Friday, May 22

The dB's - St. Louis, MO 1985 (FM)

Mississippi Nights
St. Louis, MO
March 1985 (exact date unknown)

FM recording (sound quality: VG+; only potential distraction is some recurring vocal distortion)

The dB's made a strategic decision in the 1980s 
to save money on haircuts & buy leather

SIGNIFICANT THANKS to the taper and to Glenn S for sharing

ROB SEZ: If you snag this one and give a listen, you'll not only hear an energetic club show with good sound quality, you'll also enjoy some rare gems — most notably the cover of "I Am the Cosmos", Big  Star founder Chris Bell's only solo single.

SAMPLE: "Not Cool" (St. Louis 1985)

01 Spitting In the Wind
Bottom one is for a dB’s show at Miss. Nights in '88
02 Rendezvous
03 Big Brown Eyes
04 Not Cool
05 I Lie
06 See No Evil
     (Television cover)
07 pH Factor
08 She Got Soul
09 Amplifier
10 I Am the Cosmos
     (Chris Bell cover)
11 band intros + Neverland
12 Love Is for Lovers
13 She'll Be Coming 'Round 
     the Mountain
14 Black and White
15 A Spy In the House of Love
16 Suspicious Minds
17 Money (That's What I Want) 


(note: file tags say 1985-03-26, but the unknown day of the month is probably not 26)

The dB’s:
Gene Holder – lead guitar
Will Rigby - drums, vocals
Peter Holsapple - vocals, guitar
Jeff Beninato - bass, vocals

At right, one of
Peter's favorite
touring band
line-ups, with
Gene on lead guitar
and Jeff on bass
and backing vocals

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