Live from the Atlantic Studios

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Live From the Atlantic Studios
Live album by AC/DC
Released November 18, 1997
Recorded December 7, 1977
Genre Hard rock
Length 45:38
Label Atlantic
Producer George Young
AC/DC chronology
Ballbreaker
(1995)
Bonfire
(1997)
Stiff Upper Lip
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Live From the Atlantic Studios is a live album by AC/DC released on the Bonfire box set. The album was recorded live at the Atlantic Recording Studios in New York, on 7 December 1977 and all tracks were remixed by George Young. This was an official Radio Station/Promo release by Atlantic Records.[2] It was initially released on LP in 1978, and later on CD (1986). AC/DC's performance was the first in a series of promotional concert-events for Atlantic Records acts. Catalog # LAAS 001. The CD version was officially released to fans in 1997 as part of the Bonfire collection. Prior to that, this album was widely bootlegged among AC/DC fans.

This album is one of two live albums in Bonfire, the other being Let There Be Rock: The Movie – Live in Paris. Both albums are two of three live albums contained within an AC/DC rarity box set, the other being Live Rarities in Backtracks.

Track listing[edit]

Side One

  1. "Live Wire" – 6:20
  2. "Problem Child" – 4:44
  3. "High Voltage" – 6:01
  4. "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be" – 4:18
  5. "Dog Eat Dog" – 4:46

Side Two

  1. "The Jack" – 8:41
  2. "Whole Lotta Rosie" – 5:15
  3. "Rocker" – 5:33

Other information[edit]

On the CD version of the album, it is stated in the booklet that the beginnings of "Live Wire" and "Rocker"'s master tapes were erased sometime before 1997 and had to be replaced with short segments from the vinyl record. This task proved difficult because the album was only offered to radio stations in the United States. A slight edit can be heard in both songs where the vinyl source switches to the remastered tapes.

Personnel[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rare AC/DC items Collectors & Fan Site