Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios is the third album by the Strawbs, mostly recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on 11 July 1970. The album reached number 27 in the UK Albums Chart. The band line-up had changed from the previous album, Dragonfly. Only founder-members Dave Cousins and Tony Hooper remained; with double bass player Ron Chesterman and cellist Claire Deniz having departed the band, and bassist John Ford, drummer Richard Hudson, and keyboardist Rick Wakeman having joined.
Recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London on July 11th, 1970. Digitally remastered with 3 bonus tracks (7-9).
Just A Collection Of Antiques & Curios (bonus)(eng Remastered Universal . Sort: Recent best-seller Results cached. The Strawbs - Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios (1998). Dragonfly had featured Rick Wakeman for the first time on a Strawbs album. But while Wakeman's contribution to that album was very limited and subte, here Rick is allowed much more space. This makes Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios an essential album for followers of Wakeman as well. You can clearly hear very strong hints of what was to come later in Wakeman's career in his piano solo Temperament Of Mind. Piano, harpsichord and organ are the instruments played by Rick in this performance. The Moog Synthesiser had not yet entered his repertoire at this point in history.
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This album, cut live at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall in July of 1970, was the first Strawbs album to be released in the United States. It didn't do much in the . but it did chart in England, and the original concert also got Rick Wakeman his first front-page coverage in the British music press, owing to his bravura performance on the solo piano spot, "Temperament for a Mind. The group is trying really hard here to make the jump from folk to folk-rock. They still play a lot of acoustic music, and some of it is surprisingly diverse, but this is a fairly successful album bridging the gap between the acoustic.
Nom du groupe Strawbs. Nom de l'album Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios. Date de parution 23 Octobre 1970. Labels A And M Records. Style MusicalFolk Progressif. Membres possèdant cet album0. Recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK, 11/07/1970. Re-Issue in 2003 by A And M Records with 3 bonustracks. 1. Martin Luther King's Dream. 2. The Antique Suite. 3. Temperament of Mind. 5. Song of a Sad Little Girl. 6. Where Is This Dream of Your Youth. Bonustracks (Re-Issue 2003).
Live album by Strawbs Recorded 11 July 1970. Producer Tony Visconti. Just a Collection of Antiques and Curios" is a live album by English band Strawbs recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on 11 July 1970. The album reached number 27 in the UK Album Charts. The band line-up had changed dramatically from that of the previous album, Dragonfly. Only founder-members Dave Cousins and Tony Hooper remained, double bass player Ron Chesterman and cellist Claire Deniz being replaced by rhythm section John Ford and Richard Hudson. Rick Wakeman also became a full-time member.
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Of those recordings the group released their album Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios. In reality, Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios was their third album, but their first interesting one from a progressive point of view. It was actually a live album. And for their benefit, this album got released outside of the UK, including the United States, giving them international exposure. The album was only the beginning of Strawbs’ evolution towards progressive rock and is therefore only a transitional work. Anyway, this is still a very enjoyable album where all the material here is really good. Conclusion: Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curious is a great live album. From the restraint on the part of the rhythm section, to the track selection, to the fusion of folk and classical influences, this album has a really incredible collection of tracks.
|1||Martin Luther King's Dream||2:53|
|The Antique Suite||12:12|
|2b||We Must Cross The River|
|2c||Antiques & Curios|
|2d||Hey It's Been A Long Time|
|3||Temperament Of Mind||4:50|
|5||Song Of A Sad Little Girl||5:28|
|6||Where Is This Dream Of Your Youth?||9:07|
|7||The Vision Of The Lady Of The Lake||10:03|
|8||We'll Meet Again Sometime||4:17|
- Artwork [Remastered] – Graphyk, Jean-Luke Epstein*
- Bass, Vocals – John Ford
- Congas, Drums, Cymbal, Tambourine, Sitar, Vocals – Richard Hudson
- Mastered By [Digital Remastering] – Roger Wake
- Organ, Piano, Celesta, Harpsichord – Rick Wakeman
- Producer, Mixed By – Tony Visconti
- Recorded By – Bob Auger
- Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Dulcimer – Dave Cousins
- Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Tambourine – Tony Hooper
- Written-By – Dave Cousins (tracks: 1, 2, 4 to 9), Rick Wakeman (tracks: 3), Tony Hooper (tracks: 9)
NotesRecorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London on July 11th, 1970.
Digitally remastered with 3 bonus tracks (7-9).
|AMLS 994||Strawbs||Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios (Live At The Queen Elizabeth Hall) (LP, Album, Gat)||A&M Records||AMLS 994||UK||1970|
|SP 4288||Strawbs||Just a collection of ANTIQUES AND CURIOS. Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall (LP, Album, RE)||A&M Records, Inc.||SP 4288||US||Unknown|
|SRMC 0080||Strawbs||Just a collection of antiques and curios (CD)||Si-Wan Records||SRMC 0080||South Korea||1997|
|540 938-2||Strawbs||Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios (CD, Album, RE, RM)||A&M Records||540 938-2||Germany||1998|
|SP-4288||Strawbs||Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios: Live At The Queen Elizabeth Hall (LP)||A&M Records||SP-4288||Canada||1970|