B.B. King jams with Muddy Waters — and ListenUp was there to record it!
A recent post on the Facebook page “Oldskool Denver” referenced this 1974 Muddy Waters/B.B. King concert, which ListenUp recorded live at Ebbets Field, Denver’s legendary downtown nightclub. We thought you might like to actually hear the show, so here it is! Just click on the video embedded directly below — then read more about the history of Ebbets Field and ListenUp…
Ebbets Field: a Denver legend
Ebbets Field, located on the first level of Brooks Towers near 15th and Curtis streets, was Denver’s premier music venue of the seventies. Founded by concert promoter Chuck Morris, the tiny club’s four-year run saw an amazing array of star power – J.J. Cale, Ry Cooder, Dr. John, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Peter Frampton, Dan Hicks, Kraftwerk, Little Feat, Taj Mahal, Don McLean, John Prine, Bob Seger, Robin Trower, Tom Waits, Jerry Jeff Walker, Muddy Waters and scores more.
The ListenUp connection
Our founders, Walt Stinson and Steven Weiner, opened ListenUp in late 1972. Working with limited capital, a store location without a lot of