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Ramones Blitzkrieg Bop

Ramones Blitzkrieg Bop b2

Ramones Blitzkrieg Bop bla

The reissue on black & label-free – or is this a black paper label? – PVC.

USA: Early ’79? The question is if the first two numbers refer to the year in which the bootleggers released this or when they thought the material was actually recorded?

Source: ? – input needed as I currently have no idea. The fact that this starts with an interview suggests another radio broadcast. The first side could potentially be from the Rock Tavern in Aberdeen, WA, recorded 5 March 1977, as the songs match – but not side two. The Aberdeen recording had first appeared on sides 3 & 4 of the Dragonfly title At Your Birthday Party

034 assigned for the second time, someone lost track, it seems.

Ramones Roxy 034 2Ramones Roxy 034 disc 2

More information found under this link.

 

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035:

YES LiL 035YES LiL 035 bYES LiL 035 lbl 2YES LiL 035 lbl 3

Source: London, Empire Pool (not Wembley Arena as stated on yessongs.nl/08-GFTO.html ) – 28 October 1977, night # 5 of a six night run

Yes Oct 28 77

First 68 minutes of the concert only, very good quality audience recording. The rest of the tape unfortunately never saw a release. The missing songs are “Flight Jam”, “Awaken”, “Starship Trooper” and “Roundabout”.

 

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036:

Hendrix LBCHendrix LBC 3

Source: Isle of Wight Festival, East Afton Farm, Isle of Wight 30 August.1970

30:47 mins.

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Polydor released Isle Of Wight  in November of 1971 initially in the UK only. The album contained a selection of the songs performed that day:

Side 1.  Midnight Lightning 7:21 / Foxy Lady 8:40 / Lover Man  3:18
Side 2:  Freedom 4:21 / All Along the Watchtower 4:27 / In From the Storm 

Hendrix LBC b 2

As we can see, the bootleg does not overlap with the official release.

Quality rated “Exs”

 

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037 (79-037 used on cover) 79 referring to the year 1979 perhaps.

There is some confusion around this one in Hot Wacks as well. In the appendix, it is called BBC CONCERT. In the Led Zeppelin section, it is listed under its correct name but as K&S 007, which had already been assigned to the Kinks repressing of  TMOQ’s LONG TALL SALLY. I am pretty confident that BBC BROADCAST was never pressed on red wax in a limited edition of 200 as claimed there.

 

Led Zep BBC BroadcastLed Zep BBC Broadcast b

The same track list as Contraband’s BBC ZEP :

Led Zeppelin BBC Zep

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038:

Jethro Tull us tourJethro Tull us tour 2Another reissue of a Contraband title. Previously featured in this post

Notes from a JT bootleg discography:

Ticketron US Tour April 1972                  bootleg album  1972                                                                        
      Thick As A Brick                             
      Cross-Eyed Mary                              
      A New Day Yesterday                          
      Aqualung       

                              
   LP     Instant Analysis Records 3436
   LP     CBM 3586 (re-release with a title misprinting of { “Ticketro  US Tour April 1972”}
   LP     ??? 79–038 (Canadian; re-released as { US Tour})
There are two covers of this one.  One mentions “ticketron” and one mentions “Volume II”.  
The last three songs are also on {Baltimore and Around}.

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039:

Young N The 1973 Tour 2Young N The 1973 Tour

 

A very rare double LP from K&S only listed in the HW appendix. Gatefold cover back shows recycled artwork from the old Phonygraf/Wizardo (later Mushroom) release NEIL YOUNG WITH CRAZY HORSE shown here, which had already been used on K&S 030 BOULDER COLORADO:

Young Neil wCH 2

Same grey-ish labels as on the previous Jethro Tull album. I have found no information regarding actual content. If you know (or can provide better images), please leave a comment – thank you.

 

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040:

Rolling Stones Bright L Big C

Rolling Stones BLBC 2

Rolling Stones BLBCity disc 2

“200 pressed on MCV from TMOQ plates.” HW

 

The Montreux 1972 rehearsal tracks making up half of side two here have already been discussed here

The Youtube link below will not only enable you to listen to side 1 right now but also list the correct sources, as far as I can tell.

Side 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr3681Eim_Q

 

Ramones 516 XL

Source: The Roxy, L.A. – 12 August 1976. The show was recorded for a radio broadcast and probably derives from a copy taped off the air. The whole concert has been officially released on the 2001 expanded CD version of Leave Home

Side 1: Loud Mouth/ Beat On The Brat/ Blitzkrieg Bop/ I Remember You/ Glad To See You Go/ Chainsaw/ 53rd And 3rd
Side 2: I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend/ Havanna Affair/ Listen To My Feet/ Hang Ten/ Judy Is A Punk/ I Don’t Wanna Walk Around With You/ Let’s Dance

Review from Allmusic.com:

“When this bootleg LP was recorded live at the Roxy Theater — a nightclub on West Hollywood’s famous Sunset Strip — on August 12, 1976, the Ramones weren’t ready to headline the Hollywood Palladium and were still concentrating on small clubs. But the Queens residents did have one self-titled album out on Sire and had acquired a following that was small but extremely enthusiastic — even then, they were regarded as one of New York’s most important punk bands. The sound quality on this vinyl LP isn’t fantastic, but it’s decent, and the album definitely captures the freshness and sense of reckless fun that characterized the Ramones in 1976. When the Ramones tear into “Beat on the Brat,” “Blitzkrieg Bop,” “53rd and 3rd,” “Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue” and other irreverent classics, you’re reminded just how vital and exciting early punk could be. A few years after Live at the Roxy 1976 came out, the contents of this LP became half of the two-LP bootleg At Your Birthday Party.”

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Ramones Roxy 034 2

Ramones Roxy 034 disc 2

The extremely rare later re-pressing by K&S, with the usual “most lost in shipment” fate.

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Disc one of the double album At Your Birthday Party on Vicki Vinyl’s Dragonfly Records included a re-issue of WRMB 516:

Ramones AYBDP

Ramones AYBDP 2

Later re-pressed with Ruthless Rhymes labels.

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And that was all of the Wizardo series (with the exception of Pete Townshend’s Classified – wrmb 368, which will be added later when we get to the TMoQ series).