Wilson Pickett - Live In Japan (1974/2014) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96 kHz]

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Wilson Pickett - Live In Japan (1974/2014) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96 kHz]

Wilson Pickett - Live In Japan (1974/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 85:21 minutes | 1,92 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Never before released in America, "Live In Japan" is the one and only full length document of the awesome power of Wilson Pickett live in concert. Recorded shortly after Pickett left Atlantic to sign with RCA in 1973, this extraordinary set (originally a double-LP) features a selection of Pickett’s 60s classics, new RCA favorites, and covers such as “Never My Love”, “Proud Mary”, and Free’s “Fire And Water”.

Recorded in 1973 at Nakano's Sun Plazza venue and released in 1974, the double album 'Live In Japan' was Pickett's fourth LP for RCA but failed to sell enough copies to enter the US R&B albums charts. It now comes to CD for the first time (in a two-disc set) and turns out to be an interesting listen, especially if you're an aficionado of classic soul music. Pickett's in tremendous form and is accompanied by a standard rhythm section that is augmented by percussion and horns (though sadly, the members of Pickett's backing band aren't listed in the credits). The material includes several of his Atlantic-era signature songs - including a superfast turbo-charged version of 'In The Midnight Hour' that morphs into a hypnotic adlibbed groove called 'Soul Train' and a drawn-out take on 'Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You,' which includes some vocal scatting and a duet with his bass player. There are also several covers, including the John Fogerty-scribed Creedence Clearwater Revival hit 'Proud Mary,' The Association's '60s pop smash, 'Never My Love,' Bobby Womack's 'I'm In Love,' Brit blues-rock group Free's 'Fire & Water,' and bizarrely, The Archies' bubblegum pop smash, 'Sugar Sugar.' Despite the questionable quality of some of his source material, Pickett shows why he's revered as a soul singer: whatever he chooses to sing, he's able to stamp his own personality on a song and transform it into an impassioned soul sermon.


01 - T.S.O.P. (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
02 - Proud Mary
03 - People Make The World
04 - Sugar Sugar
05 - Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
06 - I'm In Love
07 - In The Midnight Hour
08 - Fire And Water
09 - I Found A Love
10 - Never My Love
11 - Glory Hallelujah
12 - Mustang Sally
13 - Land Of A 1000 Dances
14 - Soft Soul Boogie Woogie
15 - Mr. Magic Man
16 - Don't Knock My Love
17 - Goodnight My Love

Recorded live in 1973 at Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo, Japan.

Analyzed: Wilson Pickett / Live In Japan

DR Peak RMS Duration Track
DR11 -0.70 dB -13.09 dB 3:02 01-T.S.O.P. (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
DR10 -0.71 dB -12.50 dB 4:07 02-Proud Mary
DR11 -0.72 dB -15.88 dB 4:16 03-People Make The World
DR10 -0.70 dB -12.68 dB 4:30 04-Sugar Sugar
DR11 -0.70 dB -15.06 dB 7:19 05-Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You
DR11 -0.70 dB -14.77 dB 3:35 06-I'm In Love
DR10 -0.69 dB -12.44 dB 9:56 07-In The Midnight Hour
DR10 -0.71 dB -12.52 dB 3:05 08-Fire And Water
DR12 -0.71 dB -17.72 dB 5:49 09-I Found A Love
DR9 -0.70 dB -13.21 dB 4:25 10-Never My Love
DR11 -0.70 dB -15.83 dB 4:40 11-Glory Hallelujah
DR10 -0.70 dB -13.84 dB 6:41 12-Mustang Sally
DR11 -0.71 dB -13.48 dB 4:05 13-Land Of A 1000 Dances
DR12 -0.68 dB -13.96 dB 3:08 14-Soft Soul Boogie Woogie
DR12 -0.71 dB -16.93 dB 6:37 15-Mr. Magic Man
DR11 -0.67 dB -13.11 dB 7:27 16-Don't Knock My Love
DR13 -0.71 dB -18.37 dB 2:38 17-Goodnight My Love

Number of tracks: 17
Official DR value: DR11

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2952 kbps
Codec: FLAC

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