Sunday, 4 September 2016

Led Zeppelin [1977.07.24] The Last Concert In America


Led Zeppelin
'The Last Concert In America'
(2010 Tarantura : TCD-101-1, 2)
Alameda County Coliseum
Oakland, California, USA
Sunday July 24th, 1977


Very Good Audience Recording
Encoded: 320 Kbps MP3

https://www.discogs.com/Led-Zeppelin-The-Last-Concert-In-America/release/7437715
http://www.ledzepconcerts.com/concertdates/cd.php?id=lz19770724
http://www.ledzeppelin-reference.com/geekbaseweb/Setpage.aspx?Showid=528
http://www.ledzeppelin-reference.com/geekbaseweb/speechpage.aspx?showid=528
http://www.ledzeppelin.com/show/july-24-1977
http://www.rambleonzep.com/dates/1977-07-24.htm
http://www.collectorsmusicreviews.com/led-zeppelin/led-zeppelin-the-last-concert-in-america-tarantura-tcd-101-1-2/

View the US '77 Tour Programme (Online Flipbook)
http://www.ledzeppelin.com/lzprogrammes/77_usa_programme.html

Track List: (Artwork Included)
Disc 1:
01.Opening
02.The Song Remains The Same
03.Sick Again
04.Nobody's Fault But Mine
05.Over The Hills And Far Away
06.Since I've Been Loving You
07.No Quarter
08.Ten Years Gone
09.The Battle Of Evermore
Disc 2:
01.Going To California
02.Mistery Train
03.Black Country Woman
04.Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
05.Trampled Underfoot
06.White Summer / Black Mountain Side
07.Kashmir
08.Jimmy Page Solo
09.Achilles Last Stand
10.Stairway To Heaven
11.Whole Lotta Love
12.Rock And Roll
13.Ending MC

This is a very good audience recording, meaning one below excellent. A girl does shout “PAGE” at quite a few moments between songs right into the mic, but that just adds to the atmosphere. Over all, the band is really on this day. There are some mic movements at various parts on CD 2, but nothing that interferes with the music. It is balanced over all and very listenable, given that its at a stadium with over 67,000 people on who knows what inside. Again, the first few notes of each song are not cut off, but the show is not complete, with missing Whole Lotta Love.

Tarantura has done an excellent job with editing that did have to be done, and with EQ’ing. This is now the definitive release for Led Zepp’s last concert. Highly recommended. (Info taken from collectorsmusicreviews).

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