Live At Perkins Palace is a live album and DVD by Dave Mason, the former guitarist from Traffic. It was recorded in Pasadena, California in 1981.
This is an acoustic recording with Mason supported by guitarist/violinist/vocalist Jim Krieger.
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The Radio 1 Sessions 1980 – 1982 is a compilations of “live in the studio” recordings made by the BBC of Dexys Midnight Runners in the early 1980s.
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Fire & Skill: The Jam Live is a box-set of live recordings by The Jam.
It is a collection of six full concert recordings, one for each year they were together:
- 100 Club in London on September 11 1977,
- Music Machine on March 2, 1978,
- Reading University in February 16, 1979,
- Newcastle City Hall in October 28, 1980,
- Hammersmith Palais in December 1981,
- Wembley Arena in December 1982.
This exciting live box-set is due to be released October 30, 2015.
Previously we’ve been limited to the two live multi-year live compilation albums from the band – Dig The New Breed and Live Jam – together with the live in session and in concert Live At The BBC. Some tracks from the 1982 Wembley concerts have appeared as bonuses on re-releases of the Snap and The Gift.
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The Projected Passion Revue is a compilation album by Dexy’s Midnight Runners with a large element of live recordings.
This is everything that Dexy’s recorded in 1981, the year in between their studio albums Searching for the Young Soul Rebels and Too-Rye-Ay with:
- Three single A and B sides,
- a BBC Radio 1 Session and
- a BBC In Concert recording
This is the year that they transitioned from the storming soul act of Geno to celtic folk rock of Come On Eileen.
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The Jam At The BBC is a collection of live in the studio and live in concert recordings made by the BBC between 1977 and 1981.
It comes in two forms:
- The standard two CDs version with concerts from 1978 and 1981
- A limited edition three CDs version with an extra concert from the 1979 Setting Sons tour.
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All Night Long: Live In Texas is a live album by Joe Walsh.
It was recorded in October 1981 in Dallas, Texas and was released as a CD in march 2014. It has been previously broadcast on the radio.
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Greatest Hits Live is a live album by Journey.
Don’t be put off by the blatant commercial appeal of the title. It’s a better live album experience than you might expect from the name.
It was recorded at The Summit in Houston on November 5, 1981 and The Budokan in Tokyo, Japan on March 2, 1983. but not released until March 1998.
The Live In Houston 1981: The Escape Tour came from the night before at Houston.
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Queen Rock Montreal is a live album by Queen. It was at the Montreal Forum (in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) on 24 November and 25 November 1981.
This is the soundtrack to the film, We Will Rock You. It wasn’t released as a CD until October 2007.
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Still Life is a live album by the Rolling Stones. It was recorded at concerts in North America in November and December 1981 to promote the Tattoo You studio album and released in 1982.
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Live In Houston is a live album and DVD by AOR group Journey, recorded on November 6th, 1981 on the Escape tour.
This catches Journey at the peak of their commercial success although it only come a year after their first live album, Captured.
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