lunedì 7 maggio 2012

Bhundu Boys - 1987-03-26 - Norwich, UK (AUD/FM/FLAC)

The Lad's Club,
King Street, Norwich

Master audience recording (tracks 1 - 16), lineage as follows :-

Sony ECM-929LT Stereo mic -> Sony Walkman Professional WM-D6C portable cassette recorder -> Sony UX-S (Type II) cassette tape

Other FM session tracks :-

BBC Radio 1 FM -> Roof Aerial -> Marantz ST151L Tuner -> Aiwa ADF770 3-Head Cassette Deck -> TDK-SA (Type II) cassette tape

Conversion to FLAC :-

Master Type II source tape -> Aiwa ADF770 Cassette Deck (play) -> SB Extigy soundcard -> CoolEdit Pro 2.1 -> WAV -> TLH -> FLAC

Bonus tracks (all master FM recordings) :-

John Peel session #1 (tracks 17 - 21)
The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London, UK
Recorded on 6th July 1986
First broadcast on BBC Radio 1 FM 14th July 1986

John Peel session #1 (tracks 22 - 25)
BBC radio studios, London, UK
Recorded on 21st December 1986
First broadcast on BBC Radio 1 FM 7th January 1987

'Whistle Test', BBC TV (tracks 26 - 29)
BBC Wood Lane TV studios, London, UK
Recorded live on 20th September 1986
(as part of 'Rock Around The Clock', BBC TV & FM extravaganza)


1. Intro
2. Rugare
3. Tsvimbodze Moto
4. Kupedza Moto
5. My Foolish Heart
6. Hatisi Tose
7. Chemedza Vana
8. Ndoita Sei?
9. Kuroja Chete (slight hiccup at start)
10. Jit Jive
11. Simbimbino
12. Let's Work Together
13. Manhenga
14. Chekudya Chose
15. Nhai Mukoma
16. Hupenyu Hwangu
17. Kuroja Chete
18. Chemedza Vana
19. Writing On The Wall
20. Let's Work Together
21. Manhenga
22. Ndoita Sei?
23. Rugare
24. My Foolish Heart
25. Jig-A-Jig
26. Let's Work Together
27. Interview with Biggie Tempo (by Andy Kershaw)
28. Chemedza Vana (fades out)
29. Hupenyu Hwangu (broadcast much later, with a proper audience)

Total length: 135 minutes approx. (Norwich part = 85 mins)

Lauded as possibly Zimbabwe's finest ever guitar band (especially by Andy Kershaw and John Peel, 2 BBC Radio 1 DJ's who championed their cause at the time), this is a concert from the first year of the period after the Bhundu Boys left Harare for the first time, when they first were trying to make it big in Europe.

2 commenti:

  1. Thanks for everything.
    I guess no one has downloaded this one. I tried, and discovered that on File Factory, which is the only place I could find it, I can't get to disc 2. Both urls lead to the same place. Any chance of correcting this?

  2. Same problem! Any chance of getting this reuploaded with CD2 in place? CD1 is wonderful and my tape of the Peel Sessions is long lost, sadly, so would love a copy