COLOSSEUM LIVE (1971)
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One of the world's absolutely best live albums... ever! Sadly it was Colosseum's last proper album for another 23 years. Or so I felt before the reunion CD appeared!!
There is only one thing wrong with the original album: The packaging! It was housed in a gatefold sleeve with the LPs in red plastic sleeves which open out of the package. To keep the records from being damaged by the sharp plastic edges it was lined with polystyrene or some similar puffed plastic. However, the lining contained some additive which started damaging the records - so I took it off and destroyed the collector value. Screw that - at least it saved the music, and that's what counts!
|Colosseum Live||Colosseum Live - expanded edition|
|Bronze ICD 1/2, September 1971||Sanctuary Midline SMRCD118|
|Bonus track - track #4:
I Can't Live Without You (James Litherland)
YouTube: Tanglewood (Live)
Hiseman: drums, percussion
|Recorded March (18th?) 1971 at Manchester
except Walking In The Park, recorded (27th?) at The Big Apple, Brighton
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