Most of these
recordings were originally from live broadcasts during
Brewer & Shipley shows between 1971 and 1989. One is from a 1978
radio interview that featured Michael and Tom playing three rare songs that never made it to
a Brewer & Shipley record.
Unfortunately, the artists were never in control of, nor involved in,
deciding the fate of these recordings. A couple of these were
bootlegged, although their impact on other B&S recordings
was probably negligible. On the positive side, Michael and Tom are
happy that some of their live performances and unrecorded song have been
On the various live recordings you will hear in-concert-only gems
"One Kind Favor," "Indian Summer/To Love Somebody," "You Ain't Goin'
Nowhere," and "One Toke Over The Line" with the 3rd verse. You
will also hear several rare and unreleased songs “Bringing Em Back Alive,”
“Take Me Away,” “Eugene,” "Wealthy Man," "What Ya Doin
Tonight," and "Runaway Heart." But more importantly, you will hear
Brewer & Shipley in their element, performing their songs live.