Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Bootleg: Van Morrison - Montreux, Switzerland (07/09/04) "Tribute to Ray Charles"
TRIBUTE TO RAY CHARLES
(bootleg CD) 2004
Softmusic Records (VM090704)
(First reported November 2004)
July 9, 2004
Claude Nobs intro All Work and No Play
Have I Told You Lately that I Love You (Las Vegas Version)
I Believe to My Soul
Back on top
Georgia on My Mind
Going Down Geneva (Brand New Cadilla)
Early in the Morning
Precious Time (Scat Finale)
Just Like A Woman
Streets of Arklow (You Don’t Pull No Punches etc.)
Fast Train (with Solomon Burke)
Stand by Me (with Solomon Burke)
Gloria (Claude Nobs Outro)
Total time: (77:03)
Recorded at the Montreux Auditorium Stravinski,
Montreux, Switzerland, July 9th, 2004
As part of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
Guest Solomon Burke (R.I.P.) does a wonderful job this night with Van.
Check out the highlights to the show –
tracks #14 and #15,
Van and the late Solomon Burke rocking the House!
Special thanks to Original Uploader xxxballion for sharing this one from his Silvers Collection
several years ago with the Van Community.
(We miss you xxxballion)
Notes from the original uploader:
A Van fan from Switzerland writes:
“[This is] a new VM silver bootleg, allegedly produced in Australia, but I think it actually comes from Germany, Taken from an Excellent Audience Recording.
Liner Notes State:
Produced by SOFTMUSIC RECORDS and VAN MORRISON for THE JAZZ COMPANY.
Manufactured and distributed in Australia by Baelko MUSIC.
Cover artwork by The Fighter.
A Division of Victoria Studios Canada Ltd. 2450 Universal Park Ave, Willowdale, Ontario M2I 4A2.
Part of the van-the-man.info unofficial website
NEW Notes: April 2012
The Recording = A.
Thanks to the tapers, the recording has some great bass and treble – very punchy.
This one has the goods and plenty of kick!
This is a Collectors Item and a Joy to listen too, @ 77 minutes – burns perfectly to one disk.
Beautiful EAC Rip from long time friend,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,xxxballion.
EAC CD Rip, EAC Log file included, Flows from track to track flawlessly.
Art Work from belfastcowboy.org included, Original and Alternatives.
New Art Work @ 150dpi created by FM of Ray Charles “Driving the Tour Bus”.
(Just had to do it, sorry, but the Original Art is included – feel free to delete what you don’t like.)
TRL – Checked for sector boundary errors – none found.
Original FFP, New MD5, and Info and Tracklist text included.
Enjoy a wonderful CD Rip from one of Van’s biggest supporters – xxxballion.
Much Respect for sharing this one with me and all your other EAC Rips.
Greatly Appreciated my friend.
FreeMorrison, April 9th, 2012