Strider Posted August 28, 2018 Share Posted August 28, 2018 I was browsing thru the used cd bin at the record shop tonight and came across this little treat for only $6.99! With my $3 off coupon, that dropped it down to $3.99. I had not heard of the New Mexico soundboard being released. Neither Argentum Astrum nor the Led Zeppelin Database list the May 23, 1973 Albuquerque New Mexico show as even having a tape, soundboard or audience. It's not on any of the Soundboard lists, either. I couldn't find any info on Discogs or Collector's Reviews or even by Googling the date, title and cd matrix number. At first I thought it might be misdated or even a fake but after listening to it, it is definitely a 1973 soundboard and it is not from any of the 1973 shows I already have...Tampa, Mobile, Ft. Worth, New Orleans, San Antonio, Salt Lake, San Diego, L.A., San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, etc. Here are the particulars: The title is... Led Zeppelin Unidentified Live New Mexico, Albuquerque U.S.A. May 23RD 1973 The label credits are... Celebration © 2002 Limited Edition Original Soundboard Recording Produced by JIMMY Original Mastering at Stargroves. Artworks by Gemini Special Thanks to Mr. B and YS CD # 6060485230311 Track listing: 1. Rock and Roll (Ending) 2. Celebration Day 3. Black Dog 4. Misty Mountain Hop 5. Since I've Been Loving You 6. No Quarter Total tape length about 35 minutes. How has this slipped by unnoticed? Especially since it came out in 2002. How did all the Led Zeppelin databases miss it? Has anyone else come across this 1973 Albuquerque soundboard? Either in this form or another release? Obviously it would be great to have a more complete tape. But only $4 for a new Celebration Day (Jimmy, whether by design or accident, tries some new variations during the verses), Since I've Been Loving You (although Robert flubs the intro), and No Quarter is a steal. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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