Waiting For Columbus (Bonus Tracks)
by Little Feat
Released: Nov 1978
Label: Rhino/Warner Bros.
Waiting for Columbus came out in 1978, which was a weird time for Little Feat's first live record to be released. The band hadn't delivered a killer studio album in three years. Even worse is the fact that Lowell George and the rest of the band were in a nasty power struggle over artistic direction. The latter was pushing the band into proggy fusion and jamming, stuff George detested. Despite these issues, The Feats found a way to get their act together and produce a really good record. The only aspect that doesn't work is the screeching synthesizer, which hasn't aged well at all.