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Alive Alive-o! is a 1969 double album by Puerto Rican guitarist José Feliciano.

Alive Alive-O!
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ReleasedNovember 1969
VenueLondon Palladium, London
LabelRCA
ProducerRick Jarrard
José Feliciano chronology
Feliciano 10 to 23
(1969)
Alive Alive-O!
(1969)
Fireworks
(1970)

Released at the apex of Feliciano's career, the album reached no. 29 on the Billboard album charts and was one of the few double albums of that time to get "Gold" certification in the United States. The album reached no. 19 in Canada, no. 1 in the Netherlands, no. 4 in Spain and was a hit in other countries as well. It was recorded live in London at the London Palladium Theatre on April 21, 1969[citation needed].

Track listingEdit

  1. "God Save the Queen" (traditional; arranged by Westerly Garde)
  2. "Hi-Heel Sneakers'" (Robert Higginbotham)
  3. "Rain" (José & Hilda Feliciano)
  4. "Malagueña" (Ernesto Lecuona)
  5. "El Jinete" (José Alfredo Jiménez)
  6. "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" (Jimmy Cox)
  7. "El Voh" (Dorival Caymmi)
  8. "The Comedy Bit"
  9. "Guantanamera" (Joseíto Fernández; original words by José Martí; adapted and arranged by Westerly Garde)
  10. "No Dogs Allowed" (José & Hilda Feliciano)
  11. "Mama Don't Allow It" (Cow Cow Davenport)
  12. "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" (Gerry Marsden; Freddie Marsden; Les Chadwick; Les Maguire)
  13. "Day Tripper" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
  14. "A Day in the Life" (Lennon, McCartney)
  15. "Medley: Felicidade (Antônio Carlos Jobim) / Samba de Orfeu (Luiz Bonfá) / Manhã de Carnaval (Luiz Bonfá)
  16. "California Dreamin'" (John Phillips, Michelle Phillips)
  17. "Light My Fire" (Robbie Krieger, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore)
  18. "La Entrada de Bilboa (Battle of Entrada)" (José Feliciano)

PersonnelEdit

  • José Feliciano - 12- String Guitars, 6- String Guitars, percussion effects, and vocals
  • Paulinho Magalhães - drums
  • Brian Brocklehurst - bass
  • Peter Ahern - percussion
  • Vic Lewis - presenter

Sales and certificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[1] Gold 500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American album certifications – Feliciano, Jose – Feliciano". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.