James Brown - Live At The Apollo 2. The Who - Live At Leeds 3. The Allman Brothers - At Fillmore East 4. Jerry Lee Lewis - Live At The Star Club 5. Ray Charles - In Person 6. Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison 7. Deep Purple - Made In Japan 8. The Rolling Stones - Get Yer Ya Ya's Out 9. Bob Dylan - The Royal Albert Hall. KISS - Alive 14. The MC5 - Kick Out The Jams 15. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Live 16. James Brown - Live At The Apollo Volume Two 17. The Grateful Dead - Live Dead 18. Donny Hathaway - Live 19. Etta James - Rocks The House! 20. Motorhead - No Sleep Til Hammersmith 21. Neil Young - Live Rust 22. Gene Chandler - Live At The Regal 23.
The best live albums, like the best concerts, don't merely duplicate onstage what you can get from inside the comfort of your own home. The best live albums transcend the studio recordings from which they originate; they give you the feeling that something really magical happened in concert that particular night. Most of the records in the above gallery of the Top 10 Live Albums document the artists during their peak years and at the top of their concert game. A couple even redefine the parameters of the live album
V is the fifth studio album by the band Live, released in 2001. It featured the singles "Simple Creed" and "Overcome", the latter of which received significant exposure following the September 11 attacks. The collection of songs that became V was never intended to be released as an album. Guitarist Chad Taylor said, "The goal was to prepare songs for the next studio session. MCA got a hold of the material and pushed us to call it an album.
War Live is the first live album by funk group War, recorded during a four-night engagement at Chicago's High Chapparral club and released as a double LP on United Artists Records in 1973. The album was reissued on Rhino Records as a double disc CD on 1992 September 15 and again on 2008 March 31. The album contains a mere seven songs, including "Ballero" which was previously unreleased.
Keeping the thrill of a live performance when putting it onto tape is a tricky art – here are 50 live albums that have absolutely nailed it. 50 Tom Waits – ‘Glitter And Doom Live’. 49 My Morning Jacket – ‘Okonokos’.
Only a single live album when everyone was putting out double live albums, but it doesn't matter because what it makes up for in length, it makes up for in energy. High octane versions of Fool For the City, Slow Ride, I Just Want to Make Love to You, a well as other boogie-woogie foot stompers. The best live album you never heard. Few bands sound better live. These guys were about to become huge - like Bad Company and Foreigner.
The Best Live Albums You've Never Heard. There are those in the rock canon, and then there are these - the live recordings that never quite get enough appreciationBy Colin Fleming. View Gallery 10 Photos. 1 of 10. The Greatest Live Show on Earth, Jerry Lee Lewis (1964). Yeah, technically it's a blues album, but there's a lot of blues-rock here. Lots of city grit, too. Which is appropriate, as these Nighthawk field recordings were sourced from the streets of Chicago. You hear cars, horns, people shouting, and one mean, slightly out-of-tune guitar coming at you again and again. 3 of 10. Live at Kelvin Hall, The Kinks (1967).