JEFFERSON AIRPLANE - A Weekend At Winterland[ This Place Records TPR CD 006 ]San Francisco, Winterland, 25Oct69 & 26Oct69CD1:01. Somebody To Love02. Young Girl Sunday Blues03. Wooden Ships04. Volunteers05. Won't You Try / Saturday Afternoon06. Uncle Sam Blues07. Fat Angel08. Greasy Heart09. Martha10. The Ballad Of You & Me & PooneilCD2:01. Eskimo Blue Day02. 3/5 Of A Mile In 10 Seconds03. Mau Mau (Amerikon) Jam04. The Other Side Of This Life05. Good Shepherd06. Wild Tyme (H)07. Greasy Heart08. We Can Be Together09. Come Back BabyCD3:01. Martha02. Plastic Fantastic Lover03. Drifting04. It’s No Secret05. The Other Side Of This Life06. Wooden Ships07. Eskimo Blue Day08. You Wear Your Dresses Too Short09. The Ballad Of You & Me & PooneilDetails:This release combines two consecutive nights at Winterland on 3 CDs.CD1 and CD2 tracks 1 to 4 are from Saturday October 25, 1969.CD2 tracks 5 to 9 and CD3 are from Sunday October 26, 1969.The sources used for this release are superb sounding soundboard tapes(possibly transferred directly from the master reels), already circulatingin the past. But the present release is different than the previouscirculating versions, because the main problem of the original reelswas corrected (or at least attenuated).Indeed, the original recordings were made using extreme stereo separation,with vocals on the left channel only, and rhythm section on the rightchannel (the guitars are often left channel oriented, but it changessometimes during the recording). While the stereo separation itself wasnot a problem, the balance between the two channels was fluctuating a lot,most of the time with drums too loud compared to the vocals. And even fora single channel, there were level fluctuations too (the vocals were mixedmuch louder than the guitar tracks, resulting in a left channel with veryloud vocals during the verses and barely audible guitar parts during theinstrumental sections).The purpose of this remaster was to correct all these fluctuations(between channels and inside each channel) so that the recording cannow be enjoyed with a good and consistent balance between the differentinstruments and voices.As usual, I also tried to clean manually every flaw that could be corrected.A small missing portion on Eskimo Blue Day (CD2 track 1) was restored.The intro on Good Shepherd (CD2 track 5) was partially restored too.Please note that the remastering process did not use any EQ or NR, and thatthere was no attempt to have a more "centered" recording. So, the stereoseparation is still extreme, but that's an interesting listening experience,since you can hear all the details. If you listen only to the right channel,you have a fantastic example of the strong interactions between Jack Casadyand Spencer Dryden, showing how much powerful and groovy this rhythm sectionof the Airplane was. And if you concentrate on the left channel, you canhear all the subtleties of the vocal harmonies.Cuesheets are included for those who like to burn CDRs with all the requiredtext info. Enjoy!MOB.
Thanks a lot for including this 2 disc Airplane set between all your Floyd and Bush shows.
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