Thursday, 25 August 2016

Tragically Hip [2016.08.20] A Natioanl Celebration [FM]

 The Tragically Hip
'A Natioanl Celebration'
Rogers K-Rock Centre
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Saturday August 20th, 2016

Broadcast live in stereo on CBC Radio 2
(CBU 105.7 FM - Vancouver)
Recorded & mastered by Dennis Orr
Encoded: 320 Kbps MP3

Track List:
01 Fifty/Mission Cap
02 Courage [For Hugh MacLennan]
03 Wheat Kings
04 At The Hundredth Meridian
05 In A World Possessed By The Human Mind
06 What Blue
07 Tired As Fuck
08 Machine
09 Interlude (with DJ commentary)
10 My Music At Work
11 Lake Fever
12 Toronto #4
13 Putting Down
14 Twist My Arm
15 Three Pistols
16 Chat
17 Fiddler's Green
18 Little Bones
19 The Last of The Unplucked Gems
20 Something On
21 Poets
22 Bobcaygeon
23 Fireworks
24 Chat
25 Encore Break #1
26 New Orleans Is Sinking
27 Boots Or Hearts
28 Blow At High Dough
29 Chat
30 Encore Break #2
31 Nautical Disaster
32 Scared
33 Grace, Too
34 Encore Break #3
35 Locked In The Trunk Of A Car
36 Gift Shop
37 Ahead By A Century
38 Crowd

The Band:
Gord Downie - lead vocals
Paul Langlois - guitars & backing vocals
Robby Baker - guitars
Gord Sinclair - bass & backing vocals
Johnny Fay - drums

I chose to delete the mostly inane blathering of the CBC guy at the beginning and end of the broadcast, although I did leave the commentary during Interlude and a couple of other interjections to preserve the continuity of the broadcast. A lot of people consider the CBC, and specifically CBC Radio, to be a national treasure. Too bad so many of the on air people aren't up to that standard. In this case it was Rich Terfry, also known by his alternative hip hop persona Buck 65. -Original

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