Capitol Records recently remastered the long out of print Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band‘s”LIVE BALL“. Originally released in April 1976, the double album will be reissued on June 11 on traditional black vinyl and also on swirling orange and red translucent vinyl. The cool psychedelic version will only be available at independent record stores and on the official online website of Bob Seger. the store.
Recorded at Detroit’s Cobo Hall in September 1975, the original album caught Bob Seger’s national attention. It had been a huge hit throughout the Upper Midwest in the early ’70s, but found support outside of that elusive region. But ‘Live Bullet’ showcased its best songs through the intensity of the singer’s live shows, which rivaled the power and tightness of even Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band.
The album captured Seger’s signature mix of “Travelin’ Man” and “Beautiful Loser,” which became a staple of rock radio airplay, as well as the definitive live version of 1972’s “Turn the Page.”
Bob Seger’s farewell tour was in the books as the Covid crisis swept through the concert industry in 2020, but the legendary singer can look back on a storied career that culminated in 53 million albums sold , of which 13 went platinum and 7 achieved multi-platinum status. His best-selling studio albums include the albums ‘Night Moves’ and ‘Stranger in Town’, which sold six million copies, as well as the chart-topping ‘Against the Wind’, which sold 5 millions. To date, “Live Bullet” has been certified 5 times Platinum.