour :
David Bowie – vocals, chamberlain
Adrian Belew – lead guitar, backing vocals
Carlos Alomar – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (music director)
George Murray – bass guitar, backing vocals
Dennis Davis – drums, percussion
Roger Powell – keyboards, synthesizer ,Moog Taurus bass pedals ,backing vocals (except 11–14 November 1978)
Dennis Garcia – keyboards, synthesizer (11–14 November 1978 only)
Sean Mayes – piano, string ensemble, backing vocals Simon House – electric violin
Simon House – electric violin.

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Notes

Volume all over the shop (ends loud, middle quiet), so recorded in two passes and edited back together.

Tape flip between The Jean Genie and Blackout – during crowd noise and seamless.
Tape join (recordings at different volume settings) at start of Speed Of Life – seamless.

The sound from 2 minutes onwards in Beauty And The Beast can only be described as phased. Presumably some tape damage at some stage in the past. Some volume reprofiling done, but can’t reverse strange nature of the sound.
The sound affecting the end of disc 1 also affects the start of disc 2 – up to the tape flip. Again, volume adjusted, but phased sound can’t be reversed.

Tape flip between Soul Love and Star. Faded on tape. Join is seamless, have reversed the fade as best as I can.
Phased sound continues up to break in Ziggy Stardust.
Gap in Ziggy Stardust @ 22 seconds. Fade-out/in to resolve. After gap, sound issues seem resolved.
Tape join (recordings at different volume settings) at start of Alabama Song – seamless.

Tape flip between Station To Station and TVC 15 – crowd noise only, clean join.
Unfortunately the phased sound returns at the start of TVC 15, but resolves after a minute or so.
Gap in crowd noise between TVC 15 and Stay – removed.

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