Blue Öyster Cult
's first live album was also their first to peak inside the Top 40, an indication of the audience the group was building up through extensive touring. Songs that had a tight, concentrated impact on studio albums got elongated here. And although BÖC
had dropped some classics from their first album by the time of their 1974 tour documented here, On Your Feet or on Your Knees
did mark the first commercial release of a version of "Buck's Boogie" as well as covers of the Yardbirds
' "I Ain't Got You" and Steppenwolf
's "Born to Be Wild."