Marshall Tucker Band Announce ‘Live in the U.K. 1976′ Album
The Marshall Tucker Band are reaching into their vault for a new live LP that celebrates one of their most pivotal early tours.
On Oct. 30, the veteran Southern rockers are scheduled to release Live in the U.K. 1976, which captures performances from the tail end of their first European tour. Five records into their career at this point, they'd already amassed four gold albums, but they'd yet to determine whether they'd find a receptive audience outside the United States.
"This tour marked the first time we had ever played overseas," lead singer Doug Gray says in the Live in the U.K. 1976 press release. "We were just a bunch of young hillbilly kids who had no idea what to expect, but let me tell you, our European fans made us feel like we were right at home. This was one of the most memorable tours in the history of the Marshall Tucker Band. I'll never forget it."
The group celebrated another milestone this year when they dedicated their 2015 tour dates to commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Searchin' for a Rainbow album, which brought them their career pop chart peak of No. 15 on the strength of their first Top 40 single, "Fire on the Mountain." Live in the U.K. 1976 is available for pre-order now; take a look at the complete track listing below.
Marshall Tucker Band, 'Live in the U.K. 1976' Track Listing
"Long Hard Tide"
"Take the Highway"
"Searchin' for a Rainbow"
"Fire on the Mountain"
"24 Hours at a Time"
"This Ol' Cowboy"
"Can't You See"
"Every Day I Sing the Blues"
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
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