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Boston Music Hall, 12/5/1972

New Riders of the Purple Sage

Initial release : 2003


The second release in the NRPS Live Archive series. A double CD release of the NRPS show at Boston Music Hall, Boston on December 5, 1972. Eric Andersen sits in on two songs.

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Disc 1;

  • Truck Drivin' Man (Fell)
  • Whatcha Gonna Do (Dawson)
  • Hello Mary Lou (Pitney)
  • Rainbow (Dawson)
  • Down In The Boondocks (South)
  • Portland Woman (Dawson)
  • She's No Angel (Ballman/Arnold)
  • School Days (Berry)
  • Henry (Dawson)
  • Long Black Veil (Wilkin/Dill)
  • Sailin' (Dawson)
  • Contract (Torbert)
  • Glendale Train (John Dawson)
  • Louisiana Lady (Dawson)
Disc 2;
  • I Don't Know You (Dawson)
  • Sutter's Mill (Dawson)
  • Groupie (Torbert)
  • Whiskey (Dawson)
  • Last Lonely Eagle (Dawson)
  • Willie And The Hand Jive (Otis)
  • I Love To Sing My Ballad, Mama (But They Only Wanna Hear Me Rock 'N' Roll) (Andersen)
  • Honky Tonk Women (Jagger/Richards)


  • John Dawson - rhythm guitar, vocals
  • David Nelson - lead guitar, vocals
  • Dave Torbert - bass, vocals
  • Buddy Cage - pedal steel guitar
  • Spencer Dryden - drums, percussion
Guest musicians;
  • Eric Andersen-guitar, vocals

  • Producer - Rob Bleetstein
  • Recording engineer - Bill Culhane
  • Mastering - Stephen Barncard
  • Recorded live on December 12, 1972 at the Boston Music Hall, Boston
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