David Bowie 1973-01-09 Preston ,The Guildhall – Preston 1973 – SQ 7+

David Bowie 1973-01-09 Preston ,The Guildhall - Preston 1973 - SQ 7+

David Bowie 1973-01-09 Preston ,The Guildhall – Preston 1973 –
Sound Quality Rating

01. Intro.flac
02. Let’s Spend The Night Together.flac
03. Hang On To Yourself.flac
04. Ziggy Stardust.flac
05. Changes.flac
06. The Supermen.flac
07. Five Years.flac
08. The Width Of A Circle (with cut before end).flac
09. John, I’m Only Dancing.flac
10. Moonage Daydream (with several cuts).flac
11. The Jean Genie.flac
12. Suffragette City.flac
Encore:
13. Waiting For The Man.flac
14. Starman.flac
15. Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide (cuts off).flac

Label: No label
Audio Source: audience
Lineage: unknown gen tape
Total running time: 1:01:26
Sound Quality : Much noise ,dull ,but still good listened to
Attendance: 2.146
Artwork: By Jamiel
Remaster: By Learm

The tape has several cuts during Width Of A Circle, Moonage Daydream and cuts off before R’n’R Suicide is finished. The sound changes already during Let’s Spend the Night together. Then again during Moonage Daydream and slightly at Jean Genie. Again at Wating For The Man and the last 2 tracks.

Not a bad recording even if the original tape is sounding quite dull and the several changes in sound. After EQ there is some hiss but still very listenable.
The show has some historic value as it was the last concert in the UK before Bowie went on his 2nd US tour.

“Ladies and gentlemen,please welcome,just back from their highly Successful Tour through America,David Bowie and the Spiders!” the announcer calls. It is a rea] good show. Bowie is in high spirits,now and then he giggles and after Width of a Circle he enthusiastly calls : “Good evening Preston!” which is met by a moderate response from the audience. “That was called Thp. Width of a Circle. This is an old one,for Us any­ way” Bowie says, and continues to play the rest of the reper­toire. Until after Suffragette City he says: “Thank you,good­ night” and,together with the band,leaves the stage. But the fans want more,and they certainly come into their own for Bowie plays not only Rock & Roll Suicide,but also Waiting For the Man and Starman as encore! “OK,this is our very last night on tour,so we’ll do a few extra numbers,alright?”.
” … Alright”?
– you bet it’s alright:

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David Bowie Tour Band – The Ziggy Stardust Tour
David Bowie – vocals, guitar, harmonica
Mick Ronsonguitar, vocals
Trevor Bolderbass
Mick “Woody” Woodmanseydrums
Matthew Fisherpiano (20 Apr 1972 – 27 May 1972)
Robin Lumleypiano (2 Jun 1972 – 15 Jul 1972)
Nicky Grahampiano (1 Aug 1972 – 7 Sep 1972)
Mike Garsonpiano, mellotron, organ (22 September 1972 – end of tour)
John Hutchinsonrhythm guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar (8 Apr 1973 – 20 Apr 1973 – 3 July 1973)
Aynsley Dunbaradditional drums (8 Apr 1973 – 20 Apr 1973)
Geoffrey A. MacCormackbacking vocals, percussion (19 January 1973 – end of tour)
Ken Fordham – saxophone (19 January 1973 – end of tour)
Brian Wilshawsaxophone, flute (19 January 1973 – end of tour)

Crew
Robin Mayhew ,Will Palin ,Mick Hince ,Dean Heiser – Sound ,Ground Control ,Front of House Engineer ,Stage hands
Nigel Olliff, Nick Gilbey, Paul Normand and crew – Lights ,1972 Heavy Light ,1973 See Factor Industries NY Bob See ,Steve Hurston ,Mick Fussey
Peter Hunsley – Stage Equipment
Suzi Fussey – Wardrobe, Makeup and Hair

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