HW: Complete 79 sound quality
mr_bt at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Thu Oct 30 13:56:31 EST 2003
does anyone know if live 79 had a lot of overdubbing done to it in the
studio or is it completely live?
> Hi Craig,
> The complete 79 recording was a "collectors item", Ie expect it to be
> rough & ready. Must admit that it was a disapointment to me when I first
> heard it, and now sits gathering dust.
> That said, it seems the best complete document from that tour ( the
> first that I saw) and from that point it is worth it alone to me.
> 79 is still a cracking LP and is played in southville towers.
> But from a
> Craig Shipley wrote:
> > Sorry if this is an old subject, but I got the COMPLETE CD set last
> > and, at first listen, the sound quality seems much worse than the old
> > single
> > LIVE IN (initial thought is that there is a lot of tape mis-tracking
> > that the sound is not as clean). Must admit that the initial listen
> > was done on
> > a boom-box (but it is a high-quality boom-box, bi-amped speakers all).
> > haven done an A-B comparison yet, but my recollection was that Li79
> > was one of
> > the best sounding live recordings. Does anyone have any insight about
> > this? Or
> > are my ears just fulla crap? SYMBOL 74 \f "Wingdings" \s 10
> > Regards,
> > Craig Shipley
> > mr_ship at bellsouth.net (personal)
> > cshipley at veritas.com (work)
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