A Tear Must Fall



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A Tear Must Fall

Label: EV2
Catalog #: None Listed
Format: 3CD
Source: Audience
Total Time: 224:14
Date: 1979-1980
Location: The Power Station,
New York City, New York


Disc 1: (72:41)
01. The Ties That Bind (3:34)
02. Sherry Darling (4:10)
03. Restless Nights (3:56)
04. Cindy (2:29)
05. Independence Day (5:30)
06. Hungry Heart (3:50)
07. Out In The Street (4:19)
08. Crush On You (3:09)
09. You Can Look
(But You Better Not Touch) (2:07)
10. I Wanna Marry You (3:31)
11. The River (4:54)
12. Point Blank (5:24)
13. Cadillac Ranch (3:02)
14. She's A Rocker (3:25)
15. Fade Away (4:50)
16. Stolen Car (4:41)
17. Ramrod (3:57)
18. The Price You Pay (5:51)

Disc 3: (76:53)
01. Train Song (6:44)
02. Goin' Back To Georgia (5:36)
03. Guilty (6:13)
04. Song To Orphans (6:33)
05. Song To Orphans (8:18)
06. If I Was The Priest (5:44)
07. If I Was The Priest (4:22)
08. Two Hearts In True Waltz Time (3:32)
09. Winter Song (6:03)
10. Janey Needs A Shooter (6:07)
11. Evacuation Of The West (4:33)
12. Wild Zero & Blind Terry (6:07)
13. Janey Needs A Shooter (6:59)
Disc 2: (74:40)
01. Roulette (1:24)
02. Roulette (3:37)
03. White Lies (2:46)
04. Take 'Em As They Come (4:30)
05. Be True (3:51)
06. I Wanna Marry You (3:27)
07. Cindy (2:29)
08. You Gotta Fight (2:06)
09. Mr. Outside (3:10)
10. Chevrolet Deluxe (5:00)
11. Stolen Car (4:28)
12. Ricky Wants A Man Of Her Own (2:50)
13. From Small Things
(Big Things One Day Come) (2:36)
14. Mary Lou (3:13)
15. Where The Bands Are (3:31)
16. Held Up Without A Gun (2:17)
17. Roulette (3:42)
18. I Wanna Be With You (3:18)
19. Loose Ends (4:07)
20. Hungry Heart (2:57)
21. I Wanna Marry You (3:36)
22. The Price You Pay (5:38)

Notes:
- Disc 1 Track 1 recorded in May-June 1979, Alternate take, slightly different Bruce lead vocal, is sung in a different key and it is an entirely different mix
- Disc 1 Track 1, 9, 11 & 18 Source: 'The Ties That Bind'
- Disc 1 Track 2 recorded in late 1979, Alternate mix with some alternate 'party noises'
- Disc 1 Track 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15 & 17 Source: 'The Definitive River Outtakes - Volume 2'
- Disc 1 Track 3 recorded on April 11 1980, Original mix with some more vocals than on 'Tracks' version. (Maybe completely different take)
- Disc 1 Track 3 Source: 'The Definitive River Outtakes - Volume 1'
- Disc 1 Track 4 recorded on or just prior to 1979-06-20, Unreleased outtake with Clarence's vocal track
- Disc 1 Track 5 recorded sometime from Feb to May 1980, Complete take
- Disc 1 Track 6 recorded in June 1979, probably on or shortly before 1979-06-20, Complete take
- Disc 1 Track 7 recorded sometime from Mar to May 1980 – among the final batch of songs completed, Alternate mix
- Disc 1 Track 8 recorded sometime from April to June 1980, Rough take with more background vocals, no sax solo
- Disc 1 Track 9 recorded sometime from June-Aug 1979, Unreleased rockabilly outtake
- Disc 1 Track 10 recorded on or just prior to 1979-06-20, Take #8, new vocal track
- Disc 1 Track 11 recorded sometime in July or August 1979, Alternate mix with no harmony vocals in the end
- Disc 1 Track 12 recorded in May or June 1979, Completely different arrangement
- Disc 1 Track 13 recorded sometime from April to June 1980, Different vocal take, less hollering & different guitar sound at the end
- Disc 1 Track 14 recorded in May-June 1979, Take #6 with different vocal, mixed up front
- Disc 1 Track 15 recorded sometime from March to June 1980, Vocal take #19, composite fade from take #17
- Disc 1 Track 16 recorded in July 1979, New mix, different lyrics and three more verses than on the released version(s)
- Disc 1 Track 16 Source: 'Lost Masters - Volume 6'
- Disc 1 Track 17 recorded in June or July 1979, Alternate take with a lot more shouting
- Disc 1 Track 18 recorded on or shortly before 1979-06-21, contains an additional lyric verse not found on the released version
- Disc 2 Track 1 recorded in Holmdel, New Jersey circa 1979, Acoustic home demo. Bruce at home creating the song
- Disc 2 Track 2 recorded on 1979-04-03, Early mix with no piano track and guitar & organ mixed up
- Disc 2 Track 2, 4, 6, 11, 12, 13 & 20 Source: 'The Definitive River Outtakes - Volume 2'
- Disc 2 Track 3 recorded sometime late April-June 1979, Unreleased studio outtake (similar to Be True & Mary Lou)
- Disc 2 Track 3, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16 & 19 Source: 'The Definitive River Outtakes - Volume 1'
- Disc 2 Track 4 recorded shortly before or after 1980-04-10, Alternate take with some different lyrics and arrangement
- Disc 2 Track 5 recorded sometime from Feb to May 1980, Alternate take (#28) with ending harmony vocals by Bruce
- Disc 2 Track 5 Source: 'The Ties That Bind'
- Disc 2 Track 6 recorded on 1979-07-21, Take #4, different mix
- Disc 2 Track 7 recorded on or just prior to 1979-07-20, Unreleased studio outtake without Clarence's vocal track
- Disc 2 Track 7 & 21 Source: 'Lost Masters - Volume 5'
- Disc 2 Track 8 recorded sometime from April to June 1980, Acoustic home demo
- Disc 2 Track 9 recorded in Holmdel, New Jersey circa 1979, Acoustic home demo
- Disc 2 Track 10 recorded in Holmdel, New Jersey circa 1979, Acoustic home demo
- Disc 2 Track 11 recorded on 1979-07-26, Take #3, different mix
- Disc 2 Track 12 recorded around 1979-07-16, Different lyrics, completely different (early) mix (this one has guitars up in the mix)
- Disc 2 Track 13 recorded in late 1979, Take #22. Yes, really, take #22. And they launched directly into take #23 after this one
- Disc 2 Track 14 recorded on 1979-05-30, Alternate take with some different vocals and mix
- Disc 2 Track 15 recorded on 1979-10-09, Different mix
- Disc 2 Track 16 recorded in March or April 1980, Acoustic home demo into full band alternate take
- Disc 2 Track 17 recorded on 1979-04-03, Alternate mix with the piano track
- Disc 2 Track 18 recorded in April or May 1979, Alternate mix (drums way up) with some different lyrics
- Disc 2 Track 18 & 22 Source: 'Lost Masters - Volume 6'
- Disc 2 Track 19 recorded on 1979-07-18, Alternate mix
- Disc 2 Track 20 recorded in June 1979, probably on or shortly before June 20, Instrumental backup track
- Disc 2 Track 21 recorded on 1979-07-21, Alternate take with new vocal, spoken intro, and no sax or backing vocals at the end
- Disc 2 Track 22 recorded on or shortly before 1979-06-21, Completely different arrangement
- Disc 3 Track 1 recorded at Fillmore Recording Studios in San Francisco on 1970-02-22, This is about as close to mainstream country as Springsteen has ever gotten – and out of character with Bruce’s other known compositions of the era.
- Disc 3 Track 2 recorded at Fillmore Recording Studios in San Francisco on 1970-02-22, This unabashed Allman Brothers - influenced tune was the third most requested song of the Steel Mill era, behind “Resurrection” and “Guilty”.
- Disc 3 Track 3 recorded at Fillmore Recording Studios in San Francisco on 1970-02-22, Written in the summer of 1969 and performed in concert regularly during the second half of 1969 and throughout 1970
- Disc 3 Track 1-3 Source: 'The Unsurpassed Springsteen - Volume 1'
- Disc 3 Track 4 likely recorded at Pocketful Of Tunes Studio in May-June 1972, but this is possibly from 914 Sound Studios in July, Written soon after the May 2 audition for John Hammond and found on a proposed track-listing document for the Greetings album. “Song To Orphans” was an occasional inclusion in Bruce’s opening solo segment during the first three months of the Greetings LP tour.
- Disc 3 Track 4 & 11 Source: 'Prodigal Son'
- Disc 3 Track 5 Source: 'The Unsurpassed Springsteen - Volume 2'
- Disc 3 Track 6 recorded at CBS Studios, New York City, New York 1972-05-03, According to comments by Bruce this was written in late 1970 or early 1971.
- Disc 3 Track 6 & 8 Source: 'Before The Fame'
- Disc 3 Track 7 probably recorded at Mike Appel’s office or home, New York, New York during April 1972
- Disc 3 Track 7, 9 & 10 Source: 'The Unsurpassed Springsteen - Volume 6'
- Disc 3 Track 8 likely recorded at 914 Sound Studio, Blauvelt, New York during July-Aug 1972, Garry Tallent OR Richard Davis on bass
- Disc 3 Track 9 recorded at 914 Sound Studio, Blauvelt, New York during Jan-Feb 1973, Bruce on piano. Haunting.
- Disc 3 Track 10 recorded at 914 Sound Studio, Blauvelt, New York during Jan-Feb 1973, The lyrics were written during 1972, although the melody was culled from a 1971 Springsteen composition performed live by the Bruce Springsteen Band called “Talkin About My Baby”
- Disc 3 Track 11 recorded at 914 Sound Studio, Blauvelt, New York during Jun-Sep, 1973, Originally titled ‘There Are No Kings In Texas” but Bruce has copyrighted the song under the title “Evacuation Of the West”. This band recording does not feature David Sancious and does not include any instrumental or vocal overdubs.
- Disc 3 Track 11 Source: 'The Unsurpassed Springsteen - Volume 6' - Disc 3 Track 12 recorded at 914 Sound Studio, Blauvelt, New York during Jun-Sep, 1973, The melody is the exact same as the earlier recorded and completed 'Phantoms' - Disc 3 Track 12 Source: 'The Unsurpassed Springsteen - Volume 5'
- Disc 3 Track 13 recorded at the Atlantic Studios in 1978, A rough rehearsal, of lower audio quality than most other session material
- Disc 3 Track 13 directly from tape source.