The Collectors Colosseum

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The Collectors' Colosseum
Compilation album by Colosseum
Released 1971
Recorded 1968-1970
Genre Rock, Jazz
Label Bronze Records
Producer Jon Hiseman & Gerry Bron

The Collectors' Colosseum is probably the first compilation album by Colosseum, released in England in 1971.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jumping off the Sun", recorded in 1970, with Chris Farlowe's vocal overdub (according to the original back cover)
  2. "Those about to Die", excerpt from their first LP
  3. "I Can't Live Without You" – 4:15, recorded 1968
  4. "Beware The Ides of March", from their first LP
  5. "Walking in the Park" – 3:55, idem
  6. "Bolero" – 5:29, recorded late in 1969
  7. "Rope Ladder to the Moon", recorded in 1970 and composed by Jack Bruce
  8. "The Grass is Greener", recorded late in 1969

Personnel[edit]

On tracks 2, 3, 4, and 5 : Jon Hiseman on drums, Dick Heckstall-Smith on saxes, Dave Greenslade on organ, Tony Reeves on bass, James Litherland on guitar & vocals.

On tracks 6 and 8 : Jon Hiseman on drums, Dick Heckstall-Smith on saxes, Dave Greenslade on organ, Tony Reeves on bass, Dave Clempson on guitar.

On tracks 1 and 7 : Jon Hiseman on drums, Dick Heckstall-Smith on saxes, Dave Greenslade on organ, Tony Reeves on bass, Dave Clempson on guitar & vocals, Chris Farlowe on vocals.