Steeleye Span are to have a 1974 London show released as a new live double album entitled Live At The Rainbow Theatre 1974 through Chrysalis Records on October 7.
The double album set will be available on red vinyl and is taken from the recently released 12-disc box set Good Times Of Old England, which covered the band’s tenure on the Chrysalis label from 1972’s Below The Salt to 1980’s Sails Of Silver.
The Rainbow Theatre show has been a holy grail among Steeleye fans for many years, after a live take of The Wife Of Usher’s Well appeared on a 1977 collection Original Masters. Unlike many of their contemporaries such as Fariport Convention, Pentangle and Lindisfarne, the band hadn’t released a live album during the era of their perceived classic line-up (Maddy Prior, Tim Hart, Peter Knight, Bob Johnson, Rick Kemp, Nigel Pegrum).
The set was recorded in front of a sold out audience at the Rainbow Theatre in November 1974 in support of the Now We Are Six album, and features The Wife Of Usher’s Well as well as the band’s Top 20 single Gaudete.
Steeleye Span will be touring throughout the UK in. October.
Steeleye Span: Live At The Rainbow
1.Bach Goes To Limerick
2. The Ups And Downs
3. Demon Lover
4. Two Magicians
1. The Wife Of Usher’s Well
2. One Misty Moisty Morning
3. Long Lankin
4. Jig Jam
1. The Musical Priest/The Silver Spear
2. Little Sir Hugh
3. Thomas The Rhymer
4. Cam Ye O’er Frae France
1. Oh, You Beautiful Doll
3. Irish Jigs (Including Paddy Clancy’s)
4. The Mason’s Apron
Explore eil.com & 991.com sister – the world’s best online store for rare, collectable & out of print Vinyl Records, CDs & Music memorabilia since 1987.
EIL.COM Favourite Music Update Rare CDs, CD Singles, Rare Records, Vinyl Records, Albums and Music
- Steeleye Span - Please To See The King - Textured + insert - UK - vinyl LP - £40.00, $48.00, €44.80 (New Item) (arrived 06-Feb-2023 14:30)on February 8, 2023 at 2:04 pm
STEELEYE SPAN Please To See The King (1971 UK first issue 11-track LP, complete with rare song credits insert, textured picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light edgewear and the vinyl is Excellent with just light signs of play CAS1029)
- Steeleye Span - Commoners Crown - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £8.00, $9.60, €8.96 (New Item) (arrived 05-Dec-2022 12:47)on February 8, 2023 at 2:04 pm
STEELEYE SPAN Commoners Crown (1975 UK 9-track vinyl LP on the green Chrysalis label, including the single New York Girls. The picture sleeve shows a little shelfwear to the edges and the vinyl shows a few light signs of play CHR1071)
- Steeleye Span - Below The Salt - 1st - UK - vinyl LP - £12.00, $14.40, €13.44 (New Item) (arrived 21-Nov-2022 09:26)on February 8, 2023 at 2:04 pm
STEELEYE SPAN Below The Salt (1972 UK first issue 9-track vinyl LP on the green Chrysalis label, including the surprise hit 'Gaudete', gatefold picture sleeve with lyrics inside. The sleeve shows creasing to edges with scuffing to spine whilst the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play CHR1008)
- Steeleye Span - Please To See The King - Textured - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $30.00, €28.00 (New Item) (arrived 21-Nov-2022 09:29)on February 8, 2023 at 2:04 pm
STEELEYE SPAN Please To See The King (1971 UK 11-track LP on the black B&C Records label, including The Blacksmith, The Lark In The Morning & Lovely On The Water, fully textured picture sleeve. The cover shows only the lightest signs of shelfwear whilst the vinyl displays little evidence of play - a very nice copy CAS1029)
- Steeleye Span - Parcel Of Rogues - 1st - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $12.00, €11.20 (New Item) (arrived 21-Nov-2022 09:32)on February 8, 2023 at 2:04 pm
STEELEYE SPAN Parcel Of Rogues (1973 UK green label first issue 10-track LP, a fantastic copy of the band's most successful album thus far, fully laminated gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows little of its age & the vinyl is excellent with minimal play CHR1046)