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These 2 songs make up one track on the album, and radio stations usually play them together. "Foreplay" is based around a Hammond B3 organ riff, and is the instrumental intro to "Long Time," although "Long Time" was released as a single without "Foreplay."
"Foreplay" was written in 1969 and was the first song recorded for Boston's debut album. The title is a sexual reference. (thanks, Nightrocker - Boston, MA)
An alternate version of this called "Foreplay/Fiveplay/Long Time" was released on a 1976 promotional album called It's A Knockout. It was a little longer than the original version and contained some alternate lyrics.
Phish has been known to perform this at their concerts.
Only Madonna, Beyoncé, Janet Jackson and Rihanna have more #1 Dance hits than Kristine.
Go beyond the Wall of Voodoo with this cinematic songwriter.
Kerry Livgren of Kansas
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."