Friday, July 13

The Golden Palominos - Toronto 1987 + bonus

El Mocambo
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 1987 (from the "Blast of Silence" tour)

Repercussion: Lots of links between The dB's and The Golden Palominos: Peter H wrote "Diamond," one of the group's best songs (2 versions are featured here). Chris played bass on several of the group's albums and here, on the tracks from the Boston show. Longtime dB's friend Peter Blegvad wrote several GPs songs and sings some of them in these two shows. Another longtime dB's friend, Syd Straw, is the lead singer for many of these.

(Toronto show: audio rip from pro-shot video, sound quality VG+; Boston show: audience rec., sound quality VG-)

Syd Straw and cohorts in The Golden Palominos at the El Mocambo
SAMPLE: "(Kind of) True [Toronto 1987]"

01 Intro + Diamond
02 Angels Voices
03 Work Was New
04 The Push and The Shove
05 Merry Go Round
06 Something Nothing
07 Buenos Aires
08 Quiet Her
09 Rockin' My Soul
10 (Kind of) True
11 Risk of Love
12 When You Love Somebody
13 The Ocean (Led Zeppelin cover)
14 The Last Man*
15 Something Else (Is Working Harder)*
16 Without a Trace*
17 Diamond*

*Last 4 are from March 17, 1987, Boston, MA show (audience rec.)
*Chris Stamey on bass & vocals in place of Matthew Sweet

Drummer Anton Fier is the founder of The Golden Palominos

Peter Blegvad: guitar & vocals
Anton Fier: drums
Jody Harris: guitar
Lisa Herman: keyboards & vocals
*Chris Stamey: bass & vocals
Syd Straw: vocals
Matthew Sweet: bass & vocals
Bernie Worrell: organ

 Learn more about The Golden Palominos at AllMusic

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