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MD5 Record Set:    Disc 1    -    Disc 2    -    Disc 3 -    Disc 4 -    Disc 5 -    Disc 6
  • Band / Artist
  • Concert Date
  • RoIO Title
  • Venue
  • Emerson Lake & Palmer
  • 1971-08-21
  • Untitled
  • Transit Auditorium
  • Town / City
  • State / Prov.
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  • Chicago
  • IL
  • USA
  • FLAC
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  • Sound Quality
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  • davebowman
  • 2019-11-03 12:47:18
  • Artist - Emerson, Lake & Palmer Date - 1971/08/21 Venue - Transit Auditorium, Chicago, IL USA Setlist & Fingerprints- Track 01 - The Barbarian.flac:433dd099530d9cb683e48cfd3900b65a Track 02 - Knife Edge.flac:29f50a5db24d402246c244f7296e1367 Track 03 - Tarkus.flac:d3348efbf5dc30dbc1a98af16a204cba Track 04 - A Time And A Place.flac:e4c59a12984856671acc3419f325c23f Track 05 - Take A Pebble.flac:a7a790c9b8ef319e182e03b14b068db6 Track 06 - Guitar solo.flac:7764e8180be2e868cb5537796440a6ca Track 07 - Piano solo.flac:48bcebd6331f01ca8e92d6b3578ed978 Track 08 - Tiger In The Spotlight.flac:0bd77af38178c8327e88baf4702162ed Track 09 - Take A Pebble reprise.flac:ed2729bcf680b00056d5a97f02aec4d3 Track 10 - Rondo '69.flac:7f87fb7d291fe59c8dc255cbcf0a8c91 Track 11 - Drum solo.flac:a8ac53512be674bb49a9900605b106e7 Track 12 - Rondo '69 reprise.flac:67cf1b16db13025b72ca33d181f7a367 Lineage - Unknown recording gear > bootleg vinyl record(s) ??? > TDK D90 90 min. normal bias cassette tape, alleged 3rd gen. > JVC TD-W505 stereo double cassette deck > Aiwa XC-RW700 CD/CD recorder (tracked songs here) > Memorex Cool Colors 80 min. music CD-Rs > Cakewalk Pyro 2005 (wav files onto HD here) > Cakewalk Pyro 2005 (retracked and edited wav files here) > Trader's Little Helper (encoded level 8 with FlacFrontend and aligned on sector boundaries) Quality - 7-8/10 (very good to very good plus, IMHO as always) I strongly believe that this is the ENTIRE concert. I could be wrong..... CD 1 : 4 tracks, 45:10 CD 2 : 8 tracks, 44:46 TT : 89:56 I was not at this show and I did not record it, so this will be relatively short and sweet. I got this show in a trade at least 15 years ago if not earlier than that. My source did not know if it was from bootleg vinyl, reel to reel tape or what. There are MANY questions surrounding the origins of this recording. Perhaps somebody in the Dime community can supply the answers. I surely do NOT have them. As you can see, the show is basically 90 minutes long. When I saw ELP play at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, PA on August ??, 1972, this is about how long they played, I believe. The SQ of this recording is very good, especially considering the technology available at that time. There is a mild amount of hiss present as well as a little bit of very occasional warble in some piano and guitar parts. None of these is cause for undue alarm. There is NO audience chatter present ; the audience was very respectful of the band and each other. At the beginning of the first track, a woman (?) says, "Jim"...that's about it ! When listened to on headphones, the recording reveals a few vinyl pops and crackles in certain areas. This did not strike me as wide- spread. When searching the Internet for answers, I came across a bootleg record called "Essential - Transit Auditorium, Chicago, IL 8/25/71". This is the wrong date and the record was only 73 minutes long. The cassette that I own says "ELP Chicago 8/21/71". That's it. The more questions I try to answer, the more questions I uncover. Even the venue and date is uncertain. One thing that is certain is that the performance is dynamic. Tarkus had just been released in June 1971 and the band plays a number of cuts from the album to the delight of the audience. It's truly a wonderful show. If I have mistakenly misnamed any songs, please post corrections ; the only one that I'm unsure of is Rondo '69. I have a favor to ask of the members here: my first concert ever was Emerson, Lake and Palmer at the Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA on August ??, 1972. It was a magical, stunning show that I'll never forget. If any of you have a recording of this show or know someone who does, PLEASE post it or PM me, even if you think that the sound quality is really crappy. I've been looking for that show for almost 36 years now and you never know what treasures lurk in peoples' closets or attics or basements, hidden away in cardboard boxes. It's one of my few Holy Grail recordings and it would be great to get ahold of it. Please help me out, OK ??? OK !!! That's about all that I have to say, so let's wrap this up. No buy, no sell, no mp3. Please seed this as long as you can. I will post a sample or two shortly for those of you still undecided but I think you'll find that this is a really good-sounding tape considering the time period and a welcome addition to any ELP fan's collection. Well, thanks for reading this and Mr. Natural would like to add these few comments: have fun, don't freak out and by all means, enjoy the concert!!!