King Curtis Live At Fillmore West 1971

Live At Fillmore West is a live album by King Curtis.

It was recorded at the Fillmore West in Dan Francisco on March 5–7, 1971 and released in August 1971. King Curtis and his band, the Kingpins and the Memphis Horns were both supporting and backing Aretha Franklin. She has also released a live album from these concerts Aretha Live At The Fillmore West.

In July 2006 an expanded version of the album was released with five extra tracks. My Sweet Lord with guest vocal from Billy Preston is a nice addition but the other four are alternative takes of four songs already on the original album.

If you want even more of King Curtis and Aretha Franklin, there is a four CD set which presents the three nights called Don’t Fight The Feeling: The Complete Aretha Franklin & King Curtis Live At Fillmore West.

King Curtis Live At Fillmore West

King Curtis Live At Fillmore West

Set List

Memphis Soul Stew – 7:40
A Whiter Shade Of Pale – 5:26
Whole Lotta Love – 2:15
I Stand Accused – 6:05
Them Changes – 7:01
Ode To Billie Joe – 3:22
Mr. Bojangles – 4:30
Signed Sealed Delivered (I’m Yours) – 2:36
Soul Serenade – 5:32
My Sweet Lord – 2:33 (bonus with Billy Preston)
Them Changes – 5:33 (bonus)
Ode To Billy Joe – 4:35 (bonus)
Soul Serenade – 4:51 (bonus)
Memphis Soul Stew – 5:04 (bonus)

Playing on the album:

King Curtis – Saxophone

The Kingpins

Cornell Dupree – Electric guitar
Jerry Jemmott – Bass guitar
Pancho Morales – Congas
Billy Preston – Electric Organ
Bernard Purdie – Drums
Truman Thomas – Electric piano

The Memphis Horns:

Jack Hale – Trombone
Roger Hopps – Trumpet
Wayne Jackson – Lead, Trumpet
Andrew Love – Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Mitchell – Baritone Saxophone

What Other People Say


Buying King Curtis Live At Fillmore West

To help you to find the album quickly and easily, I’ve given you the following links:

It’s still worth checking around on the websites to make sure that there isn’t a more up-to-date or less expensive option.

What Do You Think?

Do you think this album is the best live album by King Curtis?

What do you like or dislike about it?

The Best Live Albums Ever

This album is included in the poll to find the best live soul albums.

What Are The FIVE Best Live Soul Albums Ever? (Click on the links to go to the reviews)

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

My aim is to help you to find the best live albums through readers polls, my own reviews and from bringing in Amazon reviews.

You can see the complete list of readers polls at Live Album Polls.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.