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Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar was a 1970 rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. For the recording, Lloyd Webber and Rice drew personnel from both musical theatre, including Murray Head who had just left the West End production of Hair, and the British rock scene with Ian Gillan whom had only recently become the singer of Deep Purple.

Track listing

Disc 1:

1. “Overture”
2. “Heaven on Their Minds”
3. “What’s the Buzz/Strange Thing Mystifying”
4. “Everything’s Alright”
5. “This Jesus Must Die”
6. “Hosanna”
7. “Simon Zealotes/Poor Jerusalem”
8. “Pilate’s Dream”
9. “The Temple”
10. “Everything’s Alright (reprise)”
11. “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”
12. “Damned for All Time/Blood Money”

Disc 2:

1. “The Last Supper”
2. “Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say)”
3. “The Arrest”
4. “Peter’s Denial”
5. “Pilate and Christ”
6. “Herod’s Song (Try It and See)”
7. “Judas’ Death”
8. “Trial Before Pilate (Including the 39 Lashes)”
9. “Superstar”
10. “The Crucifixion”
11. “John Nineteen: Forty-One”

Flip through the gallery to learn more about Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar!

This gallery uses material from the Wikipedia article Jesus Christ Superstar (album)which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0

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