Darwin's Island
A Collection of Live Audio

 

Track Listing & Information


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

Disc 01: [49:05]
01. I Had My Hopes Up High
02. Me And Billy The Kid
03. Are You Listening Lucky
04. Grandfather Blues
05. Put A Lock On My Heart
06. Rich Man Poor Boy
07. Maybe She'll Find Me
08. Lord Of The Highway
09. Road Hawg
10. Letter To L.A.

Disc 02: [53:44]
01. Dig All Night
02. For Your Love
03. Without Love
04. Cool Rockin' Loretta
05. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
06. Fingernails
07. My Eyes Got Lucky
08. Everybody Got Hammered
09. Oh Boy
10. Honky Tok Serenade
11. Settle For Love

Total Time: [102:49]

Soundboard Cassette Master -> Reel2Reel -> M-Audio Transit -> Col Edit -> CD Wave Editor > FLAC



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Joe Ely
Farm Aid IV, Hosier Dome, Indianapols, IN
1990 APR 07

01. Me And Billy The Kid
02. Settle For Love

Time: [8:20]

Sony ECM-909 -> Sony D6 -> Master Cassette -> Sony PCM-M10 -> Audacity -> TLH -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Sala Marna, Sesto Calende, Italy
1996 FEB 23

Disc 01: [50:08]
01. Gallo Del Cielo
02. Ranches And Rivers
03. Behind The Bamboo Shade
04. The Road Goes On Forever -> Boxcars
05. I Saw It In You
06. Saint Valentine
07. Row Of Dominoes
08. Run Preciosa

Disc 02: [50:24]
01. Where Is My Love?
02. Gangster Of Love
03. ?
04. Road Hawg
05. All Just To Get To You
06. Letter To Laredo
07. Oh Boy!
Encore:
08. I'm A Thousand Miles from Home
09. She Finaly Spoke Spanish To Me
10. Settle For Love

Total Time: [100:32]

Sony TCS 430 w/ Aiwa CM30 -> Cassettes -> Teac W-860 -> M-Audio Microtrack 2496 -> Goldwave -> Audacity -> CD Wave -> TLH -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Bottom Line, New York, NY
1986 SEP 12 - Early Show

01. Settle For Love
02. Driving To The Poorhouse In A Limousine
03. Dallas
04. Letter To Laredo
05. Rich Man, Poor Man
06. Dig All Night
07. Road Hawg
08. Cool Rockin' Loretta
09. Letter To LA
10. Me And Billy The Kid
11. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
12. For Your Love
13. Hard Livin'
14. Tequila
15. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
16. Fingernails -> Buddy Brown
17. Sixteen Tons
18. I'm Gonna Tell On You

Time: [77:26]

Shure Mic -> Sony WM-D6C -> Nakamichi DR-01 -> Sound Devices USBPre-2 -> Audacity -> iZotope RX / Ozone -> Peak Pro -> xACT -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Sala Estense, Ferrara, Italy
1996 FEB 29

Disc 01: [65:06]
01. Gallo Del Cielo
02. Ranches And Rivers
03. Behind The Bamboo Shade
04. The Road Goes On Forever
05. Boxcars
06. If You Were A Bluebird
07. Saint Valentine
08. Me And Billy The Kid
09. Run Preciosa
10. Gangster Of Love (sung by Jesse taylor)
11. One AM Blues (sung by jesse Taylor)

Disc 02: [46:08]
01. All Just To Get To You
02. Where Is My Love?
03. Letter To Laredo
04. Oh, Boy!
05. My Eyes Got Lucky
06. Settle For Love
Encore:
07. I'm A Thousand Miles From Home
08. She Finally Spoke Spanish To Me
09. Row Of Dominoes

Total Time: [111:14]

Sony TCS 430 -> Aiwa CM30 -> Cassettes -> Teac W-860 -> M-Audio Microtrack 2496 -> Goldwave -> Audacity -> CD Wave -> TLH -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Teatro Aurora, Olgiate Comasco, Italy
1996 MAR 03

Disc 01: [57:51]
01. instrumental
02. Gallo Del Cielo
03. Ranches And Rivers
04. Behind The Bamboo Shade
05. If You Were A Bluebird
06. The Road Goes On Forever
07. Boxcars
08. I Saw It In You
09. Saint Valentine
10. Run Preciosa
11. All Just To Get To You

Disc 02: [55:02]
01. Letter To Laredo
02. Gangster Of Love - sung by Jesse taylor
03. One O'Clock In The Morning - sung by Jesse Taylor
04. Are You Listening Lucky
05. Road Hawg
06. BBQ And Foam
07. Oh, Boy!
Encore;
08. I'm A Thousand Miles From Home
09. She Finally Spoke Spanish To Me
10. My Eyes Got Lucky
11. Settle For Love

Total Time: [112:53]

Aiwa CM30 -> Sony TCS 430 -> Teac W-860 -> M-Audio Mictrotrack -> Gold Wave -> Audacity -> CD Wav -> TLH -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Palace Theater, Hollywood, CA
1984 JUN 22

01. Letter To Laredo
02. Shakin' Tonight
03. Imagine Houstin
04. Cool Rockin' Loretta
05. Standin' At A Big Hotel
06. Fools Fall In Love
07. Hard Livin'
08. Dallas
09. Dame Tu Mano
10. Boxcars
11. She Gotta Get The Gettin'
12. Lipstick In The Night
13. Musta Notta Gotta lotta
14. Road Hawg
15. Not Fade Away
16. Long Snake Moan

Time: [76:23]

2 x Sennheiser MKH404-tu -> Sony D5M -> Master Cassettes -> Nakamichi CR-3 A -> Audigy 4 -> Nero -> CD Wav -> Audacity -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Coconut Grove - KHIP, Hipkicker, Santa Cruz, CA
1986 APR 20

Disc 01: [63:56]
01. Drivin' To The Poorhouse (start cut)
02. Dallas
03. Hopes Up High
04. Rich Man, Poor Man
05. Dig All Night
06. BBQ & Foam
07. Where Is My Love
08. Lipstick In The Night
09. Cool Rockin' Loretta
10. Letter To L.A.
11. Standin' At The Big Hotel
12. Honky Tonk Masquerade
13. For Your Love
14. Gimme A Ride To Heaven Boy
15. Hard Livin'

Disc 02: [34:33]
01. The Wanderer
02. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
03. Settle For Love
04. Fingernails
05. talk -> crowd
06. Roadhawg
07. Boxcars
08. Not Fade Away (end cut)

Total Time: [98:24]

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

FM Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Ramshead On Stage, Annapolis, MD
2014 OCT 26

Disc 01: [68:09]
01. Ranches And Rivers
02. All Just To Get To You
03. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
04. talk
05. Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown
06. talk
07. You Can Bet I'm Gone
08. Mockingbird Hill
09. Row Of Dominoes
10. Leo And Leona
11. Satisfied At Last
12. Slow You Down
13. talk
14. Carnival Bum
15. talk
16. Indian Cowboy
17. talk
18. Tecumseh Valley

Disc 02: [38:42]
01. talk
02. Highway Is My Home
03. I Saw It In You
04. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
05. She Finally Spoke Spanish To Me
06. talk
07. For Your Love
08. Live Forever
09. crowd
10. Long Black Veil
11. Well All Right

Total Time: [106:51

Joe Ely: guitar, vocals
Joel Guzman: accordion, backing vocals

SP-CMC-2 -> SP-SPSB-10 -> Edirol R09HR -> Nero Wave Editor -> Audacity -> TLH -> FLAC -> XLD -> xACT -> FLAC16



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Joe Ely
The Cabooze, Minneapolis, MN
1978 MAR 00

01. Cornbread Moon
02. I Had My Hopes Up High
03. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
04. Boxcars
05. Hesitation Blues
06. Tennessee Is Not The State I'm In
07. Jolie Blon
08. Fingernails
09. Honky Honk Masquerade
10. Johnny's Blues
11. Brain Cloudy Blues (Milk Cow Blues)
12. Sucking A Big Bottle Of Gin

Time: [53:33]

Recording Source & Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
The Circus, Oslo, Norway
1987 NOV 19

01. interview
02. Dallas
03. Are you Listening Lucky
04. Me And Billy The Kid
05. Road Hawg
06. Letter To LA
07. Lord Of The Highway
08. Musta Notta Ggotta lotta
09. Fingernails
10. Everybody Got Hammered Last Night
11. Row Of Dominoes
12. Oh Boy
13. Ain't Got no Home

Time: [56:55]

FM Recording -> Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Austin Coliseum, Austin, TX
1990 DEC 31

Disc 01: [40:41]
01. Drivin' To The Poorhouse In A Limousine
02. Dallas
03. Highways And Heartaches
04. The Look Of Love
05. My Eyes Got Lucky
06. Row Of Dominos
07. She Gotta Get The Gettin'
08. A Look On My Heart
09. Are you Listening Lucky?

Disc 02: [62:14]
01. New Year's Countdown
02. Auld Lang Syne
03. Blowin' In The Wind
04. Settle For Love
05. One Good Woman
06. Just One Love
07. For Your Love
08. Cool Rockin' Loretta
09. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
10. Fingernails
Encore:
11. Me And Billy The Kid
12. Love Is The Beating Of Hearts
13. Road Hawg

Total Time: [102:55]

Soundboard -> PCM Digital -> Cassette -> DAT -> CDR -> EAC -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Sinatra Disco, Vergiate, Italy
1993 OCT 08

Disc 01: [51:42]
01. Pins And Needles
02. Are You Listening Lucky?
03. If You Were A Bluebird
04. Row Of Dominoes
05. Dallas
06. Me And Billy The Kid
07. Road Hawg
08. Letter To LA
09. Whenever Kindness Fails

Disc 02: [40:19]
01. Boxcars
02. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
03. Highways And Heartaches
04. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
05. Settle For Love
06. Ain't Got No Home
07. The Road Goes On Forever
08. Fingernails

Total time: [92:01]

Soundboard -> CDR -> EAC -> Soundforge -> WAV -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Mama Kin's, Boston, MA
1995 OCT 06

Disc 01: [65:54]
01. Galla del Cielo
02. Ranches And Rivers
03. St. Valentine
04. band intro
05. Boxcars
06. Letter To Laredo
07. The Road Goes On Forever
08. Where Is My Love
09. Run Presiosa
10. All Just To Get To You
11. Teye's Rumba
12. Me And Billy The Kid
13. Road Hawg
14. Dallas

Disc 02: [32:18]
01. Driving To The Poorhouse
02. Cool Rockin' Loretta
03. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
04. Settle For Love
05. A thousand Miles From Home
06. Oh Boy

Total Time: [98:12]

Sony D6 -> Cassette -> Amadeus Pro -> xACT -> FLAC


 

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Joe Ely w/ Joel Guzman
Poor David's Pub, Dallas, TX
2008 JUN 06

01. intro
02. Wind's Gonna Blow You Away
03. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
04. I Had My Hopes Up High
05. All That You Need
06. Letter To Laredo
07. Slow You Down
08. The Goodnight - Loving Trail
09. Boxcars
10. If You Were A Bluebird
11. I'm Gonna Strangle You, Shorty
12. Live Forever
13. Me And Billy The Kid
14. Gimme A Ride To Heaven, Boy

Total Time: [69:45]

Joe Ely: guitar, lead vocals
Joewl Guzman: accordion, vocals

Core Sound Binaurals -> Sony NZ-NF810 -> ACL -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Kessler Theaer, Dallas, TX
2011 JAN 15

Disc 01: [49:38]
01. I Had My Hopes Up High
02. talk
03. Mockingbird Hill
04. talk
05. You Can Bet I'm Gone
06. talk
07. Me And Billy The Kid
08. talk
09. Indian Cowboy
10. Sanrta Rosa -> St. Augustine
11. talk
12. Behind The Bamboo Shade
13. Dallas

Disc 02: [49:40]
01. Leo Y Leona
02. song intro
03. Gallo Del Cielo
04. crowd
05. intro to interviews
06. Wave Not The Water - snippet
07. interview
08. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
09. interview
10. Silver City
11. interview end
12. If You Were A Bluebird
13. All Just to Get To You
14. Hard Livin'

Total time: [99:18]

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



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Joe Ely w/ Terry Allen
Hogg Auditorium, Austin, TX
2018 JUN 02

Disc 01: [40:29]
01. Chippy Narration
02. Cold Black Hammer
03. Across The Great Divide
04. Angels Of The Wind
05. Because Of The Wind
06. Wind's Gonna Blow You Away
07. Dear Diary 1
08. The Lubbock Tornado
09. Dear Diary 2
10. Gonna California
11. I Had My Hopes Up High
12. Dear Diary 3
13. Gimme A Ride to Heaven Boy
14. Dear Diary 4
15. Fate With A Capital F
16. Chippy's Diary Info
17. Goodnight Dear Diary

Disc 02: [58:09]
01. Down On The Drag
02. Amarillo Highway
03. I'm Gonna Strangle You Shorty
04. The Beautiful Waitress
05. Letter To Laredo
06. What Of Alicia
07. Deportee
08. Bottom Of The World
09. Borderless Love
10. Yo Ho Ho -> Big Ol' White Boys
11. All Just To Get To You
12. New Delhi Freight Train
13. Magdalene
14. Old Friends

Total Time: [98:38]

Schoeps MK4 -> Sony PCM-M10 -> CDWav -> TLH -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
Steamboat, Austin, TX
1982 FEB 14

Disc 01: [46:33]
01. intro
02. Had My Hopes Up High
03. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
04. Boxcars
05. Dallas
06. Wishing For You
07. Road Hawg
08. Be Bop A Lula
09. My Buckets Goota Hole In It
10. Down On The Drag
11. Midnight Shift
12. Tennessee 's Not The State I'm In
13. ?

Disc 02: [46:54]
01. Good Rockin Tonight
02. I'm Gonna Tell
03. Gonna Find My Baby
04. Beer Drinkin' Music
05. Mr. K's Boogie
06. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
07. Peggy Sue
08. Not Fade Away -> Long Snake Moon
09. Fingernails

Total Time: [93:27]

Soundboard Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Love And Danger Sessions
1991-1992

01. Baby Needs A New Pair Of Shoes
02. Up A Tree
03. A Thousand Miles From Home
04. Easy Street
05. They Sing Of Her Beauty
06. Mansfield Dam
07. One Of A Kind
08. Back To My Old Molehill
09. There's Never Been
10. Love Is The Beating Of Hearts
11. She Collected
12. I Got A Line On You
13. Look Of Love
15. My My
16. Heart And Soul
17. Take Me Down

Time: [69:23]

Recording Source & Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
La Zona Rosa, Austin, TX
2005 DEC 31

Disc 01: [58:30]
01. intro
02. Are You Listening, Lucky
03. I Had My Hopes Up High
04. All Just To Get To You
05. Where Is My Love?
06. Lord Of The Highway
07. The Road Goes On Forever
08. Auld Land Syne
09. Everybody Got Hammered
10. Midnight Train
11. Pretty Boy Floyd
12. Behind The Bamboo Shade

Disc 02: [58:04]
01. Boxcars
02. Well Alright
03. My Eyes Got Lucky
04. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
05. Cool Rockin' Loretta
06. crowd
07. White Freightliner BLues
08. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
09. Dallas

Total Time: [116:34]

Audience Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Poor David's Pub, Dallas, TX
2006 MAR 31

Disc 01: [55:12]
01. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
02. Fightin' For My Life
03. Letter To Laredo
04. A Thousand Miles From Home
05. talk
06. Miss Bonnie And Me Clyde
07. false start -> changing song
08. I Had My Hopes Up High
09. I'm Gonna Strangle You, Shorty
10. Streets Of Sin
11. Row Of Dominoes
12. Where Is My Love?
13. Ranches And Rivers

Disc 02: [57:17]
01. tuning
02. Behind The Bamboo Shade
03. Dallas
04. All That You Need
05. A Flood On Our Hands
06. If I Could Teach My Chihuahua To Sing
07. Me And Billy The Kid
08. Boxcars
09. crowd
10. Live Forever
11. Gallo Del Cielo
12. If You Were A Bluebird

Total Time: [112:29]

Audience Recording: Lineage Unknown



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Joe Ely
Grand Valley Dale Ballroom, Columbus, OH
2014 JUN 08

Disc 01: [44:36]
01. Run Little Pony
02. A Little Like Love
03. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
04. All Just To Get To You
05. song intro
06. Tonight I Think I'm Gonna Go Downtown
07. song intro
08. You Can Bet I'm Gone
09. Not That Much Has Changed
10. Streets Of Sin
11. Dallas
12. BBQ & Foam

Disc 02: [48:29]
01. Boxcars
02. Tennessee Is Not The State I'm In
03. talk
04. Nashville Is A Catfish
05. Ranches And Rivers
06. Letter To Laredo
07. Live Forever
08. Satisfied At Last
09. The Road Goes On Forever
10. encore break
11. Long Black Veil
12. Sowing On The Mountain

Total Time: [93:05]

Core Sound HEBs -> Sony PCM-M10 -> Audacity -> TLH -> FLAC



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Joe Ely
McCabe's Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA
1990 MAY 19 - Early Show

01. I Had My Hopes Up High
02. She Never Spoke Spanish To Me
03. Me And Billy The Kid
04. My Baby Thinks She's French
05. If You Were A Bluebird
06. Letter To Laredo
07. The Lord Of The Highway
08. Give Me A Ride To Heaven
09. I Keep Getting Paid The Same
10. Silver City
11. Row Of Dominoes
12. For Your Love
13. Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
14. Indian Cowboy
15. Musta Notta Gotta Lotta
16. Fingernails
Encore:
17. Honky Tonk Masquerade
18. West Texas Waltz
19. Boxcars

Time: [78:43]

Sennheiser MKH 404 tu mics -> Sony D5-M -> Nakamichi CR7A -> Korg MR2000-S -> AudioGate -> iZotope RX6 Advanced -> Harbal -> CD wave -> AudioGate Aqua -> TLH -> FLAC