Header

EGO

Tony Williams Lifetime

Jazz Rock/Fusion


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Tony Williams Lifetime Ego album cover
3.92 | 5 ratings | 1 reviews | 20% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1970

Songs / Tracks Listing


1. Clap City - 0:54
2. There Comes a Time - 5:58
3. Piskow's Filigree - 3:52
4. Circa 45 - 6:28
5. Two Worlds - 4:30
6. Some Hip Drum Shit - 1:31
7. Lonesome Wells (Gwendy Trio) - 7:27
8. Mom and Dad - 5:22
9. The Urchins of Shermese - 6:16

total time 42:18

Lyrics

Search TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Ego lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Ego tabs

Line-up / Musicians


- Tony Williams / drums
- Ted Dunbar / guitar
- Ron Carter / bass, cello
- Larry Young / Organ
- Don Alias / percussion
- Warren Smith / percussion
- Jack Bruce / vocals


Releases information

LP: Polydor 24-4065 (US), Polydor 2425 070 (Germany),

Remastered on CD : Verve Records 559 512-2 (1999,US),

Thanks to micky for the addition
and to snobb for the last updates
Edit this entry

TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Ego Music


Right Now on Ebay (logo)
EGO the TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME 1999 CD drums digipak 1971 JAZZ POST BOP PSYCH US $14.99 Buy It Now 3h 54m
THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Turn It over MP2109 LP AG5197 US $7.99 [0 bids]
1 day
Tony Williams Lifetime - The Collection CD -1992 Remastered US $6.99 Buy It Now 1 day
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME-TURN IT OVER LP VG++ jazz funk fusion larry young US $15.00 [1 bids]
2 days
THE NEW TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME 'MILLION DOLLOR LEGS' 1976 RECORD / LP US $9.99 Buy It Now 2 days
TONY WILLIAMS & LIFETIME - EMERGENCY NEW CD US $19.10 Buy It Now 2 days
Tony Williams Lifetime Believe It LP Top Jazz Fusion Drummer Allan Holdsworth US $7.99 Buy It Now 3 days
The Tony Williams Lifetime - Turn It Over NEW CD US $15.73 Buy It Now 3 days
Tony Williams Lifetime Ego - The Tony Williams Lifetime CD US $13.32 Buy It Now 3 days
THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME EGO 1971 UK VINYL LP US $9.69 [0 bids]
4 days
THE TONY WILLIAMS LI - TURN IT OVER [THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME - NEW CD US $10.39 Buy It Now 5 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME MILLION DOLLAR LEGS LP RADIO STATION PROMO COPY WHITE LBL US $4.99 [0 bids]
5 days
Ego by Tony Williams (Drums)/The Tony Williams Lifetime (Drums) (CD,... US $0.99 [0 bids]
5 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME-EMERGENCY-JAPAN SHM-CD D50 US $19.50 Buy It Now 5 days
The Tony Williams Lifetime - Turn It Over (NEW CD) US $18.96 Buy It Now 5 days
THE TONY WILLIAMS LI - TURN IT OVER [THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME - NEW CD US $26.42 Buy It Now 5 days
THE NEW TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME BELIEVE IT LP ALLAN HOLDSWORTH US $16.00 Buy It Now 5 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME LP JOHN MCLAUGHLIN JACK BRUCE LARRY YOUNG US $16.00 Buy It Now 5 days
Lifetime: The Collection by The Tony Williams Lifetime *New CD* US $3.98 Buy It Now 6 days
THE TONY WILLIAMS LI - EMERGENCY! [THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME (DRUMS)] - NEW CD US $10.64 Buy It Now 7 days
Tony Williams Lifetime Emergency! Japan CD w/obi UCCU-5160 US $19.99 Buy It Now 7 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Million Dollar Legs Promo LP Art BILLBOARD Ad Poster US $9.99 Buy It Now 8 days
The Tony Williams Lifetime - Emergency NEW CD US $17.56 Buy It Now 8 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME /EMERGENCY! Japan CD NEW(SEALED) US $22.99 Buy It Now 8 days
Lifetime: The Collection by The Tony Williams Lifetime (Drums) (CD, Legacy) US $10.23 Buy It Now 8 days
"BELIEVE IT" THE NEW TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME LP NEAR MINT FAST SHIPPING US $9.98 Buy It Now 9 days
NEW TONY WILLIAMS' LIFETIME: Million Dollar Legs (rock & pop LP) US $10.00 Buy It Now 9 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME The Old Bums Rush FUSION PROMO US $29.95 Buy It Now 10 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME, Ego STERLING USA 1st pressing EXCELLENT- LP US $8.99 Buy It Now 10 days
3x TONY WILLIAMS Lifetime LPs TURN IT OVER Joy of Flying OLD BUM'S RUSH Promo US $79.99 Buy It Now 10 days
THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Ego CD Digi Pack US $22.21 Buy It Now 10 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME The Collection CD Like New US $17.76 Buy It Now 10 days
Tony Williams Lifetime Emergency! Volume Two LP VG/VG++ Larry Young US $16.00 Buy It Now 11 days
Jack Bruce / John McLaughlin / Tony Williams - Lifetime - RARE UK LP NM Jazz US $17.27 Buy It Now 11 days
NEW TONY WILLIAMS' LIFETIME: Red Alert / Snake Oil 45 (dj) Rock US $8.00 Buy It Now 12 days
TONY WILLIAMS & LIFETIME - TURN IT OVER - TURN IT OVER - BONUS TRACK NEW CD US $32.24 Buy It Now 14 days
NEW TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME: The Old Bum's Rush LP (shrink, sl corner wear) Soul US $30.00 Buy It Now 15 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Emergency! CD USA 1997 Verve 314539117-2 US $17.28 Buy It Now 16 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME EGO JAPAN MINI LP CD NEW OUT OF PRINT RARE UCCM-9193 US $99.99 Buy It Now 17 days
TONY WILLIAMS - LIFETIME: THE COLLECTION NEW CD US $10.00 Buy It Now 17 days
Turn It Over by Tony Williams (Drums)/The Tony Williams Lifetime (Drums) (CD,... US $10.41 Buy It Now 17 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME (Turn It Over) CD USA 1997 Verve 314539118-2 NrMINT US $17.28 Buy It Now 18 days
Jazz Funk LP THE OLD BUM'S RUSH The Tony Williams Lifetime on Polydor US $13.00 Buy It Now 19 days
Lifetime: The Collection by The Tony Williams Lifetime (Drums) (CD, Legacy) US $8.95 Buy It Now 19 days
TONY WILLIAMS & LIFETIME - TURN IT OVER NEW CD US $19.10 Buy It Now 20 days
Emergency! by Tony Williams (Drums)/The Tony Williams Lifetime (Drums) (CD,... US $16.95 Buy It Now 20 days
Tony Williams Lifetime : Emergency CD (1997) US $11.68 Buy It Now 21 days
Tony Williams & Lifetime : Emergency CD (1991) US $13.32 Buy It Now 21 days
Tony Williams Lifetime LP TURN IT OVER McLaughlin Bruce US $25.95 Buy It Now 22 days
THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME**TURN IT OVER**CD US $13.95 Buy It Now 22 days
New TONY WILLIAMS Lifetime LP Believe It WHITE LABEL PROMO US $25.95 Buy It Now 24 days
Tony Williams Lifetime - Emergency! [CD New] US $22.49 Buy It Now 24 days
The Tony Williams Lifetime - Turn It Over - ECLEC2257 US $18.15 Buy It Now 25 days
The Tony Williams Lifetime - Emergency! - ECLEC2256 US $17.93 Buy It Now 25 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME-LOST WILDLIFE SESSIONS'74-JACK BRUCE-ALLAN HOLDSWORTH-CD US $18.99 Buy It Now 25 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME-turn it over '70 UK POLYDOR LP ORIG. JAZZ PROG FUSION US $48.45 Buy It Now 26 days
TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME - Ego 1971 JAZZ FUNK SOUL Gatefold LP US $17.99 Buy It Now 26 days
JAZZ LP NEW TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME MILLION DOLLAR LEGS US $7.85 Buy It Now 27 days
The Tony Williams Lifetime - Emergency NEW CD US $15.73 Buy It Now 27 days
THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME - THE OLD BUMS RUSH - SOUL FUNK LP - PROMO US $9.98 Buy It Now 27 days
The Tony Williams Lifetime - Emergency (NEW CD) US $18.96 Buy It Now 29 days
Tony Williams Lifetime "Ego" Promo Soul Jazz Funk Psych Fusion Polydor Records US $14.50 Buy It Now 29 days

More places to buy TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME music online Buy TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Ego ratings distribution


3.92
(5 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
20%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(40%)
40%
Good, but non-essential (20%)
20%
Collectors/fans only (20%)
20%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Ego reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Sean Trane
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Prog Folk
4 stars As Tony's first Lifetime passed away, it got resurrected or reincarnated as half of itself, as only Larry Young remain (if you'll except Bruce's singing one track) , but Williams called on Ron Carter on bass and Ted Dunbar on guitar. The ugly artwork and apt title shows that indeed Williams was probably very full of himself, but nevertheless this album manages to be as interesting as the previous two he'd done under the Lifetime banner. Ego is a very percussive affair as he's also hired another drummer and a percussionist to enhance the rhythm section. The album retains the psychedelic feel present on the previous two albums hat is so unusual to jazz-rock.

Both sides of the vinyl start with short percussive tracks that flow at neck-breaking pace, only to segue in very interesting tracks. On the A-side, There Comes A Time is a red-hot descending riff, where Dunbar has it easy to solo, especially that Young's organ is content in playing layers. Early Santana is not far away, here and Williams almost sings in here. Another percussive track is Piskow's Filigree and lasting some four minutes, it evokes (to me anyways) tropical nature at dawn. Circle 45 is a contrabass-driven almost-standard tune, except that the incessant electronic twiddles are reminding you of fusion. Two Worlds is n impressive meddling of the two types of tracks, the percussive ones with the more constructed or standard ones, but Jack Bruce's vocals are fairly well imbedded in the track. Probably the best track of the album, despite not being easy to get into.

On the flipside, past the percussive intro, the 7-mins+ Lonesome Wells returns a bit on Santana meets Colosseum territory where Williams might be overdoing it in terms of vocals. Mum And Dad is a gentle organ-driven track. Marimbas are unfortunately cheapening the closing Urchins, but the percussion instruments in general dominate the track ad absurdum.

A very unusual album in the Lifetime, (it can't be linked to the first two albums or the Holdsworth era, nor has it anything to do with Bum's Rush), Ego is nevertheless an excellent album that is to be appreciated on the same level as Emergency or Turn It Over, even if Williams' collabs are not as famous on this one.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to Sean Trane (BETA) | Report this review (#222836) | Review Permalink
Posted Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME "Ego"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.31 seconds