The Collectors Colosseum

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The Collectors' Colosseum
Compilation album by Colosseum
Released 1971
Recorded 1968-1970
Genre Rock, Jazz
Length 38:43
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" - 3:40, originally recorded late in 1969, with Chris Farlowe's vocals overdubbed over Dave Clempson's originals. In addition, there are extra guitar overdubs by Clempson.
  2. "Those about to Die" - 4:52, excerpt from their first LP
  3. "I Can't Live Without You" – 4:15, recorded 1968
  4. "Beware The Ides of March" - 5:53, 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" - 3:22, recorded late in 1969 and composed by Jack Bruce
  8. "The Grass is Greener" - 7:37, 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 & vocals.

On track 1 : 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.