Category Archives: Progressive Rock

Pot-Ent (1972)

6-19-13          Pot-Ent (1972) On 6/19/71, the LP “Tapestry” by Carole King charts at No. 1 in the US. This is a delightful German sampler LP from approx. 1972.  I’ve owned it since at least the end of the 70’s.  Unlike … Continue reading

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Quiet Sun – “Mainstream”

6-17-13          Quiet Sun – “Mainstream” 6/16/84 Nik Kershaw “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” 45 re-charts at No. 2 in England.  6/14/80 Yellow Magic Orchestra “Computer Game” 45 charts at No. 17 in England.  On 6/17/72 the … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Fayre (3LP)

6-11-13          Glastonbury Fayre (3LP) On 6/11/66 the Yardbirds 45 “Over Under Sideways Down” charts at No. 10 in England. Once upon a time, oddball various artist LP’s found their way from England to the end of the rock A-Z, under … Continue reading

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Skin Alley

6-10-13          Skin Alley On 6/10/67 the Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich 45 “Okay” charts at No. 13 in England.  On 6/7/80 the Siouxsie & The Banshees “Christine” 45 charts at No. 22 in England. 6/9/79 Tubeway Army “Replicas” … Continue reading

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Quatermass in 5.1 Audio~!

5-30-13          Quartermass in 5.1 audio! On 5/31/69 Booker T & The MG’s 45 “Time Is Tight” charts at No. 4 in England.  On 5/30/70 the Fleetwood Mac 45 “The Green Manalishi” charts at No. 10 in England.  On 6/2/73, the … Continue reading

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Pell Mell “Marburg” CD

5-29-13    Pell Mell “Marburg” CD Here’s a good typical quandry I sometimes face.  All 3 x Pell Mell albums are being re-issued in Japan; the new editions will be paper sleeves and SHM-CD’s, probably with “new mastering”.  They will cost … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce

5-14-13          Jack Bruce Happy birthday Jack Bruce  ! (Born 1943) I think the first recordings by Jack Bruce are with either Manfred Mann or the Graham Bond Organization; kind of a coin toss! I know there’s a new 4CD boxed … Continue reading

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Time Machine – March 1973

4-25-13          Time Machine, March 1973 On 4/27/63 The Beatles 45 “From Me To You” charts at No. 1 in England.  On 4/28/73, the LP “Dark Side Of The Moon” by Pink Floyd charts for the first time at No. 1 … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull

4-24-13          Jethro Tull Happy birthday, Glenn Cornick (bassist of Jethro Tull), born 1947. On my recent visit to Seattle, I found a book about Jethro Tull.  I “discovered” them when Warner / Reprise put them at the front of one … Continue reading

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Aqualung on Island Records? White Deep Purple cover?

4-9-13 Happy birthday, Carl Perkins!  (Born 1932).  On 4/9/66 the Cher 45 “Bang Bang” charts at No. 3 in England.  Phil Ochs croaks, 1976. Never knew this existed until recently.  All of the other copies I’ve seen have been on … Continue reading

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