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Aerosmith- Sweet Emotion/Peter Gunn- Brussels 10-31-93

When Aerosmith performed this blistering version of "Sweet Emotion/Peter Gunn" that Halloween night in Brussels over twenty-five years ago, the guys had already been performing the song from "Toys in the Attic" for almost twenty years by then, but clearly never doing it better.

Bad Company- Shooting Star- Dallas/Ft.Worth 7-10-13

Bad Company really impressed on their Summer 2013 40th Anniversary Tour, and here is irrefutable evidence, as this live performance of "Shooting Star" originally found on their second album, Straight Shooter  , came straight off the concert mixing console the night of July 10 in Dallas

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Workin’ for MCA- Memphis 10-30-73

Lynyrd Skynyrd in Memphis' Ardent Studio 10-30-73 performing "Workin' for MCA"

Billy Joel- You May Be Right-w/Elton John 7-94

Billy Joel performs "You May Be Right" with Elton John July 1994 at The Meadowlands

Black Crowes- Hard to Handle- Houston 2-6-93

An absolutely sizzling hot Black Crowes live version of Otis Redding's "Hard to Handle" from a Houston performance 2/ 6/93.

Rush- Big Money- Dallas 2012

Rush Big Money live Dallas 2012

Rush- Spirit of Radio- 1984

Rush "Spirit of Radio" live 1984

Pink Floyd- Comfortably Numb- Knebworth 6-30-90

This reportedly will appear later this month on the upcoming Later Years   box set.  Practically all of the later headliner performances at the 1990 Knebworth Festival outside of London were plagued by the rain, but the hearty British spirit…

Limelight- Rush- Dallas Soundcheck 11-28-12

Rush soundcheck Dallas November 2012 performing “Limelight”.

Bryan Adams- I Fought the Law- Belgium 1988

Bryan Adams has always been a terrific live performer. Case in point: when I visited Bryan  at his Vancouver home way back in September 1988 to discuss his career breakthrough Cuts Like a Knife  in 1983 and his star-making blockbuster Reckless…