Finyl Vinyl – Rainbow – 1986

Album

Compilation

Album Finyl Vinyl by the band Rainbow
Album Finyl Vinyl by the band Rainbow

“Finyl Vinyl” is a compilation album by the British rock band Rainbow, released in 1986. Rainbow was founded by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore after he left Deep Purple, and the band went through several lineup changes over the years.

“Finyl Vinyl” is a double LP album that includes a collection of live tracks, studio recordings, and unreleased songs from various periods of Rainbow’s career. It serves as a retrospective of the band’s work up to that point, covering different phases and musical directions they had explored.

The album features songs from Rainbow’s albums like “Rising,” “Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll,” “Down to Earth,” and more. It’s a mix of classic hard rock and heavy metal tracks that showcase the band’s diversity in terms of musical style and performance.

“Finyl Vinyl” can be an interesting choice for fans of Rainbow who want to get a comprehensive overview of the band’s discography up to 1986. It includes both live versions of well-known songs and some rarities that might not be available on their main studio albums.

Finyl Vinyl is a must-have album for any fan of Rainbow’s live performances or their B-sides. It is a testament to the band’s talent and their enduring legacy.

Personnel

  • Ritchie Blackmore – guitar
  • Ronnie James Dio – vocals on tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
  • Graham Bonnet – vocals on tracks 9 and 10
  • Joe Lynn Turner – vocals on tracks 11, 12, 13 and 14
  • Craig Gruber – bass on track 1
  • Bob Daisley – bass on tracks 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
  • Jimmy Bain – bass on tracks 7 and 8
  • Roger Glover – bass on tracks 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14
  • Cozy Powell – drums on tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
  • Vinny Appice – drums on tracks 7 and 8
  • Bobby Rondinelli – drums on tracks 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14
  • David Stone – keyboards on track 1
  • Don Airey – keyboards on tracks 2, 3, 4, and 5
  • Tony Carey – keyboards on tracks 6 and 7
  • David Rosenthal – keyboards on tracks 9,10,11,12,13 and14

The different versions published for this album :