Live at Cabo Wabo 96

Live at Cabo Wabo 96

by Alice CooperAlice Cooper

CD(German Import)

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By the late '90s, Alice Cooper wisely decided to start incorporating more and more uncommon and/or rarely played songs from yesteryear back into his live set, to the delight of longtime fans. A show at Sammy Hagar's Cabo Wabo Cantina from this era shows Cooper just starting to dig up some old nuggets, as evidenced by Live at Cabo Wabo '96. Strangely, though, instead of releasing the album shortly thereafter to signal the Coop's return back to basics, the album didn't hit record shops until almost ten years later, in 2005. Kicking things off with the song that he'll always be best known for, "School's Out," Cooper and his band churn out faithful, heavy metal- esque readings of the classics "Under My Wheels," "I'm Eighteen," "No More Mr. Nice Guy," and "Elected." But the tracks that will appeal most to hardcore enthusiasts will be the previously rarely performed "Desperado" (rumored to be a tribute to Jim Morrison) and "Teenage Lament '74." Also included are several then-newer tracks, which can easily be skipped over ("Lost in America," "Poison," "Feed My Frankenstein," etc.). With the overabundance of Cooper live albums,videos, and DVDs on the market, Live at Cabo Wabo '96 isn't exactly a necessary release, but it does signify that Cooper and co. were rocking hard in the '90s.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/30/2005
Label: Emi Europe Generic
UPC: 0094633499324
catalogNumber: 334993

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Alice Cooper   Primary Artist,Vocals
Sammy Hagar   Guitar
Reb Beach   Guitar,Background Vocals
Steve Farris   Guitar
Todd Jensen   Bass,Background Vocals
Peter Kent   Strings
Bennett Salvay   Strings
Dan Wexler   Guitar
Matt Laug   Drums
Rob Zombie   Vocals,Guest Appearance
Ryan Roxie   Guitar
Jimmy DeGrasso   Drums
Darrin McCann   Strings
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick   Strings
Mario de León   Strings

Technical Credits

Ed Bruce   Composer
Alice Cooper   Composer,Producer
Zodiac Mindwarp & the Love Reaction   Composer
Desmond Child   Composer
Ian Richardson   Composer
Glen Buxton   Composer
Nick Coler   Composer
Dennis Dunaway   Composer
Bob Ezrin   Composer
Shep Gordon   Management
Phil Kaffel   Engineer
John McCurry   Composer
Thom Panunzio   Producer,Engineer
Neal Smith   Composer
Dick Wagner   Composer
Dan Wexler   Composer
Mark Hutchins   Engineer
Brian Kingman   Engineer
Toby B. Mamis   Management
Rod Michaels   Engineer
Chris Peyton   Reissue Design
Bruce Stuart Saylor   Composer

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