King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents – Humble Pie In Concert (1995)

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Album Facts

Label: King Biscuit Flower Hour Records – 908015.2
Format: CD, Album
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 1996

Recorded on May 6, 1973 at San Francisco’s Winterland Theater, King Biscuit Flower Hour: Humble Pie In Concert showcases the post-Peter Frampton era of Humble Pie, featuring guitarist Dave Clempson backing what was by then Steve Marriott‘s vehicle. Marriott is in full cry on this recording, delivering his soulful, ingratiatingly over-the-top take on R&B-based hard rock with plenty of spirit; he even sings the between-song audience banter.

In concert, Humble Pie displayed a ferocity that was sometimes missing from their studio albums, and King Biscuit Flower Hour not only captures that quality perfectly.

Track Listing
Up Your Sleeves
4 Day Creep
C’mon Everybody
Honky Tonk Woman
Stone Cold Fever
Blues I Believe To My Soul
30 Days In The Hole
Road Runner
Hallelujah, I Love Her So
I Don’t Need No Doctor
Hot ‘N’ Nasty
Credits

Performers:

  • Vocals, Guitar – Steve Marriott
  • Bass – Greg Ridley
  • Drums – Jerry Shirley
  • Guitar – Dave “Clem” Clempson
  • Backing Vocals – The Blackberries: Billie Barnum, Clydie King, Venetta Fields (Tracks 6-11)
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