Jesus Christ Superstar (1970 original London concept cast)

~ Release by Andrew Lloyd Webber (see all versions of this release, 13 available)

Annotation

The singers, in order of their appearance:

Murray Head – Judas Iscariot. Ian Gillan – Jesus Christ. Yvonne Elliman – Mary Magdalene. Paul Raven – Priest. Victor Brox – Caiaphas, High Priest. Brian Keith – Annas. John Gustafson – Simon Zealotes. Barry Dennen – Pontius Pilate. Paul Davis – Peter. Annette Brox – Maid by the Fire. Mike d’Abo – King Herod.

Misc. singers:

Pat Arnold, Tony Ashton, Peter Barnfeather, Madeline Bell, Brian Bennett, Lesley Duncan, Kay Garner, Barbara Kay, Neil Lancaster, Alan O'Duffy, Tim Rice, Seafield St. George, Terry Saunders, Sue and Sunny, Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Choir under the leadership of Geoffrey Mitchell.

Children’s Choir under the direction of Alan Doggett (on the Overture).

The Trinidad Singers under the leadership of Horace James (on “Superstar”).

Musicians:

Bruce Rowland – Drums, Percussion. Alan Spenner – Bass Guitar. Henry McCulloch – Guitars (electric & acoustic). Neil Hubbard – Guitar (electric). Peter Robinson – Piano, Electric Piano, Organ, Positive Organ. Chris Mercer – Tenor Sax.

&

Norman Cave & Carl Perkins (pianos), Andrew Lloyd Webber (Piano, Organ, Moog Synthesizer), Mick Weaver (Piano, Organ), John Marshall (Drums), Chris Spedding, Steve Vaughan, Louis Stewart & Clive Hicks (Guitars), Peter Morgan, Alan Weighall & Jeff Clyne (Bass Guitars), Alan Doggett (Moog Synthesizer), Joseph Castaldini & Anthony Brooke (Bassoons), Ian Herbert (Clarinet), Brian Warren & Chris Taylor (Flutes), Bill LeSage (Percussion), John Burdon, James Brown, OBE, Douglas Moore, Andrew McGavin, Jim Buck, Sr. & Jim Buck, Jr. (Horns), Les Condon, Ian Hamer, Kenny Wheeler & Harold Beckett (Trumpets), Keith Christie, Frank Jones & Anthony Moore (Trombones).

&

Orchestra (principal conductor Alan Doggett) feat. the strings of the City of London Ensemble (principal Malcolm Henderson).

Moog Synthesizer by kind permission of and under the direction of Mike Vickers.

Annotation last modified on 2016-03-10 21:36 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
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1Overture
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
choir vocals:
Children's Choir (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.)
conductor and chorus master:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Overture (Jesus Christ Superstar) (in 1970)
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
43:58
2Heaven on Their Minds
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Murray Head
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Heaven on Their Minds (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
44:22
3What’s the Buzz / Strange Thing Mystifying
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Yvonne Elliman, Ian Gillan and Murray Head
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
What’s the Buzz? / Strange Thing, Mystifying (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
44:13
4Everything’s Alright
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Yvonne Elliman, Ian Gillan and Murray Head
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Everything’s Alright (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd., MCA Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
35:14
5This Jesus Must Die
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Victor Brox, Brian Keith and Paul Raven (UK bassist)
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
This Jesus Must Die (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
43:33
6Hosanna
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Victor Brox and Ian Gillan
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Hosanna (Jesus Christ Superstar) (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
42:09
7Simon Zealotes / Poor Jerusalem
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Ian Gillan and John Gustafson
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Simon Zealotes / Poor Jerusalem (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
44:47
8Pilate’s Dream
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Barry Dennen
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Pilate’s Dream (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
41:27
9The Temple
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Ian Gillan
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
The Temple (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
44:43
10Everything’s Alright
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Yvonne Elliman and Ian Gillan
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Everything’s Alright (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd., MCA Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
30:29
11I Don’t Know How to Love Him
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
vocals:
Yvonne Elliman
conductor:
Alan Doggett
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (in 1976)
recording of:
I Don’t Know How to Love Him (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music (MCA), Leeds Music Ltd., MCA Music Ltd., Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
33:40
12Damned for All Time / Blood Money
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Victor Brox, Murray Head and Brian Keith
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Damned for All Time / Blood Money (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
45:07
CD 2
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1The Last Supper
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Ian Gillan and Murray Head
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
The Last Supper (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
37:08
2Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say)
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Ian Gillan
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say) (Jesus Christ Superstar) (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd., MCA Music Ltd., Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
45:34
3The Arrest
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Victor Brox, Paul Davis (Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar, 1970), Ian Gillan, Murray Head and Brian Keith
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
The Arrest (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
43:21
4Peter’s Denial
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Paul Davis (Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar, 1970) and Yvonne Elliman
vocals:
Annette Brox
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Peter’s Denial (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
31:28
5Pilate and Christ
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Barry Dennen and Ian Gillan
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Pilate and Christ (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
42:44
6King Herod’s Song (Try It and See)
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Mike d’Abo
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
King Herod’s Song (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Norrie Paramor Music Ltd., The Really Useful Group Ltd. (not for release label use!) and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
43:03
7Judas’ Death
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Victor Brox and Murray Head
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Judas’ Death (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
44:15
8Trial Before Pilate (Including the 39 Lashes)
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Victor Brox, Barry Dennen and Ian Gillan
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Trial Before Pilate (Including the 39 Lashes) (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
35:13
9Superstar
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
choir vocals:
The Trinidad Singers
lead vocals:
Murray Head
conductor:
Alan Doggett
chorus master:
Horace James
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (in 1970)
recording of:
Superstar (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd., MCA Music Ltd., Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!) and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
44:16
10Crucifixion
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
lead vocals:
Ian Gillan
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
Crucifixion (in 1970)
lyricist:
Tim Rice
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd.
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
24:07
11John Nineteen: Forty-One
recorded in:
England, United Kingdom
recording engineer:
Jeremy Gee, Anton Matthews, Alan O’Duffy and Stephen Vaughan (engineer)
engineer:
Tony Bridge (mastering engineer) and Martin Rushent
producer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) and Tim Rice
conductor:
Alan Doggett
recording of:
John Nineteen: Forty-One (in 1970)
composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre)
publisher:
Leeds Music Ltd. and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical)
part of:
Jesus Christ Superstar (Czech version)
32:08