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Rivers of Babylon (Boney M. song)

Fantastic Boney M. - On Stage and on the Road

Overview

A DVD featuring a live concert with Boney M. from Hamburg, Germany, 1977 as well as the group's 1981 TV film Ein Sound geht um die Welt (A Sound Goes Around The World) from Jamaica, May 1981, recorded to promote their fifth studio album Boonoonoonoos

This unique recording captures Boney M. live in Concert in Hamburg, 1977, at the end of the first leg of their debut live tour. The concert is completely live and features 'The Black beautiful Circus' backing band who supported Boney M. in their concerts in 1977, 1978 and 1979/80.
The four members of Boney M. (Bobby Farrell, Liz Mitchell, Maizie Williams and Marcia Barrett) created live on stage what their producer, Frank Farian, created in the studio (using his own vocals to create the template for the Boney M. sound and then layering the vocals of Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett on top to give the sound its Boney M. identity on record. It should be noted that live, all the members of Boney M. sang.

Track listing

Part 1: Boney M. On Stage (Live in Concert, Hamburg, November 1977)

  1. Intro
  2. "Love For Sale" (Lead Vocal Liz Mitchell, Backing Vocals Marcia Barrett and Maizie Williams)
  3. "Take The Heat Off Me" (Lead Vocals Marcia Barrett)
  4. "Baby Do You Wanna Bump?" (Lead Vocals Bobby Farrell, Backing Vocals Marcia Barrett, Maizie Williams and Liz Mitchell)
  5. "Daddy Cool" (Lead Vocals Bobby Farrell, Backing Vocals Marcia Barrett, Maizie Williams and Liz Mitchell)
  6. "When I Need You" (Lead vocals Liz Mitchell, Backing Vocals Marcia Barrett, Maizie Williams)
  7. "Sunny" (Lead Vocals Liz Mitchell, Backing Vocals Marcia Barrett and Maizie Williams)
  8. "Belfast" (Lead Vocals Marcia Barrett, Backing Vocals Liz Mitchell, Maizie Williams and Bobby Farrell)
  9. "Still I´m Sad" (Lead Vocals Liz Mitchell, Backing Vocals Marcia Barrett and Maizie Williams)
  10. "No Woman No Cry" (lead Vocals Liz Mitchell, Backing Vocals Marcia Barrett and Maizie Williams)
  11. "Ma Baker" (Lead Vocals Bobby Farrell, Backing Vocals Liz Mitchell, Maizie Williams and Marcia Barrett)


Part 2: Boney M. On The Road (Jamaica, 1981)

  1. "Boonoonoonoos" (Instrumental)
  2. "That's Boonoonoonoos / Train To Skaville" - alternate version. unissued on record/CD
  3. "Homeland Africa (Ship Ahoy)" - alternate version, unissued on record/CD
  4. "African Moon"
  5. "Ride To Agadir"
  6. "Boonoonoonoos"
  7. "I Shall Sing"
  8. "We Kill the World (Don't Kill the World)" - alternate version, unissued on record/CD


Live At Jamaica's National Stadium (1981)

  1. "Love's Got Me Dancing On The Floor (Third World Live)
  2. "Live" (Melody Makers)
  3. "Rivers of Babylon" (Boney M. live with Rita Marley)
  4. "Goodbye My Friend" (End credits)

Notes The versions of the songs from Jamaica, 1981 are alternate mixes and unissued on record/cd. The DVD cover is a two-sided cover housed in a super jewel box. Side 1; cover shows the live '77 concert, side 2 the Boonoonoonoos special.


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