terça-feira, 10 de abril de 2012

Dave Mason - Live At XM Satellite Radio (repost)

Dave Mason - Live At XM Satellite Radio [DeLuxe Edition] - 2003

from amazon.com

As co-founder of the legendary rock band Traffic, Dave Mason has always been a powerful force in popular music. His tenure as their guitarist, vocalist & songwriter, along with his friends Stevie Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood, netted the quartet several hit singles and albums including his signature tune Feelin' Alright and international smashes like Hole In My Shoe.

While collaborating with his friends like Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Delaney and Bonnie and George Harrison, Dave Mason continued to develop his trademark sound, while igniting a solo career that took off with his first platinum plus debut album Alone Together from 1970.

Over the next three decades, Dave Mason continued his legendary status as a staple radio artist, riding the top rung of the many music charts with tunes like We Just Disagree, Let It Flow, All Along the Watchtower, Show Me Some Affection, and Something from the Heart.

A few years ago, Dave Mason and his wonderful band entered into the state of the art XM studios in Washington D.C., and recorded this new album Live at XM Satellite Radio. This unique session was performed organically in front of an intimate gathering of friends and fans. From start to finish, it is a solid 100% classic Dave Mason concert.

Things start off with a nod to his Alone Together album with the prog-rock classic World In Changes and his Delaney and Bonnie hit Only You Know and I Know. Mason's vocals and guitar styling are second to none as the crowd roars in approval.

We Just Disagree was Dave's most successful venture at Top 40 radio back in the late seventies. This emotional live reading brings back the memories of this era and skillfully shows the interplay between Mason and his good friend guitarist John Sambataro (Firefall, McGuinn Clark & Hillman). This track is indeed a defining moment of the show.

No Dave Mason concert is complete without the classics All Along The Watchtower, Traffic's Dear Mr. Fantasy and the surprise groover Feelin' Alright. His fans and new converts will agree, this new live offering will satisfy the classic rocker in all of us.

In addition to this pivotal live recording, Dave has gone into the vaults and found a very rare live interpretation of the Eagles classic Take It To The Limit. Recorded several years ago in the Orange County, California locale, this tune takes on a whole new feeling with the Dave Mason magic.

As a further gift to his fans, Dave has also included two new studio tracks that will truly enhance your listening experience. First, there is the very rare Dave Mason/Jim Capaldi duet of the classic 40,000 Headmen. Recorded shortly before his untimely death, Jim Capaldi truly sings his soul out on this revisit to the Traffic era. Dave shares on the vocal chores, as well as an incredible guitar workout throughout.

The intriguing closer, Deaf, Dumb And Blind, is one of those tunes that his fans have been clamoring years for. Dave's vocals are the ticket here, the amazing music he creates is still intact after four decades of recording, and like a fine wine, his career just gets better all the time. This tune will surely become one of his future classics

01. World in Changes
02 .Only You Know and I Know
03. We Just Disagree     
04. Look at You, Look at Me     
05. Dear Mr. Fantasy     
06. All Along the Watchtower     
07. Feelin' Alright     
08. Take It to the Limit - (Recorded Live In Orange County, CA/Bonus Track)   
09. 40, 000 Headmen - (Bonus Track)   
10. Deaf, Dumb and Blind - (Bonus Track)

Dave Mason - Guitar, Vocal
John Sambataro - Guitar
Alex Drizos - Bass
Alvino Bennett - Drums.
Bill Mason - Keyboards
and Jim Capaldi - vocal on 40,000 Headmen 


6 comentários :

artlazarus disse...

The link does not work. Can you re-post this great concert please?

Only Good Song disse...
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Only Good Song disse...


The link is working, my friend
Maybe occurred a momentary fail on peejeshare.com

I tried this moment and all alright

artlazarus disse...

My bad. Thanks!

KDNYfm disse...

I'm not sure if a guy can have too much live Dave Mason...I saw him afew years ago in Vegas, he was great but I never understood why he did Gimme Some Lovin live all the time?!?
Thanx for sharing this one!!

Only Good Song disse...


There is nothing that reminds Winwood than more "gimme some lovin '"?
As far as I know Mason had a rivalry with Winwood that lasted decades. It seems that only when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame and Winwood was there to play, things have improved a bit.
And about this CD, Really is a great stuff

Thanks for your comment