Tuesday, November 9, 2021

New Riders of the Purple Sage - Veneta, Oregon, 8/27/72 (2004)

New Riders of the Purple Sage - Veneta, Oregon, 8/27/72 (2004)


Tracklist front / back album covers


"Truck Drivin' Man" (Terry Fell) – 2:56

"Rainbow" (John Dawson) – 3:40

"Lochinvar" (Dawson) – 4:51

"Groupie" (Dave Torbert) – 3:08

Stage Announcement – White Bird Tent – 2:08

"Whatcha Gonna Do" (Dawson) – 3:40

"Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud Music)" (Max Fidler, Joe Maphis, Rose Lee Maphis) – 3:37

"Hello Mary Lou" (Gene Pitney) – 3:08

Stage Announcement – Field Tripping – 0:56

"Whiskey" (Dawson) – 3:52

Stage Announcement – Salt Tabs & Blue Acid – 1:35

"Runnin' Back to You" (Dawson) – 4:14

"I Don't Need No Doctor" (Jo Armstead, Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson) – 6:25

"Linda" (Dawson) – 5:21

"Louisiana Lady" (Dawson) – 3:56

"Last Lonely Eagle" (Dawson) – 6:07

"Willie and the Hand Jive" (Johnny Otis) – 10:38



 

New Riders of the Purple Sage Band Members / Musicians

Buddy Cage – pedal steel guitar

John Dawson – rhythm guitar, vocals

Spencer Dryden – drums

David Nelson – lead guitar, vocals

Dave Torbert – bass guitar, vocals


Produced by Rob Bleetstein

Mixed and mastered by Stephen Barncard

16–track transfer by Jeffrey Norman

Recorded by Bob Matthews and Betty Cantor

Bus blotter art by Zane Kesey

Event photos from the film Sunshine Daydream courtesy of Canis Major / Sam Field

Stage announcements by Ken Babbs




Veneta, Oregon, 8/27/72 is an album by the country rock band the New Riders of the Purple Sage. It was recorded live on August 27, 1972, at the Springfield Creamery Benefit concert, at Temple Meadow, near Veneta, Oregon. It was released on September 21, 2004. It was the third complete New Riders concert that was recorded in the 1970s and released in the 2000s as an album on the Kufala Recordings label, and the only one to be released as one disc instead of two.

In 2020, the album was remixed and remastered, and retitled Field Trip. It was released on CD by Omnivore Recordings on April 24, 2020. It was released as a two-disc LP, in a limited edition of 1,500 copies, on August 29, 2020, in conjunction with Record Store Day.

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