Mountain Live: The Road Goes Ever On

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Mountain Live: The Road Goes Ever On
Live album by Mountain
Released April 1972
Recorded Tracks 1-2 recorded at Woodstock Festival, Bethel, New York, August 16, 1969
Tracks 3-4 recorded January - February 1972
Genre Hard rock
Length 34:28
Label Island Records
Beat Goes On
Producer Felix Pappalardi
Mountain chronology
Flowers of Evil
(1971)Flowers of Evil1971
Mountain Live: The Road Goes Ever On
The Best Of Mountain
(1973)The Best Of Mountain1973

Mountain Live: The Road Goes Ever On is the fourth album by hard rock band Mountain. Released following the band's first breakup in 1972, Windfall Records compiled the album using old live material. Mountain would later reform in 1974. The title comes from J. R. R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit.

The opening drum break on "Long Red" has been sampled by hip hop artists.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Long Red" (West, Pappalardi, Ventura, Landsberg) – 5:44
  2. "Waiting to Take You Away" (West) – 4:40
  3. "Crossroader" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 6:22
  4. "Nantucket Sleighride" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 17:33
  • "Long Red" originally appears on Mountain (1969).
  • The track "Waiting to Take You Away" is not available in a studio version and appears only on this album.
  • "Crossroader" originally appears on Flowers of Evil (1971).
  • "Nantucket Sleighride" originally appears on Nantucket Sleighride (1971).


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