Friday, September 21

dB's - Cat's Cradle - Chapel Hill, NC 1981 (sbd)

The dB's
Cat's Cradle
Chapel Hill, NC
Oct. 24, 1981
soundboard recording (NOTE: 24 tracks sbd.; 6 tracks at end are from the audience recording)
ABUNDANT THANKS to the taper, glenn s for the original share, and to dB’s Fan for sharing his soundboard recording.
photo by CarolinaTim via Flickr
01 (I Thought) You Wanted to Know
02 Bad Reputation
03 Dynamite        
04 Soul Kiss
05 Big Brown Eyes
06 I Feel Good (Today)
07 pH Factor
08 Ups and Downs
09 Storm Warning
10 The Fight
11 Excitement
12 Black and White
13 Big Time
14 Judy

01 Tomorrow Never Knows
02 The Summer Sun
03 I Walked With a Zombie (Roky Erikson cover)
04 Ask for Jill
05 Nothing Is Wrong
06 In Spain
07 We Were Happy There
08 Happenstance
09 Neverland
     **soundboard recording ends here; continues with audience recording**
10 Sweet Home Alabama (tease, Lynyrd Skynyrd cover)
11 If and When
12 Time Has Come Today (Chamber Bros. cover)
13 On the Brink (Sneakers song)
14 Valleydale jingle
15 96 Tears (end cut - ? & The Mysterians cover)
16 Death Garage (sbd. track from Oct. 23; was not played Oct. 24)   
photo by Chapel Hill magazine
The dB’s:
Gene Holder – bass guitar
Peter Holsapple – guitar, vocals, keyboard
Will Rigby – drums, backing vocals
Chris Stamey – guitar, vocals  



  1. thanks Rob! was 10/23 also at the Cradle?

    1. You're welcome.

      Yes, "Death Garage" was from the previous night, also at the Cradle.

  2. Great stuff and great pic of the Cradle in its old configuration (you can even see the much-missed Visart Video store next door). Thanks for this blast from the past.


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