Return to Forever

Live at the Old Grey Whistle Test 1976 (889397004484)

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Live at the Old Grey Whistle Test 1976

Return to Forever



LPS 166139




LP 18,99 €

Their appearance on The Old Grey Whistle Test, which primarily welcomed rock and pop acts, was another sign of the way fusion had crossed over. Although it was a relatively concise song for them, “Medieval Overture” — the lead track from 1976’s Romantic Warrior, which made it up to Number 35 — distilled the Return to Forever and fusion experience. Playing sometimes in unison and sometimes individually, the band incorporates the looseness of a jazz ensemble, the power-chord intensity of a rock unit, and the synth-solo flash of a prog band.


  • Chick Corea - keyboards
  • Stanley Clarke - bass
  • Al Di Meola - guitar (tracks 1 to 5)
  • Bill Connors - guitar (track 6)
  • Lenny White - drums


  • SIDE A
  • A1. Medieval Overture
  • A2. Introducing the Band
  • A3. Sorceress
  • A4. The Magician
  • SIDE B
  • B1. The Romantic Warrior
  • B2. Duel of the Jester and the Tyrant