Friday, August 23

The Plimsouls - Ventura, CA 1995 + Tour Rehearsals

Ventura Theatre
Ventura, CA
Aug. 31, 1995

audience recording (sound quality VG+; from taper’s DAT master, nice sound, which improves after first two songs; virtually no distracting crowd noise)

BIG CALIFORNIA THANKS to Zoobar and BoulderBurn for sharing so generously!

EVERYONE should know The Plimsouls and their awesome music.

SAMPLE: "Feeling Strange" (Ventura '95)

D1-01 Kool Trash
D1-02 How Long Will It Take?
D1-03 Makin' Time
D1-04 Oldest Story In the World
D1-05 Playing With Jack
D1-06 Great Big World
D1-07 Hush Hush
D1-08 Feeling Strange
D1-09 Down
D1-10 Nickels and Dimes
D1-11 Zero Hour
D1-12 Twelve O'Clock Midnight
D1-13 Lost
D1-14 Pile Up
D1-15 Hobo
D1-16 Glory
D1-17 I'll Get Lucky
D1-18 Without Love

D2-01 A Million Miles Away
D2-02 'Til the End of the Day
D2-03 Come On Now

‘Kool Trash’ Tour Rehearsals
Hollywood, CA
June 8, 1995

soundboard recording (sound quality Ex-)

D2-04 Pile Up
D2-05 Down
D2-06 Twelve O'Clock Midnight
D2-07 Feeling Strange
D2-08 Lost
D2-09 Kool Trash

TT (both discs): 1:50:36

The Plimsouls:
Peter Case – guitar, vocals
David Pahoa – bass, vocals
Eddie Munoz - guitar
Clem Burke – drums

 More Plimsouls can be found
at THIS earlier post

Friday, August 2

Let's Active - Winston-Salem 1985 (F.H. memorial)

Faye Hunter memorial post

Reynolds High School Auditorium
Winston-Salem, NC
Feb. 12, 1985
** RE-UP with NEW LINKS **

audience recording (sound quality VG; good-sounding show with virtually no distracting crowd noise; vocals sound a bit distant at times)

Highlight: it’s the ultimate hometown show & venue: Winston-Salem is where Mitch & Faye grew up and both are graduates of Reynolds High School.  

Feel the enthusiasm of the band and listen 
to the sound of the adoring crowd.

Mitch & Faye are in the middle — the two with “the hair”
Also pictured (L-R): Chris Stamey, Ted Lyons, Will Rigby, Peter Holsapple & Gene Holder 

Faye on bass, in the band's early days
photo by The News & Observer (Raleigh)
01 instrumental (possibly The Ventures)
02 Co-Star
03 Easy Does
04 Ring True
05 In Between
06 Edge of the World
07 Ornamental
08 Flags for Everything
09 Prey
10 Whispered News
11 Grey Scale
12 Room With a View
13 Every Word Means No
14 Waters Part
15 Blue Line (instrum.)
16 Shakin' Street (MC5 cover)
17 I Won't Let It 'Appen Agen (Slade cover)

TT: 59:31

Faye Hunter, R.I.P.
EXTRA SPECIAL THANKS to dB’s Fan, not only for sharing yet another great show, but also for appreciating the special qualities that Faye Hunter brought to Let's Active. "It just wasn't the same after Faye left," he told me, echoing the sentiments of many fans.

Let's Active:
Faye Hunter – bass, vocals
Mick Ersatz – guitars, vocals
Jay Peck – drums
Tim Lee – keyboards, guitar

BONUSPromo radio interview from 1983, featuring Mitch and Faye
An 8-part interview with the original L.A. lineup, after the release of the Afoot EP and before Cypress. (Mitch & Faye do most of the talking; about 19 mins.) Yet more thanks to dB's Fan for this one.

WAV (lossless files) + promo interview in MP3

MP3@320  (promo interview @192 kbps)