Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

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Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
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Live album by
ReleasedApril 1972
Recorded18 November 1971
VenueNorthern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton
GenreProgressive rock, symphonic rock
Length41:39
Label
ProducerChris Thomas
Procol Harum chronology
Broken Barricades
(1971)
Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
(1972)
Grand Hotel
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideB–[2]

Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, by the English band Procol Harum together with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, was released in 1972; it was recorded at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on 18 November 1971. The album was very successful on the Billboard Top 200, peaking at No.5. It is the band's best-selling album, certified Gold by the RIAA.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Lyrics for all songs by Keith Reid; music composed by Gary Brooker, except "In Held 'Twas in I" co-authored by Matthew Fisher.

  1. "Conquistador" - 5:02
  2. "Whaling Stories" - 7:41
  3. "A Salty Dog" - 5:34
  4. "All This and More" - 4:22
  5. "In Held 'Twas in I":[4] - 19:00
a) "Glimpses of Nirvana"
b) "'Twas Teatime at the Circus"
c) "In the Autumn of My Madness"
d) "Look to Your Soul"
e) "Grand Finale"
  • A live version of "Luskus Delph" (Brooker, Reid) from the album Broken Barricades is also included on recent CD reissues (it had originally been the B-side of the "Conquistador" single, CHS 2003). The 2009 Salvo reissue also includes rehearsal takes of "Simple Sister" and "Shine On Brightly" as additional bonus tracks.
  • Some LP copies of the album also have "Look to Your Soul" credited as "I Know If I'd Been Wiser".

Personnel[edit]

Also featured are:

Recording Engineers: Wally Heider, Ray Thompson, Tom Scott, Ken Caillat, and Biff Dawes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: P". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 10, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ RIAA Gold and Platinum database
  4. ^ An acrostic, mostly derived from the first word of each of the first four movements ("Held" is derived from the first word of a verse later in the first movement)

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