Season 2 Episode 19: Top 10 Best Live Albums Ever

Aug 07, 2017, 01:30 PM

Given how commonplace live recordings have become online, the traditional live album has become somewhat of a dying format. But I've always had affection for live albums like The Who's Live At Leeds and Nirvana's MTV Unplugged In New York and dozens of other classics and semi-classics. I decided to call up my friend (and friend of the pod) Rob Mitchum, as he's one of the only people I know with strong opinions about live records. Together, we came up with a list of our 10 favorite live albums that exhibit all of the things we love — the energy, the rawness, the rhythmic clapping by thousands of drunk people.