RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll 12" Vinyl LP Album

This album "RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll is the third studio album released by Rainbow, released in 1978.

 This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

Album Front Cover Photo of RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

Production & Recording Information

This 12" LP black vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos of the audience during a live concert.

This album "RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll" includes the original custom inner sleeve with album details, complete lyrics of all songs by and artwork/photos

Bruce Payne - Management

The album: "RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll" was produced by: Martin Birch

  Martin Birch - a British Producer, Sound and Mixing Engineer. In the late 1960s until the end of the 1970s he has worked with British music bands like: "Fleetwood Mac", Rainbow , " Deep Purple " (11 Albums), "Wishbone Ash", Whitesnake , "Jon Lord", " Black Sabbath ". In the 1980s (until 1992) he was dedicated working with "Iron Maiden" (9 Albums) . Martin Birch has used many different nicknames.

Album cover design: Maxi Chan

Album cover illustration: Debbie Hall

 


Music Genre:

British Hard Rock, Classic Rock

Label & Catalognr:

Polydor 2391 335

Media Format:

Gatefold Cover album
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1978 Made in the Netherlands

Musicians:
  • Ritchie Blackmore - Lead Guitar
  • Ronnie James Dio - Vocals

      Ronnie James DIO (1942-2010) , the KING of Heavy Metal with a long career (starting in 1957) being lead singer (vocals) in many different bands. DIO's career in a nutshell: 1957 The Vegas Kings, Ronnie and the Rumblers, 1958-1961 Ronnie and the Redcaps, 1961-1967 Ronnie and the Prophets, 1967-1968 The Electric Elves, 1968-1972 The Elves, 1972-1975 ELF, 1975-1978 Rainbow , 1979-1982 Black Sabbath , 1982-2010 DIO (Band) , 1981-1982 Black Sabbath , 2006-2010 Heaven & Hell.

    Ronnie and the Rumblers, Ronnie and the Red Caps, Elves, Elf, Black Sabbath, DIO, Heaven and Hell)
  • Cozy Powell - Drums

      Cozy Powell (real-name: Colin Flooks) was a British drummer from Cirencester, Gloucesterhire, during his musical career from 1968 until 1998 he has performed in at least two dozen of hard rock and heavy metal bands, most notable in the bands: Black Sabbath , Michael Schenker Group, Rainbow , White Snake . Here is a complete list of bands in which Cozy Powell has played drums in: Bedlam, Big Bertha, Black Sabbath, Brian May, Cozy Powell (Band), Cozy Powell's Hammer, Emerson, Lake & Powell, Forcefield, Glenn Tipton, Graham Bonnet & The Hooligans, Jeff Beck's Group, Michael Schenker Group, Pete York / Cozy Powell, Peter Green Splinter Group, Phenomena, Rainbow, The Ace Kefford Stand, The Snakes, The Sorcerers, Tipton, Entwistle and Powell, Tony Martin, Whitesnake, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Youngblood.

  • Bob Daisley - Bass

      Bob Daisley is a Bass guitar player from Sydney, Australia and has a very long career as musicians in bands like "Black Sabbath" , "Ozzy Osbourne" , "Rainbow" , "Yngwie J. Malmsteen", "Gary Moore (Band)", "Uriah Heep" and many other bands.

  • David Stone - Keyboards
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Long Live Rock and Roll
  2. Lady of the Lake
  3. L.A. Connection
  4. Gates of Babylon
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Kill the King
  2. The Shed (Subtle)
  3. Sensitive to Light
  4. Rainbow Eyes

RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll High Resolution & Quality Photos

Photo of album front cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

Photo of album front cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

 

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Photo of album Back cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

Photo of album back cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

 

Photo of the left inside cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

Photo of the left page inside cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

 

Photo of the right inside cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

Photo of the right page inside cover RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

 

Photo Side One of the original custom inner sleeve RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

Photo Side One of the original custom inner sleeve RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

 

Photo Side Two of the original custom inner sleeve RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

Photo Side Two of the original custom inner sleeve  RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll

 

Close up of record's label RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll Side One:

Close up of record's label RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll Side One

 

Close up of record's label RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll Side Two:

Close up of record's label RAINBOW - Long Live Rock and Roll Side Two

 


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