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Gentle Giant / Front Row Center 10LP vinyl box with exclusive signed print

Gentle Giant / Front Row Center 10LP vinyl box with exclusive signed print

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Gentle Giant / Front Row Center (US Dates 1976-1980) 10LP vinyl box with signed print

Comes with exclusive limited edition cover print SIGNED & numbered by artist Bob Venables - 100 units only!

10LP box set + 60 page book from the influential cult progressive rock collective.

Celebrating four classic years (1976-1980) of touring throughout USA, encompassing the full Gentle Giant live experience through never-before pressed vinyl, unseen memorabilia and photographs.

Featuring:

  • HEMPSTEAD, NY – CALDERONE CONCERT HALL – JULY 13, 1976 (3LP). Originally broadcast live on New York City’s WLIR radio as part of the station’s Bicentennial celebration.
  • HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK – CALDERONE CONCERT HALL – NOVEMBER 16, 1977 (3LP). An outstanding previously unreleased performance sourced from guitarist Gary Green's personal collection.
  • CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA – WIDENER COLLEGE – NOVEMBER 18, 1977 (2LP). Available for the first time on vinyl sourced from Gary Green's collection.
  • ATLANTA, GEORGIA – AGORA BALLROOM – MAY 29, 1980 (2LP). A rare recording from the band's final tour prior to their split in the summer of 1980.

In addition to the recordings the set will come with a 60 page book written by GG authority Alan Kinsman concentrating on their live experiences and memorabilia. 

The set will also include a numbered Limited Edition certificate.

This is a chance to own a collection of uber-rarities here on vinyl for the first time ever. A must have for all Gentle Giant collectors.

HEMPSTEAD, NY – CALDERONE CONCERT HALL – JULY 13, 1976 (Broadcast on WLIR)

SIDE A
Intro/Just The Same 7:40
Proclamation/Valedictory 6:19

SIDE B
On Reflection 5:54
Interview 7:53

SIDE C
The Runaway/Experience 10:37
So Sincere 11:14
 
SIDE D
Excerpts From Octopus 17:42

SIDE E
Give It Back 5:26
Timing 13:34

SIDE F
Free Hand 7:36

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK – CALDERONE CONCERT HALL – NOVEMBER 16, 1977 – 3LP

SIDE A
Two Weeks In Spain 2:58
Free Hand 6:46

SIDE B
On Reflection 7:12
I’m Turning Around 4:10

SIDE C
Just The Same/Playing The Game 10:11
Memories Of Old Days 7:27

SIDE D
Betcha Thought We Couldn’t Do It 6:27
Funny Ways 7:59

SIDE E
The Face 16:13
For Nobody 4:31

SIDE F
Excerpts From Octopus 17:34
Mountain Time 1:36

CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA – WIDENER COLLEGE – NOVEMBER 18, 1977 – 2LP

SIDE A
Two Weeks In Spain 3.00
Free Hand 7:49
On Reflection 6:09

SIDE B
I’m Turning Around 4.08
Just The Same/Playing The Game 9.51
Memories Of Old Days 7.29

SIDE C
Betcha Thought We Couldn’t Do It 4.20
The Face 13:31

SIDE D
For Nobody 5:25
Excerpts From Octopus – Part 1 6.05
Excerpts From Octopus – Part 2 9.45

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – AGORA BALLROOM (Broadcast on WKLS) – MAY 29, 1980 – 2LP

SIDE A
Convenience (Clean & Easy) 4:13
All Through The Night 4:13
Free Hand 8:22
Knots 3:06
Playing The Game 5:45

SIDE 2
Memories Of Old Days 8:12
Giant For A Day 5:11
Inside Out 6:35

SIDE 3
It's Not Imagination 5:05
Underground 11:22

SIDE 4
For Nobody 4:58
The Advent Of Panurge 6:34
Number One 7:35

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