Thursday, April 17, 2014

April 11, 2014, Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival, Indio, CA (FMORALS Source)

01. Intro.
02. Takin’ a Ride
03. I’m in Trouble
04. Favorite Thing
05. Hangin Downtown
06. Color Me Impressed
07. White And Lazy
08. Nowhere Is My Home
09. Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out > Istanbul (Not Constantinople) (Four Lads/They Might Be Giants)
10. Achin’ to Be
11. Androgynous
12. Love You Till Friday > Maybellene (Chuck Berry)
13. I’ll Be You
14. Psychopharmacology (Grandpaboy/Paul Westerberg)
15. Left of the Dial
16. Alex Chilton
17. Can’t Hardly Wait
18. Bastards of Young

Gonna get the corner baker,
And I’ll attend to my maker...


Notes: 2014 Band consist of Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson, Dave Minehan, Josh Frees

Recording: Audience

April 11, 2014, Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio, CA (BLG Source)

01. Takin’ a Ride
02. I’m in Trouble
03. Favorite Thing
04. Hangin Downtown
05. Color Me Impressed
06. White And Lazy
07. Nowhere Is My Home
08. Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out > Istanbul (Not Constantinople) (Four Lads/They Might Be Giants)
09. Achin’ to Be
10. Androgynous
11. Love You Till Friday > Maybellene (Chuck Berry)
12. I’ll Be You
13. Psychopharmacology (Grandpaboy/Paul Westerberg)
14. Left of the Dial
15. Alex Chilton
16. Can’t Hardly Wait
17. Bastards of Young

I can wake up in the morning
Gonna stay up afternoon


Notes: 2014 Band consist of Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson, Dave Minehan, Josh Frees

Recording: Audience

Friday, March 28, 2014

May 1987/July 21, 1987, Radio Interviews

May 1987, KROQ Los Angeles, CA
01. Interview Segment 1
02. Interview Segment 2
03. Interview Segment 3
04. Interview Segment 4

July 21, 1987, 95.5 WBRU, Providence, RI
05. Interview Segment 1

You can’t say “crap” now?
“Crap’s” not a bad word...


Recording: Broadcast

Thursday, March 27, 2014

July 1996, World Cafe, Philadelphia, PA

01. Intro
02. Interview Segment 1
03. MammaDaddyDid
04. Interview Segment 2
05. Sadly Beautiful
06. Interview Segment 3
07. Interview Segment 4
08. Love Untold
09. Interview Segment 5
10. Interview Segment 6

Excuses would be made,
The stupid things they said...


Recording: Broadcast

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

September 14, 1981 / May 1983, Radio Interviews

September 14, 1981
101 underground, Minneapolis, MN

with Jimmy Nervous

01.  Intro
02.  Bob and Chris Interview
03.  Paul and Tommy Interview


May 1983
KFAI, Minneapolis, MN, Lowdown with David Lowe


01.  Intro
02.  Job Country (God Damn Job) 1983-05-08
03.  Interview Segment 1
04.  Don’t Get Married
05.  Interview Segment 2
06.  Shoot Me Kill Me (Sex With A Goat)
06.  Interview Segment 3
07.  KFAI Promo - Jam
07.  Interview Segment 4

As long as people don't beat ya up,

It's all right...

Recording: Broadcast

August 19, 1993, Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL

01. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
02. Waiting For Somebody
03. Mannequin Shop
04. Achin’ To Be
05. Waitress In The Sky
06. First Glimmer
07. Dice Behind Your Shades
08. A Few Minutes Of Silence
09. Merry Go Round
10. Seein’ Her
11. Someone I Once Knew
12. Death Of A Clown (The Kinks/Dave Davies)
13. I Will Dare
14. (I’d Go The) Whole Wide World (Wreckless Eric)
15. Knockin’ On Mine
16. Hold My Life
17. Skyway
18. Swingin Party
19. Dyslexic Heart
20. Daydream Believer
21. I’ll Be You
22. Can’t Hardly Wait
23. Here Comes A Regular
24. World Class Fad
25. Down Love
26. Left Of The Dial
27. Answering Machine
28. Alex Chilton

Wore my jacket and I wore your sweater,
Underneath the bridge was an indian summer...


Notes: Paul is backed by Dave Minehan (guitar), Darren Hill (Bass) and Josh Freese (Percussion)

Recording: Audience

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

March 7, 2005, Gypsy Tea Room, Dallas, TX

01. Merry Go Round
02. Someone Take The Wheel
03. Live Forever (Billy Joe Shaver)
04. Makin’ Me Go
05. Let The Bad Times Roll
06. Now I Wonder
07. As Far As I Know
08. Kiss Me On The Bus
09. I’ll Be You
10. AAA
11. 23 Years Ago
12. Knockin’ On Mine
13. Little Mascara
14. Valentine
15. Psychopharmacology
16. Skyway
17. Here Comes A Regular
18. Lookin’ Up In Heaven
19. What A Day (For A Night)
20. Love Untold
21. Waitress In The Sky
22. Mr. Rabbit
23. I Will Dare
24. I Think I Love You (Partridge Family)
25. Folk Star
26. Can’t Hardly Wait
27. I.O.U.
28. Alex Chilton
29. Left Of The Dial
30. Dust My Broom (Ellmore James)
31. High Time

An English teacher from Vancouver,
She asked me to write something for her students...


Recording:
Audience

Monday, March 24, 2014

July 23, 1996, The Sanctum, Pontiac, Mi

01. Waiting For Somebody
02. World Class Fad
03. Valentine
04. Once Around The Weekend
05. These Are The Days
06. Kiss Me On The Bus
07. I Will Dare
08. Ain’t Got Me
09. Century
10. They’re Blind
11. Achin’ To Be 
12. MammaDaddyDid
13. Black Yeyed Susan 
14. If Only You Were Lonely
15. Skyway
16. Waitress In The Sky
17. Communication Breakdown (Led Zeppelin)
18. Merry Go Round
19. I’m Free (The Who)
20. Color Me Impressed
21. Angels Walk
22. Love Untold
23. Stain Yer Blood
24. Can’t Hardly Wait
25. Alex Chilton
26. Swingin Party
27. Daydream Believer (The Monkees)
28. Never Mind


She ain’t showed up yet,
There’s still a good chance...

Notes: More than likely, the only live attempt at “I’m Free.”

Recording: Great quality audience

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

July 17, 1980, Longhorn Bar, Minneapolis, MN

01. I Wanna Be Loved (Johnny Thunders)
02. More Cigarettes
03. Hey Little Girl
04. So Long
05. Get Off The Telephone
06. Get On The Stick
07.  All Day And All Of The Night (The Kinks)
08. All By Myself (Johnny Thunders)

I don’t watch the T.V, I watch the clock,
Party going up there on the block...


Supporting: The Dads

Notes: Earliest known live recording.

Recording: Soundboard

Bootleg: The Early Mats / 1980-1981 Early Shows

February 7, 1991, Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, MN

01. I Don’t Know
02. I Will Dare
03. Achin’ To Be
04. Bent Out Of Shape
05. Satellite
06. Merry Go Round
07. Happy Town
08. Swingin Party
09. One Wink At A Time
10. Waitress In The Sky
11. Skyway
12. When It Began
13. Someone Take The Wheel
14. Talent Show
15. Can’t Hardly Wait
16. Asking Me Lies
17. I’ll Be You
18. If Only You Were Lonely
19. I’m Just Your Good Thing (Slim Harpo/George Thorogood)
20. Nobody
21. Color Me Impressed
22. The Ledge
23. Never Mind
24. I.O.U.
25. Unsatisfied
26. Within Your Reach
27. Left Of The Dial
28. Alex Chilton

Bring your own lampshade,
Somewhere there’s a party...

Tickets: $19.50

Support:
Gear Daddies

Recording: Audience

Bootleg: Whatcha Gonna Do With Your Life?

Monday, March 17, 2014

February 23, 1991, Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA

01. I Don’t Know
02. I Will Dare
03. Achin’ To Be
04. Bent Out Of Shape
05. Merry Go Round
06. Satellite
07. Happy Town
08. Swingin Party
09. One Wink At A Time
10. Waitress In The Sky
11. Skyway
12. When It Began
13. Bastards Of Young
14. Answering Machine
15. Unsatisfied  > Sadly Beautiful
16. If Only You Were Lonely
17. Alex Chilton
18. Nightclub Jitters
19. Someone Take The Wheel
20. Kiss Me On The Bus
21. Talent Show
22. Asking Me Lies
23. Nobody
24. Never Mind
25. I.O.U.
26. Within Your Reach
27. Can’t Hardly Wait
28. I’ll Be You

And I could purge my soul perhaps,
For the imminent collapse...


Tickets: $19.50

Notes: Rough sound

Recording: Audience

March 9, 1991, College Avenue Gymnasium, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

01. I Don’t Know
02. I Will Dare
03. Achin’ To Be
04. Bent Out Of Shape
05. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
06. Merry Go Round
07. Satellite
08. Happy Town
09. Swingin Party
10. One Wink At A Time
11. Waitress In The Sky
12. Skyway
13. When It Began
14. Waitress In The Sky
15. Someone Take The Wheel
16. Kiss Me On The Bus
17. Talent Show
18. Asking Me Lies
19. Nobody
20. Color Me Impressed
21. Within Your Reach
22. Unsatisfied > Sadly Beautiful
23. Can’t Hardly Wait
24. The Ledge
25. All Right Now (Free)
26. I’ll Be You
27. Bastards Of Young
28. Left Of The Dial
29. Alex Chilton

Everything you dream of,
Is right in front of you...


Tickets: $10 - $13

Recording: Audience

Friday, March 14, 2014

July 21, 1987, The Living Room, Providence, RI

01. Hold My Life
02. Favorite Thing
03. Kiss Me On The Bus
04. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
05. I.O.U.
06. Never Mind
07. I Will Dare
08. Can’t Hardly Wait
09. Cross Tie Walker (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
10. Little Mascara
11. Answering Machine
12. Nightclub Jitters
13. Within Your Reach
14. The Ledge
15. Waitress In The Sky
16. California Sun (The Rivieras)
17. Whipping Post (Allman Brothers)
18. Unsatisfied
19. Takin’ A Ride
20. Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out
21. Bastards Of Young
22. Left Of The Dial
23. Alex Chilton

Don’t treat me special,
Don’t kiss my ass...


Notes: Good show with nice sound. Rare performance of The Allman Brother’s ‘Whipping Post.’

Recording: Audience

March 23, 1991, Tivoli, Utrecht, Holland

01. I Don’t Know
02. I Will Dare
03. Achin’ To Be
04. Bent Out Of Shape
05. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
06. Merry Go Round
07. Satellite
08. Happy Town
09. Nightclub Jitters
10. Swingin Party
11. One Wink At A Time
12. Waitress In The Sky
13. Skyway
14. When It Began
15. Someone Take The Wheel
16. Talent Show
17. Asking Me Lies
18. Nobody
19. The Ledge
20. Androgynous
21. Here Comes A Regular
22. Can’t Hardly Wait
23. I’ll Be You
24. Bastards Of Young
25. Little Mascara
26. Kissin’ In Action
27. Left Of The Dial
28. Alex Chilton

Are you making a fortune,
Or don’t you want to tell?


Notes: Often mislabeled as ‘Tivoli Gardens’ - which is an amusments park in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Recording: Audience (Sony WM-D3)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

July 1980, March-June 1981, Blackberry Way Studios, Minneapolis, MN

01. Careless
02. Otto (1)
03. Shiftless When Idle
04. More Cigarettes (1)
05. I Hate Music
06. Shut Up
07. I’m In Trouble (intro.)
08. I’m In Trouble (1)
09. Customer (1)
10. Otto (2)
11. Shut Up (1)
12. Shut Up (2)
13. Johnny’s Gonna Die (1)
14. Johnny’s Gonna Die (2)
15. Careless (1)
16. Rattlesnake Blues (1)
(Photo: Courtesy Minnesota Public Radio / Leah Garaas)
17. If Only You Were Lonely
18. I Hate Music (flubbed intro.)
19. I Hate Music
20. Kick Your Door Down
21. Don’t Ask Why
22. Something To Du (1)
23. More Cigarettes (2)
(Photo: Courtesy Minnesota Public Radio / Leah Garaas)
24. More Cigarettes (3)
25. Hangin Downtown
26. Takin A Ride (1)
27. Johnny’s Gonna Die (2)
28. Careless (2)
29. I’m In Trouble (2)
30. Customer (2)
31. Raised In The City
32. Rattlesnake Blues (2)
33. unknown outro.
34. Something To Du (2)
35. Takin A Ride (flubbed intro.)
36. Takin A Ride (2)
37.  - tapes rollin
38. Love You ‘Til Friday
39. Like You

I never pay attention, watch my step,
Never pay my bills, way in debt...


Notes: "Sory Ma..." released June 25, 1981

Recording: Studio

Bootleg:
Sorry Ma, Forgot to Throw The Tapes Off The Bridge

February 26, 1991, Toad’s Place, New Haven, CT

01. I Don’t Know
02. I Will Dare
03. Achin’ To Be
04. Bent Out Of Shape
05. Merry Go Round
06. Satellite
07. Happy Town
08. Swingin Party
09. One Wink At A Time
10. Skyway
11. When It Began
12. Waitress In The Sky
13. Someone Take The Wheel
14. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
15. Talent Show
16. Asking Me Lies
17. Nobody
18. Don’t Ask Why
19. If Only You Were Lonely
20. Can’t Hardly Wait
21. I’ll Be You
22. Bastards Of Young
23. Never Mind
24. Unsatisfied  > Sadly Beautiful
25. Here Comes A Regular
26. Within Your Reach
27. Left Of The Dial
28. Alex Chilton

Former strippers, junkies and men of the cloth,
And we all fell in line and got lost...


Support: Uncle Tupelo

Recording: Audience

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

June 6, 1987, Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany

01. Cross Tie Walker (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
02. Color Me Impressed
03. I’m In Trouble
04. I Don’t Know
05. Kiss Me On The Bus
06. I.O.U.
07. Born In The USA (Bruce Springsteen)
08. I Will Dare
09. Can’t Hardly Wait
10. Unsatisfied
11. Sixteen Blue
12. September Gurls
13. Country Roads (John Denver)
14. Hello Dolly (Louis Armstrong/Jazz Standard)
15. Little Mascara
16. Alex Chilton
17. Left Of The Dial
18. Within Your Reach
19. The Ledge
20. Take A Walk On The Wild Side (Lou Reed)
21. Bastards Of Young
22. If Only You Were Lonely
23. Hootenanny
24. I Wanna Be Your Dog (Stooges)

Twenty push ups this morning,
That was half my goal...


Notes: A few rare covers. Show sounds like the attendance was low. The band is pretty subdued.

Recording: Audience (Sony WM D6c + Aiwa CM30)

March 8, 1991, The Ritz, New York, NY

01. Achin’ To Be
02. Bent Out Of Shape
03. Raw Ramp (T. Rex)
04. Merry Go Round
05. Satellite
06. Swingin Party
07. One Wink At A Time
08. Waitress In The Sky
09. Skyway
10. When It Began
11. The Last
12. Someone Take The Wheel
13. Kiss Me On The Bus
14. Asking Me Lies
15. Nobody
16. Torture
17. If Only You Were Lonely
18. I’ve Been A Good Thing
19. Color Me Impressed
20. Can’t Hardly Wait
21. Within Your Reach
22. The Ledge
23. I’ll Be You
24. Never Mind
25. I.O.U.
26. Bastards Of Young
27. Here Comes A Regular
28. Hold My Life
29. Alex Chilton

Magazine she flips through,
Is the special double issue...


Support: The Connell’s

Tickets: $18.50

Notes: Rare performances of 'The Last' and ‘Torture'.

Recording: Audience

Bootleg: Appears on the ColorMeImpressed DVD "Living After Midnight."

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

August 16, 1993, The Marque, Buffalo, NY

01. Someone I Once Knew
02. Waiting For Somebody
03. Mannequin Shop
04. Achin’ To Be
05. Waitress In The Sky
06. First Glimmer
07. Dice Behind Your Shades
08. Few Minutes Of Silence
09. Merry Go Round
10. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
11. Things
12. If Only You Were Lonely
13. I Will Dare
14. Dyslexic Heart
15. Daydream Believer (The Monkees)
16. I’ll Be You
17. Can’t Hardly Wait
18. - audience
19. Here Comes A Regular
20. World Class Fad
21. Answering Machine
22. Alex Chilton

I was smoking a roundie,
Thank God you found me...


Recording: Audience

Monday, March 10, 2014

September 15, 1987, Alumni Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

01. Hold My Life
02. Bastards Of Young
03. Never Mind
04. Kiss Me On The Bus
05. Nightclub Jitters
06. I Will Dare
07. Can’t Hardly Wait
08. Waitress In The Sky
09. Within Your Reach
10. The Ledge
11. Little Mascara
12. Color Me Impressed
13. Walk On The Wild Side (Lou Reed)
14. Gary’s Got A Boner
15. Unsatisfied
16. Love Lost  (James Burton/Slim dunlap)
17. Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out
18. Sweet Home Chicago (Robert Johnson)
19. Skyway
20. Left Of The Dial
21. Alex Chilton

In my stupid hat and gloves,
At night I lie awake...


Support: Arson Garden

Notes:
Good show, rough sound

Recording: Audience

February 2, 1991, Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL

01. I Don’t Know
02. I Will Dare
03. Achin’ To Be
04. Bent Out Of Shape
05. Merry Go Round
06. Satellite
07. Happy Town
08. Swingin Party
09. One Wink At A Time
10. Waitress In The Sky
11. Skyway
12. When It Began
13. Someone Take The Wheel
14. Raw Ramp (T. Rex)
15. Talent Show
16. Can’t Hardly Wait
17. Nobody
18. If Only You Were Lonely
19. Never Mind
20. Nightclub Jitters
21. Asking Me Lies
22. Kiss Me On The Bus
23. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
24. Good Time Charlies Got The Blues (Danny O’Keefe/Elvis Presley)
25. The Ledge
26. Bastards Of Young
27. Unsatisfied
28. Within Your Reach
29. Left Of The Dial
30. Alex Chilton

You wanna be a dancer,
and I’m on my last leg...

Tickets: $19.50

Support: The Posies

Notes: All ages show

Recording: Audience

Friday, March 7, 2014

Trackin’ Up The North - Demos, Outakes, Live

01. Off Your Pants   
02. I’ve Got a Problem
03. Johnny’s Gonna Die   
04. Careless   
05. Raised in the City   
06. Somethin’ to Du   
07. Takin’ a Ride   
08. Love You Till Friday (1)   
09. Love You Till Friday (2)   
10. Like You
11. Lookin’ for Ya
12. Don’t Get Married (band version)   
13. Shoot Me, Kill Me (Sex With A Goat)
14. Job Country (country version of ‘God Damn Job’)   
15. Take Me Down to the Hospital   
16. Music is My Life
17. Kiss Me on the Bus   
18. Little Mascara
19. Alex Chilton
20. Kissin’ in Action   
21. Only if We Must   
22. Someone Take the Wheel   
23. When it Began   
24. Nobody   
25. One Wink At A Time
26. My Little Problem   
27. Sadly Beautiful   
28. Attitude   
29. Torture
30. Happy Town

Stay right there, go no further,
Don’t get a doctor, don’t get my mother... 


1-2 (Live 1980)
3-10 (Sorry Ma... outakes/demos)
11 (original ‘Trackin’ Up the North’ compilation album)
12-13 (Hootenanny outakes/demos)
14-16 (live 1983)
17-18 (Tim outakes/demos)
19 (Pleased To Meet Me outake/demo)
20-30 (All Shook Down outakes/demos)

Notes: A mix of various outakes, demos and live recordings originally released on bootleg.

Recording: Various

February 9, 1991, Foellinger Auditorium, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL

01. I Don’t Know
02. I Will Dare
03. Achin’ To Be
04. Bent Out Of Shape
05. Merry Go Round
06. Satellite
07. Happy Town
08. Swingin Party
09. One Wink At A Time
10. Skyway
11. When It Began
12. Someone Take The Wheel
13. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
14. Can’t Hardly Wait
15. Talent Show
16. Torture
17. Asking Me Lies
18. I’ll Be You
19. Never Mind
20. I.O.U.
21. Nightclub Jitters
22. Cruella DeVille
23. Nobody
24. Kiss Me On The Bus
25. If Only You Were Lonely
26. Within Your Reach
27. Unsatisfied > Sadly Beautiful
28. Left Of The Dial
29. Alex Chilton

The words I though I brought,
I left behind...

Tickets: $15.50

Recording:
Audience

Thursday, March 6, 2014

August 7, 1987, Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL

01. Gary’s Got A Boner
02. Color Me Impressed
03. Bastards Of Young
04. Hold My Life
05. Nightclub Jitters
06. Can’t Hardly Wait
07. I Will Dare
08. Unsatisfied
09. Battleship Chains (Georgia Satellites)
10.Little Mascara
11. Sixteen Blue
12. Within Your Reach
13. The Ledge
14. The Ledge (cont.)
15, Hitchin’ A Ride (Vanity Fair)
16. Waitress In The Sky
17. Swingin Party
18. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
19. Never Mind
20. I.O.U.
21. Skyway
22. If Only You Were Lonely
23. Left Of The Dial
24. Alex Chilton
25. Gimme Shelter (Rolling Stones)
26. Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out
27. I’m In Trouble
28. Take Me Down To The Hospital

Watch me fly and die,
Watch me fall...


Support: Royal Crescent Mob

Tickets: $15

Notes: All ages show. Sometimes mislabeled as Aragon Ballroom.

Recording: Audience

April 12, 1991, Willem II, Den Bosch, Netherlands

01. Bastards Of Young
02. Trouble (Elvis Presley)
03. I Don’t Know
04. I Will Dare
05. Achin’ To Be
06. Another Girl, Another Planet (Only Ones)
07. Merry Go Round
08. Satellite
09. Nightclub Jitters
10. Someone Take The Wheel
11. One Wink At A Time
12. Swingin Party
13. Waitress In The Sky
14. Skyway
15. When It Began
16. Valentine
17. Kiss me On The Bus
18. Talent Show
19. Asking Me Lies
20. Nobody
21. Hey Good Lookin’ (Hank Williams)
22. Route 66 (Nat King Cole/Rolling Stones)
23. Here Comes A Regular
24. Can’t Hardly Wait
25. Within Your Reach
26. Sonic Reducer (Dead Boys)
27. Never Mind
28. Friday Night Is Killing Me (early Bash & Pop song)
29. Left Of The Dial
30. Alex Chilton
31. The Ledge
32. I.O.U.

Elvis in the ground,
There’ll be no beer tonight...


Notes: Good show, especially for a European performance where the band were prone to be antagonistic. Possible the first live performance of Bash & Pop’s ‘Friday Night Is Kiling Me.’

Recording: Soundboard (?)