The Heart of Markness Classic Rock Podcast – Bonus Episode
We hear a great Mike Millard recording of Bob Dylan on July 31, 1988 at the beginning of his Neverending Tour. This is the shirtless vest/GE Smith era, and the setlist is heavy with hits. I play Absolutely Sweet Marie, Simple Twist of Fate, and To Ramona.
Bonus – October 3, 1980: The Heart of Markness Classic Rock Podcast
We hear a great Mike Millard master recording of YES in LA on Oct 3, 1980 in support of their transition album, Drama. Trevor Horn sings beautifully and the whole band is on fire. We hear Machine Messiah, Tempus Fugit, and And You And I. Amazing performance and recording.
Dec. 6 1979 – The Heart of Markness Classic Rock Podcast
We hear a sweet Mike Millard capture of Fleetwood Mac on the 3rd night of a 3 night run at the LA Forum on Dec 6 1979 in support of their album Tusk. We hear What Makes You Think You’re The One, Tusk, and Second Hand News. Great sound. Great performance. Great band.
Mike Millard 1st Generation Recording – September 14, 1979
This is an exquisite recording of Joni Mitchell at the Greek Theatre on September 14, 1979, tape by Mike Millard. Her band has Jaco Pastorius, Pat Metheny, and more jazz greats. Backing vocals by the Persuasions. This is truly sublime.
Clapton, Beck, Page, Cocker, and More. December 6, 1983 Millard 1st Gen
An incredible recording of the ARMS tour from the LA Forum, December 6, 1983. We hear Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page playing individual sets, as well as together, to benefit Ronnie Lane. A legendary tour.
Peter Gabriel did a soft open of his tour supporting his third (Melt) solo album on June 17, 1980, in Santa Ana, Cali. and Mike Millard was there for another legendary recording. A great setlist and performance from the former Genesis singer.
A Mike Millard 1st Gen Recording – The Heart of Markness Classic Rock Podcast
A first gen Mike Millard record of Bruce Springsteen at the LA Sports Arena on August 23, 1981 has been released, and we’re going to give it a listen. This is a beautifully recorded high energy Bruce show from The River tour. Good stuff.