Friends and Love

Friends & Love...A Chuck Mangione Concert is a double album recorded live at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, New York on May 9, 1970, and released by Mercury Records. It features Chuck Mangione on flugelhorn; the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mangione; Don Potter; Bat McGrath; Gap Mangione; Stanley Watson; Marvin Stamm; and Gerry Niewood. Lyrics were written by Bat McGrath; orchestrations and arrangements were by Mangione. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1971.[2]

Friends & Love
Live album by
Chuck Mangione chronology
Spring Fever
Friends & Love
Together: A New Chuck Mangione Concert
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

The album "blended jazz, rock, folk and classical elements." [3] The first track, Hill Where the Lord Hides, was subsequently released as a single and appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1971.[4]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Hill Where the Lord Hides" (7:12)
  2. "The Feel of a Vision" (8:26)
  3. "Songs from the Valley of the Nightingale" (6:51)
  4. "And In the Beginning" (9:41)
  5. "Friends & Love" (24:45)
  6. "Friends & Love Encore" (5:52)



  1. ^ Ginnell, Richard S. "Friends and Love - Chuck Mangione". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2013-03-26.
  2. ^ Lyons, Leonard. (1980). The 101 best jazz albums : a history of jazz on records. W. Morrow. p. 331. ISBN 0688037208.
  3. ^ Carr, Ian. (1995). Jazz : the rough guide. Rough Guides. p. 403. ISBN 1858281377.
  4. ^ Billboard July 31, 1971

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