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The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper

Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper

Initial release : 1969


John Kahn plays on this double LP live release.

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  • Opening Speech
  • The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) (Simon)
  • I Wonder Who (Charles)
  • Her Holy Modal Highness (Bloomfield/Kooper)
  • The Weight (Robertson)
  • Mary Ann (Charles)
  • Together 'Til the End of Time (Wilson)
  • That's All Right (Crudup)
  • Green Onions (Cropper/Jackson/Jones/Steinberg)
  • Opening Speech
  • Sonny Boy Williamson (Bruce/Jones)
  • No More Lonely Nights (Williamson)
  • Dear Mr. Fantasy (Capaldi/Winwood/Wood)
  • Don't Throw Your Love on Me So Strong (King)
  • Finale - Refugee (Bloomfield/Kooper)

  • Michael Bloomfield - guitar, vocals
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Al Kooper - keyboards, vocals
  • Skip Prokop - drums

  • Elvin Bishop - guitar, vocals (No More Lonely Nights)
  • Roosevelt Cook - piano (Together 'Til the End of Time)
  • Carlos Santana - guitar (Sonny Boy Williamson)

  • Paul Simon - vocals (later studio overdub on Feelin' Groovy)

  • Original producer - Al Kooper
  • Engineer - Fred Catero, Phil Macy, Don Puluse, Glen Kolotkin
  • Front cover painting - Norman Rockwell
  • Back cover montage - Virginia Team
  • Cover design - Virginia Team
  • Photography - Bob Cato, Bruce Steinberg, Jim Marshall
  • Liner Notes - Al Kooper

  • Recorded at Bill Graham's Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, September 26, 27, 28 1968

Recorded over a period of three nights in 1968 at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco.

After the first two nights Bloomfield was hospitalized as a result of insomnia. According to Al Kooper's sleeve notes Elvin Bishop, Steve Miller, Carlos Santana and Dave Brown turned up on the third time to volunteer their services as replacements. Santana and Bishop can be heard on the released album.

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