This cut-down version of the two-man lineup's King Biscuit Flower Hour performance from 1982 is reduced to ten songs. The performance and the sound quality are both excellent, and depict the band in a more basic rock setting than their "official" Warner Bros. live album from 1977, which featured the presence of a large contingent of backing musicians. The work here is more viscerally exciting, the singing is impeccable, and the instruments have a nice, healthy, up-front presence. The absent songs from the King Biscuit release include "Here," "Love on the Vine," and "Inspector Mills." As is usual with budget-priced releases of this type, there is no annotation and no indication of the actual date or venue for the performance, or annotation of any sort.
AllMusic Review by Bruce Eder