Well, we didn’t get 10 albums out of him but we did get six examples that have changed his life.
Keyboardist/producer Erik Norlander, perhaps best known for his band (Rocket Scientists) and his wife (vocalist Lana Lane), reveals his favorite albums
Paul McCartney recently appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Today program on which he discussed quite a few topics, including fame and vegetarianism, with host Sarah Montague.
“Labelography —The Major U.K. Record Labels” by Jan Pettersson, reviewed by Susan Sliwicki.
On July 13 1976, AC/DC made their first ever U.K. television appearance, filming at the Wimbledon Theatre for inclusion in Marc Bolan’s “Rollin’ Bolan” television spectacular. Their name and reputation were spreading, but first timers remained perplexed by the prospect of the band.
AC/DC were hits in Australia, but the band’s name meant nothing anywhere else in the world. By 1976, it was time for them to broaden their horizons, starting with the U.K.
Van Der Graaf Generator, wrote the editors of the “New Musical Express Book Of Rock” in 1975, “failed to make much of an impression on [the] British public. However they managed to accrue a small, but dedicated cult following for their heavy, doomy music.” It was not much of an epitaph for what that same small cult following would have declared was one of the most ambitious, adventurous and, above all, challenging rock bands of the early 1970s.
A price guide to Van Der Graaf Generator U.S. 45s and albums, taken from the "Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records, 1950 to 1975, 6th Edition," by Tim Neely.
Holy grails don’t get any holier than this, especially for Northern Soul acolytes. Going up for auction, starting March 14, is one of only two known copies — and the only one in acceptable playing condition — of Frank Wilson’s “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do),” considered by many to be the most valuable ultra-rare 45 record in the world.