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Long Live Rock 'n' Roll

Rainbow

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 7th, 1978
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
PolyGram Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 87%)
Side A
1. Long Live Rock 'n' Roll 04:19   Show lyrics
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2. Lady of the Lake 03:37   Show lyrics
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3. L.A. Connection 04:58   Show lyrics
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4. Gates of Babylon 06:46   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Kill the King 04:28   Show lyrics
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6. The Shed (Subtle) 04:45   Show lyrics
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7. Sensitive to Light 03:04   Show lyrics
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8. Rainbow Eyes 07:11   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Vocals
David Stone Keyboards
Cozy Powell (R.I.P. 1998) Drums
Bob Daisley Bass
Ritchie Blackmore Guitars, Bass
Guest/Session
Bavarian String Ensemble Strings (Track 4)
Rainer Pietch Conductor (Tracks 4 and 8)
Ottmar Machan Viola (Track 8)
Max Hecker Recorder (Track 8)
Rudi Risavy Flute (Track 8)
Karl Heinz Feit Cello (Track 8)
Nico Nicolicv Violin (Track 8)
Ferenc Kiss Violin (Track 8), Concert Master (track 4)
Tony Carey Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Maxi Chan Design
Debbie Hall Cover Illustration
Martin Birch Producer
Bruce Payne Direction
Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) Vocals
David Stone Keyboards
Cozy Powell (R.I.P. 1998) Drums
Bob Daisley Bass
Ritchie Blackmore Guitars, Bass
Bavarian String Ensemble Strings (Track 4)
Rainer Pietch Conductor (Tracks 4 and 8)
Ottmar Machan Viola (Track 8)
Max Hecker Recorder (Track 8)
Rudi Risavy Flute (Track 8)
Karl Heinz Feit Cello (Track 8)
Nico Nicolicv Violin (Track 8)
Ferenc Kiss Violin (Track 8), Concert Master (track 4)
Tony Carey Keyboards
Maxi Chan Design
Debbie Hall Cover Illustration
Martin Birch Producer
Bruce Payne Direction
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Bob Daisley and David Stone joined Rainbow during recording. Most of the bass lines on the album are actually played by Ritchie Blackmore.

Track 5 & 8 by Blackmore, Dio, Powell the rest by Blackmore & Dio.

Re-released by PolyGram Records on November 5th, 2012 as a "Deluxe Edition" with a bonus CD:
1. Lady of the Lake (Demo Version) (3:50)
2. Sensitive to Light (Demo Version) (3:03)
3. L.A. Connection (Demo Version) (5:33)
4. Kill the King (Demo Version) (4:27)
5. The Shed (Subtle) (Demo Version) (3:36)
6. Long Live Rock and Roll (Demo Version) (4:19)
7. Rainbow Eyes (Demo Version) (6:55)
8. Long Live Rock and Roll (1977 Rehearsal) (6:56)
9. Kill the King (1977 Rehearsal) (4:42)
10. Long Live Rock N Roll (Live on the Don Kirschner Show, 1978) (3:31)
11. L.A. Connection (Live on the Don Kirschner Show, 1978) (5:10)
12. Gates Of Babylon (Live on the Don Kirschner Show, 1978) (6:35)
13. L.A. Connection (Live on the Don Kirschner Show, 1978) (5:11)
14. Gates Of Babylon (Live on the Don Kirschner Show, 1978) (6:43)

Tracks 10-14 recorded May 1978 in New York and originally aired on October 6, 1978.

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