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sfyi2001
(Seattle)
Posted: Dec 24, 2017 5:56
 

  
sfyi2001
(Seattle)
Posted: Dec 24, 2017 5:52
 

 gjeeg wrote:
Little Help..... Who is the MONSTER lineup in the astonishing recording????

(The applause bursts when Lou appears on stage.... Haven't you ever been to a live show??!!)

 

The musicians were:
Pentti Glan (drums),  Prakash John (bass), Ray Colcord (keyboards), and Dick Wagner and Steve Hunter on guitars.
Have only seen Lou live on video, and many of the performances that were the start of the show, include a build-up
that doesn't include Mr. Reed, who eventually appears to roaring applause.
The Epic cut on this Album is 'Heroin.'
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gjeeg
(Syracuse, New York)
Posted: Dec 03, 2017 9:31
 

Little Help..... Who is the MONSTER lineup in the astonishing recording????

(The applause bursts when Lou appears on stage.... Haven't you ever been to a live show??!!)
Limpopoking
(The Parish of St. Alfonzo)
Posted: Dec 03, 2017 9:26
 

Bill is on fire tonight... Loving RP 
MargaretRose
Posted: Oct 25, 2017 11:17
 

{#Cool}
Proclivities
(Paris of the Piedmont)
Posted: Sep 27, 2017 8:26
 

 treatment_bound wrote:
 
Awesome!  Were you at the B.L. during the dates of May 17-21, 1978 when "Take No Prisoners" was recorded?  According to Wiki, Springsteen showed for at least one of 'em:

CD One:

"Sweet Jane" – 10:44"I Wanna Be Black" – 6:27"Satellite of Love" – 7:06"Pale Blue Eyes" – 7:36"Berlin" – 6:13"I'm Waiting for the Man" – 13:59

CD Two:

"Coney Island Baby" – 8:37"Street Hassle" – 13:15"Walk on the Wild Side" – 16:54"Leave Me Alone" – 7:29

 
I went one of those nights - I'll have to see if I still have the ticket stub to see which night it was.  I think the version of "Sweet Jane" from "Take No Prisoners" (where he goes off on rants about Randy Newman and Barbra Streisand) was recorded the night we were there.  I didn't see Bruce Springsteen there but Martin Scorcese and Brian DePalma were sitting near us.  It was a night where Lou cursed out Clive Davis, who was also in the house.
treatment_bound
(Duluth to Madison)
Posted: Aug 25, 2017 8:25
 

 Proclivities wrote:
I didn't see Lou Reed until about 1977 or '78, at The Bottom Line; I had to use an older friend's driver's license (pre-photo days fortunately) to get in. 
  
Awesome!  Were you at the B.L. during the dates of May 17-21, 1978 when "Take No Prisoners" was recorded?  According to Wiki, Springsteen showed for at least one of 'em:


CD One:

"Sweet Jane" – 10:44"I Wanna Be Black" – 6:27"Satellite of Love" – 7:06"Pale Blue Eyes" – 7:36"Berlin" – 6:13"I'm Waiting for the Man" – 13:59

CD Two:

"Coney Island Baby" – 8:37"Street Hassle" – 13:15"Walk on the Wild Side" – 16:54"Leave Me Alone" – 7:29
below72
(Sunset Beach, NC)
Posted: Aug 25, 2017 8:02
 

{#Bananajam}
Wolford
Posted: Aug 25, 2017 7:56
 

Gee, I miss Lou.
hayduke2
(Southampton, NY)
Posted: Aug 20, 2017 15:51
 

you didn't go to 42nd St and buy a cheesey fake ID at one of those tourist t-shirt stores Proclivities?

thats what me and my pals used  : P

Proclivities
(Paris of the Piedmont)
Posted: Aug 17, 2017 10:04
 

 treatment_bound wrote:

Thanks for solving a mystery I've had for over 40 years.

I guess I'm more impressed you actually know some people who witnessed a Lou Reed show at Howard Stein's Academy of Music (later called The Palladium) on 12/21/73, the night they recorded "Rock 'n' Roll Animal". 

 
I had some older friends who went to that show - some of whom introduced me to the music of the lesser-known, "underground" artists in the mid-1970s.  I think my older sister went as well. I didn't see Lou Reed until about 1977 or '78, at The Bottom Line; I had to use an older friend's driver's license (pre-photo days fortunately) to get in.  I saw a lot of shows at The Palladium, but none when it was called "The Academy".
treatment_bound
(Duluth to Madison)
Posted: Aug 07, 2017 13:33
 

 Proclivities wrote:

Yes, as far as I had been told by a few different people who were at that show: he was off-stage throughout that intro and the increase in applause did occur when he walked out onto the stage.

 
Thanks for solving a mystery I've had for over 40 years.

I guess I'm more impressed you actually know some people who witnessed a Lou Reed show at Howard Stein's Academy of Music (later called The Palladium) on 12/21/73, the night they recorded "Rock 'n' Roll Animal". 
Proclivities
(Paris of the Piedmont)
Posted: Aug 03, 2017 13:31
 

 On_The_Beach wrote:
No vocals prior to the applause.
Perhaps they were applauding Lou appearing on stage?
If the applause was dubbed in don't you think they would have put it in at the more obvious spot?
Just speculating, of course.
 
Yes, as far as I had been told by a few different people who were at that show: he was off-stage throughout that intro and the increase in applause did occur when he walked out onto the stage.
skyguy
(FOCO)
Posted: Aug 03, 2017 13:25
 

Good old rock n roll!
On_The_Beach
(The Blue Planet)
Posted: Jun 29, 2017 0:05
 

 treatment_bound wrote:
Is it wrong to be slightly irked all these years later that the applause is obviously dubbed in?  

Why would the entire audience all start clapping at least 10 seconds AFTER the famous riff kicks in at 3:20?  It couldn't have colectively taken everyone in attendence that long to figure it out which song was playing.
 
No vocals prior to the applause.
Perhaps they were applauding Lou appearing on stage?
If the applause was dubbed in don't you think they would have put it in at the more obvious spot?
Just speculating, of course.
treatment_bound
(Duluth to Madison)
Posted: Jun 26, 2017 6:47
 

Is it wrong to be slightly irked all these years later that the applause is obviously dubbed in?  

Why would the entire audience all start clapping at least 10 seconds AFTER the famous riff kicks in at 3:20?  It couldn't have collectively taken everyone in attendance that long to figure it out which song was playing.  
treatment_bound
(Duluth to Madison)
Posted: May 25, 2017 12:36
 

 thewiseking wrote:

That's like preferring Pat Boone to Little Richard

 
THEY'RE BOTH STILL WITH US, SO YOU COULD CONCEIVABLY CATCH THEM IN THE SAME CONCERT.

BUT WHO WOULD YOU PREFER OPEN?

Image result for PICTURE OF PAT BOONE

thewiseking
(New York, New York)
Posted: May 25, 2017 12:24
 

 Akazungu wrote:
I must admit I still prefer the Cowboy Junkie's version, but this is still a solid 10.

 
That's like preferring Pat Boone to Little Richard
h8rhater
Posted: May 25, 2017 12:23
 

 Akazungu wrote:
I must admit I still prefer the Cowboy Junkie's version, but this is still a solid 10.

 
The numbers don't go to 11, so you must really be splitting some mighty fine hairs.

For my part, the 2 versions are not comparable.
thewiseking
(New York, New York)
Posted: May 25, 2017 12:22
 

 kylieh wrote:
Clearly one of the best intros in rock and roll. It does seem to take the audience a while to clue in though.

 
What? That was The Academy of Music on 14th Street, pre-gentrification. Those were Lou's Peeps. They were holding their applause for Lou to emerge after Rock N Roll's greatest intro.
Imkirok
(The Arctic Hinter Land)
Posted: May 25, 2017 12:22
 

Brilliant stuff.  Not sure who influenced whom, but I'm hearing Rush and Yes in here. 
kt.johnson.jr364
Posted: May 25, 2017 12:19
 

One of the greatest rock and roll albums of all time!
DocStrangelove
(Ottawa)
Posted: Mar 25, 2017 11:00
 

should be followed by the CJ version
DocStrangelove
(Ottawa)
Posted: Mar 25, 2017 10:59
 

good, but like a stiff drink, leaves one thirsty for a finer quality of the same poison
owchita
(On the banks of the Weaver)
Posted: Mar 25, 2017 10:58
 

 Akazungu wrote:
I must admit I still prefer the Cowboy Junkie's version, but this is still a solid 10.

 
I second that...
jbuhl
(Boulder,CO)
Posted: Feb 22, 2017 19:19
 

 kylieh wrote:
Clearly one of the best intros in rock and roll. It does seem to take the audience a while to clue in though.

 
Yep.  Used to air guitar the shit out of this back in the day...
stalfnzo
(Aptos, CA.)
Posted: Jan 31, 2017 23:06
 

In an era of lots of really good music, I find that I often lose track of the REALLY good music that has influenced my life. 

Thanks to Bill for reminding me of said music. 
Azrica
(Tyre, Lebanon)
Posted: Jan 31, 2017 23:03
 

wow right after Ziggy Stardust live, aaaaa love it !!!

{#Hearteyes} 
mr.bear@onebox.com
Posted: Jan 22, 2017 23:20
 

 kylieh wrote:
Clearly one of the best intros in rock and roll. It does seem to take the audience a while to clue in though.

 
Jeeeeezis what a hook!! Yowsa...If Reed had done nothing but that intro his whole frikin life, he'd be remembered eternally. 
Akazungu
(West Des Moines)
Posted: Dec 22, 2016 10:09
 

I must admit I still prefer the Cowboy Junkie's version, but this is still a solid 10.
rocksaltandnails
Posted: Dec 01, 2016 15:09
 

takes me back. Oh Hell, rock us oh sweet; rock us oh sweet.
kylieh
(Gibsons, BC, Canada)
Posted: Dec 01, 2016 15:02
 

Clearly one of the best intros in rock and roll. It does seem to take the audience a while to clue in though.
Webfoot
(Eugene, Oregon)
Posted: Nov 22, 2016 16:27
 

 coloradojohn wrote:
Memories of my place '86-'88 with 3rd Floor balcony along Boulder Creek, the arm-chairs raised up on cinderblocks so we could rest our feet on the railing-top and see the foothills of The Front Range marching to the north and the mouth of Boulder Canyon to the west, my rocking stereo, our massive, pooled vinyl collection, my tall red Time & Space Bong, my Siamese cat, Syd, my room-mates Pat and Mary... We'd slap this on, fire up the bong, contemplate and discuss The State of Things... Ahh, but those were different times!

 
Nice!
jdhockey526
(So Cal)
Posted: Nov 22, 2016 16:15
 

bass solo 👍
Azrica
(Tyre, Lebanon)
Posted: Oct 31, 2016 23:35
 

Wow !!!
che_cavolo
Posted: Sep 30, 2016 16:38
 

The 'Intro' is probably one of the best instrumental rock guitar tunes ever, was written by Steve Hunter who played lead on the fantastic Mitch Ryder 'Detroit' album and did stints with Alice Cooper.  The guy influenced a lot of rock music in the 70's from behind the scenes as a session player.

As for the song itself, Mott's version rules...

 
MJdub
(Bay Area, CA)
Posted: Sep 30, 2016 16:05
 

This would sound good with some singing or something like that
CrispyDruid
Posted: Sep 30, 2016 16:01
 

From Roy Orbison, through David Bowie, to Lou Reed; all exceptional live recordings of iconic tracks...

What are you trying to do to me today, Bill?  :,-) 
michaelc
(Walnut Creek, CA)
Posted: Sep 30, 2016 16:00
 

{#Bananajam}{#Bananajam}
Never ever gets old.
ThirdRail_33
(Beautiful Bonita Springs in Sunny Florida)
Posted: Sep 21, 2016 11:04
 

God, I played the sh*t out of this album; haven't heard this track in years. Many thanks for the memories.{#Music}
ScottishWillie
(The Scottish Lowlands)
Posted: Sep 21, 2016 11:00
 

 Dazzerb wrote:
clicked PSD and got this.  Off to buy a lotto ticket now!
 

Thanks for making me laugh Dazzerb. I hope you’re a millionaire!


coloradojohn
(Re-booting at the foot of The Flatirons, BOULDER)
Posted: Sep 21, 2016 10:58
 

Memories of my place '86-'88 with 3rd Floor balcony along Boulder Creek, the arm-chairs raised up on cinderblocks so we could rest our feet on the railing-top and see the foothills of The Front Range marching to the north and the mouth of Boulder Canyon to the west, my rocking stereo, our massive, pooled vinyl collection, my tall red Time & Space Bong, my Siamese cat, Syd, my room-mates Pat and Mary... We'd slap this on, fire up the bong, contemplate and discuss The State of Things... Ahh, but those were different times!
Highlowsel
(New York City - Escape velocity attained; now what!?)
Posted: Sep 21, 2016 10:56
 

Like others be sayin'....damn fine prelude, intro, to this tune.  Clean, high and mighty fine.

Now excuse me while I go {#Bananajam}and {#Bananasplit} all around the office.  Hey, I've a reputation to maintain!  Heh!

Highlow
American Net'Zen
DanFHiggins
(Mid Maryland)
Posted: Sep 21, 2016 10:55
 

 BrainBanana wrote:
My first listen to this version of this song. {#Bananajam}Most Excellent, super intro, dam fine Lou

 
Glad you heard it.

My ?1000 time and it is still great!   {#Bananajam} 
twoplain2sea
(After the gold rush by my friend Amphion.)
Posted: Aug 20, 2016 23:22
 

You leaned on me, and   I blowedl your mind

Jack, he is a banker And Jane, she is a sutz
And and stutz Jane
and and and stutz jane
Radio does play, look stutz music there, kids

and and And Both of them save even money
vhope1
(Sacramento, CA)
Posted: Jul 20, 2016 9:58
 

Love this version—wakes me right up!
grahamdillabough
(Somewhere in Q8)
Posted: Jul 20, 2016 9:51
 

Splendid intro to a great song.  I've loved this album since the first time I heard it.  In my opinion, his best.
 
Foot
(NorCal / Wine)
Posted: Jun 27, 2016 19:53
 

 A well deserved, long overdue 10!
scarletdancer
(Irving, TX, USA)
Posted: Jun 27, 2016 19:49
 

I really like this live version of "Sweet Jane."  The instrumental intro is just fantastic!  {#Yes} 
below72
Posted: Jun 27, 2016 19:46
 

One of the five greatest introductions/preludes to a rock song of all time. STELLAR!{#Bananajam}{#Bananapiano}{#Guitarist}{#Bananajam}{#Drummer}