martedì 23 luglio 2019

Simon & Garfunkel - 1993-11-12 - Toronto, ON (AUD/FLAC)

(Audience FLAC)

Simon & Garfunkel
Toronto, ON

Here's a show I've been meaning to get around to digitizing for a long, long time.

A charity concert put on to raise money for The United Way Children's Charities. The opening band was Blue Rodeo, probably playing to their biggest audience to date. They were followed by Gordon Lightfoot, and the closing act was Simon & Garfunkel. The night was MC'd by SCTV alumni Eugene Levy & John Candy.

Blue Rodeo's "Diamond Mine" from this evening was recorded, along with a snippet of Eugene & John discussing the benefit's recipient charities. I've added these 2 files. I have no recordings from Lightfoot's performance.

The recording is a bit distant, and the crowd is easily picked up. Part of the difficulty of trying to capture acoustic music in a 50,000+ seat stadium with a recording walkman's internal mics. This is not a great recording, but I've never seen another source for this show.

With the exception of a few friends this week, this is the first time this show has been circulated.

Lineage: Panasonic Recording Walkman -> Maxell XLII 90min Cass (x2) -> Marantz 5020 -> Marantz 2235B -> Creative Soundblaster X-FI -> CDWave [24~96] -> iZotope RX Advance [Gain +3.84] -> CDWave (Split - wav [16/44.1]) -> Foobar [flac]

01. The Boxer
02. America
03. Homeward Bound
04. Your Mind & Me Belong Together
05. Be-Bop-A-Lula
06. Hey, Schoolgirl
07. April, Come She Will
08. American Tune
09. El Condor Pasa
10. Mrs. Robinson (Tape Flip)
11. Hearts & Bones (Paul Simon)
12. Feelin' Groovy
13. Scarborough Fair
14. Bridge Over Troubled Water
15. Cecilia
16. Kathy's Song
17. The Sound Of Silence (Tape Flip)

18. Old Friends

B01. Blue Rodeo - Diamond Mine
B02. John Candy & Eugene Levy

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