Colosseum: Those Who Are About to Die Salute You

On March 13, 1969, “Fontana” label released “Those Who Are About to Die Salute You – Morituri Te Salutant”, the debut Colosseum album. It was recorded 1968 – 1969, and was produced by Tony Reeves and Gerry Bron.

Personnel:

  • Dave Greenslade– organ, vibraphone, piano, backing vocals
  • Dick Heckstall-Smith– saxophones
  • James Litherland– lead vocals, guitar
  • Tony Reeves– bass guitar
  • Jon Hiseman– drums
  • Jim Roche – guitar
  • Henry Lowther– trumpet

Track listing:

  1. Walking in the Park – Bond
  2. Plenty Hard Luck – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, James Litherland, Tony Reeves
  3. Mandarin – Tony Reeves, Dave Greenslade
  4. Debut – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  5. Beware the Ides of March – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves
  6. The Road She Walked Before – Dick Heckstall-Smith
  7. Backwater Blues – Leadbelly
  8. Those About to Die – Dave Greenslade, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Jon Hiseman, Tony Reeves

 

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