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The other side of the record showing the This Little Bird label can be found here

Six bids pushed this LP to $73 in a recent auction, attesting that the rarity claimed by the seller from Japan has some substance.

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With Idle Mind logo and “This Little Bird” labels.Several of Vicky Vinyl’s releases can be found with TLB labels, either VV had access to the labels or someone pressed from her masters using these labels.

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Other exclusive titles on This Little Bird are:

– Peter Frampton Shine On The Shrine # 002

– Ted Nugent You Love Bands When They Play It Hard # 2003

The Rolling Stones Cosmic Christmas (7″ on green wax), only identifiable via the matrix #, which is TLB2000

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The Neil Young 2LP also exists with blank white and Dragonfly labels. Obviously, this was a popular title that went through several re-pressings.

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The Forum, Inglewood, California
November 4, 1976

01 Campaigner
02 Human Highway
03 After The Gold Rush
04 Pocahontas
05 Too Far Gone
06 Old Man
07 A Man Needs A Maid
08 Sugar Mountain
09 Country Home
10 Don’t Cry No Tears
11 Down By The River
12 Lotta Love
13 Like A Hurricane
14 Drive Back
15 Cinnamon Girl
16 Cortez The Killer

Neil Young – vocals, guitar, keyboards, banjo, harmonica
Frank Sampedro – guitar, keyboards, vocals
Billy Talbot – bass, vocals
Ralph Molina – drums, vocals

Total Time : 01:21:01″

plus “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues” with Firefall and “Like A Rolling Stone” from 28 August ’76 – Spirit at Santa Monica Civic.

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A couple of reviews:

“Neil Young & Crazy Horse went on the road in the U.S. in November 1976, and this double-disc bootleg chronicles their 16-song set at the Los Angeles Forum on November 4. It’s a spirited performance before Young’s adopted hometown crowd, which he urges on to better its already enthusiastic response. Though the bootleg comes from a lo-fi audience tape, the excitement is still apparent. Typically, Young peppers his set with songs he has not yet recorded. “Like a Hurricane” would turn up in seven months on American Stars ‘n Bars, but it’s already a crowd-pleaser. “Campaigner,” which leads off the nine-song acoustic set, would appear on Decade in a year. “Human Highway” and “Lotte Love” would be on Comes a Time a couple of years hence. “Pocahontas” would be on Rust Never Sleeps in 1979, “Too Far Gone” would have to wait for another decade and Freedom, and “Country Home” wouldn’t be out legitimately until 1990’s Ragged Glory. That’s seven new songs out of 16, with the rest including such favorites as “After the Gold Rush,” “Sugar Mountain,” “Down by the River,” “Cinnamon Girl,” and “Cortez the Killer.” All in all, an excellent set, especially when it was released. Filling out the second disc are Young’s guest appearances on “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues” with Firefall and on “Like a Rolling Stone” with Spirit at Spirit’s August 28, 1976, reunion show, notorious for Spirit guitarist Randy California’s attempt to kick Young off-stage.” [by William Ruhlmann on Allmusic.com]

“A rough recording that presents Neil Young sounding very loose and relaxed.  The last two songs were recorded at Spirit’s reunion concert. On Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone”, Randy California and Neil Young scuffled on stage, and for a while the band kind of fell apart, but soon recovered.  Young and California finished singing the lirycs of the song to each other as if they were insulting each other.  The performances and the crowd noise give you a feeling that you’re there more than almost any other live recording I’ve ever heard.  This is a real jem for any Neil Young fan.”

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For more about the incident at the Spirit concert, go to: http://bigozine2.com/roio/?p=537

Kiss Destroys A tlb

The ‘label’ shown here is a sticker the previous owner added; the other side has a This Little Bird Productions label.

Kiss Destroys Anaheim Pt 2

Kiss Destroys Anaheim Pt 2 b

This specialized Kiss Bootlegs website has done a great job listing all the different variations – much better than what I could come up with – so I will just send you there and just contribute these large images of a sealed copy of Part 2:

http://www.kissbootlegged.com/bootlegs1976b.html