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Old Waldorf Discography

This is a discography of albums recorded at the Old Waldorf in San Francisco.

The Old Waldorf was a nightclub located at 444 Battery Street in San Francisco. It was created in 1976 in a building that before that date had been a cafeteria. The club was run by Jeffrey Pollack between 1976 and 1980 attracting many rising rock stars. Bill Graham bought the club in 1980. The club closed in 1983.

Additions and corrections are welcome

1976/77

Live At The Old Waldorf, Michael Bloomfield, 1998

Most of the music on this archive CD was recorded live at the Old Waldorf in December 1976 and February, March and May 1977. The Blues Medley was recorded live for a KSAN broadcast at the Record Plant in Sausalito in November 1974.

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1977

Raisin' Hell, Elvin Bishop, 1977

A double LP of live recordings from 1976 and 1977. Some of the tracks were recorded at the Old Waldorf in February 1977. Other tracks were recorded in Atlanta, San Diego and Santa Monica.

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All This And More, The Dead Boys, 1998

Eight tracks on this double CD of live recordings from the 1970's were recorded at the Old Waldorf on November 1, 1977. The other recordings are from CBGBs in 1977 and 1978.

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Live From San Francisco: Official Bootleg Series Vol X, Brand X, 2015

Archive release of music recorded live at the Old Waldorf on November 28, 1977.

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1978

Live At The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, 6/29/78, Television, 2003

Archive release of music recorded live at the Old Waldorf on June 29, 1978.

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Live And Rare, British Lions, 20??

Two tracks on the collection were recorded live at the Old Waldorf on September 2, 1978. These tracks were also on the Live At The Old Waldorf archive release.

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Live at the Old Waldorf: San Francisco 1978, British Lions, 2010

Recorded live at the Old Waldorf on September 2, 1978.

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1979

Live In San Francisco 1979, Graham Parker & the Rumour, 2009

Recorded live at the Old Waldorf on April 9, 1979.

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Zero Hour, The Avengers, 2003

An archive release of music recorded live at the Old Waldorf on June 13 1979.

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The American in Me, The Avengers, 2004

An archive collection that includes two tracks recorded at Wally Heider's in June 1978; two tracks recorded at Different Fur Studios in October 1978 and 8 tracks recorded live at the Old Waldorf in June 1979.

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Notes From San Francisco, Rory Gallagher, 2011

A double CD archive release. One CD of studio recordings from His Masters Wheels in 1977. One CD of live recordings from the Old Waldorf in December 1979

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The Chaos Years: Rare & Unreleased 1977-1982, The Damned, 1997

One track on this single CD archive release was recorded live at the Old Waldorf on June 7, 1979.

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Roadkill Rising: The Bootleg Collection 1977-2009, Iggy Pop, 2011

A 4 CD box set of live recordings that have previously been released on bootlegs. Five tracks on the first CD of the set were recorded at the Old Waldorf on November 27, 1979.

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The Best Of, Tim Curry, 1989

Two tracks on this collection were recorded live at the Old Waldorf in 1979.

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1980

8-15-80, Pat Benatar, 1998

All but one track recorded live at the Old Waldorf on August 15, 1980.

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1981

Ry Cooder special limited edition EP, Ry Cooder, 1981?

Three of the four tracks on this EP were recorded live at the Old Waldorf on February 26, 1981.

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1981

KFJC 89.7 FM: 50, Various Artists, 2009

A double LP collection of tracks recorded for broadcasts on KFJC. Includes a track by Richard Hell & The Voidoids recorded at the Old Waldorf on July 14, 1982 and a track by TSOL recorded at the Old Waldorf on December 15, 1982.

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Last updated December 2016