* MOMENTS OF TRUTH
9.5 The Hippodrome, Golders Green, London
Appears to be a transcription of a UK radio broadcast. Great sound!
Mother Russia / Prologue / Ocean Gypsy / Ashes Are Burning
* KING BISCUIT FLOWER HOUR (77)
9.5 Royal Albert Hall, London
A complete show recorded for King Biscuit Flower Hour at the famous
Royal Albert Hall with the Philharmonic Orchestra. The broadcast has
never featured the complete show, but this 2CD-set does.
The sound I find much better then their 'Live At Carnegie hall' release
(crispy and clearer) but there is a small drawback. One of the mics
has not been earthed very well, at some softer parts there's some buzz.
(But not all that distracting). If it weren't for the buzz I would have
graded this a 10!
The opening 'Prologue' is an Symphonic version played by just the
This show features the complete 'Song Of Sheherazade' (25min) and a
long 28min version of 'Ashes are Burning' including both a drum and
As a bonus there's a live recording of 'Prologue' from 28jan79 at
Part, NJ and a never before released studio track: 'You, parts 1 and
Prologue / Can You Understand / Carpet Of The Sun / Can You Hear Me /
Song Of Sheherazade
Running Hard / Midas Man / Mother Russia / Touching Once (Is So Hard To
Keep) / Ashes Are Burning
Studio: You (part 1 & 2)
* PASSAIC (78)
9 Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ
Complete show as was broadcast at the New York radio station WNEW.
Sound is pretty good (few abrupt edits inbetween songs) but at times
the mixing is a bit rough.
Can You Hear Me / Carpet Of The Sun / Things I Don't Understand /
Northern Lights / Mother Russia / Day Of The Dreamer / Midas Man / The
vulture Fly High / Running Hard
A Song for All Seasons / Prologue / Ashes Are Burning
* LONDON (78)
9.5 Paris Theatre, London
Probably from a radio show. Great sound.
Can You Hear Me? / The Day Of The Dreamer / Back Home Once Again / Can
You Understand -> The Vultures Fly High / A Song For All Seasons