NIK TURNER BAND
2009-07-11 - Hawkhurst, UK
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2009-07-11 - Hawkhurst (Kent), UK - sbd (113m) (2cd)
Nik "Thunder Rider" Turner, Meurig “DW”' Griffiths, Dave “Psycho” Bates, Gary “Slapper” Smart

1) soundcheck (1:14) *
2) intro (0:16) **
3) So(u)l Power (5:57)
4) Shake Everything You've Got (6:16)
5) Chicken (5:53) ***
6) Groove Yard  (4:12) $

7) Mercy Mercy Mercy (5:34) =
8) Briar Patch (3:42)

9) Home Brew (7:10)
10)
"The microphone is making my snare spin round!" (1:44)
11) Hot Barbeque (10:10)
12) Fat City Strut (7:26)
13) ? (5:11)

14) Cissy Strut (5:03) +
15) snapped string / terrible joke interlude (3:59)
16) Nikkio (5:06)

17) Splatch (5:36) ?
18) ? (5:05)
19) ? (4:59)

20) band intro (7:39) &
21) (Every Time I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone (6:15)
22) In The Mood (5:05)

* "We'll do just a little soundcheck". Herbie Hancock's Watermelon Man.
** "...From here until whenever it finishes, ah please give a big soul stuck warm welcome The Nik Turner Band".
*** "The Chicken" by Jaco Pastorious.
$ "...Dead now his name was Ricky Welsh, he's a great player and this is a song he wrote it's called Groove Yard.

= "Next song is a song written by the late Cannonball Adderley, this is a...this is a song called 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy'".
+ "This next song...next song is a song by The Meters, it's called 'Cissy Strut' (...) hey Johnny do you want a beer?".
? ""This next song is a... it's song by Miles Davis, it's called 'Splatch'". Light skips at 3:30 and 3:57.
& Band intro: Dave “Psycho” Bates, Gary “Slapper” Smart, Meurig “DW”' Griffiths, Ervin Freestone, Nik Turner.

Source: SBD > Toshiba Ext Sound card > Audacity > CDwav > TLH.
[Nik Turner] Original soundboard recording and torrent on Dime by Deadheaduk.
No SBE's - true lossless source.
Date and venue confirmed by Deadheaduk (show taper).
Pages with photos from the event can be found on Flickr.

Complete artwork can be found here.


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