Christmas

Live at Massey Hall

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Recorded live at Massey Hall in Toronto on September 23, 1971, this album features a set by the Oshawa-based band Christmas. The album contains two songs from the Heritage album, "Point Blank" and "Blues on an Iceberg"; one 18-minute, 36-second piece entitled "Beyond the Fields We Know" that was to eventually end up on the Lies to Live By album; and a previously unreleased medley of early material called "When Night Falls" that includes the Christmas cheer, a direct takeoff of the famous Fish cheer from Woodstock by Country Joe and the Fish. Although not released until many years after the band broke up, this recording is a historical documentation of one of Canada's most exciting early-'70s bands. This reissue by Unidisc has been digitally mastered for superb sound quality and is available at a budget price.

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