Darwin's Island
A Collection of Live Audio

 

Track Listing & Information


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Joe Ely
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, Houston, TX
2016 JUL 01 - Early Show

01. When The Nights Are Cold
02. Magdalene
03. Wishing For A Rainbow
04. talk
05. Early In The Mornin'
06. Workin' For The Man
07. Not That Much Has Changed
08. talk
09. Southern Eyes
10. talk
11. Silver City
12. Down On The Drag
13. talk
14. Wounded Creek
15. Slow You Down
16. talk
17. Ranches And Rivers
18. Dallas
19. That's All Right
20. talk
21. Me And Billy The Kid
22. Live Forever

Time: [72:48]

Source 1: Soundboard
Source 2: Rode NT4
-> Tascam DR-680



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Joe Ely
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, Houston, TX
2016 JUL 01 - Late Show

01. All Just To Get To You
02. Santa Rosa/Saint Augustine
03. talk
04. Imagine Houston
05. talk
06. Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown
07. talk
08. I Had My Hopes Up High
09. Magdalene
10. talk
11. Indian Cowboy
12. talk
13. Homeland Refugee
14. talk
15. That's All Right
16. I'm Gonna Strangle You Shorty
17. If You Were A Bluebird
18. talk
19. Tecumseh Valley
20. If I Could Teach My Chichuahua To Sing
21. Dallas
22. Hard Livin'
23. She Leaves You Where You Are
24. Gallo Del Cielo

Total Time: [77:18]

Source 1: Soundboard
Source 2: Rode NT4
-> Tascam DR-680



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Joe Ely
Sellersville Theater, Sellersville, PA
2016 JUL 29

Disc 01: [61:45]
01. Letter To Laredo
02. When The Nights Are Cold
03. The Highway Is My Home
04. I'm Gonna Strangle You Shorty
05. Magdalene
06. Indian Cowboy
07. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
08. It's A Little Like Love ->
09. All Just To Get To You
10. Cold Black Hammer
11. Coyotes Are Howlin'
12. Queen Of Heaven
13. If You Were A Bluebird
14. Suckin' On A Big Bottle Of Gin
15. I Wish Hard Livin' Didn't Come So Easy To Me

Disc 02: [29:02]
01. Standing At The Big Hotel
02. Streets Of Sin
03. Cool Rockin' Loretta
04. Live Forever
05. Not Fade Away
Encore:
06. Me And Billy The Kid

Total Time: [93:47]

Schoeps MK6 -> Actives -> Nbox Platinum -> Audition -> xACT -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Sala Consiliare, Sesto Calende, Italy
1996 FEB 24

Disc 01: [54:57]
01. Gallo Del Cielo
02. Branches & Rivers
03. Behind The Bamboo Shade
04. The Road Goes On Forever
05. Boxcars
06. If You Were A Bluebird
07. St. Valentine
08. Row Of Dominoes
09. Run Preciosa
10. Silver City

Disc 02: [55:48]
01. Gangster Of Love
02. One O'Coock In The Morning
03. All Just To Get To You
04. Letter To Laredo
05. Oh Boy
06. Cool Rockin' Loretta
07. 1000 Miles From Home
08. She Finally Spoke Spanish To Me
09. My Eyes Got Lucky
10. Settle For Love

Total Time: [110:45]

Soundboard -> DAT -> Tascam DA-30MKII -> Edirol UA-700 -> Audacity -> TLH -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Keystone, Palo Alto, CA
1978 JUL 20

01. Long Snake Moan
02. West Texas Waltz
03. Bottle Of Gin
04. Fingernails
05. Cornbread Moon
06. Rock, Salt & Nails
07. Gambler's Bride
08. Blue Yodel
09. Down On The Drag
10. dj
11. Peggy Sue
12. Hopes Up High
13. Goodnight Irene
14. dj
15. instrumental
16. crowd
17. Honky Tonkin'
18. I'll Fly Away
19. outro

FM Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Club Bene, South Amboy, NJ
1988 JAN 28

Disc 01: [39:42]
01. intro -> Drivin' To The Poorhouase In A Limousine
02. Don't Put A Lock On My Heart
03. Boxcars
04. Road Hawg
05. Where Is My Love?
06. No Rope Daisy-O -> My Baby Thinks She's French
07. Letter To L.A.

Disc 02: [44:45]
01. Me And Billy The Kid (start cut)
02. If You Were a Bluebird
03. Give Me A Ride To Heaven
04. Wish Hard Times Didn't Come So Easy To Me
05. Are You Listening Lucky
06. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
07. Fingernails
08. Not Fade Away
09. Fools Fall In Love
10. Dallas

Total Time: [84:25]

Joe Ely: guitar, vocals
David Grissom: guitar
Jimmy Pettit: bass
Davis McLarty: drums

Soundboard Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
The El Paso Club, Milano, Italy
1998 APR 14

Disc 01: [63:34]
01. Silver City
02. All Just To Get To You
03. Up On The Ridge
04. Gallo Del Cielo
05. Ranches And Rivers
06. Working For The Man
07. Queen Of Heaven
08. A Little Like Love
09. 1000 Miles From Home
10. Behind The Bamboo Shade
11. Tefe's Guitar Solo
12. Letter To Laredo

Disc 02: [59:42]
01. Gangster Of Love
02. I'm Blue
03. Pins And Needles
04. Road Goes On Forever
05. Boxcars
06. Road Hawg
07. Oh Boy
08. Roll Again
09. Settle For Love
10. Row Of Dominoes
11. If You Were A Bluebird
12. My Eyes Got Lucky

Total Time: [123:16]

Recording Source & Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Gruene Hall, Gruene, Texas
2000 DEC 29

Disc 01: [74:05]
01. I Saw It In You
02. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
03. Behind The Bamboo Shade
04. Up On The Ridge
05. All Just To Get To You
06. The Road Goes On Forever
07. If You Were A Bluebird
08. You're Working For The Man
09. Ranches And Rivers
10. St. Valentine
11. Dallas
12. Gangster Of Love
13. Fooled Again
14. Mail Train

Disc 02: [25:11]
01. Road Hawg
02. Fingernails
03. My Eyes Got Lucky
04. Oh Boy

Total Time: [99:16]

Joe Ely: guitar, vocals
Gary Herman: bass
Michael Veagus: drums
Jesse Taylor: guitar, vocals
Joel Guzman: piano

Soundboard Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Gruene Hall, Gruene, TX
2009 OCT 10

Disc 01: [59:31]
01. Hard Livin'
02. Don't Put A Lock On My Heart
03. Are You Listening Lucky
04. Streets Of Sin
05. Midnight Train
06. Lord Of The Highway
07. The Road Goes On Forever
08. Boxcars
09. Letter To LA

Disc 02: [61:19]
01. Dallas
02. Me And Billy The Kid
03. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
04. Cool Rockin' Loretta
05. crowd
06. talk
07. Live Forever
08. All Just To Get To You
09. crowd
10. White Freightliner Blues
11. Fingernails

Total Time: [120:50]

Joe Ely: vocals, guitar
David Grissom: lead guitar, backing vocals
Jimmy Pettit: bass, backing vocals
Davis McLarty: drums
Bobby Keys: saxophone

Audience Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Sam's Burger Joint, San Antonio, TX
2012 APR 13

Disc 01: [64:19]
01. All That You Need
02. I'm A Man Now
03. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
04. I Had My Hopes Up High
05. Mockingbird Hill
06. You Can Bet I'm Gone
07. Wishin' For A Rainbow
08. Because Of The Wind
09. The Highway Is My Home
10. Gallo Del Cielo
11. Live Forever
12. Slow You Down
13. Hard Livin'
14. All Just To Get To You

Disc 02: [19:41]
01. I'm A !000 Miles From Home
02. Boxcars
03. Homeland Refugee
04. Up On The Ridge
05. Dallas

Total Time: [84:00]

Soundboard Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, Houston, TX
2013 JAN 12 - Early Show

Disc 01: [51:54]
01. Not That Much Has Changed
02. talk
03. Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown
04. Satisfied At Last
05. When The Nights Are Cold
06. Leo And Leona
07. Ranches And Rivers
08. Letter To Laredo
09. talk
10. You Can Bet I'm Gone
11. I'm Gonna Strangle You Shorty
12. Mockingbird Hill
13. Row Of Dominoes
14. I Saw It In You

Disc 02: [30:27]
01. talk
02. Pretty Boy Floyd
03. All Just To Get To You
04. Hard Livin'
05. talk
06. Live Forever
07. Gallo Del Cielo
08. The Highway Is My Home

Total Time: [82:21]

Joe Ely: vocals, acoustic guitar
Jeff Plankenhorn: electric guitar, slide guitar, banjo, backing vocals

Tri-Source: Audience; Onstage; Soundboard: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
McGonigel's Mucky Duck, Houston, TX
2013 JAN 12 - Late Show

Disc 01: [59:53]
01. Run Little Pony
02. Up On The Ridge
03. Santa Rosa St. Augustine
04. talk
05. I Had My Hopes Up High
06. Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown
07. Me And Billy The Kid
08. talk
09. St. Valentine
10. When The Nights Are Cold
11. I'm A 1000 Miles From Home -> I Ain't Been Here Long
12. talk
13. Workin' For The Man
14. Wind's Gonna Blow You Away
15. Tecumseh Valley

Disc 02: [33:36]
01. Dallas
02. Boxcars
03. If You Were A Bluebird
04. Ranches And Rivers
05. Gimme A Ride To Heaven
06. My Eyes Got Lucky
07. Right Where I Belong

Total Time: [93:29]

Joe Ely: vocals, acoustic guitar
Jeff Plankenhorn: electric guitar, slide guitar, banjo, backing vocals

Tri-Source: Audience; Onstage; Soundboard: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
70th Birthday Bash
Paramount Theater, Austin, TX
2017 FEB 10

Disc 01: [54:25]
01. Intro
02. I Had My Hopes Up High
03. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
04. talk
05. Honky Tonk Masquerade
06. talk
07. Waving My Heart Goodbye *
08. Thank God For The Road **
09. Right Where I Belong ***
10. Borderless Love ***
11. Dallas ***
12. Magdalene
13. The Highway Is My Home
14. Cornbread Moon

Disc 02: [74:13]
01. All Just To Get To You
02. Up On The Ridge
03. talk
04. You Can Bet I'm Gone
05. Cold Black Hammer
06. Dry Land Farm
07. Boxcars
08. Streets Of Sin
09. talk
10. Me And Billy The Kid
11. Cool Rockin' Loretta
12. crowd
13. Happy Birthday, Dear Joe
14. Live Forever
15. Not Fade Away -> Who Do You Love -> Bo Diddley ****
16. crowd
17. This Land Is Your Love

Total Time: [128:38]

Joe Ely: vocals, guitar
Lloyd Maines: pedal steel guitar
David Holt: guitar
David Grissom: guitar
Jeff Plankenhorn: guitar, mandolin
Jimmy Pettit: bass
Glen Funkanaga: bass
Joel Guzman: accordion
Davis McLarty: drums
Pat Manske: drums, percussion
Jimmie Dale Gilmore: vocals, guitar
Butch Hancock: vocals, guitar
Terry Allen: vocals, maracas

* Jimmie Dale Gilmore: vocal
** Butch Hancock: vocal
*** Flatlanders: vocal
**** Terry Allen: co-vocal

Audience Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Austin City Limits Studio, Austin, TX
1993 DEC 03

01. My Eyes Got Lucky
02. Where Is My Love
03. Row Orf Dominoes
04. Rich Man, Poor Man
05. For Your Love
06. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
07. The Road Goes On Forever
08. Indian Cowboy
09. Sleepless In Love
10. Tennessee Is Not The State I'm In
11. Gimme A Ride To Heaven

Time: [40:33]

FM Broadcast Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
1989 APR 28

Disc 01: [71:20]
01. Me & Billy The Kid
02. Are You Listening Lucky
03. Grandfather's Blues
04. Dallas
05. Black Spanish Love Seat
06. Where Is My Love
07. Lord Of The Highway
08. Road Hawg
09. Silver City
10. Dig All Night
11. For Your Love
12. Without Love
13. Cool Rockin' Loretta
14. Musta Ƶtta Gotta Lotta

Disc 02: [29:33]
01. Settle For Love
02. Ain't Got No Home
03. Give Me A Ride To Heaven
04. Driving To The Poorhouse
05. Everybody Got Hammered
06. Not Fade Away

Total Time: [100:53]

Nakamichi CM300 -> Sony TCD5M -> ???



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Joe Ely
Slim's, San Francisco, CA
1989 APR 29

Disc 01: [54:22]
01. Me & Billy The Kid
02. Are You Listening Lucky
03. Don't Put A Lock On My Heart
04. Boxcars
05. Black Spanish Love Seat
06. Dallas
07. Lord Of The Highway
08. Road Hawg
09. Silver City
10. Dig All Night
11. For Your Love
12. Without Love
13. Fools Fall In Love
14. Cool Rockin' Loretta

Disc 02: [41:18]
01. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
02. Settle For Love
03. Not Fade Away
04. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
05. Give Me A Ride To Heaven
06. Driving To The Poorhouse
07. My Eyes Got Lucky
08. Everybody Got Hammered
09. Fingernails

Total Time: [95:40]

Nakamichi CM300 -> Sony TCD5M -> ???



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Joe Ely
Union Station, St. Louis, MO
1996 JUN 28

Disc 01: [72:58]
01. Gallo Del Cielo
02. Ranches And Rivers
03. Behind The Bamboo Shade
04. The Road Goes On Forever
05. Boxcars
06. St. Valentine
07. Where Is My Love
08. Whenever Kindness Fails
09. Run Preciosa
10. Letter To Laredo
11. Gangster Of Love *
12. Jesse's Blues *
13. Me & Billy The Kid

Disc 02: [26:00
01. Road Hawg
02. Oh Boy
03. Settle For Love
04. A Thousand Miles from Home
05. All Just To Get To You

Total Time: [98:58]

* Jesse "Guitar" Taylor: vocals

Recording Source & Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Gruene Hall, Gruene, TX
2017 APR 29

01. Hard Livin'
02. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
03. Streets Of Sin
04. Boxcars
05. Are You Listening Lucky
06. talk
07. You Can Bet I'm Gone
08. BBQ And Foam
09. I Had My Hopes Up High
10. Dryland Farm
11. Dallas
12. All Just To Get to You
13. Cool Rockin' Loretta
14. crowd
15. Me And Billy The Kid
16. crowd
17. Live Forever

Time: [75:28]

Joe Ely: vocals, guitar
David Holt: guitar, backing vocals
David Grissom: guitar, backing vocals
Jimmy Pettit: bass, backing vocals
Pat Manske: drums

Core Sound Binaurals -> Sony MZ-NF810 -> Total Recorder -> Audio Cleaning Lab -> wav -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Antone's, Austin, TX
2017 MAY 12

Disc 01: [42:55]
01. I Had My Hopes Up High
02. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
03. Dallas
04. The Road Goes On Forever
05. BBQ And Foam
06. Hard Livin'
07. I Keep Wishin' For You
08. All Just To Get To You
09. Magdalene
10. Borderless Love
11. Dry Land Farm

Disc 02: [44:50]
01. Me And Billy The Kid
02. talk
03. Cold Black Hammer
04. Boxcars
05. I'm A Man Now
06. Gimme A Ride To Heaven
07. White Freightliner Blues
08. Cool Rockin' Loretta
09. crowd
10. Johnny's Blues

Total time: [87:45]

Joe Ely: vocals, guitars
David Holt: guitar, backing vocals
Jimmy Pettit: bass, backing vocals
David McLarty: drums

Audience Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
The Palms, Winters, CA
2006 MAR 12

Disc 01: [62:56]
01. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
02. All Just To Get to You
03. Row Of Dominoes
04. I'm On The Run Again
05. Carnival Bum
06. Tennessee Is Not The State I'm In
07. I Had My Hopes Up High
08. If I Could Teach My Chihuahua To Sing
09. Streets Of Sin
10. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
11. She Finally Spoke Spanish To Me
12. Me And Billy The Kid
13. She Leaves You Where You Are
14. Up On The Ridge

Disc 02: [49:17]
01. Behind The Bamboo Shade
02. I'm Gonna Strangle You Shorty
03. Tecumseh Valley
04. Rock Salt & Nails
05. Woody Knows Nothing
06. Wind's Gonna Blow You Away
07. Boxcars
08. Live Forever
09. Gomme A Ride To Heaven -> I Ain't Been Here Long

Total Time: [112:13]

Soundboard Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Cactus Theater, Lubbock, TX
2012 SEP 29

Disc 01: [53:00]
01. Hard Livin'
02. Midnight Train
03. Don't Put A Lock On My Heart *
04. Behind The Bamboo Shade
05. band intros
06. All Just To Get To You
07. Lord Of The Highway
08. Bobby Keys Shout-Out
09. Letter To LA

Disc 02: [55:28]
01. Boxcars
02. Where Is My Love?
03. Dallas ^
04. For Your Love
05. Johnny's Blues #
06. Oh Boy #
07. crowd
08. If You Were A Bluebird +^

Total Time: [108:28]

Joe Ely: vocals, guitar
David Grissom: lead guitar, backing vocals
Jimmy Pettit bass, backing vocals
Davis McLarty: drums
Bobby Keys: saxophone
Eddie Beethoven: vocals *
Jimmie Dale Gilmore: vocals ^
Butch Hancock: vocals +
David Holt: lead guitar, backing vocaks #

Audience Recording: Lineage Unknown