|1976-09-18 - London, UK - Hyde Park (24m) torrent
Steve Hillage, Miquette Giraudy, Christian Boule, Colin Bass, Basil Brooks, Clive
Bunker, Phil Hodge
1) Hurdy Gurdy Man intro)
2) Hurdy Gurdy Man (6:28)
3) Hurdy Gurdy Glissando (7:30) **
4) It's All Too Much (10:04) ***
* Superfluous track as track 2 includes
the entire song.
** First part missing.
*** Ends with "Master Builder" quote, "Aftaglid" final riff and
"Master Builder" again.
Broadcast>Dynatron TV w/ audio out din socket>Sanyo Mono Cas Deck>Scotch
[Steve Hillage Hyde Park 76] Shared as torrent on Dime
True lossless source.
Incomplete version (24 min.), missing the first part of "Hurdy Gurdy Glissando"
and all of "Solar Musick Suite".
A 47 minute cdr
version also circulates.
Date and venue confirmed by photographer Alan Perry and
article above (from unknown paper).
Show listed on PlanetGong & Calyx websites (free concert
headlined by Queen).
More info on the UK Festivals website.
Also Kiki Dee and Supercharge.
This was Steve Hillage Band's debut concert. It took place six days before the release of
the L album.
From Beatmag Xmas 06 interview: "What's the largest crowd you've ever played
to?" (Stephan Naslette, Paris) Steve Hillage: Well, the audience at Queen's
Hyde Park gig in 1976 was several hundreds of thousands.