Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds of Fire (1973)

John McLaughlin - Devotion (1970)

Flawless, heavy fusion led by the great John McLaughlin. Fiery peaks receding into spaced-out mellows and back again, with a band that included Billy Cobham and Jan Hammer.

Track listing:
1. Birds of Fire
2. Miles Beyond (Miles Davis)
3. Celestial Terrestrial Commuters
4. Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love
5. Thousand Island Park
6. Hope
7. One Word
8. Sanctuary
9. Open Country Joy
10. Resolution


Also of interest:
Charles Earland -
Leaving This Planet (1974)
Arcana -
Arc of the Testimony (1997)


  1. This and Inner Mounting Flame is all you need from this crew.

    1. But I 100% love Visions of the Emerald Beyond. AND Between Nothingness and Reality.

  2. This is, obviously, one of those very rare (if any other) albums which are in the top ten of two different muscial genres: jazz and rock. I'm quite shocked that people do not realize that!