Release Date:10/27/2017;Notes:Limited vinyl LP pressing. Live at Leeds is the first live album by rock band The Who. It was the only live album that ...Click To Read More About This Product
Release Date:10/27/2017;Notes:Limited vinyl LP pressing. Live at Leeds is the first live album by rock band The Who. It was the only live album that was released while the group were still actively recording and performing with their best known line-up of Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle and Keith Moon. Initially released in the United States on 16 May 1970. By the end of the 1960s, particularly after releasing Tommy in May 1969, The Who had become cited by many as one of the best live rock acts in the world. According to biographer Chris Charlesworth, "a sixth sense seemed to take over", leading them to "a kind of rock nirvana that most bands can only dream about". Realizing that their live show stood in equal importance to the rock-opera format of Tommy, the group returned to England at the end of 1969 with a desire to release a live album from concerts recorded earlier in the US. However, Townshend balked at the prospect of listening to all the accumulated recordings to decide which would make the best album, and, according to Charlesworth, instructed sound engineer Bob Pridden to burn the tapes. Two shows were consequently scheduled, one at the University of Leeds and the other in Hull, for the express purpose of recording and releasing a live album. Half-Speed master edition cut at Abbey Road.;Track List:1. Young Man Blues the Who 05:51;2. Substitute the Who 02:08;3. Summertime Blues the Who 03:22;4. Shakin' All Over the Who 04:34;5. My Generation the Who 15:46;6. Magic Bus the Who 07:46
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