This material is very special because it shows us a view of the Trower band that few have ever seen. Fine Day Instrumental Jam 4 17. They were recorded on a portable machine in the rehearsal room, and are not professional studio tracks. Funky Guitar Tempo Instrumental Workout 2 11. Hendrix-styled Wah-Wah Slow Mood Instrumental 4.
In this material, we get the treat of listening to the band's creative process, as they work out ideas and experiment, doing some old numbers from the first two albums and working out new ideas for their third album. Gonna Be Suspicious Early Version Instrumental Jam 3. Fine Day Instrumental Jam 5 18. . It had a great acoustical sound for us. I Can't Wait Much Longer Instrumental Jam 6.
The husband stays at the motel and strikes up a friendship with another man who is staying there. Slow Keyboard Blues-Jazz Instrumental with Matthew Fisher on keyboards 3. All of the numbers here are jams and rehearsals. Fine Day Instrumental Jam 1 8. Gonna Be Suspicious Intro Instrumental 2. In September 1974, Trower, Dewar, Lordan, and producer Matthew Fisher keyboardist in Trower's old band, Procol Harum assembled in London and rented a church to rehearse in and jam.
Lady Love Instrumental Jam 5. Matthew Fisher even joins in and plays keyboards on several of these wonderful jazz-rock and jazz-blues jams. Included are great jazz-rock fusion jams. Most annoying is the fact that the loud rock-music soundtrack featuring Robin Trower and David Essex plays over the dialogue making it hard to make out some of it. Jazz-Rock Fusion Instrumental with Matthew Fisher on keyboards 2. The director cuts between these scenes somewhat arbitrarily.
It is the face that is the mirror It is the eyes to look within And the door remains open A passing dream calls you in, calls you in It is the mind that knows no distance And yet how far no one can say While the hand is helplessly waiting With each breath a life begins, a life begins Oo, don't they see it's just like sleeping Please don't wonder oh, how they know While you dream a child is weeping And each tear's a soul, for earth below, for earth below For earth below For earth below For earth below For earth below etc. A couple checks into a motel, and the following day the wife goes to visit her father, who is an invalid, to give a break to his hired caretaker. Slow Univibe Mood Instrumental 2 12. This material comes from a very clean, low-gen tape of those jams. Lordan more than backed up this bold claim during his audition and immediately clinched the gig. Fine Day Instrumental Jam 2 13.
These present a very unusual side of Trower. Slow Univibe Mood Instrumental 1 7. Trower later told an interviewer that Lordan phoned him up and boasted that he was the best man for the job and to look no further. Trower had decided he wanted an American drummer with a distinctively American feel. Funky Guitar Tempo Instrumental Workout 1 10.
It wasn't an abandoned church, but it wasn't being used for services. All of the material here comes from those September 1974, jams and rehearsal sessions at the old Victorian church in London. After auditioning several drummers, Trower got a call from Bill Lordan, formerly of Sly Stone's band. This is a rare opportunity to hear this superb, newly formed lineup having fun and letting go in a rehearsal room. Fast Tempo Guitar Jam Instrumental 4. Trower's guitar work is fabulous.
Fine Day Instrumental Jam 3 14. And the door remains open A passing dream calls you in, calls you in It is the mind that knows no distance And yet how far no one can say While the hand is helplessly waiting With each breath a life begins, a life begins Oo, don't they see it's just like sleeping Please don't wonder oh, how they know While you dream a child is weeping And each tear's a soul, for earth below, for earth below For earth below For earth below. Not sure if that was intentional, or sloppy sound editing. I enjoy avant-garde and experimental filmmaking, but this just seemed like a pointless exercise. Slow, Moody Jazzy Guitar Instrumental 6. This is a inexplicable 25-minute dramatic, live-action short in which it's difficult to figure out exactly what of significance happened to the characters. .
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