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Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The audience tape - the first recording to the left - is complete and has its merits, but also sounds like the taper might have been at the very back of the venue. The only other version that is available - the second recording to the left - is a sweet soundboard that only includes the Truckin’ onwards. With that section representing the highlight of the show, we will focus on that latter portion of the night. But don’t even think about missing some of the earlier fireworks like the Bird Song and Playin’ from the first set...