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FTD Live Show Predictions

Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:05 am

I predict we will get the following on FTD this year:
1.) A February '77 soundboard show. We're due for something from '77, and I believe Ernst & Roger will go for this over an EIC upgrade.
2.) A January/February Vegas '73 soundboard. We haven't gotten anything from '73 for awhile, and this is the most likely choice.
3.) A February '72 Vegas compilation. This will probably be later in the year given the recent release of Summer Festival.
4.) An August '70 Vegas show. It's been quite awhile since they've dug into this beloved engagement, so it's due.

Sat Nov 26, 2005 1:12 am

Pete - a post Aloha 73 Vegas stand best of CD may be the way forward along the lines of the Spring 75 tours CD. None of the show's i've heard stand out but a compilation may be good.


I guess if FTD will be winding down over the next few years there is an incentive for anyone who has a rare show on tape to sell it to them as once FTD is gone it will not stand a chance of being released

Andrew

Sat Nov 26, 2005 1:14 am

I'll agree with you Pete on FTD giving us another show from August 1970 Las Vegas engagement. I also think they'll deliver a show from the Jan/Feb 1973 engagement in Vegas.

However, I'm going to go out on a limb and predict that next year (or 2007), we'll get a show from the Jan/Feb 1974 Las Vegas engagement, and another show from Lake Tahoe (71,73, 74, or 76).
Last edited by Big Boss Man on Sun Nov 27, 2005 10:02 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Sat Nov 26, 2005 1:28 am

Big Boss Man wrote:I'll agree with you Pete on FTD giving us another show from August 1970 Las Vegas engagement. I also think they'll deliver a show from the Jan/Feb 1973 engagement in Vegas.

Hoever, I'm going to go out on a limb and predict that next year (or 2007), we'll get a show from the Jan/Feb 1974 Las Vegas engagement, and another show from Lake Tahoe (71,73, 74, or 76).



Big Boss Man -

A January/February '74 Vegas show and a May '74 Tahoe or tour show is another likely future release. These are the only periods of 1974 they haven't yet covered.

Sat Nov 26, 2005 1:53 am

regarding february 1977, you must take notice that there are no full concerts recorded, so a "best of" is likely to be released (moody blue, reconsider baby, unchained melody, where no one stands alone, release me, polk salad, blueberrry hill, etc etc)

then of course is march 76 - possibly johnson city

april tour 1976 exists on soundboard too acording to tunzi. and maybe october 76 will be covered... and what about november????

1975: only cleveland.....but tunzi says there are more july 75 shows, including an incomplete asheville show.....

1974: las vegas february, maybe opening night tahoe...

1973: an on tour show and a vegas february show

1972: pleeeeeeeeeeeease february 72, maybe another on tour show. tunzi claims soundboards exist from june and november

1970-1971. tunzi claims there are soundboard from all engagements and tours, including houston 70


apart from that there could be some surprises, maybe another houston 74 show, atlanta 76, ....

Sat Nov 26, 2005 2:07 am

There is a good chance 77 will get another look. However, don't be surprised if Rapid City is given a complete release as a lot of fans have voiced their desire for this to happen. And of course when 'Spring Tours 77' was released a few years back, Ernst alluded to the idea that there are soundboards from 77 and FTD will visit them at some point.

And of course the Vegas February 72 tapes will get some sort of release sooner rather than later, possibly 2006 (hopefully).

Sat Nov 26, 2005 3:44 am

frus75 wrote:1972: pleeeeeeeeeeeease february 72, maybe another on tour show. tunzi claims soundboards exist from june and november

1970-1971. tunzi claims there are soundboard from all engagements and tours, including houston 70


So good to read this!!!

Sat Nov 26, 2005 4:45 am

ftd is not gonna be winding down anytime soon.
ernst said in an old interview they will eventually release soundboards that were done on bootleg.
we have yet to be released
vegas 1972-1976
tahoe 1971,1974 1976 and maybe another from 1973.
tampa 1970 if jurgen would let ftd issue it.
more from aug 1970
april 1972 on tour shows.
i'd like to see more rehearsals from 1970.
the 1968 special western recorders recording sessions.

Sat Nov 26, 2005 11:42 pm

frus75 wrote:regarding february 1977, you must take notice that there are no full concerts recorded, so a "best of" is likely to be released (moody blue, reconsider baby, unchained melody, where no one stands alone, release me, polk salad, blueberrry hill, etc etc)


Ivan -
Instead of a 'Best of' could they not also piece together a Feb. '77 show from what's available?

Sun Nov 27, 2005 4:49 am

I want at least: one or two concerts from every tour, one or two from all Las Vegas seasons, and one or two concerts from Lake Tahoe Season... That´s what I want.... Is this a possible dream Ersnt ??? :shock: :D