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The Butterfly Ball (1977)

| Music | April 1977 (UK)
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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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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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 »

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Together Again
by Roger Glover, Mickey Lee Soule and Ronnie James Dio (as Ronnie Dio)
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Nice Rock Opera
26 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sources say the rock opera album is based on the children's poem "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast".

The film is good if you like mellow psychedelic music although some of it is hard rock. Deep Purple's Ian Gillan & Ronnie James Dio have performances in the film, as well as the famous model Twiggy. The film is narrated by Vincent Price.

It's a pretty cool film if you are looking for something completely different, a bit psychedelic, 1970s music and like concerts/rock operas.

"Love Is All"... sums this film & album up nicely.

7/10


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