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Michael Jackson
Brunei 1996 [no label 2CD]
Live at Jerudong Park Garden, Brunei, July 16, 1996. A soundboard recording.
One of the richest men in the world doesn't go to rock concerts. The shows come to him. This is one of the private performances that rock's superstars occasionally do for a huge fee. This one is estimated between US$15 and US$20 million. This show took place during Jackson's History Tour and over 60,000 Bruneians were invited. Finally, a copy sneaked out onto the internet.
What a coincidence that this show appeared on the net around the time of the Sultan's 60th birthday. Perhaps a light-fingered guest managed to get a copy from someone's private stash.
Jackson plays all his hits, no surprises there, and a wonderful time was had by all.
Excellent soundboard stereo quality.

Disc 1
Track 01 Carmina Burana intro (5.7MB)
Track 02 Jam* (8.6MB)
Track 03 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' (7.5MB)
Track 04 Human Nature (6.7MB)
Track 05 Smooth Criminal* (7.8MB)
Track 06 I Just Can't Stop Lovin' You (7.6MB)
Track 07 She's Out Of My Life (4.6MB)
Track 08 I Want You Back (1.5MB)
Track 09 The Love You Save (1.4MB)
Track 10 I'll Be There (4.8MB)
Track 11 Thriller* (8.2MB)
Track 12 Billie Jean (8.5MB)

Disc 2
Track 01 The Way You Make Me Feel* (8.3MB)
Track 02 Beat It (9.9MB)
Track 03 You Are Not Alone* (7.9MB)
Track 04 Dangerous* (6.0MB)
Track 05 Black Or White* (8.1MB)
Track 06 Man In The Mirror* (10.0MB)
Track 07 Earth Song* (12.9MB)

* possibly MJ is lip-synching.
Line up
Michael Jackson - vocals
Jennifer Batten, David Williams - gtrs
Freddie Washington - bs
Isaiah Sanders - kybds
Jonathan Moffett - drms

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Hehe this one i think are not in the right forum:wutblau:
i have to disagree a little...although i'm not going 2 download this cuz it's not really my thing...anybody who has ever heard Jennifer Batten play guitar knows that anything that she does (and there is far too little of it) belongs on a guitar forum...

you can find out more about her here...

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Thanks very much.

In all fairness, if you don't like Jacko, don't even look at the thread, rather than taking the piss out of the guy who's taken the trouble to post.

It's not like the geezer's put that it's Black Sabbath, and you were tricked into seeing the setlist for an MJ show.

As for the John Denver albums, as long as it's a boot... But I'll be interested in hearing them.

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humanclay03 said:
i have to disagree a little...although i'm not going 2 download this cuz it's not really my thing...anybody who has ever heard Jennifer Batten play guitar knows that anything that she does (and there is far too little of it) belongs on a guitar forum...

you can find out more about her here...
The buzz on Jennifer Batten began rising from the guitar underground in the late '80's. The guitar magazines promptly picked up on Jennifer, chronicling her savvy musicianship and highly original approach to the electric guitar in print. On Guitar for the Practicing Musician's premier compilation record, G.P.M.'s editor wrote, "It was Jennifer's version of John Coltrane's "Giant Steps" that was considered by her peers the 'scariest'and most requested cut on the disc."
At one point Batten was in 6 different bands at once playing everything from straight ahead rock, to metal, to fusion, to funk. Her video credits have included Natalie Cole's "Wild Women Do", Michael Jackson's "Moonwalker", Sara Hickman's "Take It Like A Man", and a feature interview in Hot Guitarist's video magazines premier issue.
A major turning point came in 1987 when she was selected from over 100 guitarists to play in Michael Jackson's highly skilled band which toured the world for one and a half years playing for over 4.5 million people. The Michael Jackson tour helped intensify her drive and musical vision. Jennifer wasted no time after the Bad Tour's grand finale, diving into work on her own album with renown producer Michael Sembello. The glorious results can be heard on 'Above, Below, and Beyond', the title appropriately describing the interesting diversity within. With this debut release, the world at large learned what all the excitement was about.
Shortly after the record's release in the spring of '92, she was asked again to join Michael Jackson for his upcoming "Dangerous Tour". She accepted and went to Europe and Japan. On Jan. 31 '93, she joined Jackson to partake in Superbowl 27's half time entertainment which aired to 1.5 billion people in 80 nations around the planet. It was the largest audience in television history.
In '96, she recorded a track on Carmine Appice's "Guitar Zeus" project which features such guitar soloists as Steve Morse, Paul Gilbert, Doug Aldrich, and Brian May. She also played on 6 tracks on DOC TAHRI'S debut C.D. called "Einstein was a Bullfighter" with X-"Public Image" bassist Bret Helm.
She completed her 2nd solo record "Jennifer Batten's Tribal Rage"~~Momentum," just before she was again asked to join Michael Jackson for his 2 year world tour supporting his newest double album "HIS tory" in '1997.
Jennifer's Tribal Rage project is a much different direction than her first record and is heavily influenced by world music. It is a hybrid of rock and very exotic sounds, including African percussion, Australian didjeredoo, and Scottish bag pipes. It sounds like a rich and moody journey around the planet. The players include Ricky Wolking on bass (Hoey, MaCalpine, Householder, The Nixons), and Glen Sobel (MaCalpine, Saga, Impelliterri). It was released in 97.
In the spring of 98 Jeff Beck asked Jennifer to join his band. They joined forces on the CD "Who Else" and toured the world for a year and 1/2 with Randy Hope-Taylor and Steve Alexander.
Jennifer continued in Jeff's band in the millenium in support of his 2001 release "You Had It Coming". The world tour kicked off in Tokyo Dec 2000 and continued on to America, Canada and Europe. Euro tour dates included many dates with Sting.

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savvysam said:
Does that mean that you don't want me to post my entire John Denver bootleg collection? I have over 42 albums all being uploaded now.
:biggthump I would be a downloading happy nut, if these appear. So long
as they don't break any rules. JD does play ascoustic guitar.

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