1977-12-30 - NewYork, NY
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1977-12-30 - New York, NY - CBGB's 2nd Ave. Theater - aud (86m) (2cd)
Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye, Ivan Kral, Jay Dee Daugherty, Richard Sohl + Bruce Springsteen

1) We Three (6:06) *
2) Till Victory (3:08)
3) Be My Baby (4:42) **
4) Pumping (4:42)
5) Ghost Dance (8:16) ***
6) Because The Night (with Bruce Springsteen) (5:10) $
25th Floor (9:27) =
Rock 'n' Roll Nigger (13:10) +
Land (8:46)
10) Ask The Angels (6:29)
Kimberley (6:13)
We Three (reprise) (6:52)
13) Till Victory (reprise) (3:24)

* [Cuts in].
** "We'd like to dedicate this song to Jimmy Iovine who's producing our next record, this guy is great...".
*** "Aright listen guys, will you hear me for a second? Fire Department is here and they want you to like give some isle space...".
$ "Bruce Springsteen".
= [Cuts in].
"(?). Ivan Kral, Jay Dee Daugherty, Lenny Kaye, (?), Todd Smith...we're The Patti Smith Group". Audinece sings "Happy Birthday" for Patti after song.
+ "Are we allowed to play here tomorrow night? Just tell me the truth. Are we allowed to play here tomorrow night? What if things are fucked up tomorrow...".

Source: Memorex reel, probably third generation.
[Patti Smith Group CBGB 1977 December 30] Flac set shared as torrent on Dime by bossfannn.

TLH analysis - fingerprints
Show listed on The Patti Smith Setlists.
Mono audience recording.
"A very strange show. Apparently too many tickets were sold and the fire department was there to remove some of the fans. The crowd is very raucous...".

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