In Concert (Blood, Sweat & Tears album)

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In Concert
Live album by Blood, Sweat & Tears
Released 1976
Genre Rock, Jazz
Label Columbia
Producer Bobby Colomby, Jimmy Ienner
Blood, Sweat & Tears chronology
New City
(1975)
In Concert
(1976)
More Than Ever
(1976)

In Concert is a double live album by the band Blood, Sweat & Tears, that was released in Europe and Japan in 1976. This album was remixed and released in the United States as Live And Improvised in 1991. This collection was recorded live at four different venues over five nights during the summer of 1975. The lineup for this album is the same as the New City album they were supporting on that tour with the exception of Steve Kahn and Mike Stern on guitar.

The songs in this collection were recorded at the Schaeffer Music Festival in New York City; City Hall Plaza in Boston; National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario; and at the Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, California.

Track listing[edit]

Side one

  1. Introduction – 0:22
  2. "Spinning Wheel" (David Clayton-Thomas) – 5:22
  3. "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know" (Al Kooper) – 8:30
  4. "Lucretia Mac Evil" (David Clayton-Thomas) – 6:57
  5. "And When I Die" (Laura Nyro) – 6:27

Side two

  1. "One Room Country Shack" (John Lee Hooker) – 2:40
  2. "And When I Die (Reprise)" (Laura Nyro) – 2:41
  3. "(I Can Recall) Spain" (Chick Corea) – 8:35

Side three

  1. "Hi-De-Ho" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) – 6:17
  2. "Unit Seven" (Sam Jones) – 10:12
  3. "Life" (Allen Toussaint) – 5:03

Side four

  1. "Mean Ole World" (Jerry LaCroix) – 9:06
  2. "Ride Captain Ride" (Carlos Pinera, Franke Konte) – 6:12
  3. "You've Made Me So Very Happy" (Berry Gordy Jr., Brenda Holloway, Frank Wilson, Patrice Holloway) – 5:16

Personnel[edit]

  • David Clayton-Thomas – Lead vocals
  • Bobby Colomby - Drum, Background vocals
  • Dave Bargeron - Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Background vocals
  • Larry Willis – Keyboards, Background vocals
  • Bill Tillman – Saxophone, Flute, Background vocals
  • Anthony Klatka - Trumpet, Background vocals
  • Joe Giorgianni – Trumpet, Background vocals
  • Steve Kahn - Guitar, Background vocals at Schaeffer Music Festival; City Hall Plaza
  • George Wadenius – Guitar, Background vocals at the National Arts Centre
  • Mike Stern - Guitar, Background vocals at Monterey Jazz Festival
  • Ron McClure – Bass
  • Don Alias - Percussion, Background vocals

Production notes[edit]

July 5, 1975 – Schaeffer Music Festival in New York City
July 20, 1975 – City Hall Plaza in Boston
August 11, 12, 1975 – National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario
September 21, 1975 – Monterey Jazz Festival in Monterey, California