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Kategorie: Rock
Interpret: The Rolling Stones
Erstellt von: BeefEater
Erstellt am: 14. April 2017
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Live at Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - July 22, 1972

Back in the early days of promoting arena rock concerts, The Beatles were without  a doubt the most celebrated and well known of all the concerts done at the then Pittsburgh  Civic Arena.  The Stones went to Puttsburgh on November 24, 1965, two months after The Beatles, but they did poorly in comparison having sold only 9,131 tickets for a gross of $32, 614.

The Stones skipped Pittsburgh on the ’69 tour, so by the time they returned they had quite a bit more firepower (with by WDVE FM playing their records and hyping the show) having churned out “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” “Street Fighting Man,” “Sympathy for the Devil” and “Brown Sugar.”

This tour was legendary, following the release of “Exile on Main Street.” At the tour opener in Vancouver, 31 policemen were injured in a fan stampede. On July 18, Jagger and Keith Richards were arrested after a fight with a photographer and were bailed out by the mayor of Boston, who feared a riot if they didn't play that night.

On the next to last date, The Stones were greeted in Pittsburgh by a crowd of 13,845 (breaking the record of 13,759 set a week earlier by The Jackson Five). Tickets were $5.50 and $6.50 and were being scalped for up to $20 outside. Several hundred fans outside were shut out of tickets and caused trouble for police, resulting in four dozen arrests, according to the Press.

Stevie Wonder and Martha and the Vandellas opened, and then Jagger refused to go on if the band was introduced by the radio people in attendance, according to promoter Pat Dicesare. The Press review didn't mention a single song, while noting, “It was nearly impossible to hear the words to the songs, but no one could care less.” I'm guessing if you actually knew the words, you could probably hear them.

Official Releases:

Datum 22.07.1972
Setlist 01 Brown Sugar
02 Bitch
03 Rocks Off
04 Gimme Shelter
05 Happy
06 Tumbling Dice
07 Love In Vain
08 Sweet Virginia (July 21, 1972, The Spectrum, Philadelphia)
09 You Can't Always Get What You Want
10 All Down The Line
11 Midnight Rambler
12 Introduction
13 Bye Bye Johnny
14 Rip This Joint
15 Jumpin' Jack Flash
16 Street Fighting Man
17 Brown Sugar (September 23, 1970, Palais de Paris, Paris, France)
Recording Typ Soundboard
Source CDDA
Qualität Good
Format MP3
Bitrate VBR HQ (256-320 kbps)
VIP Angebot FLAC Lossless
Playtime (min:sek) 74:00
Anzahl CD 1
Dateigrösse (MB) 137.51
Cover Front, Back
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