- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album #1: Atlantic 1595 (1971)
- Original Album #2: Atlantic 1611 (1972)
Description by OLDIES.com:
"Live at Newport" captures Harris at his electrifying best, while on "Instant Death" he plays electric saxophone, trumpet with reed mouthpiece, cowbell, shaker, horn, and performs vocals. With the exception of two songs, all of the selections were written by Harris.
- 1.Children's Song
- 2.Carry On Brother
- 3.Don't You Know The Future's In Space
- 4.Silent Majority W/ Guest Vocalist: Eugene Mcdaniels
- 5.Walk Soft
- 6.South Side
- 7.Instant Death
- 8.A Little Wes
- 9.Zambezi Dance
- 10.Summer's On It's Way
2 LPs on 1 CD: LIVE AT NEWPORT (1971)/INSTANT DEATH (1972).
Includes liner notes by B. Kim Taylor.
LIVE AT NEWPORT:
Personnel: Eddie Harris (electric saxophone); Eugene McDaniels (vocals); Jodie Christian (acoustic & electric pianos); Louie Spears (bass); Bob Crowder (drums).
Producers: Eddie Harris, Marvin Lagunoff, Joel Dorn.
Recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island in 1970. Originally released on Atlantic (1595).
Personnel: Eddie Harris (vocals, electric saxophone, trumpet, cowbell, shaker); Richard Abrams (African whistle, eclectric piano); Ronald Muldrow (electric guitar); Rufus Reid (acoustic & electric basses); Billy James (drums, kalimba); Henry Gibson (congas, talking drum).
Producers: Eddie Harris, Marvin Lagunoff.
Originally released on Atlantic (1611).
Personnel: Eddie Harris (vocals, electric saxophone, horns, cowbells, shaker); Ronald Muldrow (electric guitar); Jodie Christian (piano, electric piano); Richard Abrahams (electric piano); Rufus Reid (electric bass); Bob Crowder (drums, percussion); Billy James (drums); Master Henry Gibson (congas).
In 2000, reissue giant Collectables took Eddie Harris' 1971 Atlantic recording Live at Newport and combined it with the uplifting Instant Death recording from 1972 onto one compact disc. ~ Rob Theakston