Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The Nighthawks Live At The Bayou, New Years Eve 1981

I Can't believe it took me this long to get this open reel tape ripped to my hard drive. From the Bayou, in Washington, DC it's The Nighthawks live, New Years Eve 1981, broadcast live on WAVA 105.1 FM. This bad boy rock-n-rolls! Jimmy Thackery was still with the band. Sound quality is excellent. Hard to believe it is 27 years old! Tape starts abruptly in the middle of the 1st show and ends abruptly early into the second show. Oh well, stuff happens.

Unknown Tune (incomplete)
Upside Your Head
Pretty Girls and Cadillacs
I Go Crazy"
Because I Love You
Little Sister
Unknown Tune and Nine Below Zero
Nighthawks Chant
Whole Lotta Shakin'
Love Me Or Leave Me
Hard Headed Woman
Brand New Man
Big Boss Man
Bare Footin'
Pretty Girls And Cadillacs
New Years Count Down and Too Much Alcohol
Shake and Finger Pop (incomplete)

192MB, MP3 @320kbps, 96 Minutes



Anonymous said...

Saw the Nighthawks in Chicago last year. They changed the date at Fitzgerald so it was before a crowd of about 12. Didn't matter though. More room for us. Your website is the best.

WVKayaker said...

Thanks for the tid bit. Jam out on Thackery!

eldigman said...

...this ain't all that ...kinda stupid and boring...the band races through everything...then when they finally slow down to play some blues they sound like a bunch of douche bags playing without any passion or commitment...i guess you had to be stoned..drunk..stupid..a friend of the band or band management..to be liking this cause this is lame...i remember now why i never bought any of this band's music...too bad cause Jimmy Thackery usually kills on guitar...

WVKayaker said...

Opinions are like U know what.
Everyone has one.

Eric Steel said...

I was at the second show of this concert. I memory serves me, Cerphe was the emcee for the show. I also had a recording from the WAVA simulcast on cassette that I listened to for years until the tape snapped. Man, am I glad to find a copy again. Thanks.

Camarillo Brillo said...

Glad you found it Eric...Enjoy!

Johnnickusa said...

no more megaupload. is there an alternative site?

Camarillo Brillo said...

here's a new link John

johnnickusa said...

thanks, my sister and I were there that night. I have Ten Years Live, but you have more.

Johnnickusa said...

thanks, worked great! my sister and I were there that night. I've got Ten Years Live and this has new numbers. So good to be able to relive that night after what, 31 years?

Camarillo Brillo said...

Wish I had been there, Enjoy!

Rick Gessner said...

The file is gone... can you re-post it please?

Camarillo Brillo said...

Here ya go Rick...

What This Is All About

I've been collecting live music from various sources since the mid to late 70's. Radio shows, TV broadcasts, radio show pre-FM CD's and vinyl LP's and some trades. Most of the shows posted here, I recorded and ripped myself. I always had top of the line stereo equipment and cassette and open reel recorders for those on air broadcasts.

I've downloaded plenty of bootlegged concerts from various blogs. As a rule I will only post stuff from my collection and not what is already available out there.

I also post out of print CDs and LPs from my collection.
I will repost from my readers anything someone sends me as long as it is either out of print or something that's not from someone else's blog. If you want to share a link for a cool item on your blog, or someone else's, please feel free to post it in the comments........

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