Kansas

King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents

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Recorded at Philadelphia's Tower Theater on Valentine's Day 1989, King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents captures the latter-day Steve Morse lineup of Kansas -- and may even be a better way to get a representative idea of that group's sound than their somewhat uneven studio albums. This show dates from the supporting tour for In the Spirit of Things, the lineup's second album (Power being the first), and it captures the band in generally good form, although lead singer Steve Walsh's voice has begun to show signs of wear and tear. The newer songs are chosen and performed very well, and it's interesting to hear Morse weave his own flair into the classic hits from the old days. While not the definitive Kansas concert album, it's certainly a worthwhile one for fans.

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