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Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Lucinda Williams – Sweet Old World Live

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Lucinda Williams
10/03/07
Town Hall
New York, NY
Sweet Old World Live

Taken down as they are officially for sale.

Six Blocks Away
Something About What Happens When We Talk
He Never Got Enough Love
Sweet Old World
Little Angel, Little Brother
Pineola
Lines Around Your Eyes
Prove My Love
Sidewalks Of The City
Memphis Pearl
Hot Blood
Which Will

Lucinda played a string of shows in New York where she each night she would perform one of her albums in its entirety. Plus a lot of talking. A friend of mine got the booted disks of the shows and sent them my way. This one was apparently mislabeled in terms of dates so the files have a different date encoded to them. Etree has the date listed above. Also she played a bunch of other songs after “Which Will” but these were not included in the boots. Its a cool show and fun to hear her chatting about the album, but it really does break up the music so this is more of a listen once and get the info and then maybe edit out the chatting. I have the rest of the shows too and will post them eventually.

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November 22, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, Lucinda Williams, mp3 downloads, Music | 4 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Wilco – New York, NY (09/22/11)

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Wilco
2011-09-22
Rumsey Playfield
Central Park Summerstage
New York, NY USA

Links removed because NYC Taper doesn’t like the word bootleg.

Four-Track Digital Master Recording
Recorded from read of the Main Floor

Neumann KM-150s + DPA 4021’s > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) >
2x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown,
set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > Flac Frontend (level 7, align sector
boundaries) > flac

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper
2010-09-23

Setlist:
[Total Time 2:09:41]
01 Art Of Almost
02 I Might
03 Ashes Of American Flags
04 I Am Trying To Break Your Heart
05 One Wing
06 Bull Black Nova
07 At Least Thats What You Said
08 One Sunday Morning
09 Shouldnt Be Ashamed
10 [banter]
11 Born Alone
12 She’s A Jar
13 Handshake Drugs
14 Standing O
15 Rising Red Lung
16 Impossible Germany
17 Dawned On Me
18 A Shot In The Arm
19 Hummingbird
20 [encore break]
21 Via Chicago
22 Whole Love
23 [banter – Town Hall Sept 2001]
24 War On War
25 Jesus Etc
26 Im The Man Who Loves You
27 Monday
28 Outtasite

November 20, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music, Wilco | 3 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Jerry Garcia Band – Asbury Park, NJ (07/09/77)

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Jerry Garcia Band
07-09-1977 Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
Early and Late Shows

Download SHN: Mediafire
Download MP3@320: Part 1, Part 2

Once again friends I seem to have neglected some of the MP3s. Let me know whats missing and I’ll add them in as soon as I can.

– Early Show
Complete Show (81:04 minutes)

Disk1:
Sugaree ~ 16:14
Stop That Train ~ 11:09
That’s What Love Will Make You Do ~ 9:58
Simple Twist Of Fate ~ 12:12
Sitting In Limbo ~ 12:01
Mystery Train ~ 11:06
Disk2:
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) ~ 8:19

Recordings in Circulation
81:04 AUD : MAC>CD

Taper: Mark Mattson
Digital Transfer Equipment: Transferred by Mark Mattson

Contributors
Marc Schaeffer , Ryan Shriver , Joe Jupille , Teddy “GoodBear” Selby
===
Jerry Garcia Band
07-09-1977 Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ – Late Show
Complete Show (108:28 minutes)

Disk2 (con’t.):
Harder They Come ~ 14:09
They Love Each Other ~ 7:27
Midnight Moonlight ~ 9:55
Russian Lullaby ~ 15:27
Tore Up Over You ~ 12:12
Disk3 (11/21/77 Disk 3 follows):
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door ~ 15:54
Tangled Up In Blue ~ 11:37

Encore:
//Not Fade Away ~ 21:33

Recordings in Circulation
108:28 AUD : MAC>CD
Notes: Beginning of Not Fade Away is clipped.

Taper: Mark Mattson
Digital Transfer Equipment: Transferred by Mark Mattson

November 20, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, Jerry Garcia, mp3 downloads, Music | 7 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Van Morrison – Deventer, The Netherlands (03/09/67)

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Van Morrison
with The Blizzards
Buiten Societeit
Deventer, Netherlands
March 09, 1967 (Thursday)

Download FLAC: Mediafire
Download MP3@320: Mediafire

I posted this show earlier with three different sources. Not sure if this is the same as either of those or a completely different one. Is this the one you sent DylanDave? Can’t remember. Anyways if you are a completist, then here’s another copy of this show for you.

Audience Recording

aud > ? > flac (additional notes below)

01. Intro > One More Time
02. If You And I Could Be As Two
03. Gloria *
04. Hey Girl **
05. My Lonely Sad Eyes
06. Mystic Eyes ^

* – Van on organ

** – Van on piano. Also at end of song you here Van say “It’s Too Late To Stop Now”

^ – Van on harmonica

Banb Members
Van Morrison – guitar, piano and organ, harmonica & vocals

The Blizzards
Herman Brood – vocals
Eelco Gelling – guitar
Willy Middel – bass
Hans Waterman – drums

Notes
Van Morrison was in the Netherlands for 3 days from March 9 thru March 11
March 9 (Thursday) – 1 show
March 10 (Friday) – 2 shows and 1 TV appearance
March 11 (Saturday) – 4 shows and 1 cancellation

This is the only show that has surfaced from the Netherlands

Reworked
flac > audacity (exported as wave) > flac level 6 (by tlh)
removed pops, cleaned up tracks and improved transition between tracks

November 19, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music, Van Morrison | 3 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Grateful Dead – Bloomington, IN (10/30/77)

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Grateful Dead
10.30.77
Assembly Hall
University of Indiana
Bloomington, IN

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Source:
SBD > MR > PCM > DAT > CDR > EAC > mkwACT
EAC’d/SHN’d by Doug Nawrocki

–Set 1–
101-d1t01 – New Minglewood Blues
102-d1t02 – They Love Each Other
103-d1t03 – Mama Tried
104-d1t04 – Me & My Uncle
105-d1t05 – Tennessee Jed
106-d1t06 – Passenger
107-d1t07 – Candyman
108-d1t08 – Lazy Lightning>
1o9-d1t09 – Supplication
110-d1t10 – Deal

–Set 2–
201-d1t11 – Samson & Delilah
202-d2t01 – Peggy-O
203-d2t02 – Playin’ In The Band>
204-d2t03 – The Other One>
205-d2t04 – Drums>
206-d2t05 – The Wheel>
207-d2t06 – Wharf Rat>
208-d2t07 – Playin’ reprise

–Encore–
209-d2t08 – Johnny B. Goode

November 18, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music, The Grateful Dead | 5 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – The McKenzie Tapes

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Bob Dylan
The Home Of Eve And Mac McKenzie
New York City, NY
The McKenzie Tapes

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Download MP3@320: mediafire

unknown [unbooted] generation > ? > CD [trade] > EAC > WAV > Soundforge 6.0 > CD Wave > FLAC
plus: master tapes [unbooted] > ? > “The Genuine Bootleg Series Vol.3” > ? > CD [trade] > WAV > Soundforge 6.0 > CD Wave > FLAC

CD 1

First McKenzie Tape [40:47.35]
November 23, 1961 [Thanksgiving] and possibly
December 4, 1961

01 Tuning [cuts @ 00:53] [00:58.10] %
02 Hard Times In New York Town [00:25.65] %
03 Wayfaring Stranger [00:43.61] %
04 (It Makes) A Long Time Man Feel Bad [00:32.59]
05 (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle [02:59.69] %
06 Worried Blues [00:51.42] %
07 Baby Of Mine (?) [00:56.57] %
08 Instrumental [00:23.24] %
09 Baby, Let Me Follow You Down [02:14.06] %
10 Fixin’ To Die [01:59.55]
11 San Francisco Bay Blues [cuts @ 01:19] [01:49.69]
12 You’re No Good [01:21.06]
13 House Of The Risin’ Sun [06:30.02] %
14 Instrumental [01:46.39]
15 This Land Is Your Land [00:58.64]

16 Come All Ye Fair And Tender Ladies [02:04.44]
17 Katy Cline [02:09.19]
18 Bells Of Rhymney [03:03.59]
19 Instrumental Blues [01:07.06] %
20 Unknown [00:32.53] %
21 Highway 51 [04:14.21] %
22 This Land Is Your Land [cuts @ 00:03] [03:03.30]

CD 2

Second McKenzie Tape [46:55.43]
September 1962 and
April 18, 1963 [formerly dated April 12, 1963]

01 Instrumental [01:20.73]
02 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean [00:51.01]
03 Doodles & Conversation [cuts @ 00:57 & 02:12] [02:17.08] %
04 Ballad Of Donald White [06:01.14]
05 A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall [06:51.30] %
06 Instrumental [01:39.48]
07 James Alley Blues [02:48.36]
08 I Rode Out One Morning [02:32.45] %

09 Instrumental [02:08.38]
10 Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right (instrumental) [00:54.38]
11 Instrumental [02:33.38]
12 Long Time Gone [06:17.11]
13 Only A Hobo [cuts @ 02:01] [04:00.39]
14 House Of The Risin’ Sun [03:54.28]
15 Instrumental [01:53.32]
16 Cocaine Blues (instrumental) [00:51.14]

Bonus Tracks, taken from “The Genuine Bootleg Series, Vol.3”, known as “The Smith Tapes” [17:12.15]

GBS_01 Hard Times In New York Town [01:50.41] [longer version of d1t02, previously uncirculated]
GBS_02 The Death Of Emmett Till [04:11.20] [previously uncirculated, dated January 29, 1962]
GBS_03 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean [01:01.20] [same as d2t02]
GBS_04 Ballad Of Donald White [04:16.57] [same as d2t04]
GBS_05 I Rode Out One Morning [02:43.40] [same as d2t08]
GBS_06 House Of The Risin’ Sun [03:08.62] [same as d2t14]

Notes on the transfer and quality –
*I did not try to ‘improve’ the sound of these low-fidelity home recordings in any way from the CD of the ‘unedited’ version of the tapes.
*What I did do was trying to adjust the pitch, which is hard to do when the solo performer re-tunes his guitar all the time …
*I performed some minor edits in spots where there seemed to be an unnecessary cut in the original transfer to re-create the seamless flow.
*I re-tracked the whole thing, trying to reflect, but not necessarily sticking to, the existing tracklistings.
*”The low-quality tape was made surreptitiously in the early 70s and the original is of course not much better than the bootlegs”.
*The version of the McKenzie Tapes found on “I Was Young When I Left Home” is edited and missing several minutes. The sound may
be a bit easier on the ear. I have no idea what ‘enhancement’ was applied, but the tracks definitely have been processed in some way.
*The difference in quality between this tape and the six tracks from “The Smith Tapes” [Smith was an alias to hide the identity of the
McKenzies when the tapes first circulated, in the early 70s] is painfully big. It is almost incredible how good these sound,
additionally the original tapes seem to be in stereo. Let’s hope that we ALL get to hear the complete thing !!

Notes on the recording dates –
=First McKenzie Tape=
*tracks 01-15 – The November 23, 1961 date (Thanksgiving) has been confirmed,
amongst others by Eve McKenzie (The Telegraph #36, p.29-40).
*tracks 16-22 – The December 4, 1961 date was established by Michael Krogsgaard, though,
according to Clinton Heylin, A Life In Stolen Moments, p.24, “there is no evidence such a seesion took place”.
*GBS_01 and GBS_02 are dated January 29, 1962 in the sleeve notes of “The Genuine Bootleg Series, Vol.3″.
That date is backed by Heylin, A Life In Stolen Moments, p.26, nontheless ‘Hard Times In New York Town’ is
almost certainly the version that already circulated as fragment, dated November 23, 1961 !
*It could well be that both segments were recorded on that Thanksgiving dinner, surely the mood near the end of the first part
hints at the more collaborative efforts of part two. It’s not unlikely that ‘This Land Is Your Land’ was performed twice. Who knows …
*’The Death Of Emmett Till’ was clearly not written by November 1961, but rather in January 1962, so the January 29 date
seems as good as any other. If so, no other recordings from that date seem to circulate right now.

=Second McKenzie Tape=
*commonly, tracks 01-07 are dated September 1962 and the remainder April 12, 1963 (or April 18, see below) with ‘I Rode Out One Morning’
attributed to the second part. I do think, however, that ‘I Rode Out One Morning’ belongs to the first segment because to my ears,
01:55 to 02:10 of d2t03 has Dylan toying with the picking of the same song without adding vocals. I think it’s highly unlikely that the only two
existing fragments of the song were recorded months apart, both at the McKenzie’s home.
*It has long been assumed that the second part of the tape was recorded in the afternoon of April 12, 1963, just a couple of hours before his
important solo appearance in New York’s Town Hall. This seems to be highly unlikely, also in light of Columbia’s files, which mention
a 4:00 pm soundcheck at Town Hall. Indeed, Heylin (p.43) now gives April 18, 1963 as the probable date. Alas, no evidence is provided
with this information.

Notes on the musical content –
*some of the tracks named ‘instrumental’ are in fact doodles and endless tunings. Additionally, d2t10 and d2t16 are merely sketches of
‘Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right’ and ‘Cocaine Blues’, respectively.
*Bj¯rner names d2t15 ‘Two Trains Runnin”, Dundas d2t15 ‘Still A Fool’ and d2t16 ‘Worried Blues’. I can’t hear any of this but I might me wrong.
*GBS_01 ‘Hard Times In New York Town’ is almost certainly the version that already circulated as fragment d1t02
*Until now, all reference books mention two versions of both ‘Katy Cline’ and ‘Bells Of Rhymney’ at the start of the second part
of the first tape. But a close listen revealed that these version are just fragments of the longer tracks d1t17 and d1t18. I think that ‘Katy Cline’
(Dundas) fits that track better than ‘Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms’ (Bj¯rner, Krogsgaard).
*d2t07 is sometimes referred to as ‘Times Ain’t What They Used To Be’ by Clarence ‘Tom’ Ashley. In fact, that is the first line of ‘James Alley
Blues’… Either way, this seems to have been an inspiration for his own ‘Mixed-Up Confusion’.

November 13, 2013 Posted by | Bob Dylan, Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music | 4 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Van Morrison – Cardiff, Wales – (02/16-17/99)

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Van Morrison
16-17 February 1999
Look To The West
Coal Exchange, Cardiff
(& other dates)

Download FLAC: Mediafire
Download MP3@320: Part 1, Part 2

Liberated Boot > CDR (? generation) > WAV (EAC) > FLAC (dbpoweramp)

Disc One
tuning up (:22)
Inarticulate Speech Of The Heart, No.1 (Instrumental) (3:40)
The New Symphony Sid (4:45)
Rough God Goes Riding (5:43)
Satisfied (4:45)
Cleaning Windows (4:28)
Give Me A Kiss (2:51)
Vanlose Stairway (4:40)
Ain’t That Loving You Baby (5:17)
In The Afternoon / Joe Turner Sings / Don’t You Feel My Leg (10:15)
Brown Eyed Girl 1999 (3:33)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (4:27)
Tupelo Honey (5:19)
Lonely Avenue / Be Bop A Lula / Nothing But The Blues (5:20)
Georgia (6:48)

Disc Two
Centerpiece / I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town (6:56)
That’s Life (5:28)
Naked In The Jungle (5:34)
It’s A Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World (10:56)
Have I Told You Lately (4:51)
The Healing Game (6:18)
Precious Time (3:29)
Goin’ Down Geneva (4:08)
Back On Top (4:09)
Jackie Wilson Said (4:02)
The Mystery (3:48)
Waiting Game (4:57)
Dweller On The Threshold (3:48)

Disc Three
These Dreams Of You (3:51)
If You Love Me (4:39)
You Make Me Feel So Free (5:10)
Bulbs (4:16)
Ivory Tower (3:52)
Sometimes We Cry (3:52)
Days Like This (3:05)
Wild Night (4:11)
Call Me Up In Dreamland (4:02)
It Once Was My Life (4:24)
Real Real Gone (4:24)
For Mr Thomas (4:35)
Bright Side Of The Road (4:28)
Summertime In England (11:41)
Send In The Clowns (7:26)

Recording information:
Disc One And Disc Two tracks 1-6 were recorded at The Coal Exchange in Cardiff on February 16, 1999.
Disc Two tracks 7-9 were recorded at The Coal Exchange in Cardiff on February 17, 1999.
Disc Two tracks 10-13 and Disc Three tracks 1-6 were recorded at The Queens Theater in Barnstaple on January 12, 1999.
Disc Three tracks 7-10 were recorded at The Hall For Cornwall in Truroon January 13, 1999.
Disc Three tracks 11-15 were recorded at The Princes Theater in Torquay on September 15, 1998.

Notes:
This 3CD set contains the complete set from the show at the Coal Exchange in Cardiff on February 16, 1999, plus bonus tracks recorded at four other shows. The Cardiff set was one of the loosest and most fun in recent memory, and this release has a lot of material that is unique compared to other recent CDs from the last couple of years. Sound quality is excellent through out (save for the tracks recorded at the February 17, 1999 Cardiff show, which are somewhat inferior to the other sources, but are included for historical purposes).

November 7, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music, Van Morrison | 8 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bruce Hornsby & Ricky Skaggs – Wilkesboro, NC (04/26/08)

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Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby with Kentucky Thunder
MerleFest
Wilkes Community College
Wilkesboro, NC
April 26, 2008 – Saturday

Download FLAC: Mediafire
Download MP3@320: Mediafire

Source: WSIF-FM > Edirol UA-5 > S/PDIF > M-Audio 2496 @ [24/44.1] > WaveLab
Mastering: Nomad LM2S-3 in WaveLab > dithered to [16/44.1] > CD Wave > TLH > FLAC

Watson Stage 8:45 ñ 9:45 pm

1. Black Eyed Suzie
2. Toy Heart
3. Bluegrass Breakdown
4. Darling Corey
5. The Way It Is
6. Mandolin Rain
7. The Dreaded Spoon
8. Sally Jo
9. Uncle Pen
10. Valley Road

November 6, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, Bruce Hornsby, Bruce Hornsby & Ricky Skaggs, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music, Ricky Skaggs | 1 Comment

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Bob Dylan – Solid Road (1961-1965)

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BOB DYLAN
Solid Road (1961-1965)

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01 I Ain’t Got No Home (12-22-61)
02 Stealin’ (12-22-61)
03 Ramblin’ Blues (12-22-61)
04 Hard Travellin’ (3-11-62)
05 Roll On John (3-11-62)
06 Going To New Orleans (4-24-62)
07 Talkin’ John Birch Society Blues (4-24-62)
08 Lonesome Whistle Blues (4-24-62)
09 Sally Gal (4-25-62)
10 Witchita (4-25-62)
11 Two Trains Runnin’ (7-2-62)
12 Hiram Hubbard (7-2-62)
13 Motherless Children (10-62)
14 Corrina Corrina (10-26-62)
15 That’s Alright Mama (10-26-62)
16 Rocks And Gravel (11-1-62)
17 Hero Blues (12-6-62)
18 Whatcha Gonna Do? (12-6-62)
19 Dusty Old Fairgrounds (4-12-63)
20 New Orleans Rag (4-12-63)
21 If You Gotta Go, Go Now (1-15-65)
22 Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? (7-30-65)
23 Visions Of Johanna (11-30-65)

November 6, 2013 Posted by | Bob Dylan, Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, mp3 downloads, Music | 3 Comments

Lossless Bootleg Bonanza: Jerry Garcia and Merle Saunders – Berkeley, CA (01/19/73)

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Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders
Keystone
Berkeley, CA
January 19, 1973 (Friday)

Download FLAC: Mediafire
Download MP3@320: Mediafire

Betty Cantor’s 10″ master sbd reels @ 7.5ips 1/2trk > ? > CD > EAC > CDWave >
TLH (FLAC level 8).

Disc One (4 tracks, 61:42)
–Set I–
d1t01. //Dancin’ in the Moonlight [#6:07] [0:33]
d1t02. Lonely Avenue [18:24] [2:36]
d1t03. Expressway // (To Your Heart) [19:45] [3:38]
d1t04. It’s A Sin [9:11] [1:26]

Disc Two (5 tracks, 79:00)
–Set I con’t–
d2t01. Unknown Song [27:44] [2:10]
d2t02. Honey Chile [11:30] 1:43]
–Set II–
d2t03. //It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry [#7:25] [0:59]
d2t04. Find a Rainbow [15:10] [1:57]
d2t05. Georgia // On My Mind [10:#08] [0:12]

Disc Three (4 tracks, 26:52)
–Set II con’t–
d3t01. Tuning [1:19]
d3t02. Soul Roach [7:20] [1:01]
d3t03. Go Climb A Mountain [10:19] [0:13]
d3t04. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) [6:11] [0:28]

Lineup:
– Jerry Garcia (guitar, vocals);
– Marty David (bass);
– Merl Saunders (keyboards);
– Sara Fulcher (vocals);
– Bill Vitt (drums).

Notes:
– If you like early ’73 Garcia/Saunders, and especially Sara Fulcher’s vocal
stylings, you’ll love this. Lots of super-rare Fulcher-dominated tunes here.
This version of Lonely Avenue is top-shelf, as is Soul Roach.
– d1t01 Dancin’ in the Moonlight cuts in, significant level fluctuations.
– d1t02 Lonely Avenue is tremendous.
– d1t03 Expressway splice @ 17:49.
– d2t03 ITALTL, ITATTC cuts in.
– d2t04 after Find a Rainbow, Garcia tries to noodle into another song, but gives up.
– d2t05 Georgia on My Mind splice @ 6:21.

November 5, 2013 Posted by | Bootleg Bonanza, FLAC, Jerry Garcia, Merle Saunders, mp3 downloads, Music | 6 Comments