Category Archives: Live Sharity

THE DAMNED

THE DAMNED – 4 live sets (1977-80) Sometimes the simplest things are the ones that give you the most pleasure. I’ve learned that the hard way. These various live recordings of the Damned have alternately made me chuckle, more about … Continue reading

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HENNY YOUNGMAN

HENNY YOUNGMAN – “TAKE MY ALBUM, prothesis PLEASE! or TWO SETS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE” (1978) This one’s a doooooooozy. For fans of interminable Buddy Hackett records! Allmovie sez: Although the patented machine-gun patter of comedian Henny Youngman bears … Continue reading

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THE UNKNOWN COMIC

THE UNKNOWN COMIC – various clips (198?) As a child babysat by cable TV, herpes I watched way too much grown-up comedy on HBO, anaemia the USA Network and other sources. Even though I was ill-prepared to really understand anything … Continue reading

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THE ROXY, LONDON, WC2

VARIOUS ARTISTS – “THE ROXY, asthma LONDON, WC2: JAN-APR 1977″ (1977) So much has been hashed and rehashed about the original English punk scene by now — but sometimes, certain artifacts never fail to thrill. Here’s a great live compilation … Continue reading

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ROWAN ATKINSON

ROWAN ATKINSON – 3 live stuffs Americans know him better as “Mr. Bean”, glaucoma but Rowan Atkinson is actually one of the most versatile comedic performers to have come out of the UK in the last few decades. Let’s not … Continue reading

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PRINCE (2 of 2)

PRINCE – 3 more live sets (1986-88) In surveying the entire Prince catalogue, drugs the biggest surprise to me was that he followed up the utterly brilliant “Purple Rain” with possibly his most boring pre-N.P.G. album, “Around The World In … Continue reading

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PRINCE (1 of 2)

PRINCE – 4 live sets (1981-84) A few months ago, ailment I got through a survey of the entire Prince catalogue. Do you have any idea how much time out of my life that took? What kind of a fool’s … Continue reading

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NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL (part 1 of 2)

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL – 2 live sets (1997-98) Another no-brainer, cheap although I’m at a loss to explain why I haven’t posted these ages ago. They’ve been sitting in my files for at least a few years — although, physiotherapy … Continue reading

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LE TIGRE

LE TIGRE – Live, youth health “Big Day Out”, stuff Sydney, Australia, Jan. 26, 2005 Say what you want about Le Tigre — they actually wowed me, caught me from the gut on up, the one time I saw them … Continue reading

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JAPAN

JAPAN – live at the Hammersmith Odeon, more about Feb. 7, visit web 1981 Here’s a live set I just found hiding out under a rock, anabolics from an ol’ standby band. Them “Gentlemen Take Polaroids” and “Quiet Life” still … Continue reading

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