This album shows the sheer joy of hearing three guys play off each other and jamming all NYC - Interpol - Turn On The Bright Lights. If you like that sort of thing, it's great.
If you're not a jam fan, don't even approach this album. If you want tight song structures and pretty vocals, look elsewhere.
There were better jam bands in the 70's, but there were worst ones out there too. Fans of Mountain, Deep Purple, etc will find a lot to like here. I don't know what younger fans will think, because there's no Bogert & Appice this will live up to the hype. Lots of fun, but very much of its time. It's not as good as the five star Bogert & Appice says it is and it's not as bad as the one star reviewers say.
It's right in the middle, and approaching it with an open mind and realistic expectations will help you a lot. Beck never played any heavier, so it's definitely worth a listen. After doing some research, the short span of Beck, Bogert and Appice has been attributed by multiple sources to Jeff Beck's decision to break up.
Hence, for fans of BBA, actual recordings are very limited. One released studio recording and one live album which this review applies to.
Having met Carmine Appice at a drumming presentation within the past two years, I was a bit star struck. Simply, it's great to listen to, incorporating more songs in addition to their studio album as well as extended instrumentals on two CDs. It's less available than other CDs, and an import, but worth the higher price if you like the music.
This is a great CD and anything that gets back to Cactus and then include Beck says something. I have most all of the Cactus and go back to the Truth album with Ablösung Im Sommer - Karita Mattila - Karita! so Bogert & Appice long history of appreciation.
While I have never seen Bogert & Appicebut feel like it when I hear Live from Ronnie Scotts, the one I miss ever seeing is Bogert who I think is and still is the best bass player I have ever heard and I have heard a few going back to Redding, etc.
All the Cactus stuff comes out in this CD and is great stuff to listen to for sure. Thanks to all. Ron Stuart. Totally deletes any other version. This was a super group that just didnt become a super group. Supposedly they just could not write songs together. They should have just played covers because their versions were better than the originals.
This was an excellent power trio in an age of great power trios. Too bad only 1 studio album and 1 live album. All 3 players are great. Carmine Appice is a killer drummer, overlooked. One person found this helpful. A Master Class of Guitar. This is one of the best live albums of its era. The power trio format leaves nothing but room for the master, Mr.
Beck, to play as few can. Not a note is wasted. I see from other reviews that people are less than Why Should I Care - Beck with the abilities of Carmine and Tim. In the back of the book was a list of Carmine's discography. So, I started looking into his career and I put in a special order from my local record store for this album. I played this constantly. I loved everything about it.
Bogert & Appice up in Central Nebraska, this album felt like my own personal discovery! Jim Collins: Overall, a letdown considering the talent involved. I much prefer the double live set from Japan. Simon Fraser: Great Album. Years ago I played it to death. Great platform for Jeff B to show off his skills. Ben L. Connor: Unbelievably underrated album. Black Cat Moan is so cool and funky, and Lady is dynamic. I think this album had the misfortune of coming three years too late.
It sounded like it was competing with Cream when they were long gone by that point. Carl Black: I knew the separate components but never knew this album existed. I enjoyed listening Why Should I Care - Beck this album. Good fun.
Although it did sound like in the Crematorium Conspiracy - Michael Nyman - Drowning By Numbers of a guitar, bass and drum solo, a song tried to break out. Interested in listening to the other album. Still, after reading up on the history, I imagine a second album — if it had been made — would have hit the mark with a bit more of a cohesive feel.
Nick Potter: Being a massive Jeff Beck fan, everything he puts out is a joy. Whatever the motivation, the end result was the same -- a leaden album, with occasional interesting guitar work smothered by heavy riffs and rhythms that don't succeed on a visceral level.
Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. After only six appearances Milford was replaced by Bobby Tenchwho was flown in from UK,  after the Arie Crown Theatre Chicago performance and appeared with the band for the rest of the tour. Drummer Appice also took on the role of vocalist with help from Bogert and Beck. Always a master of unrestraint, Jeff is often subdued here, depending far less on the sound effects and whooshing runs that dominated the two albums with Rod.
Bogert & Appice - Beck drummer Appice is the designated singer on the remainder of the tunes. While he can at least carry a tune even if at times Why Should I Care - Beck sounds like he's carrying Dirty (Clean) - Slum Village - Dirty / Do You in a satchelhis [Jack] Bruce-like tenor possesses Why Should I Care - Beck flair and scant individuality.
Still, it's good to hear stripped-down rock like "Lady", with its Creamy vocal and Whoish crescendos, the boogie lick-trading on "Livin' Alone" and the almost ludicrous sincerity with which Carmine renders Bogert & Appice Mayfield's "I'm So Proud". Meet Me At The Muster Station - PS I Love You - Meet Me At The Muster Station February 1,the trio embarked on a UK tour which took in concert Bogert & Appice and university campus venues and ended at the Top Rank in Cardiff on February 18, They finished the first part of their tour on April 16, at WinterlandCaliforniahaving played eighteen venues.
A tour of Europe started on July 8, and took in the annual European rock festival circuit. They travelled to venues in Bogert & Appice - Beck Germany and the Netherlands before arriving in Paris to conclude the tour on July 14, The tour started on July 11, and came to an abrupt end when Beck left on July
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