Youngstown, Ohio


Date:  February 1972
Stambaugh Auditorium
Grade:  C-
Sound:  Remastered
Total Running Time:  50 minutes 41 Seconds
Source:  Audience Recording
Artwork:  dsheep

Track Listing:
1. Tuning Up
2. Bird Of Prey
3. I Wanna Be Free
4. July Morning
Guitar Solo 
6. Improvisation
8. Gypsy 

Lineup / Credits:  Mick Box (Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals) / David Byron (Lead Vocals) / Ken Hensley (Keyboards, Guitar, Backing Vocals) / Gary Thain (Bass, Backing Vocals) / Lee Kerslake (Drums, Backing Vocals)


The exact date of this show isn't known but it is believed to have taken place in February 1972 in support of Cactus.  This audience recording isn't very strong but it is better than the Columbia show and has essentially the same set list.

We find it strange that with a set under an hour in length that Heep spent one third of that time improvising.  Three albums were already released at this point so as many as four more songs could have been included during the time allotment.   Maybe it was the time period and what was customary for bands at this point, but still it appears they could have taken more advantage of what was given. 

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