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#1
Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR 3/23/98 (3 CDR)
Fantastic show with tremendious sound. A great acoustic set w/Tim Reynolds
includes 16+ min acoustic version of Afro Blue, Doesn't get any better than this one
AKG 460s>Tascam DAP1>S/Pdif>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 63:13    disc 2: 57:48     disc 3: 59:24
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:*****
Disc I: 1st Set: 
1) John The Revelator > 
2) Thelonius Beck > 
3) Game Face,
4) Painted Silver Light > 
5) Thorazine Shuffle
6) Birth Of The Mule
7) No Need to Suffer > 
8) She Said She Said > 
9) Tomorrow Never Knowsjam 
w/ Under My Thumb tease 
Disc II: 2nd Set: 
1) Raven Black Night *
2) End Of The Line *
3) Afro Blue *+
4) Trane >
5) Truckin' jam >
6) Eternity's Breath jam > 
7) Pass the Peas
8) I Shall Be Released
Disc III: 2nd Set
1) Pygmy Twylyte >
2) Blind Man in the Dark > 
3) Drums > 
4) jam > 
5) Blind Man in the Dark > 
6) Mule > 
7) I've Been Workin' > 
8) Mule
Encore: 
9) Kind Of Bird
FILLER:
10) Come Together +
11) Jam +
12) Jam +
* acoustic;   + w/Tim Reynolds on guitar

#2
The Outback - Charlotteville, VA 5/23/98 (2 CDR)
Totally acoustic show with great sound, The audience really brings the small venue show to life
My favorite Mule show
Daud>CDR
Sound: A (one of the best Aud recordings I have)
Time  disc 1: 68:32    disc 2: 64:39
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:*****
Disc I:
1) Raven Black Night
2) End Of The Line
3) Goin' Down Slow
4) No Need to Suffer
5) Painted Silver Light
6) I Put A Spell On You, 
7) Kind Of Bird
8) I Shall Return
Disc II:
1) It Hurts Me Too
2) Sad & Deep As You
3) Afro Blue *> The Eleven *> Afro Blue *
4) I Shall Be Released *
5) Soulshine *
* w/Tim Reynolds on guitar

#3
Peace Center Concert Hall - Greenville, SC 12/30/98 (2 CDR)
Electric Show, Sounds is a little mono sounding on this one
Audio Technica 822> D8> S/Pdif>CDR
Sound: A-
Time  disc 1: 73:54    disc 2: 73:53
Flaws: Slight skips between songs on some but not all
Kahuna's Rating:****
Disc I:
1) Wandering Child
2) Thorazine Shuffle
3) Rockin' Horse
4) Temporary Saint
5) Kind Of Bird
6) Rollin' Stone > 
7) Mule
8) Life Before Insanity
9) No Need to Suffer
 
 

 

Disc II:
1) Trane > 
2) Eternity's Breath jam > Trane
3) Pygmy Twylyte > Blind Man in the Dark > Drums > Omega Mule > Blind Man in the Dark
4) Encore: 
32-20 Blues *
FILLER
5) Kind of a Bird (acoustic)
6) War Pigs
7) 30 Days in the Hole w/ Marc Ford
* w/Matt on percussion, Paul Riddle from Marshall Tucker Band on drums, Bill McKay on keyboards, Derek Trucks & Mike Barnes on guitar

#4
Dancing Across the Water - Compilation of covers from Spring 1998 (1 CDR)
Nice disc here with (6) great Mule songs here, recorded in the spring of 1998. Sound is very good for Mpeg due to high sample rate
Daud>Mpeg3>CDR
Sound: A
Time: 65:35
Flaws: Slight skips between songs on some but not all
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
 
1) Bass (Woddy Allen)
2) Almost Cut my Hair/Spanish Moon
3) Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings
4) Lively Up Yourself
5) Cortez the Killer
6) I Shall be Released

#5
Metropol - Pittsburgh, PA. 11/7/97 (2 CDR)
Daud>Gina>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 62:22    disc 2: 66:13
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:****
DISC I: 
1) John the Revelator>
2) Rockin Horse> 
3) Mr. Big>
4) Thelonius Beck> 
5) Game Face>
6) Temporary Saint> 
7) Thorizine Shuffle 
8) Monkey Hill>
9) She Said, She Said> 
10) Tomarrow Never Knows Jam 
 

 

DISC II: 
1) Birth of the Mule 
2) World Gone Wild
3) Towering Fool> 
4) Blind Man in the Dark> 
5) Drums>
6) Blind Man in the Dark 
7) Mule>
8) Iíve Been Working> Mule 
9) Born Under a Bad Sign**> 
10) Iím Gonna Send You Back to Georgia** 
** Gordie Johnson & Chris Duarte on Guitars 

#6
Jimi Hendrix Tribute - Mama Kin's, Boston, MA 9/18/98 (2 CDR)
Jimi's 20 years sense his death tribute - Fantastic show with tremendious sound. Warren plays lots of Hendrix
Daud>S/Pdif>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 68:09    disc 2: 61:39
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:*****
Disc I:
1) John The Revelator >
2) Thelonius Beck > 
3) Mule > 
4) Temporary Saint
5) Life Before Insanity
6) Thorazine Shuffle
7) Larger Than Life >
8) 3rd Stone From The Sun >
9) Rollin' Stone > 
10) Trane >
Disc II:
1) Voodoo Chile >
2) Red House > 
3) Little Wing > 
4) Left Coast Groovies > 
5) Drums > jam > 
6) Young Mule Blues > Out On The Tiles tease > Power Of Soul tease > 
7) Young Mule Blues > Thick As A Brick tease > 
8) Schoolgirl
Encore: 
9) Cortez The Killer

#7
At The Roxy - Atlanta, GA. 12/31/99 (3 CDR)
The 1999/2000 Millineum New Years show. Great song list with great sound on this one. Many guests join in on a very long jamming show, lots of long songs.
Daud>S/Pdif>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 68:09    disc 2: 71:01     disc 3: 73:34
Flaws: Some skips between songs
Kahuna's Rating:*****
 
Disc I, Set I:
1) Bad Little Doggie > 
2) Lay Your Burden Down > 
3) Blind Man in the Dark, 
4) Life Before Insanity
5) Larger Than Life > 
6) Towering Fool >
7)  Countdown Jam > 
8) 21st Century Schizoid Man +> 
9) We're Not Gonna Take It ^+> 
10) Dazed And Confused +
Set 2
11) When The Blues Comes Knockin' *
Disc II:
1) My Dog And Me *+
2) Lump On Your Stump *
3) I Can't Quit You Baby *
4) It Hurts Me Too *
5) Blues Is Alright *
6) Is It My Body **> 
7) Power Of Soul **++, 
Disc III:
1) Helter Skelter **+
2) Sometimes Salvation **+
3) 30 Days In The Hole ***
4) End Of The Line **
Encore: 
5) Out Of The Rain ****
6) I Shall Be Released *****
7) Simple Man ******
* w/Little Milton on guitar & vocals; 
** w/Audley Freed on guitar; 
*** w/Audley on guitar & Robert Kearns on cow bell & vocals; 
**** w/Audley on guitar, Johnny Mosier on guitar & Mark Van Allen on pedal steel; 
***** w/Barry Richman on guitar, Robert on bass, Johnny on guitar, Mark on pedal steel, no Allen, Audley takes Warren guitar half way thru; 
****** w/Audley on guitar & Mark on pedal steel; 
+ 1st time played; 
++ 1st time with vocals; 
^ just the "Listening To You" part

#8
Tree's - Dallas, TX 4/4/98 (2 CDR)
Another great show from 1998. Very good sound here
Audio technica 822> D8>S/Pdif>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 60:42    disc 2: 72:18
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
Disc I:
1) John The Revelator > 
2) Thelonius Beck > 
3) Game Face >
4) Painted Silver Light
5) Thorazine Shuffle
6) Don't Step On The Grass Sam
7) Birth Of The Mule
8) Almost Cut My Hair > 
9) Larger Than Life>
Disc II:
1) Trane > Norwegian Wood tease > 
2) Lively Up Yourself > 
3) She Said She Said > Tomorrow Never Knows jam
4) Blind Man in the Dark > 
5) Mule
Encore: 
6) Red House
7) Smokestack Lightning

#9
Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR 11/19/98 (2 CDR)
Another great show from 1998, openning for Galactic. Very good sound here
AKG 461s>DA-P1>S/Pdif>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 67:27    disc 2: 73:49
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
No Cover Available
Disc I:
1) Tuning
2) Intro
3) Wandering Child
4) Rockin' Horse > 
5) Thorazine Shuffle
6) Devil Likes It Slow
7) No Need to Suffer > 
8) Doin' It To Death
9) Lay Your Burden Down +
10) Blind Man in the Dark
11) John The Revelator
Setlist Notes: 
* w/Ben Ellman on sax, Rich Vogel on keyboards & Stanton Moore on percussion from Galactic
+ 1st time played

 

Disc II:
1) Intro
2) Life Before Insanity
3) Mule > 
4) I've Been Workin' > 
5) Mule
Encore: 
6) Intro
7) Warm up
8) Afro Blue *
Filler Portland 8/16/96
9) Intro
10) She Said, She Said
11) Painted Silver Light
12) Presence of the Lord
13) Mule
14) Intro
15) Young Mule Blues >
16) School Girl >
17) Young Mule Blues

#10
Frankie's Patio - Tampa, FL 10/5/96 (1 CDR)
1996 great sound I don't know much more
Dsnb>1st gen cassette>CDR
Sound: A
Time: 64:57
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:****
No Cover Available

#11
Live at the Filmore - San Francisco, CA 11/20/98 (3 CDR)
Fantastic show with a great song list. Also many guests join in including Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts. Some songs by the Oakley Krieger band
Daud>S/Pdif>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 67:33    disc 2: 69:44     disc 3: 73:34
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
Disc I:
1) Wandering Child > 
2) Thorazine Shuffle
3) Mule
4) Devil Likes It Slow
5) No Need to Suffer > 
6) Lively Up Yourself
7) I Shall Return
8) Lay Your Burden Down
Disc II:
1) Left Coast Groovies >Drums > Omega Mule
2) Life Before Insanity
3) Cortez The Killer
The Oakley Krieger Band
4) In The Flesh
5) Alone
6) Believe in Your Dreams >
Backdoor Man > 5 to 1
Disc Encores: 
1) Just Before The Bullets Fly *+
2) Dreams **+
3) One Way Out ***+
4) Roadhouse Blues ****+
5) Statesboro Blues *****+
The Oakley Krieger Band
6) Hot 'lanta
7) Red House > How Blue Can You Get > 
Red House
* w/Gregg Allman on organ & vocals & Duane Betts on guitar from OK Band
** w/Gregg Allman on organ & vocals, Duane Betts on guitar & Alec Puro on drums from OK Band
*** w/Gregg Allman on organ & vocals & Duane Betts & Ed Mundell on guitars from Monster Magnet
**** w/Gregg Allman on organ, Duane Betts & Allen on guitars & Berry Oakley Jr. on bass & vocals from OK Band
***** w/Gregg Allman on organ & vocals, Duane Betts & Waylon Kreiger on guitars from OK Band;
+ 1st time played

#12
"Dose" CD Release Party - Roxy, Atlanta, GA. 2/27/98 (3 CDR)
More great Mule, with many guest sitting in.
Daud>CDR
Sound: A
Time  disc 1: 74:09    disc 2: 58:26     disc 3: 72:29
Flaws: First song starts with a mysterious electric clicking which goes away but there are skips present. Everything seems to work itself out by the start of the second song. Also very noticeable cuts between songs
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
Covers Coming
Disc I:
1st Set: 
1) Pygmy Twylyte > 
Blind Man in the Dark > 
2) Thorazine Shuffle, 
3) Thelonius Beck > 
4) Game Face > 
5) Towering Fool > 
6) Birth Of The Mule, 
7) John The Revelator *>
8) She Said She Said > 
Tomorrow Never Knows jam, 
9) Larger Than Life > 
10) Raven Black Night **> 
11) I Shall Return
Disc II:
2nd Set: 
1) Almost Cut My Hair ***+> 
2) Afro Blue ***> Trane ***> Afro Blue ***,
3) She's Nineteen Years Old ***, 
4) Goin' Out West ****, 
5) She Caught The Katy *****+, 
6) I Shall Be Released ******
 
 
 
 

 

Disc III:
Encore: 
1) Gonna Send You Back To Georgia ******
Filler: w/Col. Bruce Hampton 12/30/97
2) Smokestack Lightening
3) Sins a Good Mans Brother
4) World of Difference
5) Pygmy Twilight
6) Blindman in the Dark
Setlist Notes: * Allen on mandolin; ** Acoustic, Allen on the dulcimer; *** w/Chuck Leavell on organ & piano; **** w/David Schools on bass Jo-Jo Hermann on organ, Allen on guitar; ***** w/David Schools on bass, Jo-Jo Hermann on organ, Allen on guitar, Derek Trucks on guitar & Chuck Leavell on piano; ****** w/David Schools on bass, Jo-Jo Hermann on organ, Allen on guitar, Derek Trucks on guitar, Chuck Leavell on piano & Jimmy Herring on guitar; + 1st time played

 

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