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Roger Glover's Butterfly Ball 2017

Butterfly Ball 2017 Directors Cut Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set and more...

The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper’s Feast is a concept album and subsequent live rock opera appearing in 1974 and 1975 respectively, based on the children’s poem of a similar title.

The work was originally conceived as a solo vehicle for Jon Lord to be produced by Roger Glover who had recently left Deep Purple. However, Lord proved too busy with Deep Purple and Glover took up the reins on his own. Using his connections, Glover recruited a large cast of noted rock musicians to perform on it, with a different vocalist for each character, including David Coverdale and Glenn Hughes.
On 16 October 1975, a one-off performance at the Royal Albert Hall took place. Again it had a star-studded cast of rock musicians, most notably Ian Gillan who was drafted in at the last minute and received a standing ovation on his entrance. He replaced an unavailable Ronnie James Dio who had commitments with Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow (although Dio did eventually get to perform the song at the Royal Albert Hall in 1999 as the guest of Deep Purple). Gillan had not performed since leaving Deep Purple in 1973. Also notable was the appearance of Twiggy as singer and actress and Vincent Price as narrator. Apart from most of the musicians involved in the studio recording, the concert also featured Jon Lord. The live concert was filmed and released in 1976 produced and directed by Tony Klinger.

Tony Klinger is thrilled with the quality of the creation of this Limited Edition Deluxe Edition Box Set which includes Double DVD (original film + 2017, re-edit, remaster), a Double CD soundtrack (never released before), Reproduction Press Pack, 5 × 10″x 8" glossy promotional photos, A3 reproduction Film Poster. Each Box will contain a number certificate signed by Tony Klinger.

Box Set Content

Double DVD (original film + 2017, re-edit, remaster)
Live Double CD soundtrack (never released before)
Reproduction Press Pack
5 × 10″x 8" glossy promotional photos
A3 reproduction Film Poster (different to the poster which we are offering for sale)
Signed and number certificate.

There will only be 250 Boxes manufactured.

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Screening & Q&A & Box Set

Screening & Q&A & Box Set
£175
175.00
6 left

There are limited tickets available for this screening at Shepperton Studios and each ticket comes with a copy of the Box Set signed by Tony Klinger with numbered certificate.

Signed Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set

Signed Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set
£99.99
99.99
206 left

Box Set Content

Double DVD (original film + 2017, re-edit, remaster)
Live Double CD – soundtrack (never released before)
Reproduction Press Pack
5 × 10″x 8" glossy promotional photos
A3 reproduction Film Poster (different to the poster which we are offering for sale)
A reproduction 20 page Event Program from the one off gig, reproduction ticket.
Signed by Tony Klinger with number certificate.

There will only be 250 Boxes manufactured.

Double DVD Signed

Double DVD Signed
£39.99
39.99
41 left

Original film + 2017, Re-edit Remaster, signed by Tony Klinger.

NTSC/PAL Region 0

Signed Double CD - soundtrack

Signed Double CD - soundtrack
£30
30.00
43 left

Signed never before released double CD signed by Tony Klinger.

Tracklisting:

DISC ONE
1. Dawn
(feat Vincent Price)
2. Get Ready
(feat Glenn Hughes)
3. Saffron Dormouse And Lizzy Bee
(feat Helen Chappelle and Barry St. John)
4. Old Blind Mole
(feat Earl Jordan)
5. Magician Moth
(feat Vincent Price)
6. No Solution
(feat Mickey Lee Soule)
7. Behind The Smile
(feat David Coverdale)
8. Aranea
(feat Judy Kuhl)
9. Sitting In A Dream
(feat Ian Gillan)
DISC TWO
1. Waiting
(feat Al Matthews)
2. Sir Maximus Mouse
(feat Eddie Hardin)
3. Together Again
(feat Tony Ashton)
4. Watch Out For The Bat
(feat John Gustafson)
5. Little Chalk Blue
(feat John Lawton)
6. The Feast
(feat Vincent Price)
7. Love Is All
(feat John Lawton a.o.)
8. Homeward
(feat Twiggy)
9. Love Is All
(encore)
10. Roger Glover Interview

Live At The Albert Hall 1975
Vincent Price • Roger Glover • Twiggy • Jon Lord
David Coverdale • John Gustafson • Glenn Hughes
John Lawton • Tony Ashton • Eddie Jobson
Mickey Lee Soule • Helen Chappelle • Barry St. John
Liza Strike • Neil Lancaster • Earl Jordan
Al Matthews • Fancy • Judy Kuhl
Ian Gillan • Eddie Hardin

Original Press Pack Signed & Dedicated

Original Press Pack Signed & Dedicated
£50
50.00
All gone!

Only 2 available of the original Butterfly Ball press pack, signed and dedicated.

Signed Repro Event Program

Signed Repro Event Program
£35
35.00
50 left

Reproduction 20 page Event Program from the one off gig, reproduction ticket plus 5 previously unseen 10″ × 8″ black and white promo photos.

Signed Press Pack

Signed Press Pack
£24.99
24.99
49 left

Press Pack signed by Tony Klinger, containing original press releases and photo, in the original folder.

Signed A3 Poster

Signed A3 Poster
£24.99
24.99
49 left

A3 poster, signed by Tony Klinger

MP3 Download

MP3 Download
£9.99
9.99
Available

MP3 download of the Butterfly Ball soundtrack audio.

Butterfly Ball T Shirt

Butterfly Ball T Shirt
£15
15.00
Available

T shirt in red, brown or white. Sizes S-XXXL

Live Double CD - Soundtrack

Live Double CD - Soundtrack
£15
15.00
Available

Never before released double CD signed by Tony Klinger of the soundtrack to the film

Tracklisting:

DISC ONE
1. Dawn
(feat Vincent Price)
2. Get Ready
(feat Glenn Hughes)
3. Saffron Dormouse And Lizzy Bee
(feat Helen Chappelle and Barry St. John)
4. Old Blind Mole
(feat Earl Jordan)
5. Magician Moth
(feat Vincent Price)
6. No Solution
(feat Mickey Lee Soule)
7. Behind The Smile
(feat David Coverdale)
8. Aranea
(feat Judy Kuhl)
9. Sitting In A Dream
(feat Ian Gillan)
DISC TWO
1. Waiting
(feat Al Matthews)
2. Sir Maximus Mouse
(feat Eddie Hardin)
3. Together Again
(feat Tony Ashton)
4. Watch Out For The Bat
(feat John Gustafson)
5. Little Chalk Blue
(feat John Lawton)
6. The Feast
(feat Vincent Price)
7. Love Is All
(feat John Lawton a.o.)
8. Homeward
(feat Twiggy)
9. Love Is All
(encore)
10. Roger Glover Interview

Live At The Albert Hall 1975
Vincent Price • Roger Glover • Twiggy • Jon Lord
David Coverdale • John Gustafson • Glenn Hughes
John Lawton • Tony Ashton • Eddie Jobson
Mickey Lee Soule • Helen Chappelle • Barry St. John
Liza Strike • Neil Lancaster • Earl Jordan
Al Matthews • Fancy • Judy Kuhl
Ian Gillan • Eddie Hardin

Butterfly Ball Hoodie

Butterfly Ball Hoodie
£16.99
16.99
Available

Black Hoodie with Butterfly Ball logo, sizes S-XXXL

Double DVD

Double DVD
£19.98
19.98
Available

Original film + 2017, Re-edit Remaster, signed by Tony Klinger.

NTSC/PAL Region 0

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