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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars No Dino!
This is the way I imagine Quicksilver sounded live at the height of their fame. OK the sound isn't perfect but it's better than some of the awful Bear Records releases.

This is exactly what I hoped it would be. A live recording featuring interesting and good guitar work from Duncan and Cipollina and 85 minutes long. Vocals are kept to a minimum and there is the...
Published 16 months ago by Peter J. Holmes

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3.0 out of 5 stars Beware of already released material!
To begin with, as far as I can see, nearly half this cd is of previously released material. Songs from "Unreleased Gold and Silver" and the superiorly recorded "Maiden of the Cancer Moon - originally on Psycho records. Also some from a bootleg called "Smokin Sound" [ which is available here at Amazon, or was last time I looked!] That said its nice to hear "Pride of Man"...
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars No Dino!, 25 April 2013
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Peter J. Holmes (England) - See all my reviews
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This is the way I imagine Quicksilver sounded live at the height of their fame. OK the sound isn't perfect but it's better than some of the awful Bear Records releases.

This is exactly what I hoped it would be. A live recording featuring interesting and good guitar work from Duncan and Cipollina and 85 minutes long. Vocals are kept to a minimum and there is the very special bonus of no appearance from Dino Valenti.

If you like Dino Valenti, rambling vocals or flute solos (listen to the "Live at the Carousel Ballroom" double CD from Bear Records) maybe you wont like this as much as me. However if you like the first two QMS albums I am sure you will enjoy this.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Beware of already released material!, 1 May 2013
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Klausk (Perth, Scotland) - See all my reviews
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To begin with, as far as I can see, nearly half this cd is of previously released material. Songs from "Unreleased Gold and Silver" and the superiorly recorded "Maiden of the Cancer Moon - originally on Psycho records. Also some from a bootleg called "Smokin Sound" [ which is available here at Amazon, or was last time I looked!] That said its nice to hear "Pride of Man" despite the huge drop out in sound after Cipollina's solo. All of this is pretty well recorded, I have to say. Not bad for tapes of the age they are. Duncan is too loud in the mix, as another viewer remarked. However one can appreciate this if one remembers how Duncan used to live in the shadow of Cipollina. Of course the reason that is was that Cipollina had "that sound" which distinguished him from so many other players of that time. Duncan, great player that he was, could not compare to that. Its widely know too that Cipollina's amplification live was a fearsome beast, over powering the Welsh band Man so much they had to turn him down on the live album "Maximum Darkness" when Cipollina toured with them. I'm not knocking Cipollina, who I love to this day, I'm just trying to get some perspective about how Duncam must've felt. Not helped too by Cipollina referring to Duncan as "his rhythm guitar player". Although Cipollina had a great sense of humour, so was probably trying to be sarcastic!

Overall my advice would be to but this. Its better than most of the other live cds by QMS released recently, that's for certain.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Terrific 5-star music, crappy cover loses a star, 25 April 2013
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Contrary the the reviews from a year or more ago, which may have been about the mp3 version here on Amazon for a couple of years with no CD release on sale, this would appear to be a new remaster which certainly is significantly better sound quality than the versions circulating for years on the web.

The mix is identical on all of them, typically 60's with instruments / vocals completely left or right, so Gary Duncan can't be blamed for that and whilst Cipollina is cetainly in the background whilst playing rhythm, he switches to the other channel for solos so he can be heard at his usual glorius (if a tad quieter) best.

So great music, only let down by the crappy carboard cover which tears the first time a CD is removed which loses a star - why do labels do that ??
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars QMS Official release, 28 Jun 2013
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Mr. A. Morris "MancHippy" (Manchester UK) - See all my reviews
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I have most of this from downloads so it was nice to get it through an official release. The John Cippolina/Gary Duncan QMS can do no wrong in my eyes so it was nice to add this to the collection
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars OK!!!, 3 Aug 2013
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If you love the rock df the 70th this product is just to listen yn every hour of the day!!!
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