Date: Tue 18 Jun 1996 - 14:33:00 PDT
How much would we be willing to pay for jbc bootlegs?
Let me tell you about a similar circumstance. Richard Thompson (one of my
faves) for some reason is against people taping and trading his shows. His
official explanation is that he doesn't like his less than stellar
performances to be traded around and then people to hear them and say "oh
man he's terrible in concert, I wouldn't bother seeing him". I think that
translates into he's a perfectionist and likes to be able to have a hand in
what people hear of him. Anyway, so what he (and his bassist, Danny
Thompson) have decided to do is occasionally release, independently on some
unknown label, concerts on cd. There are only something like 2000 of these
made and they distribute them from authorized dealers only. These are
people who sell them through Goldmine, Discoveries, etc. They sell for $19
+ $2 S&H. They write on the cover that they do this to dissuade people from
buying inferior quality boots at high prices (not to mention they get the
I think this is a great idea and a fair price. So bottom line is:
Definately no more the $20 if on cd
and no more than $10 on cassette.
I'd buy 'em.
Glen Davis NSI San Diego, CA (619) 626-2121Received on Tue Jun 18 23:35:55 1996