TV Eye Live 1977

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TV Eye Live 1977
Iggy Pop T.V. Eye.jpg
Live album by Iggy Pop
Released May 1978
Recorded March 21–22 -28 , October 26, 1977
Genre Hard Rock, Punk Rock
Length 36:01
Label RCA
Producer Iggy Pop, David Bowie
Iggy Pop chronology
Kill City
(1977)Kill City1977
TV Eye Live 1977
(1978)
New Values
(1979)New Values1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]

TV Eye Live 1977 (or TV Eye) is a live album by Iggy Pop originally released in 1978. Iggy took a $90 000 advance from RCA Records to finish his contract with a live album. According to allmusic.com, the album was assembled from soundboard tapes. Iggy Pop doctored them in a German studio, quickly and cheaply for around $5,000. The album features recordings from concerts at The Agora in Cleveland, Ohio on March 21 & 22, 1977; The Aragon in Chicago, Illinois on March 28, 1977 and The Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Missouri on October 26, 1977.

The album is notable for the presence of David Bowie on keyboards and background vocals for selected tracks and the rather crushing bass and drum sound; also, with the Sales brothers, the lineup prefigures in part Bowie's Tin Machine lineup.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "T.V. Eye"[sic][2][3][4]
  2. "Funtime"
  3. "Sixteen"
  4. "I Got a Right"
  5. "Lust for Life"
  6. "Dirt"
  7. "Nightclubbing"
  8. "I Wanna Be Your Dog"

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Eduard Meyer - engineer
  • Barney Wan - art direction
  • Jan Michael Alejandro - tech, road crew
  • Vern "Moose" Constan - tech, road crew
  • Robert Joyce - tech, road crew

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