|I am looking for great recordings of live music. Something with impressive dynamic range that knocks your socks off and makes you feel you are really there.|
So far, the top five most impressive Live CD recordings I own are;
#1: (And this one wins by a long long way) Tower of Power, Soul Vaccination, "What is Hip?"....if this doesn't completely blow you away then you may have a problem with your system.
#2: M People, Bizarre Fruit Live & Remixed, "Search for the Hero" (live version)
#3: Eagles, Hell Freezes Over, "Hotel California"
#4: Dire Straits, Money for Nothing, "Telegraph Road"
#5: Bryan Adams, MTV Unplugged, "Heaven"
Sadly there is a big difference between the quality of number 1 versus number 5....live recordings, it seems, are simply very hard to do well.
Anyone care to throw out some of their favorites? ( Note: This is not a favorite artist/musician thread....just great live recordings....whatever the genre)