The 80's
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#1
Live in Essen - Gruga Halle, Essen, Germany, April 4, 1982 (1 CDR)
Snb Boot CD>CDR   Golden Stars GSCD-1105
Sound: A
Time: 70:18
Flaws: None, last song cut to fit on CDR
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
Performers:
Van Morrison: Lead Vocals, Guitar, Piano on "Scandinavia", Pee Wee Ellis: Sax, Vocals on "Love to you"and "Summertime in England", Chris Michie: Lead Guitar, John Allair: Organ, Lead vocals on "Go To the High Place In Your Mind", Peter van Hooke: Drums 1, Tom Dollinger: Drums 2, Bianca Thornton: Backup vocals, Lead vocals on "Love To You", Pauline Lozano: Backup vocals, Annie Stocking: Backup vocals, David Hayes: Bass, Mark Isham: Trumpet & synthesizer, Sean Fulsom: Pipes on "Northern Muse" and "Celtic Ray"
   1.Go To The Hide-Place (sic) In Your Mind (4:17) 
   2.Into The Mystic (2:19) 
   3.Moondance (2:00) 
   4.Wavelenght (sic) (4:02) 
   5.Full Force Gale (2:13) 
   6.Bright Side Of The Road (3:19) 
   7.It's All In The Game (5:59) 
   8.She Gives Me Religion (4:23) 
   9.Northern Muse (3:17) 
  10.Vanlose Stairway (4:28) 
  11.Help Me (4:48) 
  12.When I Come Home ["Love To You"?] (3:12) 
  13.Celtic Ray (3:10) 
  14.Dweller On The Threshold (4:21) 
  15.Satisfied (4:46) 
  16.Cleaning Windows (4:40) 
  17.Summertime In England (10:15) 
Notes from the Van Morrison Web Site:
The concert which this boot was taken from was originally broadcast on German TV as part of the Rockpalast series, recorded in the Gruga Halle in Essen.

#2
Carre Theatre - Amsterdam, HOL (1 CDR)
A wonderful mellow show, sounds great from FM broadcast. Van and the band are real tight, lots of horns.
Snb Boot CD>CDR
Sound: A+
Time: 72:10
Flaws: None
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
Performers:
Jerome Rinson - bass, Arty McGlynn - guitar, Ray Jones - drums, Richie Buckley - sax, Martin Dover - trumpet
Clifford Drinkwater - keyboards, Helen Breadley - backing vocals, June Boyce - backing vocals
Van Morrison - vocals, guitar, sax

#3
Live at Sportpaleis Ahoy, Rotterdam, HOL 5/23/81 (1 CDR)
Another nice sounding show with lots of horns
Snb Boot CD>CDR
Sound: A+
Time: 54:43
Flaws: None,
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2
1) All in the Game
2) Bright Side of the Road
3) Full Force gale
4) Troubadours
5) Ain't Nothing You can Do
6) Satisfied
7) You make Me Feel So free
8) Spirit
9) Moondance
10) Summertime in England

#4
Down a Mystic Avenue - Dominion Theatre, London, ENG. 3/17/83 (2 CDR)
Great sound for an Aud recording. Terrific song list.
Aud Boot CD>CDR
Sound: A
Time: disc 1: 56:04     disc 2: 63:06
Flaws: None, last song of show has some problems
Kahuna's Rating:****1/2

 
 

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