Favourite Live Albums

Here’s a short list of the best live albums I’ve come across so far. I’ve gone for albums which are more than dull greatest hits packages and instead, ones which capture the spirit of the artist. Like all my lists, this is subject to change. 
  • The Allman Brothers Band – At Filmore East
  • Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison
  • Johnny Cash – At San Quentin
  • Deep Purple – Made in Japan
  • Bob Dylan – Live 1966 (second disc)
  • Bob Dylan – Live 1975
  • Fleetwood Mac – The Dance
  • Rory Gallagher – Irish Tour 1974 
  • Hawkwind – Space Ritual
  • Jerry Lee Lewis – Live At the Star Club, Hamburg
  • Bob Marley and the Wailers – Live!
  • Metallica – Live Shit: Binge and Purge (box-set)
  • Motorhead – No Sleep ‘Til Hammersmith
  • Muddy Waters – At Newport 
  • Nirvana – MTV Unplugged
  • Elvis Presley – Elvis (NBC TV Special)
  • The Ramones – It’s Alive
  • The Rolling Stones – Get Yer Ya Ya’s Out
  • Nina Simone – In Concert
  • Slayer – Decade of Aggression
  • Bruce Springsteen – Live 1975-1985
  • Thin Lizzy – Live and Dangerous
  • The Who – Live at Leeds
  • The Who – Live At the Isle of Wight Festival 1970
  • Johnny Winter – Live Johnny Winter And 
  • Neil Young – Live Rust
  • Neil Young – Time Fades Away
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