Greatest Live Album of 1978

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Alive & Well: Recorded in Paris - The Soft Machine
2
2%
All Night Long - Sammy Hagar
0
No votes
Babylon by Bus - Bob Marley/Wailers
5
6%
Back to the Bars - Todd Rundgren
0
No votes
Bob Dylan at Budokan
3
4%
Briefcase Full of Blues - Blues Brothers
0
No votes
Bring It Back Alive - The Outlaws
0
No votes
Bursting Out - Jethro Tull
3
4%
Cheap Trick at Budokan
9
11%
Double Dose - Hot Tuna
1
1%
Double Live Gonzo - Ted Nugent
0
No votes
If You Want Blood You've Got It - AC/DC
8
10%
The Last Waltz - The Band, various artists
5
6%
Live and Dangerous - Thin Lizzy
10
12%
Live and More - Donna Summer
0
No votes
Live at Last - Steeleye Span
2
2%
Live at the Palais - Michael Nesmith
0
No votes
Live Grape - Moby Grape
0
No votes
A Live Record - Camel
1
1%
Live Stiff Live - Various Artists
1
1%
Live: Take No Prisoners - Lou Reed
2
2%
Live! Bootleg - Aerosmith
1
1%
Livetime - Hall & Oates
0
No votes
The Parkerilla - Graham Parker & The Rumour
4
5%
Retro (EP) - Ultravox
0
No votes
Short Circuit: Live at the Electric Circus - Various Artists
1
1%
Slade Alive, Vol. 2
2
2%
Smokin' - Smokey Robinson
0
No votes
Some Enchanted Evening - Blue Oyster Cult
3
4%
Stage - David Bowie
7
9%
Tokyo Tapes - Scorpions
0
No votes
TV Eye Live 1977 - Iggy Pop
0
No votes
Two for the Show - Kansas
0
No votes
Vital - Van der Graaf Generator
1
1%
Waiting for Columbus - Little Feat
5
6%
Wanted: Live in Concert - Richard Pryor
0
No votes
Weekend in LA - George Benson
0
No votes
What do You Want from Live - Tubes
1
1%
A Wild and Crazy Guy - Steve Martin
1
1%
Willie and Family Live - Willie Nelson
0
No votes
You Had to be There - Jimmy Buffett
0
No votes
Zappa in New York
4
5%
 
Total votes: 82

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Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby Matt Wilson » 20 Apr 2017, 16:18

The last three polls ('74 - '76) have only produced one LP for each year which has made double digits in the estimation of BCB. Methinks 1978 will change that... Choose up to five.
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby NMB » 20 Apr 2017, 16:49

AC/DC, Lizzy, BOC, Little Feat and Zappa. A much better year than 1977.
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby toomanyhatz » 20 Apr 2017, 17:01

I guess I just don't like live albums that much. Even the legendary Cheap Trick one doesn't do that much for me.

Take No Prisoners is one of my favorite live albums ever, of course. But only part of the reason for that is the music.

I also voted for Marley and the Last Waltz.
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby pcqgod » 20 Apr 2017, 17:03

Cheap Trick, Tubes, Little Feat, Slade, Acker Dacker.

The Aerosmith one is pretty disappointing, I think.
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 20 Apr 2017, 17:14

Marley / Dylan / Lizzy / Parker
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby sloopjohnc » 20 Apr 2017, 17:19

Mostly based on personal preference.

Cheap Trick
AC/DC
Thin Lizzy
BOC
Bowie

Little Feat, Scorpions and Nugent were next on list. The Outlaws live album was disappointing. I was a fairly big fan and expected something more like Skynrd's One More From the Road. Babylon by Bus was too sprawling compared to the Wailers earlier, way more taut live album.
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby sloopjohnc » 20 Apr 2017, 17:20

Walk In My Shadow wrote:Marley / Dylan / Lizzy / Parker


The Parker choice is surprising.

;)

Had to think about not including that one.
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 20 Apr 2017, 17:39

sloopjohnc wrote:
Walk In My Shadow wrote:Marley / Dylan / Lizzy / Parker


The Parker choice is surprising.

;)

Had to think about not including that one.




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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby The Slider » 21 Apr 2017, 00:04

Marley (just beating Bowie out in the final reckoning), The Band, AC/DC, Cheap Trick, Thin Lizzy
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby The Savage Young Gash » 21 Apr 2017, 00:11

The Band, Thin Lizzy and, and Steve Martin.
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Re: Greatest Live Album of 1978

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 21 Apr 2017, 00:15

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