Just got this one on CD recently… one of the best I’ve ever heard. Rocks relentlessly from beginning to end. First-rate renditions of a bunch of songs, including maybe the best non-Duane Leave My Blues at Home I’ve heard. If you ask me, the extended (~15 minute) One Way Out may be the best ever. Starts with a long solo from Derek (and you hear his tone SO well), then a Soul Serenade quote with Oteil. Then comes the song with some great solos, including a grooving bass solo from Oteil featuring one of the most unusual quotes I’ve ever heard from the ABB – he quotes The Sabre Dance, a fast-paced song you might hear at the circus. I can’t describe it, but listen and it’s there. Not to be overlooked is some great guest work by Karl Denson on Desdemona and on the mind-blowing excursion that is Instrumental Illness>Dark Star>The Other One>Instrumental Illness, another version for the record books.

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