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4.13 | 6 ratings | 1 reviews | 50% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2002

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Vienna Breakdown (3:20)
2. Blue Country Blues (2:30)
3. Captain Crack Up (2:46)
4. When You've Got a Good Friend (3:19)
5. Adolphus Beal (3:43)
6. Human Bed (2:29)
7. Fanny Wiggins (3:01)
8. Walkin' Blues (3:45)
9. Louisiana Blues (3:15)
10. Slivadiv (3:32)
11. The Spoiler (5:31)
12. T.B. Blues (3:27)
13. Blakey Jones (4:00)
14. The Dashing White Sergeant (1:22)

Total Time 46:00

Line-up / Musicians

- Colin Hodgkinson / vocals, 12-string guitar, bass
- Ron Aspery / soprano & alto saxophones, electric piano
- Dave MacRae / electric piano
- Tony Hicks / drums

Note: The first two of these (from 1973), spanning nine of the 14 tracks, feature the original trio lineup of bassist Colin Hodgkinson, saxophonist/pianist Ron Aspery and drummer Tony Hicks; the final five songs, from 1974, also feature electric pianist Dave MacRae.

Releases information

Three complete, previously unreleased, BBC sessions. Including 4 songs which have never been issued before in any form. Liner notes by Back Door's Colin Hogkinson.Recorded live between 1973-1974.

CD Hux Records (UK) 700003

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BACK DOOR The Human Bed ratings distribution

(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(50%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (17%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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4 stars For any connoisseur of quality Jazz-Rock/Blues. Normally, I don't go anywhere near compilations, but this one is a rare exception. Partly because no-one bothered with even a barefoot rating. To date, the entire Back Door discography attracted two (2!) reviews, which is quite disappointing. ... (read more)

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