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|
|Venue||Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton|
|Genre||Progressive rock, symphonic rock|
|Procol Harum chronology|
Procol Harum Live: In Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, by the English 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 (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".
- 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:
Recording Engineers: Wally Heider, Ray Thompson, Tom Scott, Ken Caillat, and Biff Dawes
- 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
- Winspear Centre's history page on the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
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