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Live From Ebbets Field Vol 4

4th in Our Live Recording Series
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The fourth in our series of live recordings from downtown Denver's legendary Ebbets Field nightclub features:

  • New digital transfers for the best sound ever
  • Unforgettable performances from blues masters Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters and Freddie King
  • A previously unreleased song by Spirit
  • Beautiful ballads from singer-songwriters Dan Fogelberg, John David Souther and Joan Armatrading
  • Smokin' numbers from The Marshall Tucker Band and Doc & Merle Watson

The latest edition of ListenUp's Live from Ebbets Field series is truly special, as David Glasser of Airshow Mastering has painstakingly adjusted his state-of-the-art reel-to-reel tape deck to coax the absolute best sound out of ListenUp's original master tapes. Add in today's cutting-edge digital technology used for the transfers, and you've got the best-sounding Live from Ebbets Fielddisc yet. Which is indeed fortunate, as this CD features a stellar lineup:

1. THE BEAU BRUMMELS You Tell Me Why  6/12/75
2. GENE CLARK Set You Free This Time 2/19/75
3. JOHN DAVID SOUTHER Faithless Love 7/2/76
4. DAN FOGELBERG Stars  8/17/74
5. JOAN ARMATRADING Let's Fall in Love  911/73
6. DOC & MERLE WATSON Wabash Cannonball 11/29/73
7. HOWLIN' WOLF Killing Floor 8/23/73
8. MUDDY WATERS Rock Me 6/19/73
9. FREDDIE KING Have You Ever Loved A Woman 1/23/75
10. EL CHICANO Mas Zacate 9/5/74
11. FRAMPTON'S CAMEL The Lodger 7/16/73
12. SPIRIT Kristee/My Road 10/30/74
13. THE MARASHALL TUCKER BAND 24 Hours at a Time 10/3/73

A brief history of Ebbets
The Seventies was a special decade for music, and Ebbets Field, located on the first level of Brooks Tower near 15th and Curtis streets, was Denverメs premiere music venue of the time. Founded by concert promoters Barry Fey and Chuck Morris, the tiny club's four-year run saw an amazing array of star power, including Tom Waits, Bob Seger, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and nearly every other significant act on the upswing.

The first show on February 13, 1973 kicked off an unprecedented string of compelling bookings  Asleep At The Wheel, J.J. Cale, Ry Cooder, Commander Cody, Dr. John, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Peter Frampton, Dan Hicks, Lightning Hopkins, Howlin' Wolf, Freddie King, Kraftwerk, Little Feat, Taj Mahal, Don McLean, the Outlaws, John Prine, Robin Trower, Jerry Jeff Walker, Muddy Waters and scores more.

At Ebbets Field, hundreds of shows from every genre rock, blues, folk, country, jazz and comedy were professionally recorded by the staff of ListenUp, the local audio/video retailer and Ebbets' sound company. Co-founder and president Walt Stinson entered into an agreement with Ebbets to either simulcast the shows live on free-form radio stations or record them for rebroadcast.

Now ListenUp has assembled compilation CDs of tracks recorded at Ebbets Field. A portion of the profits from Live From Ebbets Field Vol. 4 , the fourth sampler of an ongoing series, go directly to the Morgan Adams Foundation , which raises awareness and financial support for pediatric cancer research and treatments. This goldmine of tracks will take listeners back a few decades, presenting a striking snapshot of the live music from that era a thrill for both veterans of the Ebbets scene and new generations that have only heard of the legend.

EXECTIVE PRODUCERS: G. Brown and Phil Murray for ListenUp
Original Ebbets Field recordings produced by Walt Stinson
Engineers: Walt Stinson, Steve Weiner, Norm Simmer
Tracks 1-6 and 9-12 digitally transferred by David Glasser of Airshow Mastering
Remastered by Bob Ferbrache at Absinthe Studios
Original Ebbets Field photographs by Bob Ferbrache
Cover and back cover photography by Vickie Kerr

The CD package, designed by Steve Holt, includes a cover shot featuring a vintage Ebbets Field crew shirt and a twelve-page booklet with archival photographs of Howlin' Wolf, Gene Clark, The Marshall Tucker Band, Spirit, and the Beau Brummels at Ebbets, taken by Bob Ferbrache. G. Brown wrote the liner notes that detail the history of Ebbets Field as well as the involvement of ListenUp.

Additional Information

Name Live From Ebbets Field Vol 4
Sub Title 4th in Our Live Recording Series
Manufacturer ListenUp
Manufacturer Part# Live from Ebbets Field Vol 4

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