Two For The Show

Label
Epic
Running length
32 tracks
Running time
169:44

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Tracklist

    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Song for America (live) 7:28 1,608
2 Point of Know Return (live) 3:07 1,072
3 Paradox (Live) 4:09 897
4 Icarus - Borne on Wings of Steel (live) 5:58 624
4 Icarus - Borne On Wings Of Ste 5:57 2,815
5 Portrait (He Knew) (live) 5:18 644
6 Carry on Wayward Son (Live) 4:43 9,179
7 Journey from Mariabronn (live) 8:55 494
8 Dust in the Wind 3:25 495,394
8 Dust in the Wind (Acoustic Guitar Solo) (Live acoustic guitar solo) 6:17 755
9 Lonely Wind 4:17 13,181
9 Lonely Wind (Piano Solo) (live) 4:29 550
10 Mysteries and Mayhem (live) 4:00 574
11 Excerpt From Lamplight Symphon 2:39 2,521
11 Excerpt From Lamplight Symphony (live) 2:38 639
11 Excerpt from "Lamplight Symphony" (live) 2:38 3
12 The Wall (live) 4:58 1,458
13 Magnum Opus (Live) 11:14 1,863
15 Child of Innocence (Live) 7:47 86
16 Belexes (Live) 4:34 117
17 Cheyenne Anthem (Live) 6:55 2,941
19 Miracles out of Nowhere (Live) 7:59 105
21 Closet Chronicles (Live) 6:55 425
23 Sparks of the Tempest (Live) 5:16 1,427
24 Bringing It Back (Live) 9:41 2,006
1 Hopelessly Human (Live) 8:42 61
5 Lonely Street (Live) 8:20 130
7 The Spider (Live) 7:41 129
9 Down the Road (Live) 3:44 2,237

About this album

Two for the Show is a double-live album by American rock band Kansas, released in 1978 (see 1978 in music). Recorded on the band’s 1977/1978 Point of Know Return tour, it was Kansas’ first live album. It was certified Gold and then Platinum shortly after its release.


Track listing

Original 1978 version
Side one

“Song for America” – 7:31
“Point of Know Return” (– 3:07
“Paradox” ( – 4:09
“Icarus - Borne on Wings of Steel” ( – 5:58
Side two

“Portrait (He Knew)” ( – 5:19
“Carry On Wayward Son” – 4:38

“Journey From Mariabronn” ( – 8:55
Side three

“Dust in the Wind” (f – 6:19
“Lonely Wind” (
“Mysteries and Mayhem” ( – 4:01
“Excerpt from Lamplight Symphony” ( – 2:39
“The Wall” ( – 4:54
Side four

“Closet Chronicles” ( - 6:45*
“Magnum Opus” ( – 11:18
*”Closet Chronicles” was omitted from the original CD release due to time restraints but appears on the remastered version of “Best of Kansas” released in 1999, and appears on the second CD of the remastered version of Two For The Show.


2008 remastered version
The Two For the Show album was re-released as a 2-CD set to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the album with a second disc full of songs that did not appear on the original album and a 24-page booklet.


Disc one
“Song for America” (Livgren) – 7:31
“Point of Know Return” (Walsh, Ehart, Steinhardt) – 3:07
“Paradox” (Livgren, Walsh) – 4:09
“Icarus—Borne on Wings of Steel” (Livgren) – 5:58
“Portrait (He Knew)” (Livgren, Walsh) – 5:19
“Carry On Wayward Son” (Livgren) – 4:38

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  • kissesneverdie

    Wow, the live versions are even better than the studio recordings!

    2 Sep 2010 Reply
  • babybling10

    Great Album....Great Live songs!!

    19 Jun 2010 Reply
  • grid15

    Magnum Opus blows away the studio version! So glad they re-released this

    18 Jun 2010 Reply
  • Gnaritasundique

    Some of these tracks are actually better in the live version than the version of the studio. Like Icarus or Song for America.

    28 Mar 2010 Reply

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