Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios is a live album by Strawbs.
It was recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on 11 July 1970 and was released in the October.
Strawbs had recently recruited a new keyboard player, Rick Wakeman and he only recorded this album and the studio album From the Witchwood before leaving to join Yes.
Three more songs were added when the album was issued as a CD – The Vision Of The Lady Of The Lake and We’ll Meet Again Sometime are both live while Forever is a studio recorded in the studio.
Strawbs Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios
Martin Luther King’s Dream – 2:53
The Antique Suite – 12:12
Temperament Of Mind – 4:50
Fingertips – 6:14
Song Of A Sad Little Girl – 5:28
Where Is This Dream Of Your Youth? – 9:07
The Vision Of The Lady Of The Lake – 10:03
We’ll Meet Again Sometime – 4:16
Forever – 3:34
The band at this stage was:
Dave Cousins – vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, dulcimer
Tony Hooper – vocals, acoustic guitar, tambourine
Rick Wakeman – piano, organ, harpsichord, celeste
John Ford – vocals, bass guitar
Richard Hudson – vocals, congas, percussion, sitar
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- Amazon.com as a CD or mp3
- Amazon.co.uk as a CD or mp3
- it may be available from iTunes as a digital download
- eBay as a CD
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