Showdown (Electric Light Orchestra album)

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Showdown
Showdown harvest.jpg
Compilation album by Electric Light Orchestra
Released November 1974
Recorded 1971–1973
Genre
Label Harvest
Producer
Electric Light Orchestra chronology
Eldorado
(1974)
Showdown
(1974)
Face the Music
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
MusicHound 2.5/5[1]

Showdown is an Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) compilation album, covering their Harvest Records years. It is the first in a very long line of Electric Light Orchestra compilation albums. It was also the first time the hit single "Showdown" featured on an album in the UK.[2]

Track listing

All songs written by Jeff Lynne, except where noted.

Side one
  1. "10538 Overture" – 5:28
  2. "From the Sun to the World" (Boogie No.1) – 8:15
  3. "Whisper in the Night" (Roy Wood) – 4:44
  4. "Queen of the Hours" – 3:21
Side two
  1. "Roll Over Beethoven" (Chuck Berry) – 7:00
  2. "First Movement (Jumping Biz)" (Wood) – 2:57
  3. "In Old England Town (Boogie No 2)" – 6:50
  4. "Showdown" – 4:08

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Graff, Gary; Durchholz, Daniel (eds) (1999). MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide. Farmington Hills, MI: Visible Ink Press. p. 383. ISBN 1-57859-061-2.
  2. ^ John Van der Kiste Jeff Lynne: Electric Light Orchestra - Before and After 2017 "In June 2005, a twentytrack compilation of material, containing most of hits since 'Showdown', All Over The World: The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra, became the ultimate representation of their back catalogue, peaked at No. 6 in Britain ...
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