September 16, 2014

Los Lobos Live in Gemany 1987

 Los Lobos, Spanish for "The Wolves", are a multiple Grammy Award–winning American Chicano rock band from East Los Angeles, California. Their music is influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues, brown-eyed soul, and traditional music such as cumbia, boleros and norteños.
I have been following this band since their first recording in the 80ies and they are truly one of the best blend of styles you will find! They won best live act in America award a few times and in the late 80ies Rolling Stones magazine named them the best kept secret in the U.S.
I dont have much infos on the show  others than it was somewhere in Germany in 1987
sorry no flacs  but great MP3 quality. More of them coming up soon!

Enjoy! and support these artists!

Rippin Frog


01  Is This All There Is
02  Tears Of God
03  Set Me Free Rosa Lee
04  My Baby's Gone
05  One Time One Night in America
06  Come on Lets Go
07  A Matter of Time
08  When The Lights Go Out
09  Bone Head



September 12, 2014

Rory Gallagher - Denim & A Strat

I received a direct request for this in the mail and I'm happy to share it here, after all there's never too much Rory, at least for me.
This seems to be copied from an unofficial release that goes by the name of Denim & A Strat (yeah, really) from a show at My Father's Place in Roslyn, NY on September 8, 1974.

Sound Quality: 9

Source: FM Broadcast

Track List:
1 Tattoo'd Lady
2 Early In the Morning
3 Cradle Rock
4 Just A Little Bit
5 Walk On Hot Coals
6 A Million Miles Away
7 Hands Off
8 Bullfrog Blues

FLAC pt1
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September 10, 2014

Tinsley Ellis Live At Jazzbones Tacoma, WA August 2009

Sound Quality:  9.5
Source: Soundboard

 A hard-rocking, high-voltage blues guitarist most often compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tinsley Ellis is hardly one of the legions of imitators that comparison might imply. Schooled in a variety of Southern musical styles, Ellis draws not only from fiery Vaughan-style blues-rock, but also Texas bluesmen like Freddie King and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, the soulful blues of B.B. King, the funky grit of Memphis soul, and numerous other electric bluesmen. Ellis has been praised in many quarters for the relentless, storming intensity of his sound, and criticized in others for his relative lack of pacing and dynamic contrast (he's also been dubbed a much stronger guitarist than vocalist). Yet no matter which side of the fence one falls on, it's generally acknowledged that Ellis remains a formidable instrumentalist and a genuine student of the blues.

 As always, Support this artist by seeing him live and buying official stuff. !

Rippin Frog

 Track list:

Disc One:
1. Sunlight Of Love 5:34
2. To The Devil For A Dime 4:26
3. A Quitter Never Wins 8:24
4. Tell The Truth 15:54
5. Hell or High Water 5:20
6. It Takes What It Takes 10:29
7. Double Eyed Whammy 10:52
Disc Two:
1. Real Bad Way 7:54
2. Loving For Today 8:36
3. Get To The Bottom 6:13
4. The Last Song 10:06
5. Highwayman 8:32
6. Let Him Down Easy 7:47
7. Leavin’ Here 4:07
8. Pawnbroker 15:18

 LINKS:  sorry no flac found


September 7, 2014

JJ Cale - Eureka, California 1983

Always a pleasure having JJ Cale's music aboard, this one recorded at The Old Town Bar And Grill in Eureka, California.
He plays with Christine Lakeland and with the help of some electronic gadgets, and this dates back to 1983.

Sound Quality: 9

Source: Soundboard

Track List:
01 Artificial Paradise
02 People Lie
03 Lean On Me
04 Cajun Moon
05 Money Talks
06 After Midnight
07 Don't Wait
08 Walk Out In The Rain
09 Kink In My Chain
10 Ballad Of A Thin Man
11 Deep Dark Dungeon
12 Crazy Mama
13 Reality
14 Call Me The Breeze
15 Clyde
16 Magnolia
17 Cocaine
18 Ride Me High

FLAC pt1
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September 2, 2014

Interstate 40 Rhythm Kings - Live 2002-02-04 Swedish Radio

Sound Quality: 9/10


Interstate 40 Rhythm King

Benny Olander

Kenneth Nilsson

Jan-Ola Mazetti

Richard Carlsson

Björn Vilhjalmsson

This is a great Swedish band, in sweet and perfect harmony with the

rock hard R&B, swing blues, jump blues, 50's-70's rock-blues -

that's the Interstate 40 Rhythm Kings in a nut shell.

From hits to unknown, from sweet ballads to the up tempo

blues rock, from old to new - and all presented for a dancing

audience! Interstate 40 Rhythm Kings will guarantee you a night

where you don't want to sit at a table, but a night with lots of

dancing, swing, and rock'n'roll!

I dont know much about the show itself but Im pretty sure it was a Swedish

radio broadcast. 17 smokin' tracks here !

sorry no flac for this one.

Rippin Frog



September 1, 2014

Joan Osborne Live Wetland Preserve 12-31-92

Here is a great recording of early Joan Osborne, before the Lilith Fair crowd got their hand on her. This is on balls to the wall rock, R&B & soul shows!
This show goes out to one of the top tapers Dave Nolan. Dave was a fixture on the taper seen from 1988 to his passing in 2010. Those of us in the tri-state area who listened to his late night program on WBAI got to hear all the sounds around the NY scene. Even though he worked a full time job, he would record all sorts of shows (Blues Traveler, Spin Doctors, The Dead, Moe & more), Then rush down to the studio and play them on his 3:00am - 6:00am show. Some times he would have to save the encore of a show for his next weeks show.

I been pounding about posting this one.... Show is awesome  but the bit rate is LOW  128kb
I decided to post it  anyway in case maybe ,just maybe someone would have a better copy!
if you do please  let us know!

Midnight Countdown -> Auld Lang Syne 1:59
His Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles 5:01
The World Is A Genius 6:53
Don't Let Me Down (Beatles) 3:45
Dreamin' About The Day 6:36
Fingerprints -> 5:23
Midnight In Memphis 6:30
Joan & The Audience Banter 3:19
Crazy Baby 6:10
Son Of A Preacher Man (Dusty Springfield) 8:29
How Red Was My Kiss 6:40

4 Camels 3:50
Match Burn Twice 4:52
Enemy In The Sky 5:12
Help Me (Trad) 7:20
Tonight -> 4:52
Open So Wide 5:37
Take Me To The River (Al Green) 9:40
Wild World 4:51
Get Up Jack 7:49
Killing Floor (Trad) 13:06
E: I Shall Be Released (Dylan)7:26

WARNING:  128 kbs  bit rate   cant find a better copy

August 31, 2014

Cheap Trick - Summerfest, Milwaukee 1987

Last post of the month and to end the Festival specials that have been filling the blog along this August lets welcome Cheap Trick in one of their appearances at the Summerfest, in this case on July 1st 1987.

Sound Quality: 8.5

Source: FM Broadcast

Track List:
01 Intro/Hello There
02 Big Eyes
03 How `bout You
04 Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace
05 California Man
06 Ain't That A Shame
07 On Top Of The World
08 I Can't Take It
09 I Want Be Man
10 The Ballad Of TV Violence (i'm Not The Only Boy)
11 Clock Strikes Ten
12 I Want You To Want Me
13 She's Tight
14 Dream Police
15 Surrender
16 He's A Whore
17 Auf Wiedersehen

FLAC pt1
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August 29, 2014

Pretenders - Glastonbury Festival, UK 1994

The Pretenders were at the Glastonbury Festival on its 1994 edition and this is an excellent recording from the radio transmission of their show..
On the Festival's setlist there were artists like Manic Street Preachers, The Levellers, Oasis, Johnny Cash, The Lemonheads, Nick Cave, Grant Lee Buffalo, among many others.

Sound Quality: 9.5

Source: FM Broadcast

Track List:  
01 Message Of Love
02 Talk Of The Town
03 Hollywood Perfume
04 Money Talk
05 My City Was Gone
06 Kid
07 I'll Stand By You
08 Back On The Chain Gang
09 Night In My Veins
10 Precious
11 Middle Of The Road


August 27, 2014

Paris Slim (Franck Goldwasser) Live Waterfront Blues Fest July 3 2014

This could be the festival’s ‘sleeper’ hit blues act, featuring Delta Groove recording artist Franck “Paris Slim” Goldwasser, backed by an allstar band that includes former Robert Cray/Etta James keyboardist Jimmy Pugh and longtime B.B. King band drummer Tony Coleman.
Guitarist Frank "Paris Slim" Goldwasser is no stranger to those who've been paying attention to the West Coast blues scene over the last two decades. Born in Paris, France in 1960, his initial blues inspiration came from Elmore Jamres, B.B. King and T-Bone Walker records. After working his first professional gig at age 21 supporting visiting U.S. bluesman Sonny Rhodes, Rhodes invited him to move to the San Francisco Bay Area. With the commitment of a true believer, Franck packed his bags and  moved to the Bay Area within a year, whereupon he was immediately hired by Troyce Key (who gave him the stage name of Paris Slim)
 to play in the house band at Key's legendary Eli's Mile High Club in Oakland.
Franck eventually assumed leadership of the group while Key took a professional hiatus, and became deeply immersed in the area's then-vibrant blues scene. He racked up three years touring with Jimmy McCracklin, as well as positive reviews for appearances at most of the prominent local venues with a distinguished roster of blues talent including Lowell Fulson, Percy Mayfield and Charlie Musselwhite.

Four years after his first single was issued in 1984 on San Francisco's Backtrack label, his CD debut BLUES FOR ESTHER appeared, a strong outing which received a nomination from the prestigious W.C. Handy Awards. Its follow-up, BLEEDIN' HEART, was co-produced with Joe Louis Walker, who guested along with Sonny Rhodes. An ongoing list of other sessions and frequent European touring  (most prolifically as part of the Fedora Records house band behind Clay Hammond, Jimmy Dawkins, Homesick James and others) followed.
 Relocating to Southern California in 1998, he became a fixture on the vibrant L.A. blues scene, and continued to absorb new influences  and hone his art. His recent CD BLUJU was produced by Randy Chortkoff, and has garnered acclaim as one of the most progressive blues  in years while still remaining firmly rooted in the blues tradition. His association with Chortkoff led to a spot as regularly featured  guitarist in the rotating cast of The Mannish Boys both in the studio and on the road.

Set List
01 Insturmental Opener
02 Paris Slim Intro
03 Sweet Lovin' Mama
04 Unknown
05 Gypsy Goodtime
06 Unknown
07 Let the Goodtimes Roll
08 Le Me Know
09 Stick To Ya Baby



Posted by:: Rippin Frog

August 24, 2014

Curtis Salgado Waterfront Blues Festival Portland, OR. July 6, 2014

 First post here so I hope it looks alright ! 
Bare in mind, I aim to please... but I am not always successful !

Thanks to all that shared these with me so I can now share them with others !
And off course.... thanks to Soundaboard's boss to give me a chance to contribute here !!
I swear  Disco, Hip Hop, Rap and /or German techno will never be posted by me here...
or for that matter, anywhere else ! LOL

Rippin Frog

Sound Quality: 9.5 
SourceSoundboard/radio broadcast

''Triumphant, joyful blues-soaked R&B...
one of the most soulful, honest singers ever"
Blues Revue

                                                                                                                                                                       Award-winning vocalist/songwriter/harmonica icon Curtis Salgado sings and plays with soulful authority, never giving less than 100 percent.
He plays each and every show like it’s the most important gig of his career. He recalls the time when his friend, the great chitlin’ circuit singer Buddy Ace, put on the show of his life, singing his heart out, making three costume changes, all while playing at a casual house party. Salgado was floored. “I was just there playing with my band, hanging out in cut-offs and a t-shirt, and there’s Buddy treating the gig the same as if he was performing at the Apollo,” he says. From that moment on, Curtis vowed that every time he got on stage he would deliver his very best shot.
Salgado effortlessly mixes blues, funk and R&B with a delivery that is raw and heartfelt. He moves with ease from the tenderest ballads to the most full-throated stompers. Blues Revue says, “Salgado is one of the most down-to-earth, soulful, honest singers ever, and his harmonica work is smoking and thoroughly invigorating...rollicking, funky and electrifying.”
With his 2013 Alligator Records debut, Soul Shot, Salgado is reaching the largest audience of his career. The album helped Curtis sweep last year's Blues Music Awards, winning the "B.B. King Entertainer of the Year", "Soul-Blues Male Artist of the Year" and "Soul-Blues Album of the Year" awards.

Track List:

01 Opening Blues (cut in)
02 What You Gonna Do?
03 Nobody But You
04 Bluebird ???
05 Love Comfort Zone >>
06 Love Man
07 Star Bright
08 That Ain't It ???
09 She Didn't Cut Me Loose >>
10 Iko, Iko >>
11 Too Loose
12 20 Years Of BB King
13 Born All Over >>
14 A Woman Or The Blues


PS: fixed zippy links!!


August 22, 2014

Robert Plant - Parkpop Festival, The Hague, Netherlands 1993

A highly enjoyable FM recording with Robert Plant on the tour that supported the album Fate of Nations.
It's dated from June 27 and it was held at the Parkpop '93 festival in The Hague.

Sound Quality: 9.5

Source: FM Broadcast

Track List:  
1 Ramble On
2 29 Palms
3 Thank You
4 Going To California
5 Promised Land
6 Calling To You
7 What Is And What Should Never Be
8 Ship Of Fools
9 Whole Lotta Love


August 20, 2014

Big Jack Johnson - Live Norwich Chenango Blues Fest 1996

Big Jack Johnson live on 1996 presented by The Rippin' Frog.

One commentator noted that Johnson, along with R. L. Burnside, Paul "Wine" Jones,
Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes and James "Super Chikan" Johnson, were "present-day exponents of an edgier, electrified version  of the raw, uncut Delta blues sound.
In 1962, Johnson joined with Sam Carr and Frank Frost to form The Jelly Roll Kings and The Nighthawks. Johnson's first recordings as a vocalist appeared on the 1979 album Rockin' the Juke Joint Down, on Earwig Music. With Frost as the bandleader, they performed and recorded together for 15 years.
He has recorded both solo and as a member of the blues groups the Jelly Roll Kings and Big Jack Johnson and the Oilers (with poet/musician Dick Lourie). Johnson's album for Earwig, The Oil Man (1987), includes "Catfish Blues."
He performed and wrote "Jack's Blues" and performed "Catfish Medley" with Samuel L. Jackson on the Black Snake Moan film soundtrack. Daddy, When Is Mama Comin Home? (1990) presents social concerns. His last recordings were with the Corn Lickers and delivered some of his best ever work
Johnson died from an undisclosed illness on March 14, 2011.According to family members, he had struggled with health issues in his final years, worsening to the point that there were erroneous reports of his death several times in the weeks prior to his death.
Big Jack was a Blues force  
R.I.P. and welcome to the big band in the sky!


August 18, 2014

Joan Osborne & The Holmes Brothers - Live Portland Waterfront Blues Fest July 6 2014

Rippin Frog filling up a request here!

Want a good recipe for soul music?

Here’s what you do: Start with vocalist, Joan Osborne, who has had pop music hits, performed on The Grand Old Oprey, toured with members of The Grateful Dead and yet never strayed from her  roots in rhythm ‘n blues music. Now add a good, solid dose of The Holmes Brothers (Sherman Holmes, Wendell Holmes and Popsy Dixon), who have been playing their own unique blend of blues, gospel, soul and R&B since the late 1970’s. Once you have assembled all these ingredients, all you need to do is stand back and listen.

Great soul music will begin to happen instantly, as it did at this year Waterfront Blues Fest
Rippin Frog filling up a request here!

FM> H2 Zoom in wave format> Flac w/TLH> torrent (SBE's checked)

Set List
01 Amazing Grace
02 Drivin' in the Drivin' Rain
03 It Hurts Me Too
    Enter Joan
04 That's Where It's At
05 Leavin' On That Midnight Train To Georgia
06 My Word Is My Bond
07 Feed My Soul
08 Mongrels
09 Brokedown Palace
10 Game Of Love
11 Man Of Peace
12 One of Us
13 Stayed At The Party

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