Friday, July 28, 2017

The Eagles - 1974 - Don Kirshner's Rock Concert

(DVDfull pro-shot)

Eagles with guests Linda Ronstadt and Jackson Browne
1974 U.S. TV [possibly recorded in New York City at The Beacon Theater]
"Don Kirshner's Rock Concert"

This show seems to mostly circulate as audio-only.

This copy here is from a recent transfer of a pre-broadcast source and is excellent video and audio quality from a low gen. Beta tape. Check the screen grabs and audio samples to get an idea of the quality. Extensive web searching did not turn up any released material.

Chaptered with selection menu.
Choice of AC3 - Dolby Digital or linear PCM audio.

Lineage & transfer:
Low gen. Pre-broadcast U-Matic tape > Super Beta Hi-Fi tape > Sony SL-HF450 > Sony DVMC-DA2 Media Converter > Apple Macintosh Final Cut Pro (nip and tuck edits, filter to replace bottom of screen "head switch jitter" with black and chaptering) > Compressor > DVD Studio Pro (menus/authoring) > VIDEO_TS file set.

Audio post capture processing in Pro Tools (DC offset, normalization and fades). Audio placed back into Final Cut Pro before Compressor down-sampling.

Video: NTSC 720x480 VBR 7.7 Mbps peak, 6.2 Mbps average data rate, 2-pass.
Audio - choice of: Dolby Digital 2/0 (L,R), 48 kHz sample rate, 448 kbps data rate
or
Linear PCM (2 channel 48kHz 16 bit). (The audio is dual monophonic TV audio).

Glenn Frey
Don Henley
Bernie Leadon
Randy Meisner
Don Felder
Linda Ronstadt
Jackson Browne
David Lindley

01. show intro
02. Eagles - Peaceful Easy Feeling
03. Eagles - Already Gone
04. Eagles - Good Day In Hell
05. Linda Ronstadt and Eagles - Silver Threads and Golden Needles
06. Linda Ronstadt and Eagles - Desperado
07. Linda Ronstadt and Bernie Leadon - It Doesn't Matter Anymore
08. Eagles - Midnight Flyer
09. Eagles - Twenty One
10. Eagles - Ol' 55
11. Jackson Browne and Eagles - Your Bright Baby Blues
12. Jackson Browne and David Lindley - Looking Into You
13. Eagles - James Dean
14. Eagles - Doolin-Dalton > Desperado Reprise
15. Eagles, Linda Ronstadt and Jackson Browne - Take It Easy

Total time: 68:07

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