Live at the Paramount

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For the 2011 Nirvana video album, see Live at the Paramount (video).
Live at the Paramount
Live album by The Guess Who
Released August 1972
Recorded May 22, 1972 at the Paramount Theater, Seattle, Washington
Genre Rock
Length 48:32
Language English
Label Nimbus 9 (Canada & U.K.)
RCA (U.S.)
Buddha (re-release)
Producer Jack Richardson (for Nimbus Nine)
The Guess Who chronology
Wild One
(1972)
Live at the Paramount
(1972)
Artificial Paradise
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic - 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone - (favorable)[2]

Live at the Paramount is the first live album released by Canadian rock group, The Guess Who. It would be their only live album until their reunion in 1983. It was recorded live on May 22, 1972 at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, Washington. It reached #39 on the Billboard album chart. The 2000 re-release included bonus tracks from the same show which were not included on the original pressing like "These Eyes" and "No Time". Live at the Paramount was also the first album to feature Donnie McDougall, and the last to feature Jim Kale on bass guitar.

Track listing[edit]

Original and 1st Release[edit]

  1. "Albert Flasher" (Burton Cummings) - 2:59
  2. "New Mother Nature" (Cummings) - 4:26
  3. "Glace Bay Blues" (featuring Don McDougall) (Blair MacLean, Gary MacLean, Don McDougall) - 3:19
  4. "Runnin' Back to Saskatoon" (Cummings, Kurt Winter) - 6:52
  5. "Pain Train" (Cummings, Winter) - 7:00
  6. "American Woman" (Randy Bachman, Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson) - 16:53
  7. "Truckin' Off Across the Sky" (Cummings, Kale, McDougal, Peterson, Winter) - 7:21

2000 Buddha Re-Release[edit]

  1. "Pain Train" (Cummings, Winter) - 7:00
  2. "Albert Flasher" (Cummings) - 2:59
  3. "New Mother Nature" (Cummings) - 4:26
  4. "Runnin' Back to Saskatoon" (Cummings, Winter) - 6:52
  5. "Rain Dance" (Cummings, Winter) - 2:53
  6. "These Eyes" (Bachman, Cummings) - 4:29
  7. "Glace Bay Blues" (featuring Don McDougall) (Blair MacLean, Gary MacLean, Don McDougall) - 3:19
  8. "Sour Suite" (Cummings) - 3:58
  9. "Hand Me Down World" (Winter) - 3:53
  10. "American Woman" (Bachman, Cummings, Kale, Peterson) - 16:53
  11. "Truckin' Off Across the Sky" (The Guess Who) - 7:21
  12. "Share the Land" (Cummings) - 4:46
  13. "No Time" (Bachman, Cummings) - 6:06

Personnel[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. "The Guess Who — Live at the Paramount". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  2. ^ Niester, Alan (12 Oct 1972). "The Guess Who — Live at the Paramount". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2009-10-11.