The Essential Mike Oldfield

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The Essential Mike Oldfield
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Released1980 (1980)
RecordedKnebworth Festival
21 June 1980
GenreProgressive rock
Mike Oldfield chronology
The Essential Mike Oldfield
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The Essential Mike Oldfield is a live concert video by Mike Oldfield. It was recorded live at the Knebworth Festival on 21 June 1980 in front of 45,000 people and the interviews are in Oldfield's studio. It was released on Laserdisc and VHS in 1980.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Written by Mike Oldfield, except "Sailor's Hornpipe", Traditional

  1. Beginning
  2. Interview part 1
  3. "Guilty"
  4. Interview part 2
  5. "Tubular Bells part 1"
  6. Interview part 3
  7. "Tubular Bells part 2" (including The Sailor's Hornpipe)
  8. Interview part 4
  9. "Ommadawn part 1"
  10. End credits


  1. ^ "Mike Oldfield videos". Retrieved 2008-04-15.