Mick Abrahams' Blodwyn Pig: Mick Abrahams (vocals, guitar); Dave Lennox (keyboards); Mike Summerland (bass); Graham Walker (drums).
It would be difficult to imagine a better live album coming from the likes of the Blodwyn Pig. The music is pure R&B, mid-'60s British style only more soulful than most of those bands ever got--Abrahams and company perform dazzling, passionate renditions of their best songs, including "Lies," a tribute to Alexis Korner ("I Wonder Who"), and even an extended (17 minutes, no less) version of "Cat's Squirrel," a song that Abrahams brought to Jethro Tull's This Was back in 1968. One of those rare cases--you might say a unique example--of a revamped, reformed sixties/seventies band outdoing its original incarnation on every count. ~ Bruce Eder