Cowboy Junkies: March 10, 2012 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center – FLAC and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Songs

March 22, 2012

[Photo by Johnny]

I was in college when the landmark ‘The Trinity Session‘ album by Cowboy Junkies was released.  Garnering attention with their unique cover of Lou Reed’s “Sweet Jane”, I think it’s safe to say that every guy on my dorm floor developed a crush on frontwoman Margo Timmins.  Rather than rest on the laurels of that critically lauded disc, this stellar band has continually put out terrific music over the past few decades, bucking trends and cultivating a distinct style on their own terms.  Their most recent project, the excellent Nomad Series, continues in that ambitious vein with them having recorded 4 separate albums in 18 months.

This particular night was the last stop on the tour and Cowboy Junkies seemed intent on making it a memorable one [check out guitarist Michael Timmins’ entry from his tour diary HERE].  In the lovely Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center the capacity crowd was treated to two sets of music.  With the first being tracks from the Nomad Series and the second consisting of material spanning the group’s career, there were amazing performances in each capped with an intense rendition of (fellow Canadian) Neil Young’s “Don’t Let It Bring You Down”.  Overall, an outstanding evening.

Thanks to the very helpful and accommodating crew and venue staff, we were able to set up in a nearly ideal location in this wonderful sounding room.  We were also blessed with incredibly polite and appreciative attendees.  It was truly a pleasure to sit comfortably in a beautiful theater on a Saturday night and not have the music compete with people who would rather talk loudly than enjoy the songs.  Combine all these factors and our resultant recording is superb.  Enjoy!

Special thanks to Cowboy Junkies, Candace Horgan and Jared Herman for making this recording possible, and to Frank, Eric, Greg and the staff at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center for their courtesy and cooperation.

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Cowboy Junkies
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Westhampton Beach, NY, USA

Source: AUD > AKG C 414 B-XLS’s > Edirol R-44 (WAV @ 24-bit/48kHz)
Lineage: R-44 > USB > PC > Adobe Audition (mixdown, downsample, dither, tracking) > WAV (16-bit/44.1kHz) > TLH (check/fix SBE’s, FLAC conversion) > FLAC ( level 8 )
Recorded and produced by: Johnny Fried Chicken Boy

1st SET:
[Total time: 52:55]
01. Sing In My Meadow
02. [banter 1]
03. Wrong Piano  [Vic Chesnutt]
04. Square Room  [Vic Chesnutt]
05. 3rd Crusade
06. Late Night Radio
07. A Few Bags of Grain
08. Stranger Here
09. [banter 2]
10. Damaged From The Start
11. [banter 3]
12. Angels In The Wilderness

2nd SET:
[Total time: 1:20:46]
13. Sweet Jane  [Lou Reed]
14. 200 More Miles
15. A Common Disaster
16. Working on a Building
17. [banter 4]
18. A Horse In The Country
19. Angel Mine
20. Cold Tea Blues
21. Crescent Moon
22. Hunted
23. [banter 5 / introductions]
24. Lost My Driving Wheel  [David Wiffen]
25. [encore break]
26. Blue Moon Revisited (Song for Elvis)  [Margo Timmins, Michael Timmins, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart]
27. Don’t Let It Bring You Down  [Neil Young]

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One Response to Cowboy Junkies: March 10, 2012 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center – FLAC and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Songs

  1. Kosuge
    May 13, 2012 at 4:33 am

    I like cowboy junkies

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