Best LIVE album recorded albums you've heard.

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  • mrbigbluelight
    mrbigbluelight Posts: 8,344
    edited November 2012
    Alvin Lee, "Live in Vienna". He's older, and it's post-TYA, but ...... niiiiiiice.
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  • Drenis
    Drenis Posts: 2,871
    edited November 2012
    Probably my favorite live album...

    Fleetwood Mac - The Dance

    The bongos in the background on "My Little Demon" makes for a good reference instrument when I made changes to my setup. But yet my other half can't hear them...
  • treitz3
    treitz3 Posts: 14,545
    edited November 2012
    ^^^ Oh, HELL yes! ^^^

    My favorite album of all time. An endless classic and one great performance. What a concert!!!

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  • dkr919
    dkr919 Posts: 379
    edited November 2012
    Play it loud wooba goobas
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  • Tbone289
    Tbone289 Posts: 661
    edited November 2012
    This is a great, intimate, live-in-studio recording. It's not an amazing recording, but I'll include it here anyway--it's definitely worth a listen.

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  • rtart
    rtart Posts: 748
    edited November 2012
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7d/Cowboy_Junkies-The_Trinity_Session_%28album_cover%29.jpg

    Cowboy Junkies Trinity Sessions.

    Recorded in the Trinity Church in NYC in 1987 with a single mike over a long night. You want ambience, here it is.

    The "return to Trinity' was 20 recorded years later, and is worth a listen. It has a DVD-A version in the disc set.

    The "return' with 5.1 mastered DVD can be bought on Amazon for less than $15. Here:http://www.amazon.com/Trinity-Revisited-DVD-Cowboy-Junkies/dp/B0011XFOGU/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_8
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  • drumminman
    drumminman Posts: 3,396
    edited November 2012
    deronb1 wrote: »

    Waiting for Columbus is maybe my second favorite, but a very close second. My favorite is:

    The Allman Brothers Band - Live at The Fillmore East.[/ATTACH]
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  • dkr919
    dkr919 Posts: 379
    edited November 2012
    A great live album. "The Bad Boys from Bethesda" at their peak
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  • Dawgfish
    Dawgfish Posts: 2,554
    edited November 2012
    Oh man, there are so many great ones. Most have already been mentioned but some of the ones I enjoy:

    AD, JM, PD, Friday Night in San Francisco
    Allman Brothers, Live at the Fillmore East
    Little Feat, Waiting for Columbus
    Allison Crause and Union Station, Live
    Rush, all of thier live stuff but especially Exit Stage Left,R30, and Snakes and Arrows Live at Cleveland
    Dave Brubeck Quartet, Live at the Oberlin
    Widespread Panic, Live from Athens, Light Fuse Get Away
    Moe, Dr. Stans Prescriptions 1&2, Live from the Tabernacle
    Government Mule, The Deep End 1&2, Millenium
    Stevie Ray Vaughn and Albert King, Blues at Sunrise
    Rimsky-Korsakov's Sherezade, conducted by Fritz Reiner with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    There are many, many others I know I'm forgetting. I love live music both in person and recorded!
  • decal
    decal Posts: 3,170
    edited November 2012
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    Wayne Hancock "Swing Time"

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  • laotzu61
    laotzu61 Posts: 327
    edited November 2012
    john mayall "the turning point" recorded live at the fillmore east in july of '69. the crowd was laid back, almost club like. johnny almond's saxophone solo's are absolutely awesome
    . and, the sound quality is great.
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  • gp4jesus
    gp4jesus Posts: 1,705
    edited November 2012
    "GRP live in Session" & GRP's "New York LA dream band" both clean & engaging. "GRP Super Live in Japan" not as clean but I find it quite enjoyable.
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  • SDA1C
    SDA1C Posts: 2,069
    edited November 2012
    I've probably commented earlier with a different album but The Cult/Pure Cult Live is from the Gods!
    Too much **** to list....
  • SDA1C
    SDA1C Posts: 2,069
    edited November 2012
    SDA1C wrote: »
    I've probably commented earlier with a different album but The Cult/Pure Cult Live is from the Gods!

    Yeaaaa. Well I just looked up a cover named Pure Cult. Not the same.
    Too much **** to list....
  • del44
    del44 Posts: 686
    edited November 2012
    I like Jethro Tull's "Bursting Out". Vinyl 2 LP.
  • gudnoyez
    gudnoyez Posts: 7,679
    edited November 2012
    Scorpions-Tokyo Tapes
    UFO-Strangers In The Night
    Pat Travers-Go For What You Know
    Rush-All The Worlds A Stage
    Led Zeppelin-How The West Was Won
    REO Speedwagon-You Get What You Play For (lp version)
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  • nikonik
    nikonik Posts: 120
    edited November 2012
    Scorpions World Wide Live!
  • BlueFox
    BlueFox Posts: 14,660
    edited November 2012
    Probably already mentioned, but the SACD Jazz at the Pawnshop is superb, especially, for me, disk 2. I am not much of a jazz fan, but this disc is great. The subtle sweep of a brush against a symbol is etched in the air. There is even a xylophone, and it is so clear and defined in time and space it amazes me. And normally, I can't stand that type of instrument. Of course, guitars and trumpets are also perfect. This thread made me start listening to it again.
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  • gp4jesus
    gp4jesus Posts: 1,705
    edited November 2012
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Probably already mentioned, but the SACD Jazz at the Pawnshop is superb, especially, for me, disk 2. I am not much of a jazz fan, but this disc is great. The subtle sweep of a brush against a symbol is etched in the air. There is even a xylophone, and it is so clear and defined in time and space it amazes me. And normally, I can't stand that type of instrument. Of course, guitars and trumpets are also perfect. This thread made me start listening to it again.
    Extraordinary recording!

    Heard this one on vinyl back in the day. The low level detail was such that you could hear ice clanging in glasses, glasses getting set on tables, no mistaking the [acoustics of] small club ambiance.

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  • vulcan
    vulcan Posts: 71
    edited November 2012
    UFO-Strangers in the Night
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  • Systems
    Systems Posts: 14,872
    edited November 2012
    UFO for sure!
    I thought Styx did some pretty decent ones also.
    "Return to Paradise" sounds pretty good on my system.
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  • jonicont
    jonicont Posts: 258
    edited November 2012
    Jason Isbell -- live in alabama
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  • EDUBAG
    EDUBAG Posts: 401
    edited November 2012
    Some more entries

    Sergio mendes in person at el matador. I have it on vinyl and you feel you are there with them very intimate ambiance.
    John mayer where the light is
    Dave mathews and tim reynolds at radio city music hall
    Eric clapton unplugged
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  • jonicont
    jonicont Posts: 258
    edited November 2012
    Fania Allstars--Live at the Cheetah Club
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  • jeremymarcinko
    jeremymarcinko Posts: 3,729
    edited November 2012
    Mumford and Sons Live from Shepards Bush Empire,London
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • strider
    strider Posts: 2,568
    edited November 2012
    "Babylon by Bus" Bob Marley and the Wailers

    "After Midnight" Jerry Garcia

    Two of my favorites.
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  • Tbone289
    Tbone289 Posts: 661
    edited December 2012
    strider wrote: »
    "Babylon by Bus" Bob Marley and the Wailers

    Thanks for mentioning this one! I just got a copy two days ago and it's already my favorite Marley in my collection.

    I'm looking for a good deal on that Jerry Garcia too.
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  • erniejade
    erniejade Posts: 5,643
    edited December 2012
    Fongolio wrote: »
    Mike's post above reminded me of an awesome one I had forgotten about..

    Al DiMeola, John McLaughlin, Paco De Lucia Friday Night in San Francisco
    Mind blowing great guitar played live

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    My GF actually just gave me this as a gift last night. The recording is outstanding especially for 1980. The music is outstanding. Its like rodrigo y gabriela before they were born LOL
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