A Garden Tapes feature
by Eddie Edwards
The Garden Tapes » How The West Was Won » Rock and Roll
The two versions of "Rock and Roll" are remarkably similar throughout much of the song. Even many of the vocal ad-libs are virtually identical on both nights. However, there are some clear differences. Parts of the official version can be positively identified as being from Long Beach, whereas I haven't been able to find anything that is definitely NOT from Long Beach. Therefore, although it's possible that something from LA was used, I think it's reasonable to conclude that this is the complete Long Beach version.
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