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Posted: 4/16/2017 2:30:04 PM EDT
Good day for it...

Jesus Christ Superstar (1970 Original London Concept Recording) [Full Album]


ETA:Epic fail.


Fixed.
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Sone pretty awesome songs throughout the movie.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:11:25 PM EDT
This is still my favorite movie about Jesus.  The entire cast has fantastic pipes!  (Although the sound is horribly mixed)

"What's the buzz, tell me what's happening"
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:13:19 PM EDT
I remember watching it in music class. It's probably one of the best of the musical movie genre.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:22:01 PM EDT
The 1970 Concept album is the best of all the various cuts.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:22:49 PM EDT
I posted the album, which was done independently of anything else.  It's not a soundtrack.  Ian Gillan sings Jesus.  The movie is good, too.

ETA:  The album was first, before the movie or plays.  It was the original concept.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus_Christ_Superstar_(album)


AAAAAHHH!!  Wrong version. Stand by...
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:25:16 PM EDT
World getting weird, I'd have thought fewer people than us would know the music.  Centurions with Chrome helmets......
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Yes, thank you.  Fail fixed.
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Yes, thank you.  Fail fixed.
Sir Lloyd Webber's latest re-arrangement of Puccini's greatest hits.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:42:09 PM EDT
Ironic you post this on Easter since the resurrection was left out of the play/album/movie.

Good tunes though.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:42:27 PM EDT
The album did come first and is good music but I've always prefered the movie version.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:43:27 PM EDT
I like that movie, but I haven't seen it in a long time.
I also like;
The Ten Commandments - Charleton Heston
King of Kings - Jeffrey Hunter
The Gospel of Matthew - Bruce Marchiano
Ben Hur - Charleton Heston
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:43:57 PM EDT
Yeah I love the brown covered version too. A lot of the musicians are crazy good, it's a bunch of Joe Cocker's Grease band and a lot of British studio musicians.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:45:00 PM EDT
I didnt realize the  blonde from Abba sung I don't know how to love him.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 3:54:09 PM EDT
I got to see the stage production, it was excellent.
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My oldest son (20y) was in utero when we saw JCS live.  The 'Caiaphas' character had an even better voice than the movie.  Son was rocking in the womb when he sang.

Sucked that Ted Neely was out that night, but the show was great.
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Many considered it sacrilegious at the time.
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You are correct! I remember that debate very well. It's funny in retrospect because Sir Tim Rice was very wise about understanding the situation. One of the main questions is why the people of Jersusalem would be so welcoming and praising of Jesus on Palm Sunday and ready to kill him on Friday.

The lyrics are great about showing that the people of Jerusalem expected Jesus to be a Messiah in the mold of Judas Maccabaeus, who led the people against the Babylonians and do the same against the Romans. When they found out that "His kingdom was not of this world," they tossed him aside, and the Chief Priests and other religious leaders used that disappointment to take out another religious leader whom they saw as a rival.
Link Posted: 4/16/2017 6:45:26 PM EDT
Well... guess I'll need a ticket on the hell train for this...
But here ya go...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2X0b0t_fbM&spfreload=10
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Many considered it sacrilegious at the time.
It's an apostate version of the actual story.

It's still really good music, other than that.
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Many considered it sacrilegious at the time.
It's an apostate version of the actual story.

It's still really good music, other than that.
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+2.  Always liked that movie.
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 1:53:39 PM EDT
Y'all made me go on Amazon. Arrived today.
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Link Posted: 4/20/2017 2:06:51 PM EDT
I practically wore the album out when it first came out.
Link Posted: 4/20/2017 2:16:45 PM EDT
I own a copy on vinyl that is in nearly new condition. Recorded it onto reel-to-reel and cassette on the initial playing and then listened to those over the years.
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My oldest son (20y) was in utero when we saw JCS live.  The 'Caiaphas' character had an even better voice than the movie.  Son was rocking in the womb when he sang.

Sucked that Ted Neely was out that night, but the show was great.
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My oldest son (20y) was in utero when we saw JCS live.  The 'Caiaphas' character had an even better voice than the movie.  Son was rocking in the womb when he sang.

Sucked that Ted Neely was out that night, but the show was great.
Ted was at my my compound for dinner last summer.We partied like it was 1970.
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+1. As a kid, wore out the sound track. Saw the movie. Saw the play in London.
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Many considered it sacrilegious at the time.
That's funny to me, since I watched it for the first time in CCD (Catholic Sunday school, basically).
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This. The album was far superior to the recording and the arrangement of the movie.
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I do. Singing along when I hear it is no problem...much to my wife's dismay
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"Prove to me that you're no fool, walk across my swimming pool...."
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Nazareth, your greatest son;
Should've stayed a great unknown.
Like his father, carving wood;
He'd of made good!

Tables, chairs, and oaken desks;
Would've suited Jesus best.
He'd of caused no body harm;
No one alarm! 
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