Thread: Question about new Fillmore East Box Set

spoonbelly - 6/16/2014 at 11:34 AM

I remember reading that the band would not release any more archive shows because one member was against it. Therefore there would not be anymore archives released. Was just wondering - isn't this an archive, and it's now being released? Does this mean we could see more Duane archive shows released?

Wayne - 6/16/2014 at 02:45 PM

Nope, this is not an archive release by the band on their own label as the others were. This is a national release on Mercury.

I miss those archive release, especially knowing there are a few more in the can ready to go. Guess we will not ever get to officially hear them.

Stephen - 6/16/2014 at 03:12 PM

Right, the current release is along the same line as Ludlow Garage in 90, Atlanta Pop after that -- "commercial" as opposed to "archive" releases I guess, drawing from the same well/band/era etc...

I wonder if the thinking is, depite "archive" material being remastered/prepped for release, if the holdback is concern about response, along w/whatever legal stuff there might be -- w/the similar setlists etc --

however, there haven't been any releases since the success of the Skydog box & the recent books etc., so maybe there are other potential buyers out there -- glad I don't have to make those decisions...

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