Michael Hedges: Live on the Double Planet

Live on the Double Planet1987, Windham Hill WD-1066

Distilled from concert recordings made at over 40 venues throughout North America, this ambitious project comes close to capturing the legendary essence of a Michael Hedges concert. From rollicking covers to delicate solos to heartfelt original ballads, Michael hand-picked the best performances for this collection.

Michael Hedges: acoustic guitar, vocals, harp-guitar
Michael Manring: fretless bass

  1. All Along the Watchtower
  2. Because It’s There
  3. Silent Anticipations
  4. Ready or Not
  5. A Love Bizarre
  6. Breakfast in the Field
  7. Rikki’s Shuffle *
  8. Woman of the World **
  9. The Double Planet
  10. The Funky Avocado
  11. Come Together
  12. Two Days Old

* This Hedges composition originally appeared on Michael Manring’s Unusual Weather as “Manthing”, also as a duet with Manring.
** Audio for this track is taken from the video Windham Hill in Concert.

All songs written and arranged by Michael Hedges except “All Along the Watchtower” by Bob Dylan, “A Love Bizarre” by Sheila E./Prince, and “Come Together” by Lennon/McCartney.

Produced by Michael Hedges. Mixed at the Speech & Hearing Clinic by Michael Hedges.

Recorded live by Hilleary Burgess, April/May 1987, in the U.S. and Canada.

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