Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
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|Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra|
|Live album by Procol Harum|
|Recorded||18 November 1971 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton|
|Genre||Progressive rock, symphonic rock|
|Procol Harum chronology|
Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, by the UK band Procol Harum, 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 #5. It is the band's best selling album, certified Gold by the RIAA.
Lyrics for all songs by Keith Reid; music composed by Gary Brooker, except "In Held 'Twas in I" co-authored by Matthew Fisher.
- "Conquistador" - 5:02
- "Whaling Stories" - 7:41
- "A Salty Dog" - 5:34
- "All This and More" - 4:22
- "In Held 'Twas in I": - 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. 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".
- Chris Copping - organ
- Alan Cartwright - bass guitar
- B.J. Wilson - drums
- Dave Ball - guitar
- Gary Brooker - piano and vocals
- Keith Reid - lyrics
Also featured are:
- Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at AllMusic
- RIAA Gold and Platinum database
- 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)
- ProcolHarum.com - ProcolHarum.com's page on this album
- Information on the Edmonton Symphony's recording with Procol Harum
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