Little Feat Details ‘Waiting For Columbus: Super Deluxe Edition’ Reissue

Stream previously unreleased audio of "Fat Man In The Bathtub" from a 1978 concert in London included in the box set.

By Scott Bernstein May 25, 2022 8:07 am PDT

Little Feat are giving their iconic 1978 live album Waiting For Columbus the super deluxe reissue treatment ahead of its upcoming 45th anniversary. Waiting For Columbus: Super Deluxe Edition arrives via Rhino Records on July 29.

The 8-CD box set features a remastered version of the original double album as well as three previously unreleased concerts. Little Feat’s performances from Manchester City Hall on July 29, 1977; London’s The Rainbow on August 2, 1977 and Washington D.C.’s Lisner Auditorium on August 10, 1977 will each be included. Waiting For Columbus: Super Deluxe Edition is also due out in vinyl editions and on digital and streaming services on July 29.

Waiting For Columbus captures the band’s classic lineup at the peak of its powers. The double album contains tracks recorded during the group’s 1977 Summer Tour in both the UK and U.S. Included within are such memorable tracks as “Fat Man In The Bathtub,” “Willin’,” “Spanish Moon” and “Dixie Chicken.”

Preview the set by streaming previously unreleased audio of “Fat Man In The Bathtub” recorded live at The Rainbow in London on August 2, 1977 below:

Head to Rhino.com for the full tracklist. The current Little Feat lineup is currently on the road for the Waiting For Columbus 45th Anniversary Tour. See the complete schedule by clicking below:

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