This articles includes a poll where you can vote for the best live album recorded by Robin Trower and see the results of the votes so far.
Trower was the lead guitarist for Procul Harem, joining them after the success of A Whiter Shade Of Pale and playing on their first first albums before leaving in 1971.
A group with singer Frankie Miller didn’t work out but he formed the Robin Trower Band and his first two studio albums with bassist James Drewar on vocals are recognised as the best – Twice Removed from Yesterday (1973) and Bridge of Sighs (1974). these were followed by For Earth Below (1975) and Long Misty Days (1976).
He has carried on recording with albums up to 2013s Roots and Branches but only his albums up to 1977s In City Dreams have been certified gold.
The quality and style of his guitar playing is often compared to Jimi Hendrix.
He has remained a popular live act.
Robin Trower Live Albums
Trower has recorded numerous live albums over his career which makes it harder to identify the best one or two albums to have in a well balanced album collection. Archive recordings of old performances from his peak years have also been released.
- 1975 – Robin Trower Live (released 1976)
- Beyond the Mist (released 1985)
- 1975 BBC Radio One In Concert (released 1996)
- 1977 King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Robin Trower (released 1996)
- 1974 to 1999 This Was Now ’74-’98 (released 1999)
- 2005 Living Out Of Time: Live (released 2005)
- 2008 RT@RO.08 (released 2008)
- 2009 Robin Trower and Jack Bruce Seven Moons Live (released 2009)
- 1973 to 1975 Robin Trower at The BBC 1973-1975 (released 2011)
- 1974 to 1980 State to State: Live Across America (released 2013)
Readers Poll – What Are The Best Robin Trower Live Albums?
Please vote for albums that you’ve heard and you would recommend to someone who is interested in hearing Robin Trower perform live.
How Does Robin Trower Compare With His Peers
Whilst Procul Harem may have been a prog rock style group (although in reality their music is hard to pigeon hole, when Robin Trower performs with his own band, he plays blues rock.
How does his best compare with the best blues rock live albums?