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Best "Live" Albums 
Author: Free_Kobe 
Posted: 02/02 2:19 AM 
 
Today, I just bought the new Bob Marley "Live Forever" , Matisyahu - Live at Stubb's Vol. II, and John Legend and the Roots - Live at Soho albums and it got me thinking, What is the best live album I've ever heard...

Couldn't just pick one...
so here's a few of mine:

Nirvana - MTV Unplugged in New York
Matisyahu - Live at Stubb's
Jack Johnson - En Concert
Bob Dylan - Bootleg Series, Vol. 4: Live 1966
Portishead - PNYC: Roseland Live
Sade - Lovers Live

Whats yours?


Re: Best "Live" Albums 
Author: Great One 
Posted: 02/02 6:37 PM 
 
So many good ones

Rage Against the Machine- live and rare

Daft Punk- Alive

Rafe Against the Machine-live at the grand olympic auditorium

Jane's Addiction- live voodoo

Deep Purple- live in Japan

Pink Floyd- pink live at Pompeii

Justice- Across the Universe


 
Author: prisma8slg 
Posted: 02/02 6:45 PM 
 
James Brown - Live at the Apollo
Chris Cornell - Unplugged in Sweden

those are the first few off the top of my head


 
Author: ocho 
Posted: 02/02 7:58 PM 
 
The Last Waltz
Stop Making Sense


 
Author: frijolero01 
Posted: 02/02 10:25 PM 
 
Johnny Cash-San Quentin
Stray Cats-Rumble in Brixton


 
Author: slippy 
Posted: 02/03 3:51 AM 
 
Some standards:
Springsteen -- Live (1975-1985)
Who -- Live at Leeds (the edition with all of Tommy)
MC5 -- Kick Out the Jams
Allman Brothers -- Live at Filmore
Cream -- Wheels of Fire (live half)
James Brown -- Live at the Apollo
Cheap Trick -- Live at the Budokan
Neil Young -- Rust Never Sleeps


 
Author: C M B 
Posted: 02/03 4:01 AM 
 
S&M - Metallica & San Francisco Symphony


 
Author: GameFace 
Posted: 02/03 11:20 PM 
 
Maxwell - Unplugged
Erykah Badu - Live
Raphael Saadiq - Live from the House of Blues


 
Author: Nudizl_Forshizl 
Posted: 02/14 7:45 PM 
 
Frampton comes alive


 
Author: Canadian Laker 
Posted: 02/16 4:54 AM 
 
C M B wrote:
S&M - Metallica & San Francisco Symphony


I agree. Some of the arrangements are outstanding!


 
Author: AngryBlacksmith 
Posted: 02/18 4:43 AM 
 
Canadian Laker wrote:
C M B wrote:
S&M - Metallica & San Francisco Symphony


I agree. Some of the arrangements are outstanding!


Also the first one I thought of


 
Author: Theseus 
Posted: 03/14 1:04 AM 
 
Eric Clapton's Unplugged


 
Author: Bayouhornetscajun 
Posted: 04/15 1:27 PM 
 
live the band


 
Author: Wilkes52 
Posted: 05/09 4:47 AM 
 
Little Feat - Waiting for Columbus
Bob Dylan & The Band - After the Flood
Alison Krauss & Union Station - Live
Various Artists - Woodstock


 
Author: Omar Little 
Posted: 05/15 12:35 AM 
 
I enjoy Pulse a lot. Reminds me in a bittersweet way of the last Floyd tour.


 
Author: TACH 
Posted: 05/15 6:47 PM 
 
Incubus - Morning View Sessions and Live at Red Rocks...


 
Author: Free_Kobe 
Posted: 05/15 8:59 PM 
 
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Live (I can't believe I forgot to put this album earlier)
Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison


 
Author: davidse 
Posted: 05/22 4:05 PM 
 
sorry for the spelling but alanis morrisette's unplugged is a fantastic live album that i haven't seen mentioned here.

leonard cohen's live double cd from a couple of years ago is one of my favorites too.


and there's an old live cd from like 40 years or so ago of bill withers in concert that really captures the live experience and the audience participation like very few have before imo - even though it's not necessarily one of the greatest music cd's of all time.
but a very very cool performance and vibe.


 
Author: katewatson 
Posted: 10/05 10:02 AM 
 
Some of them are:

Neil Young - Rust Never Sleeps
MC5 - Kick Out the Jams
Allman Brothers - Live at Filmore
Who - Live at Leeds
James Brown - Live at the Apollo
Cream - Wheels of Fire
Springsteen - Live
Cheap Trick - Live at the Budokan

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Author: Free_Kobe 
Posted: 10/05 10:48 PM 
 
Too bad STP didn't put out an album for the MTV Unplugged show...
That was great!

Stone Temple Pilots - MTV Unplugged (Full Set)


 
Author: pillboxer 
Posted: 10/06 3:29 AM 
 
katewatson wrote:
Some of them are:


MC5 - Kick Out the Jams
Cheap Trick - Live at the Budokan



Nice.

Johnny Cash -- Folsom/San Quentin
Ramones -- Its Alive
X -- Live at the Whiskey
Kiss -- Alive
^^^
I can't believe ya'll missed it...


 
Author: unleasHell 
Posted: 10/07 7:39 PM 
 
Santana: Lotus...


 
Author: Christopher C 
Posted: 10/08 11:47 PM 
 
Tom Waits's Nighthawks at the Diner


 
Author: DaMuleRules 
Posted: 10/10 3:48 AM 
 
No order here (and not at the exclusion of some great ones mentioned already):

Led Zeppelin "How the West was Won"
Jimi Hendrix "Jimi Plays Monterey"
The Band "The Last Waltz".
Gov't Mule "The Deepest End"
The Quintet "Jazz at Massey Hall"
The Who "Live at Leeds"
Cheap Trick "Live at the Budokan"
Miles Davis "Live at the Plugged Nickle"
The Clash "Live: From Here to Eternity"
Neil Young & Crazy Horse "Live Rust"
The Allman Brothers Band "Live at Fillmore East"
The Band of Gypsys "The Band of Gypsys "

Led Zeppelin "The Song Remains the Same" is a must on any list. It isn't the best, but it is one of the quintessential live albums of all time.


 
Author: DaMuleRules 
Posted: 10/10 3:54 AM 
 
Wilkes52 wrote:
Little Feat - Waiting for Columbus


Good choice.

Quote:
Alison Krauss & Union Station - Live


I saw her at the Hollywood Bowl a couple of years ago. She was amazing. She's an engaging and talented woman.

Quote:
Various Artists - Woodstock


Definitely a great one, but when you go into multiple act albums, it becomes a different discussion.

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