1981-12-04 - Detroit, Michigan - Royal Oak Music Theater


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  2. October (7)
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review by remlad

13 years ago


This was my first U2 concert and as they say it was AWSOME. I will NEVER forget it. I loved them prior to this show and each time I see them I love them more. They are incredible on so many levels. Thanks for having this site. I listened to the concet again and almoet 30 years later it was like I was there again.


The sound is really good!
Recording: "Live From Detroit 04.12.1981" - 3.5 stars


The audience at a U2 is unique too, we are all there for the same thing and everyone watches out for everone else, it is a celebration of our band!


I could almost hear myself screaming (maybe, it was in my mind). When Bono said he thought we'd think they were the "Irish Rolling Stones" I know that was to my shouts of "BONO!"

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"Live From Detroit 04.12.1981"

  • Origins: Audience microphone
  • Credits: JEMS (Audio Taper)
  • Equipment: Nakamichi CR-7A (Audio interface), Peak (Audio interface), Nakamichi CM-300 (Microphone)
  • Lineage: Teac Mic (AKA Nakamichi 300) > Sony Dictation > JEMS Master cassette > Nakamichi CR-7A azimuth-adjusted transfer (August 2008) > 24/96 capture to Peak 5.2 > Peak resample to 44.1 > CDR
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