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Jesus Christ Superstar
A Rock Opera
by Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice, October 1970

Role
Performer
Judas Iscariot
Murray Head
Jesus Christ
Ian Gillan
Mary Magdalene
Yvonne Elliman
Priest
Paul Raven
Caiaphas, High Priest
Victor Brox
Annas
Brian Keith
Simon Zealotes
John Gustafson
Pontius Pilate
Barry Dennen
Peter
Paul Davis
Maid by the Fire
Annette Brox
King Herod
Mike d'Abo
Apostles, priests, Roman soldiers, merchants, crowds, etc.
Pat Arnold
Tony Ashton
Peter Barnfeather
Madeline Bell
Brian Bennett
Lesley Duncan
Kay Garner
Barbara Kay
Neil Lancaster
Alan O'Duffy
Tim Rice
Seafield St. George
Terry Saunders
Sue and Sunny
Andrew Lloyd Weber
Orchestra and Choir Leaders
Principal orchestra conductor
Alan Doggett
Principal of the strings of the City of London Ensemble
Malcolm Henderson
Choir conductor
Geoffrey Mitchell
Children's choir conductor ['Overture']
Alan Doggett
The Trinidad Singers leader ['Superstar']
Horace James
Instrumentation
Performer
Drums, percussion
Bruce Rowland
Bass guitar
Alan Spenner
Guitars (electric and acoustic)
Henry McCulloch
Guitar (electric)
Neil Hubbard
Piano, electric piano, organ, positive organ
Peter Robinson
Tenor sax
Chris Mercer
Pianos
Norman Cave
Carl Jenkins
Piano, organ, moog synthesizer
Andrew Lloyd Weber
Piano, organ
Mick Weaver
Drums
John Marshall
Guitars
Chris Spedding
Steve Vaughan
Louis Stewart
Clive Hicks
Bass guitars
Peter Morgan
Alan Weighall
Jeff Clyne
Moog synthesizer
Alan Doggett
Bassoons
Joseph Castaldini
Anthony Brooke
Clarinet
Ian Herbert
Flutes
Brian Warren
Chris Taylor
Percussion
Bill LeSage
Horns
John Burdon
James Brown
Douglas Moore
Andrew McGavin
Jim Buck Snr
Jim Buck Jnr
Trumpets
Les Condon
Ian Hamer
Kenny Wheeler
Harold Beckett
Keith Christie
Frank Jones
Anthony Moore
The Opera
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Track Name

Length

1
Overture
3:59
2
'Heaven on Their Minds'
4:23
Bethany, Friday night
3
'What's the Buzz/Strange Thing Mystifying'
4:13
4
'Everything's Alright'
5:15
Jerusalem, Sunday
5
'This Jesus Must Die'
3:36
6
'Hosanna'
2:07
7
'Simon Zealotes/Poor Jerusalem'
4:49
Pontius Pilate's house, Monday
8
'Pilate's Dream'
1:28
The Temple
9
'The Temple'
4:43
10
'Everything's Alright'
0:34
11
'I Don't Know How to Love Him'
3:36
Tuesday
12
'Damned for All Time/Blood Money'
5:11
Thursday night, the Last Supper
13
'The Last Supper'
7:10
In the Garden of Gethsemane
14
'Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say)'
5:33
15
'The Arrest'
3:24
16
'Peter's Denial'
1:27
Friday
17
'Pilate and Christ'
2:46
18
'Kind Herod's Song'
3:02
19
'Judas' Death'
4:17
Thirty-nine lashes
20
'Trial Before Pilate' (including the '39 Lashes')
5:13
21
'Superstar'
4:16
The Crucifixion
22
'Crucifixion'
4:04
Conclusion
23
'John Nineteen: Forty-one'
2:10


Sources

Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar [LP]. M. Head, I. Gillan, Y. Elliman, P. Davis, B. Dennen et al; principal conductor: Alan Doggett, recorded 1970, MCA Records, 1970.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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