The Butterfly Ball (1977)

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Roger Glover puts on a star-studded concert at the Royal Albert Hall for his concept album "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast".



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Glover ...
Narrator (voice)
Tony Ashton ...
Helen Chapelle ...
David Coverdale ...
Ian Gillan ...
John Gustafson ...
Eddie Hardin ...
Earl Jordan ...
Judi Kuhl ...
Neil Lancaster ...
John Lawton ...
Mickey Lee Soule ...
Al Matthews ...


Roger Glover puts on a star-studded concert at the Royal Albert Hall for his concept album "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast".

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Der Schmetterlingsball  »

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A film of the concert held at The Royal Albert Hall in aid of The Bud Flanagan Leukaemia Fund and Action Research for the Crippled child See more »


by Roger Glover and Eddie Hardin
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2 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

I may be the only person who has visited this title and knows this one. This is one of the earliest forms of "Rock Opera" which indeeed features Vincent Price, Perched High Atop a concert venue reading the story of Mr. Mole. while David Coverdale( Yes the same one who was later in Whitesnake), Pace Ashton Lord and most of Deep Purple Play, jam and experiment.

This is a multi-media event and the story involves some man in a mole suit running around London and the English Country side. I have not seen this in years but remember it flashing from the man in the mole suit to Mr Price reading and then the music .

If you can find this it is a must ...not likely to see this on DVD , video chip or any future technology (By the way the picture on the cover of the box is quite similar to the Small Faces Ogden's Small Flake Lp).Its on a small label and it may be the only title they released on that label.. I wrote this mostly from memory..I still have a few brain cells left!

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