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Long Way to Go

Another installment in the Live From Daisyland series. It’s a track called Long Way to Go that was written before Glenn’s time with the band, and originally appeared on The Daisies’ 2016 album Make Some Noise. This version was recorded on November 7, 2021, at the Rock City in Nottingham, England.

Thanks to Blabbermouth for the info.

13 Comments to “Long Way to Go”:

  1. 1
    Fernando Azevedo says:

    I find it strange how Glenn Hughes is despised around here. An extraordinary musician and a fantastic singer

  2. 2
    Michael says:

    Love it! No hate for Glenn here. He is part of the family and always has been.

  3. 3
    Micke says:

    Like it to! Great groove!

  4. 4
    Giovanna says:

    Simplesmente perfeito a junção dos instrumentos

  5. 5
    Jörg says:

    Sorry, but I prefer the version with Corabi…

  6. 6
    Aaron says:

    Who be hating on the G man, I’ll open up a can of whip ass on them sumbitches!?! 😎

  7. 7
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Corabi was the best …, no … THE ONLY singer of Mötley Crüe and I like the man’s work with the Dead Daisies


    or anywhere else (that Crüe album with him is totally underrated), but you can’t fault Glenn’s performance here. No vocal histrionics at all. Glenn is just not a classic bluesy hard rock shouter like Corabi is, hence the different approaches. In a hard rock scenario, Glenn’s voice was always different from the norm. He doesn’t try to copy Corabi on Long Way To Go, especially not during the verses, and I think that is a good thing.

    Corabi, btw, was/is a a Coverdale/Hughes twin lead vocal attack fan, Stormbringer is among his desert island records. On this power ballad you can actually hear Glenn (very audibly) and him together:


    Ironically, their two voices were a good match.

  8. 8
    Uwe Hornung says:

    “I find it strange how Glenn Hughes is despised around here. An extraordinary musician and a fantastic singer.”

    Glenn sometimes talks too much and all these decades in California haven’t had only positive effects on him either. He’s also no shrinking violet, anything he does is very assertive and assuming, be it songwriting, bass playing or singing.

    BUT WE’VE ALL KNOWN THAT SINCE THE EARLY SEVENTIES !!! Purple knew it too, they still wanted him because he is a natural talent. I mean this song from 1970 when he was not even yet an adult says it all:


    Young Glenn makes his first vocal appearance at 01.00, by 01:45 you know he’s not just a backing singer, by 02:56 he has upstaged the lead singer, at 03:52 he’s fully in charge. : – )

    And at the same time there is not a mean streak in Glenn – unlike some other ex-Purple members who have deity status here. Yes, he sometimes talks crap (we all do) and he’s a high maintenance artist soul. But taking him out of the equation that is Purple’s legacy is totally unjust – without him, Mk III would have sounded like a heavy-handed version of Bad Company with lots of Hammond organ.

    And for a man his age, his live performances today are a wonder to behold. He was born for the stage and there is nothing jaded about him, he treats every gig in every little shithole like it was the California Jam. Some work ethic!

  9. 9
    Uwe Hornung says:

    ‘Pologies Purple-ites!

    My YouTube link at the end of post #7 above was wrong, “Hooligan’s Holiday” was the A-side, I meant the B-side “Misunderstood”


  10. 10
    Andy says:

    I don’t follow Glenn as much as I follow other DP alumni, but I do appreciate his work. Personally, I find his work after Purple more interesting than his work with the band. His singing on Boys Club with Keith Emerson is terrific and I love what he does on the song Dreams. On a tribute album for ELP he also does a great job on Knife Edge. I was also a big fan of the Hughes Turner Project. As much as he loves funk and soul, I really like how he belts out hard rock tunes. He was also part of the rhythym section with Chad Smith on Joe Satriani’s What Happens Next, it’s on one of my favorite albums in the past 5 years.

  11. 11
    Uwe Hornung says:

    If anything, Glenn being so versatile has often worked against him. People tend to compartmentalize, his breadth of work is just too much for many listeners.






    Name me someone else who could credibly sing those four songs and yet still put his stamp on all.

    That whole Feel album (from which the last track comes) is hugely underrated in his pantheon of work. Whenever Glenn does soul/funk, you can hear where his true heart lies.

  12. 12
    Adel Faragalla says:

    Uwe Horning
    Glenn is the most talented guy to ever join DP but the problem is that people are confused of who is Glenn Hughes. The guy is like a piece of gel that hasn’t got a true shape or boundaries.

  13. 13
    Uwe Hornung says:

    He puts his stamp so much on anything he does, I recognize and appreciate him in any environment. Listening to Play Me Out after the 1976 Purple split was initially a shock to the system if you just knew him from Trapeze and Purple, but it turned into a revelation for me. And Hughes Thrall stands as one of the best AOR debuts ever.

    While I still like all music I liked as a teenager, my music taste has broadened so much over the decades that Glenn’s eclecticism suits me just fine (I still love Mud and Status Quo, but I’ve gained Miles Davis so to speak). He doesn’t need to commit himself to either rock or funk/soul or pop for me, I’m fine if he does all three.

    Not that there is currently much pop or funk in The Dead Daisies, but let’s wait for that new album.

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