“Trademark Of Quality” bootlegs were like the lost ark of the covenant to me as a kid. That little underground comix-style pig logo meant that this was a “real” bootleg, which was about as close to crime as I was going to get.
I didn’t own a single one until childhood was long past and I was in a city large enough to have good-sized record stores filled with taboo merchandise.
This particular boot was recorded at the Hollywood Palladium on June 9,1972. That’s the Mick Taylor era of the Stones, back when they were still badass rock stars. The sound is pretty good, though forty years on the set list is pretty fucked out. There are a couple of deep cuts, but overall it’s the same ol’ same ol’:
- Brown Sugar
- Rock Off
- Gimme Shelter
- Tumbling Dice
- Sweet Virginia
- You Can’t Always Get What You Want
- All Down The Line, Midnight Rambler
- Jumping Jack Flash
This one regularly goes for $35.00, but colored vinyl copies can get way up there. Happy hunting.
Categories: From the Stacks, Music
I had a red bootleg of Springsteen in the late ’70’s. My sister swiped it, never gave it back – now you know why she is evil.
That is evil worthy of a Kansan dropping a house on her.
Indeed. I have been plotting my revenge on her for the last ten years, and am just now starting to execute it. And yes, it does involve a house. ]:->
Still have a Wizardo Alice Cooper ‘Sold Out’ LP recorded at the LA Forum, June 16, 1975. 8 cuts from the ‘Welcome To My Nightmare’ tour. It is simply a plain white cover with a large Xeroxed photo and info sheet literally Scotch taped to it.
Yes indeed, that’s the stuff. I hope it’s straight off the board.
I’ve never owened a bootleg. I’m jealous of all y’all.
You have the biggest bootleg of all, Laura B. — it’s called YouTube 🙂
Rubber Dubber was big. The Band at the Hollywood Bowl. Hendrix at the Col. I think they had a Zeppelin double too.
I think you’re right. I wonder if that show made it to How the West Was Won.