Jack Bruce Spirit Live at the BBC 1971 – 1978

Jack Bruce Spirit Live at the BBC is a collection of recordings made by the BBC live in concert and live in the studio between 1971 and 1978.

While Jack Bruce is best known as the singer and bass player for blues rock band Cream, in the 1970s he played with the fusion between jazz, blues and rock.

His 1971 In Concert recording has already been released and there is another live album of his 1975 tour with Mick Taylor called Live At Manchester Free Trade Hall 1975. It has another concert recording from 1977.

Jack Bruce Spirit Live at the BBC

Songs On Jack Bruce Spirit Live at the BBC

CD 1

You Burned The Tables On Me – 4:36
Smiles And Grins – 6:13
Folk Song – 5:03
A Letter Of Thanks – 4:01
We’re Going Wrong – 4:22
The Clearout – 6:28
Have You Ever Loved A Woman – 5:51
Powerhouse Sod – 14:52
You Sure Look Good To Me – 7:14
Jack’s Gone – 4:03
Clearway – 5:31
Powerhouse Sod – 7:53

  • Tracks 1 to 9 BBC Radio One “In Concert” Recorded at the BBC Paris Theatre on 18th September 1971
  • Tracks 10 to 12 BBC Radio Three “Jazz in Britain” session Recorded 10th August 1971 and broadcast on 31st August 1971 and 23rd February 1972

CD 2

Can You Follow – 2:18
Morning Story – 5:16
Keep It Down – 5:26
Pieces Of Mind – 6:03
One – 6:35
Spirit – 7:33
Without A Word – 8:56
Smiles And Grins – 12:25
Fifteen Minutes past Three – 7:11
Ten To Four – 7:36

  • Tracks 1 to 8 BBC TV “Old Grey Whistle Test” concert Recorded at BBC TV Centre on 6th June 1975
  • Tracks 9 & 10 BBC Radio Three “Jazz in Britain” session Recorded 26th June 1978 and broadcast on 4th September 1978

CD 3

Madhouse – 5:36
Without A Word – 6:17
Times – 5:09
Baby Jane – 2:47
Born Under A Bad Sign – 5:00
Lost Inside A Song – 4:47
Something To Live For – 5:27
How’s Tricks – 5:20
Spirit – 7:17
Out Into The Fields – 6:45
You Burned The Tables On Me – 4:25
Twenty Past Four – 12:14

  • Tracks 1 to 11 BBC Radio One “In Concert” Recorded at the BBC Paris Theatre on 14th April 1977
  • Track 12 BBC Radio Three “Jazz in Britain” session Recorded 26th June 1978 and broadcast on 4th September 1978

I feel strangely drawn to this album and would have bought it, if I’d seen it at at a really good price.

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