Everybody’s in Show-Biz is a part studio and part live album released by The Kinks.
It is cd 2 that is recorded live at Carnegie Hall in New York City on 2–3 March 1972.
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Songs On The Kinks Everybody’s in Show-Biz
The first ten tracks are recorded in the studio:
1. Here Comes Yet Another Day
2. Maximum Consumption
3. Unreal Reality
4. Hot Potatoes
5. Sitting In My Hotel
7. You Don’t Know My Name
8. Supersonic Rocket Ship
9. Look A Little On The Sunnyside
10. Celluloid Heroes
It is the rest of the album that I’m interested in.
Top of the Pops – 4:34
Brainwashed – 2:58
Mr. Wonderful – 0:43
Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues – 4:00
Holiday – 3:53
Muswell Hillbilly – 3:10
Alcohol – 5:22
Banana Boat Song – 1:40
Skin and Bone – 3:55
Baby Face – 1:53
Lola – 1:41
At this stage, Ray Davies was experimenting with horns and large quantities of alcohol.
It’s an album that fits into the interesting category and is well worth hearing, even if the band was in decline by this stage. It doesn’t reprise the glorious past the band had in the same way as One For The Road.
Buying The Kinks Everybody’s in Show-Biz
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