Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Bootleg: Van Morrison - Cotati, CA (05/14/71) "Live at the Inn of the Beginning"

van morrison inn of the begininning

The Inn Of The Beginning
Cotati, CA.
May 14th 1971

Download: FLAC/MP3

AUD: Reel
Sony Stereo Recorder w/ Dual Element mics > ? > CD
Cd > EAC (secure) > mkwACT > SHN>MP3@320

01 – (Fades in) I’ve Been Working – Van Morrison
02 – He Ain’t Give You None – Van Morrison
03 – Beautiful Obsession, Let The Cowboy Ride – Van Morrison
04 – Give Me A Kiss – Van Morrison
05 – Mystic Eyes * – Van Morrison
06 – Instrumental – Van Morrison
07 – Jambalaya – Van Morrison
08 – Rock Me Baby – Van Morrison
09 – I Wanna Roo You, (Scottish Derivate) – Van Morrison
10 – Moonshine Whiskey – Van Morrison
11 – And It Stoned Me – Van Morrison
12 – Blue Money – Van Morrison
13 – Domino – Van Morrison
14 – Bring It On Home – Van Morrison
Total Time 72:16

Bill Craven followed VTM around California in the early 70’s recording Van with
a portable Sony stereo recorder and a dual element mic. The results
were fantastic, and the shows he caught have not been previously
circulated. These shows are exciting for their quality and rareness.
They are audience recordings. There are flaws and crowd noise, but
they are easy to listen to and very enjoyable.
There are some fade ins at the beginning and fade outs at the end on some tracks but no real music is lost. This was done by the taper Bill Craven.

* – Van Morrison on Harmonica

Band Members
Van Morrison – Harmonica, Vocals, Guitar and Piano
Alan Hand – Keyboards
John Klingberg – Bass
John Platania – Guitar
Dahaud Shaar – Drums
Jack Schroer – Saxaphone
Collin Tilton – Saxaphone & Flute
Keith Johnson – Trumpet
Ellen Schroer – Backing Vocals
Janet Planet – Backing Vocals (Van’s Wife at the time)
Martha Velez – Backing Vocals

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