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The Guess Who: Live at the Paramount

Read "Live at the Paramount" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

A so-so live LP transformed into a perfect live CD.

 

Say what one may that all the introduction of the compact disc has done is provide more mediocre music than the LP— this is certainly true more than it is not. But just as true are the diamonds that are produced. With the longer playing format, the CD has enabled record companies to more completely document live records. Some of these documents offer no improvement over the original LP ...