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Mahavishnu Orchestra

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3.53 | 12 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1991

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Birds Of Fire (5:44)
2. Open Country Joy (3:54)
3. Wings Of Karma (6:07)
4. Sister Andrea (8:40)
5. The Dance Of Maya (7:17)
6. Meeting Of The Spirits (6:52)
7. Lila's Dance (5:35)
8. Be Happy (3:40)

Total Time: 48:03

Line-up / Musicians

- John McLaughlin / guitar, synthesizer
- Jerry Goodman / violin
- Jan Hammer / synthesizer, piano, keyboards, Moog synthesizer
- Rick Laird / bass
- Billy Cobham / drums

Releases information

Digitally remastered by Sony / Columbia for Columbia Jazz Contemporary Masters

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MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA The Best Of The Mahavishnu Orchestra ratings distribution

(12 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(42%)
Good, but non-essential (25%)
Collectors/fans only (17%)
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4 stars A better title for this 1991 Mahavishnu Orchestra anthology would be The Mahavishnu Orchestra For Metal Heads. As keyboardist Jan Hammer points out on the liner notes for the Birds Of Fire re-master, guitarist John McLaughlin pioneered speed guitar techniques with the Mahavishnu Orchestra that wo ... (read more)

Report this review (#254064) | Posted by Vibrationbaby | Thursday, December 3, 2009 | Review Permanlink

3 stars This compilation covers the three first albums of the band: "Inner Mounting Flame", "Birds of Fire" and "Between Nothingness & Eternity". These are the albums that the original line up (McLaughlin, Goodman, Hammer, Laird and Cobham) recorded in the bands powerfull beginning. The lost Trident S ... (read more)

Report this review (#59315) | Posted by pirkka | Tuesday, December 6, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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