Colosseum Live 1971

Colosseum Live is a live album by progressive jazz blues rock group Colosseum.

It was recorded at Manchester University on March 18, 1971 and the Big Apple in Brighton on March 27, 1971.

Colosseum Live 1971

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Songs On Colosseum Live

1. Rope Ladder To The Moon
2. Walking In The Park
3. Skellington
4. Tanglewood ’63
5. Encore … Stormy Monday Blues
6. Lost Angeles
7. I Can’t Live Without You

Playing on the album are:

Chris Farlowe – Vocals
Dave “Clem” Clempson – Guitars, Vocals
Dick Heckstall-Smith – Saxophones
Dave Greenslade – Organ, Vibes
Mark Clarke – Bass, Vocals
Jon Hiseman: Drums

Instrumentally this is an exciting band with guitar, sax and organ all competing for attention. Chris Farlowe is a good singer but his vocals are stronger and more insistent than with many prog groups and you may love or hate his contribution. Personally I think it’s not a problem because this isn’t a symphonic prog band that can slip neatly into the background but one like King Crimson and Van Der Graaf Generator that demands to be heard.

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