Thursday, August 04, 2011

Okay, This is Getting Ridiculous....

Not a soundboard mp3 yet, but an incredibly good audience tape.

The recently reunited Buffalo Springfield, at the neo-hippie Bonaroo festival, with "Mr. Soul."




And dig the unseemly lascivious glee with which the song's now geriatric composer delivers the line, on the first verse: "...and I let her."

Yipes.

Seriously -- unless the traditional Stills-Young broken arrow bickering ultimately derails the project, this tour is gonna yield one of the greatest official live albums in history.

[h/t Gummo]

10 comments:

Rushbo said...

Bloody hell, this is 1000% better than it should be. decent quality recording too. Not a chance they'll make it to the UK tho'...sigh.

Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary said...

Oh, man.....doesn't get any better than this!

Gummo said...

steve, last night I finally sat down and listened to the 2nd half of this show, loud, in headphones.

OMG, as the kids say.

Conni said...

Wow.

DeepKarma said...

Words fail. Any word on tour dates beyond Bonaroo? If so, I might have to pack up the mini-van and take a road trip!

steve simels said...

I don't think any East Coast shows have been announced yet; as I've mentioned around here before, if somehow I don't get a ticket, I swear to god I'm gonna have to take a hostage.
:-)

SteveAudio said...

My college band opened for them in '68, what a great experience. Best goddamn '60s L.A> band.

jackd said...

A cheap comment, and probably an observation made many times before, but something about that sound mix really highlights how much the main guitar riff sounds like the Stones' "Satisfaction".

That is a primo performance and a remarkably good recording.

Maude Lange said...

As Neil Young once said (more or less): "Of course I stole the riff from Satisfaction, but the Stones stole it from Nowhere To Run."

Bob S. said...

I always thought that I could hear a bit of Jumping Jack Flash in there, too - but I wasn't sure which song came first.