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3.39 | 20 ratings | 2 reviews | 15% 5 stars

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Live, released in 2009

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Giant
2. Hometown Special
3. City Hermit
4. Funny Ways
5. Plain Truth
6. Alucard
7. Isn't It Quiet and Cold?
8. Why Not
9. The Queen
10. Peel Off the Paint

Line-up / Musicians

- Gary Green / guitars
- Martin Smith / drums
- Kerry Minnear / keyboards, cello, vocals
- Derek Shulman / vocals
- Phil Shulman / sax, trumpet, recorder, vocals
- Ray Shulman / bass, violin, vocals

Releases information

another archive live record recorded in 1971

Thanks to Einsetumadur for the addition
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GENTLE GIANT King Alfred's College Winchester ratings distribution

(20 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(15%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(30%)
Good, but non-essential (35%)
Collectors/fans only (10%)
Poor. Only for completionists (10%)

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3 stars To tape collectors this concert had always been a sort of a holy grail: the earliest known Gentle Giant recording. Unfortunately the only copies were in the band's hands, so it was not circulating, much to their frustration. In 2009 then it was announced by Alucard Music that the recording was fi ... (read more)

Report this review (#260638) | Posted by JethroZappa | Wednesday, January 13, 2010 | Review Permanlink

4 stars In 1969 three Shulman brothers and drummer Martin Smith from Simon Dupree and the Big Sound slowly evolved to Gentle Giant when they were joined by Gary Green and Kerry Minnear. According to the liner notes of this cd, their first efforts sounded more like Simon Dupree and the Giant Sound, but ... (read more)

Report this review (#252917) | Posted by Agemo | Thursday, November 26, 2009 | Review Permanlink

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