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    Pacific Gas & Electric, Same, 1971, Columbia England, 64295

    A forgotten (but not lost) gem. What magical moment with an impressive voice: "Rock and Roll Lament".
    Sung, composed and produced by Charlie Allen.
    A prayer for all Rocknrollers!
    PS: listen to the...
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    Thelma Houston & Pressure Cooker, I've Got The Music In Me, 1975, Sheffield Lab 2 USA

    Recorded live from the studio direct to the master disc.
    Some fine instrumental Jazz-excursions by "Pressure Cooker" produced and engineered by Bill Schnee: Larry Knechtel, Michael Omartian, Larry...
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    Gem

    A forgotten gem, isn't it?
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    Lucky Peterson, 50 Years Just Warming Up!, 2019, Jazz Village France, 939 703, 2LP

    50 years of warming up. The master of the Hammond organ and the guitars is getting hotter and hotter. Listen to the swinging funky "Clickety Click" B3.
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    Annie Haslam, Annie in Wonderland, 1978, WB UK, K 56453

    Also this one has its magical atmosphere thanks its combination.
    The baffling untamed wizzzzardry of Roy Wood and the elfish pure voice of Annie Haslam.
    Roy Wood: The Move, Wizzard, ELO
    Annie...
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    Gerry Mulligan & Astor Piazolla, Tango Nuevo, 1975, Atlantic Germany, ATL 50 168

    This combination has its magical moments.
    Recorded at Mondial Sound Studio, Milano
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    Hubert Laws, In The Beginning, 1974, CTI USA, CTX 3+3, 2LP

    Gene Bertoncini g, master of the acoustic guitar
    Ron Carter b, Steve Gadd dr
    Creed Taylor's records are as masterpiece to hear as they are to see:...
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    Peter Banks, Two Sides Of, 1973, Sovereign Capitol USA, SMAS 11217

    In fact this is a Jan Akkerman Album. And it's a formidable one. Side 2 is a spontaneous jam.
    We also have contributions by Steve Hackett g and John Whetton (sic!) bass on "Knights" A3.
    Plus Phil...
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    Flash, Same, 1972, Sovereign England, SVNA 7251

    The Intro of "Dreams Of Heaven" by Progrock group "Flash" B1.
    Where did "Flash" borrow the idea for that kind of noisy intro like that?
    Tip: Engineer was Martin Birch
    Listen here:...
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    Flash, Same, 1972, Sovereign England, SVNA 7251

    Hipgnosis cover art!
    Peter Banks, g and Tony Kaye, kb Ex-Yes.
    Engineered by Martin Birch at De Lane Lea Studios Wembley 1971
    Produced by Derek Lawrence (Wishbone Ash, Deep Purple)
    The better...
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    Eroc, Same, 1975, Brain Germany, 1069

    Eroc is Joachim H. Ehrig, Ex-German psychedelic progressive rock group "Grobschnitt".
    Liner notes on back cover: "Musik ist eine ehrliche Sprache. Es ist nicht einfach, Worte zu finden zu einem...
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    Willie Burgundy Five, The Midnight Train From Boston, 1974, MGM USA, M3G 4972

    The Wrecking Crew goes Easy-listening-dixie-pop
    Cover art says: this is the midnight train to Boston.
    In fact its sloppy elevator music of mishandled generic pop songs.
    Am i wrong?
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    Birth Control, Operation, 1971, Ohr Germany, OMM 556 015

    One of the greatest albums that German Krautrock contributed to Rockmusic.
    Produced by Didi Zill. Look here at his "Magic Moments Of Rock": https://www.didi-zill.com/

    Macht das Ohr und die Augen...
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    Pink Mice, In Action, 1971, Europa Germany, E 456

    This is Lucifer's Friend without John Lawton. Some kind of German "Nice/ELP"

    The Pink Mice are gnawing at Bach, Beethoven, Haydn and Grieg
    The Problem was the missing of a vocalist in the manner...
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    Lucifer's Friend, Same, 1970, Billingsgate USA, BG 1002, RI 1973

    They had international format. The most experienced German Progrock group.
    John Lawton, Peter Hesslein, Joachim Rietenbach, Dieter Horns, Peter Hecht.
    Produced by the Rattles' Herbert...
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    Mythos, Same, 1972, Ohr Germany, OMM 556019

    Macht das Ohr auf: here comes German Progrock. Pruduced by Dieter Dierks, Stommeln.
    Brings back memories. Big fun.
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    Ertlif, Same, 1972, Black Rills Switzerland, BRR 9201, RI 1992

    Psychedelic progressive rock from Basel.
    Ertlif: the Swiss "Procol Harum"
    He was their formidable vocalist from London: Richard John Rusinski...
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    The Sound of Vinyl?

    The download codes added to the vinyl LPs: Is it really the sound of vinyl?

    They can't fool me.
  19. Lyrics we misunderstand

    Why we listen to music with lyrics we (German speaking listeners) misunderstand: https://stacker.com/stories/3387/lyrics-50-famously-misunderstood-songs-explained

    "Scuse me while i kiss this...
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    Alan Parsons/Eric Woolfson, Freudiana, 1990, EMI Germany, 79 54151

    Yesterday in Munich at "High End"-Messe.
    Today brought down to earth into Hifi-reality.
    On May 21 Alan Parsons will be Special Guest in Munich:...
  21. Can, Live in Stuttgart 1975, 2021, Spoon UK, SPOON 63, 3 LP

    Why we listen to music without lyrics we don't understand.
  22. Romance

    Tell about your experience with Romance languages! Which is the most romantic language?
    In Switzerland we have 4 national languages: German, Italian, French and Romantsch. According to surveys,...
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    Jimmy Smith, '75, 1975, Metronome Germany, MLP 15 924

    The magic of conceptual jazz art by Laurence "Blinky" Walden: https://bobbyraybassface.weebly.com/jazz-art-by-walden.html
    Big organ grinding fun plus a fantastic guitar job by Ray Crawford.
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    Betty Wright, Wright Back At You, 1983, Epic England, EPC 25358

    Powerwoman!
    (But this one is one of the weakest productions, by Marlon Jackson) Typically for the 80ies mainstream pop. Too bad.
    Deep respect for Betty Wright, nonetheless.
    For compensation listen...
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    Chico Hablas, Events, 1986, Mercury Germany, 826 148 1Q

    A typical product of the 80ies: a little bit of Jazz, a little bit of Latin, a little bit of New Age, a little bit of Soundtracksound, a little bit of Yello and AN OVERDOSE of synthesizers. Drum...
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