I felt kind of bad since it has taken so long to finally get this up and I asked "techtuts" if he'd take a stab at doing a remaster on the original audio just to clean it up. And he did a wonderful job and made this sound so much better than it originally did sound. And it originally sounded great too.
Cassette > DAT > CD-R > EAC > WAV > TLH > FLAC 8 > me > TLH > WAV (to test for lossiness) > Audacity (to view waveform, embed metadata/track titles & info, and then to re-encode) > FLAC 8 > TLH (to check for SBE's and create and verify new ffp & md5 files) > you
Artist: Frank Marino
Date: November, 1983
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Venue: Tarrant County Convention Center
Source: SB (Remaster)
Size: 495 MB
101. Maybe It's Time
102. Strange Dreams
105. Strange Universe
201. Something's Comin' Our Way
202. All Along The Watchtower
203. You Got Livin'
204. Rock "n" Roll Hall Of Fame
205. Johnny B. Goode
(1) 1983-11-XX Fort Worth, TX (SB Remaster)
The waveform looks great and has no audio clipping. The sound originally was really nice but a little flat and missing the high end frequencies I thought. After the remaster the highs and all around range of the sound was so much better. The guitar sounds really nice and things such as the drums are really clean and sharp sounding as well.
I'm not sure if this is the full show or not? I know this isn't a complete show in the sense that the song "Strange Universe" cuts out at 11:30 (which is also the end of CD 1). There is a few seconds of silence at the beginning of the next song/disc so this cut may very well have been in the soundboard itself? "Johnny B. Good" also cuts out at 14 minutes before ending, but it does sound like it was getting close to the end too.
Frank Marino is known for putting on some long shows at times. I've had friends tell me of shows in the last decade or so they attended where he played for over three hours. They had to leave before the concert ended due to needing to get some sleep before they had to be at work the next morning.
You don't see too many Frank Marino shows out there. And some of the ones I have got are not exactly the best sounding too. That's one reason I was glad this Fort Worth 1983 show did sound excellent. Over time, I'll upload more excellent sounding shows from Marino and maybe even some "not so excellent" sounding ones too :-)
I hope you enjoy the show...
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