Works Live is a live album of an Emerson, Lake & Palmer concert in Montreal, Canada that also featured a 70 piece orchestra that nearly bankrupted the group.
Parts of this album were previously issued as Emerson Lake & Palmer In Concert.
Emerson Lake & Palmer Works Live
- Introductory Fanfare – 0:52
- Peter Gunn – 3:34
- Tiger in a Spotlight – 4:08 (Works vol 2)
- C’est la Vie – 4:14 (Works vol 1)
- Watching Over You – 3:59 (Works vol 2)
- Maple Leaf Rag – 1:14 (Works vol 2)
- The Enemy God – 2:46 (Works vol 1)
- Fanfare for the Common Man – 10:54 (Works vol 1)
- Knife Edge – 5:03 (on the first album Emerson Lake & Palmer)
- Show Me the Way to Go Home – 4:20 (Works vol 2)
- Abaddon’s Bolero – 6:02 (Trilogy)
- Pictures at an Exhibition – 15:40 (Pictures at an Exhibition)
- Closer to Believing – 5:28 (Works vol 1)
- Piano Concerto No. 1, Third Movement: Toccata con Fuoco – 6:40 (Works vol 1)
- Tank – 12:36 (on the first self titled Emerson Lake & Palmer and again on Works vol 1)
The set list draws heavily on the two volumes of Works. Unfortunately ELP were past their best by this stage. It is nice to see a shortened version of Pictures At An Exhibition played.
Here is a live video of ELP performing Fanfare For The Common Man from this tour in 1977.
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