Foo Fighters Live

Richfield Avenue (Reading Festival)

26th August 1995 • Reading, United Kingdom

Setlist

  1. Winnebago
  2. I'll Stick Around
  3. Butterflies
  4. Wattershed
  5. Big Me
  6. This Is A Call
  7. Weenie Beenie
  8. For All The Cows
  9. Oh, George
  10. Podunk
  11. Good Grief
  12. Alone + Easy Target
  13. X-Static
  14. My Hero
  15. Exhausted

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Band Members

  1. Dave Grohl
    Dave Grohl

    Guitar, Vocals

  2. Nate Mendel
    Nate Mendel

    Bass Guitar

  3. Pat Smear
    Pat Smear

    Guitar

  4. William Goldsmith
    William Goldsmith

    Drums

Show Notes

The band played in the NME/Melody Maker tent at the festival, but almost 15,000 people tried to cram into it. They had to stop at many points through the show to get people out of the crowd who were injured, or had fainted.

Other Performers

60 Feet Dolls • AC Acoustics • Animals That Swam • Ash • Babes In Toyland • Beck • Bjork • Blind Melon • Boutique • The Boo Radleys • Buffallo Tom • The Bluetones • Cable • The Cardigans • Carter USM • Ciafanes • China Drum • Corduroy • Clockword Dogs • Coast • Crazy Gods of Endless Noise • Deus • Delicatessen • Drugstore • Dub War • Echo And The Bunnymen • Elcka • Electrafixion • Embassy • Flinch • Flying Saucer Attack • Gene • Geraldine Fibbers • Green Day • Guided By Voices • Hardbody • Heather Nova • Heavy Stereo • Hooker • Hole • James Hall • Joyrider • Juliana Hatfield • Kaliphz • Little Axe • Livingstone • Longpigs • Marion • Menswe@r • Mike Flowers Pops • Moist • Monster Magnet • Mudhoney • My Life Story • Neil Young • Nilon Bombers • NOFX • NYACK • Paul Weller • Paw • Pavement • Peepshow • Pennywise • Pillbox • Powder • Prolapse • Pureessence • Pusherman • Reef • Scarfo • Silverchair • Shed Seven • Small • Snuff • Skunk Anansie • Solar Race • Smashing Pumpkins • Space • Spare Snare • Speedway • Speedy • Soundgarden • Star 69 • Stereolab • Super Furry Animals • Teenage Fanclub • These Animal Men • Thomas Riberio • Throwing Muses • Thurman • Tricky • Understand • Vent • Weekenders • WEKNOWWHEREYOULIVE • Whale • White Zombie

Photos & Memorabilia

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Available Recordings

Audience Audio #1

ANA(M)
Sony ECM 909 > Sony WM-D6 (cassette) 72 min

All circulating copies are remastered.

Audience Audio #2

ANA(M)
Sony (supplied) > Sony WM-GX506 (cassette) 72 min

'Podunk' cuts in due to a tape flip.

Soundboard Audio #1a

Official CD [For All The Cows Single]
soundboard > unknown 6 min

Higher quality but less complete than SBD #1b and SBD #1c.
Includes only 'For All The Cows' and 'Wattershed'.
Professionally mixed by Miti Adhikari in 1995.

Soundboard Audio #1b

FM > DAT
soundboard > unknown 19 min

More complete but lower quality than SBD #1a.
Less complete overall but includes between song banter not found on SBD #1c.
Includes only 'Big Me', 'This Is A Call', 'Weenie Beenie', 'For All The Cows' and 'Exhausted'.
Professionally mixed by Miti Adhikari in 1995.
Broadcast on BBC Radio 1.

Soundboard Audio #1c

FM > DAT
soundboard > unknown 23 min

More complete but lower quality than SBD #1a.
More complete overall but missing between song banter not found on SBD #1b.
Includes only 'Wattershed', 'Big Me', 'This Is A Call', 'Weenie Beenie', 'For All The Cows' and 'Exhausted'.
Professionally mixed by Miti Adhikari in 1995.
Broadcast on BBC Radio 1.

Soundboard Audio #2a

Official CD [Westwood One 'The Reading Festival' Show # 96-13]
soundboard > unknown 13 min

Less complete but higher quality than SBD #2b
Includes only 'wattershed', 'This Is A Call', 'Weenie Beenie' and 'For All The Cows'.
Professionally remixed by Westwood One.
Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs.
All profanities are obfuscated.

Soundboard Audio #2b

Official CD [Westwood One 'Absolutely Live In Concert' Show # 08-13]
soundboard > unknown 20 min

More complete than SBD #2a but lower quality and sourced from a lossy compressed disc.
Includes only 'Wattershed', 'This Is A Call', 'Weenie Beenie', 'For All The Cows' and 'Exhausted'.
Professionally remixed by Westwood One.
Has some fake crowd noise mixed in between songs.
All profanities are obfuscated.

Soundboard Audio #3

Master > MP3 [128kbps]
soundboard > unknown 71 min

Posted on the official Foo Fighters website shortly before their 2012 appearance at the Festival.

Professional Clip #1

TV > VHS(x)
soundboard > unknown 5 min

Includes only a few clips

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