The Rolling Stones ‎– Got Live If You Want It!

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Contrary to what it says on the cover (“recorded LIVE at the Royal Albert Hall, London”), not all songs were recorded live and none at the Albert Hall.
An effort to record the Albert Hall show may have been made, but the live footage of that concert shows that the general mayhem created by audience participation didn’t allow a proper show. The live tracks are reported to have been recorded at City Hall, Newcastle (October 1, 1966) and Colston Hall, Bristol (October 7). According to Bill Wyman some overdubs were added later (at IBC Studios, London).
The song list on the autumn 1966 UK package tour was too short to make a full album. Consequently studio recordings with overdubbed live audience were added, “I’ve been loving you too long” and “Fortune Teller”, from 1965 and 1963 respectively. Unedited versions of both studio tracks are available on “More Hot Rocks” (the latter only on the extended version of that compilation).

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allan_castle

allan_castle

November 7, 2018
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, LP, Album, PS 493
I have this release (I think) but the matrix is 1R rather than 1A - possibly a misreading by the original uploader? The ZAL-7517 and ZAL 7518 also have etched slashes through them, presumably by the engineer who added the PS 493-A and B etchings. Should I create a separate release?
KJB-76

KJB-76

October 7, 2018
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, CD, Album, RM, 74932, CD 493
Why are there pictures of 2 different CD editions in images?
warnsveld

warnsveld

January 10, 2018
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, CD, Album, RM, 74932, CD 493
I have this cd with black ABKCO emblem on cd (no London). Matrixnumber 111300-D7-0283-2. MONO.
Under My Thumb is version from Newcastle 1966 (with complete intro).
Time Is on My Side & Satisfaction are remixed.
Royal Salute outro
streetmouse

streetmouse

December 10, 2017
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, LP, Album, PS 493

There was a palatable heat to the early rock n’ roll music of the sixties ... I wish there was a way of letting you feel the electricity that was in the air, not just for The Beatles, or The Rolling Stones, but for bands like The Animals, The Kinks and all of those other mop toped gloriously geared out groups of the day. I was one of the kids of "that day," wide eyed, filled with expectation and awe. None of us had no idea where the lines between truth and fiction were blurred or where they ebbed back together again. What we did have was breathless anticipation for every new record that arrived in the stores on Wednesday afternoons, to be cataloged and ready for sale by Friday night, where I for one was there for the Wednesday unpacking, dancing from one foot to the other begging the privledge to purchase the album right then and there.

Most of us had the albums of course, but seeing the groups live, now that was a totally different story ... after all, we were so very young, much to young to find our way to New York, L.A. or any of the other big venues that required time, effort, driving and the dreaded parental supervision; so when a live album by The Rolling Stones was released, it was a thing of joy ... or so I thought.

Got Live If You Want It! made no bones about being a live recording, why they shouted it from the rafters, well at least on the packaging, showing split images of The Stones on the jacket as an intense romantic no nonsense hard hitting fun loving group of musketeers. The reality of the release was something entirely different, and shadowed my concept of live recordings for many years to come. And now, some forty two years later I can say “Ah, The Stones have always been showmen, giving us what they knew we wanted, never standing in the way of a little trickery or slight of hand.” And while some of the material found here was certainly live, some of it was very trumped up to sound live. Matter of fact, it seems that even on the tracks that were live, the engineers boosted the audience hysterics so loud, that it made the music almost indiscernible.

So yeah, I bought the album, matter of fact I got it on Wednesday night, and by Friday I had filed it away, never to be played again, thinking that two dollars and ninety nine cents was an awful lot of money in those days.

All collectors need this release, but for anyone else, unless you’re a die hard Stone’s fan, you can pass on this one, it will not give you any satisfaction.

*** The Fun Facts: The album's title Got Live If You Want It was both a play on words and a node of appreciation to the blues artist Slim Harpo, and his song "Got Love If You Want It".

Review by Jenell Kesler
Musicfan_L1

Musicfan_L1

January 11, 2017
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, CD, Album, RE, 820 137-2
True stereo on this version, but they added gaps between the songs unfortunately, and this is apparently the only way the stereo mix was ever released on CD.
touwell

touwell

November 28, 2013
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, LP, Album, RE, 6835 128
Release year of this version is not correct.
touwell

touwell

November 28, 2013
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, CD, Album, RM, 74932, CD 493
First US issues had their copies pressed in Japan and are MONO
Blackguard

Blackguard

February 20, 2011
edited over 7 years ago
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, LP, Album, Mono, LL 3493
The Stones Record You Don't Need. It's a laughable abomination of an approximated live album.
jadedtom

jadedtom

June 3, 2010
edited over 8 years ago
referencing Got Live If You Want It!, LP, Album, Mono, LL 3493
This album is so bad it's laughable. Very doubtful that the Stones had anything to do with this mess. I place the blame on London Records. The Stones were a hot property at the time and this is an attempt to milk the group for everything they had (and didn't have).
No attempt to equalize the volume of mikes and instruments leaves Jagger's voice pretty much alone in the dark. They also use studio recordings ("Fortune Teller") and pass them off as 'live' (with audience noise thrown in a la Chuck Berry's "Chuck Berry On Stage"). Amusing as a curiosity -- I can't think of any 'live' album sounding so bad. This album makes the Stones' many bootlegs sound like master recordings!
Stones were probably suffering the same malady as the Beatles. The screams of the fans possibly made it very hard to hear themselves. And the Stones, due to their own sloppiness and the limits of recording art at the time, sound like rank amateurs. We'd have to wait a long time (the release of "Get Your Ya-Yas Out") before we could enjoy a really nice recording of a Stones' concert. The Stones, at their best, are joyful noise. But this lp is just noise.