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Live At Leeds (1970)

Artist: Who
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Format: CD
Sku: 60141610
UPC: 008811121525
UPC 14: 00008811121525
Release Date: 2/28/1995
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Heaven And Hell - (previously unreleased) ~ The Who
2. I Can't Explain - (previously unreleased) ~ The Who
3. Fortune Teller - (previously unreleased) ~ The Who
4. Tattoo - (previously unreleased) ~ The Who
5. Young Man Blues ~ The Who
6. Substitute ~ The Who
7. Happy Jack - (previously unreleased) ~ The Who
8. I'm A Boy - (previously unreleased) ~ The Who
9. Quick One, While He's Away, A ~ The Who
10. Amazing Journey / Sparks - (previously unreleased) ~ The Who
11. Summertime Blues ~ The Who
12. Shakin' All Over ~ The Who
13. My Generation ~ The Who
14. Magic Bus ~ The Who
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote The Who: Roger Daltrey (vocals, harmonica), Pete Townshend (guitar, vocals), John Entwistle (bass, vocals), Keith Moon (drums).
Muze PNote Reissue producer: Jon Astley.
Muze PNote Recorded live at Leeds University, Leeds, England on February 14, 1970. Includes liner notes by Chris Charlesworth. Originally released on Decca (79175) in May 1970.
Muze PNote All songs written by members of The Who except "Fortune Teller" (Naomi Neville), "Young Man Blues" (Mose Allison), "Summertime Blues" (Eddie Cochran/Jerry Capehart) and "Shakin' All Over" (Johnny Kidd).
Muze PNote The Who: Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar); Roger Daltrey (vocals, harmonica); John Entwistle (vocals, bass); Keith Moon (drums).
Muze PNote Producer: The Who.
Muze PNote Reissue producer: Jon Astley.
Muze PNote Recorded live on February 4, 1970. Includes liner notes by Chris Charlesworth.
Muze PNote This 2-CD Deluxe Edition of LIVE AT LEEDS, recorded on February 14, 1970, contains the entire show including all of TOMMY which was previously unreleased.
Muze PNote The Who: Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar); Roger Daltrey (vocals, harmonica); John Entwistle (vocals, bass); Keith Moon (drums).
Muze PNote Reissue producer: Jon Astley.
Muze PNote Recorded live at Leeds University, Leeds, England on February 14, 1970. Originally released on Decca (79175) in May 1970.
Muze PNote Digitally remastered by Jon Astley.
Muze PNote The Who: John Entwistle (bass instrument, background vocals); Pete Townshend (background vocals); Keith Moon , Roger Daltrey.
Muze PNote Personnel: Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar); Roger Daltrey (vocals, harmonica); John Entwistle (vocals, bass guitar); Keith Moon (drums).
Muze PNote Audio Remasterers: Jon Astley; Andy MacPherson.
Muze PNote Audio Remixers: Jon Astley; Andy MacPherson.
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Chris Charlesworth.
Muze PNote Recording information: Leeds University (02/14/1970).
Muze PNote In addition to making some of the finest studio albums in rock history (ranging in approach from proto-pop-punk to the first rock operas), the Who, live, epitomized the brash, electrifying energy that put a new face on the music in the 1960s. The original LIVE AT LEEDS album, released in 1970, looked straight into the eye of this hurricane on a single disc featuring six tracks. A 1995 reissue doubled the number of songs. The DELUXE EDITION, however, released in 2001, is the first document to feature the Leeds concert in its entirety. Spread out over two discs, this most recent update is definitive, and includes a 28-page booklet, sections of band-audience banter, and--most importantly--a full performance of TOMMY. The sound, enhanced here in a new mix supervised by guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshend, is crystalline, without losing any of the group's swirling chaos and bone-crushing sonic impact. Though the Who later began to abridge TOMMY live, disc two features the entire opera, while the first disc houses "Substitute," "My Generation," and a blood-pumping cover of "Summertime Blues," among other singles. For any Who fan, this edition is essential.

Engineer: The Who

Artist Overview

From the youthful arrogance of their early 1960s recordings to their ambitious rock operas and the more introspective FM rock staples of their mid-1970s albums, the Who raged like a rock & roll inferno. Pete Townshend's guitar fireworks and Keith Moon's larger-than-life drumming combined with the busy basslines of John Entwistle and Roger Daltrey's vocal roar to create one of rock's mightiest noises. The band reconvened numerous times following the hard-living Moon's death in 1978, and even continued to play for several years following the death of Entwistle in 2002.
Artist Followers
20/20 | AC/DC | Aerosmith | Alice Cooper | Argent | Arthur Brown | Bachman-Turner Overdrive | Bad Company | Big Star | Billy Idol | Billy Squier | Black Sabbath | Blue ?yster Cult | Blue Cheer | Blues Magoos | Blur | Boston | Bruce Springsteen | Bubble Puppy | Buzzcocks | Cast (U.K.) | Cheap Trick | Crack the Sky | David Bowie | Dr. Dog | Dungen | Dwight Twilley | Eddie Money | Empty Hearts | Foghat | Free | Glass Harp | Grand Funk Railroad | Great White | Green Day | Guided by Voices | Hsker D | Heart | Ian Dury | Iggy Pop | James Gang | Jet (Hard Rock) | Joan Jett | Judas Priest | Kiss | Marillion | Material Issue | MC5 | McFly | Menswear | Midnight Oil | Montrose | Mott the Hoople | Nazareth | Nirvana (US) | Oasis | Paul Collins | Pearl Jam | Peter Frampton | Phish | Pixies | Pretenders | Queen | Queensr?che | Radiohead | Roxy Music | Rush | Sex Pistols | Shoes (U.S.) | Shop Assistants | Slade | Smashing Pumpkins | Steppenwolf | Stereophonics | Steve Wynn | Styx | Supergrass | Sweet | T. Rex | Taking Back Sunday | Ted Nugent | The Afghan Whigs | The Breeders | The Cars | The Charlatans UK | The Clash | The Creation | The dB's | The Dream Syndicate (Group) | The Fiery Furnaces | The Flaming Lips | The Godfathers (UK) | The Guess Who | The Herd | The Hold Steady | The Jam | The La's | The Legal Matters | The Libertines | The Move | The Nazz | The Nerves | The Only Ones | The Plimsouls | The Ramones | The Raspberries | The Real Kids | The Romantics | The Runaways | The Saints (Australia) | The Sensational Alex Harvey Band (Rock) | The Smithereens | The Stone Roses | The Stooges | The Tubes | The Vines | Thin Lizzy | Todd Rundgren | U2 | Uriah Heep | Van Halen | Wishbone Ash | ZZ Top

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Muze Music Compilations Jerry Maguire (ost)
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Muze Music Compilations Bridge School Concerts 25Th Ann Ed
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Muze Music Compilations Symphony/british:closing 2012 Olympic
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Associated Artists and Works

Cast, Original
Daltrey, Roger
Hendrix, Jimi
London Symphony Orchestra
On, Pickin'
Original Soundtrack
Tommy, The Movie (Original Soundtrack) [Remaster] ~ Original Soundtrack
Quadrophenia [Remaster] ~ Original Soundtrack
The Kids Are Alright (Sdtk) [Remaster] ~ Original Soundtrack
Tommy, The Movie (Original Soundtrack) ~ Original Soundtrack
Pickin' On
Townshend, Pete
Vitamin String Quartet

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 02/28/1995
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1970
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 11215
Music Label Name Label : MCA (USA)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Live
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00008811121525

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.136)
- Ranked #170 in Rolling Stone's "The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time"

Rolling Stone (7/9/70, p.40)
- "...a tour-de-force of the rock and roll imagination....The album is a document, as it ought to be..."

Rolling Stone (4/6/95, p.62)
- "...the newly remastered LIVE AT LEEDS comes across as a great live show that happens to include some singles-quality material..."

Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.136)
- Ranked #170 in Rolling Stone's "The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time"

Entertainment Weekly (2/17/95, p.59)
- "...Few bands ever moved a mountain of sound around with this much dexterity and power. If you ever wondered what made these guys a big deal, here's where to find out..." - Rating: A

Q (9/01, p.139)
- 4 stars out of 5 - "...Everything here is the same ambitious, ramshackle rock'n'roll...Hidden gems still justifies its reputation..."

Village Voice (2/20/96)
- Ranked #6 on the Reissues list of Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.

Mojo (Publisher)
(p.108)
- 5 stars out of 5 -- "Listening to them, in Leeds or Hull, is to hear the weight of an absolute truth: the future for rock as it became, in all its pomp and circumstance, began right here."

Mojo (Publisher)
(1/02, p.69)
- Included in Mojo's "Best Reissues of 2001".

Uncut (magazine)
(p.117)
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] 37-minute tour de force which showed Who, exactly, was best."

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