Argent ‎– Argent (1970)

Argent is the debut album by the namesake English art-rock/pop foursome, released in 1970 on Epic. Recorded a year after the band evolved from the ashes of The Zombies, the album bears some of that band’s hallmarks, as heard in the breathy, haunted vocals and smooth, frontal keyboards of “Schoolgirl” and “Dance in the Smoke.” […]

Freddie Hubbard ‎– The Black Angel (1970)

The Black Angel is a jazz-funk album by American trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, released on Atlantic in 1970. It was recorded on May 16, 1969, at NYC’s Regency Sound Studios with keyboards by Kenny Barron. “Coral Keys” Two-note bass figure by Reggie workman, modulates to trumpet theme… hazy, mellow vibe reminiscent of the late 1950s.. full-on […]

Pete Brown & Piblokto! ‎– Things May Come and Things May Go, but the Art School Dance Goes on Forever (1970)

Things May Come and Things May Go, but the Art School Dance Goes on Forever is the first of two albums — both released in 1970 — by English quintet Pete Brown & Piblokto! Issued on EMI’s Harvest imprint, the title-track sets a lightning pace with blazoning fuzz-tones and soaring harmonium amidst cyclonic percussive assaults […]

Barbara Acklin – Someone Else’s Arms (1970)

Someone Else’s Arms is the third album by American soul singer Barbara Acklin, released in 1970 on Brunswick Records. The album was her first of three consecutive longplayers to feature the orchestrated ballad “He’s Just a Little Guy.” Tracklist: A1. Someone Else’s Arms (4:14) A2. After You (2:29) A3. Is It Me (3:41) A4. Quiet […]

Gravy Train – Gravy Train (1970)

Gravy Train is the first album by the namesake English hard-rock/folk-rock band, released in 1970 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “The New One” (5:16) A2. “Dedication to Syd” (7:27) A3. “Coast Road” (6:52) A4. “Enterprise” (6:25) B1. “Think of Life” (5:12) B2. “Earl of Pocket Nook” (16:15 — :01-3:30-6:55-9:00-13:20-16:07) Credits: Norman Barratt — vocals, lead guitar […]

Free – Fire and Water (1970)

Fire and Water is the third album by English hard-rock band Free, released in June 1970 on Island. “Heavy Load” – somber unaccompanied piano in Em (roots and fifths) D and back, drumroll…. Kirk and Fraser enter as Rodgers commences slow, depressive (yet full) delivery of lyrics about lost dreams/dissapoinment/futility of life/fatigue/dissolutionment/reflection (a young idealist […]

Pacific Drift ‎– Feelin’ Free (1970)

Feelin’ Free is the singular album by English pop/rock foursome Pacific Drift, released in 1970 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Plaster Carter’s U.S.A.” (2:56) A2. “Tomorrow Morning Brings” (2:35) A3. “Feelin’ Free” (2:31) A4. “Just Another Girl” (3:05) A5. “Garden of Love” (1:43) A6. “Norman” (3:09) B1. “Grain of Sand” (2:16) B2. “Greta the Legend” (5:04) […]

The Second Coming ‎– The Second Coming (1970)

The Second Coming is the singular album by the namesake American brass-rock band, released in 1970 on Mercury. Tracklist: A1. “Requiem for a Rainy Day” (4:03) A2. “Take Me Home” (4:19) A3. “Nobody Cares” (5:33) A4. “Landlubber” (5:52) B1. “Roundhouse” (3:34) B2. “It’s Over” (4:47) B3. “Jeremiah Crane” (10:53) Credits: Bass [Fender], Guitar, Backing Vocals […]

High Tide ‎– High Tide (1970)

High Tide is the second of two albums by the namesake English/American hard-rock/psych band, released in 1970 on Liberty. Tracklist: A1. “Blankman Cries Again” (8:25) A2. “The Joke” (9:25) B. “Saneonymous” (14:25) Credits: Tony Hill — guitar, acoustic guitar, organ, vocals Peter Pavli — bass Rog Hadden — drums, piano, pipe organ Simon House — […]

Rare Bird ‎– As Your Mind Flies By (1970)

As Your Mind Flies By is the second album by English organ-rock band Rare Bird, released in 1970 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “What You Want to Know” (5:55) A2. “Down on the Floor” (2:36) A3. “Hammerhead” (3:29) A4. “I’m Thinking” (5:36) B1. Flight — Part 1. “As Your Mind Flies By” (9:46) — Part 2. […]

Tin Tin ‎– Tin Tin (1970)

Tin Tin is the first of two albums by the namesake Australian orchestral-pop duo, produced by Maurice Gibb and released in 1970 on Polydor/Atco. Tracklist: A1. “She Said Ride” (2:43) A2. “Swans on the Canal” (2:13) A3. “Flag / Put Your Money on My Dog” (4:29) A4. “Nobody Moves Me Like You” (1:55) A5. “Tuesday’s Dreamer” […]

John McLaughlin ‎– Devotion (1970)

Devotion is the second solo album by English jazz-rock guitarist John McLaughlin, released in 1970 on Douglas Music. Tracklist: A1. “Devotion” (11:250 A2. “Dragon Song” (4:13) B1. “Marbles” (4:05) B2. “Siren” (5:55) B3. “Don’t Let the Dragon Eat Your Mother” (5:18) B4. “Purpose of When” (4:45) Credits: John McLaughlin — guitar, writer Buddy Miles — drums, […]

If ‎– If 2 (1970)

If 2 is the second album by English sax-rock ensemble If, released in 1970 on Island/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Your City Is Falling” (5:04) A2. “Sunday Sad” (8:18) A3. “Tarmac T. Pirate and the Lonesome Nymphoniac” (5:12) B1. “I Couldn’t Write and Tell You” (8:23) B2. “Shadows and Echoes” (4:24) B3. “A Song for Elsa, Three […]

The Grodeck Whipperjenny ‎– The Grodeck Whipperjenny (1970)

The Grodeck Whipperjenny is the singular album by the namesake American psych-rock band, released in 1970 on People Records. Tracklist: A1. “Sitting Here on a Tongue” (2:50) A2. “Wonder If” (2:55) A3. “Why Cant I Go Back” (3:40) A4. “Conclusions” (4:33) A5. “You’re Too Young” (1:48) B1. “Put Your Thing on Me” (4:40) B2. “Inside […]

Galliard ‎– New Dawn (1970)

New Dawn is the second of two albums by English brass-rock ensemble Galliard, released in 1970 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “New Dawn Breaking” (4:21) A2. “Ask for Nothing” (9:02) A3. “Winter – Spring – Summer” (5:58) B1. “Open Up Your Mind” (3:15) B2. “And Smile Again” (4:10) B3. “Something’s Going On” (4:57) B4. “Premonition” (4:44) […]

Trader Horne ‎– Morning Way (1970)

Morning Way is the sole album by English folk-rock combo Trader Horne, released in 1970 on Dawn/Janus. “The Mutant”: plucked acoustic progression with chromatic bass-descent from Am, McUley vocal (emphasized 5ths) over Dyble piano… light harmonized wordless refrain… soft flute over instrumental passages of the progression… fade-in/out piano coda … seemingly about the mutations people […]

Egberto Gismonti ‎– Sonho 70 (1970)

Sonho 70 is the second album by Brazilian samba-jazz musician/composer Egberto Gismonti, released in 1970 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Janela de Ouro” (4:44) A2. “Parque Laje” (2:21) A3. “Ciclone” (2:34) A4. “Indi” (4:26) A5. “Sonho” (2:25) B1. “O Mercador de Serpentes” (3:49) B2. “Lendas” (3:01) B3. “Pêndulo” (4:14) B4. “Lírica N° 1” (5:25) Credits: Arranged […]

Storyteller ‎– Storyteller (1970)

Storyteller is the first of two albums by the namesake English folk-rock band, released in 1970 on Transatlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Floor of the Park” A2. “Man in the Moon Passage Song” A3. “Alice Brown” A4. “Lake” A5. “Ginger Bread Man” A6. “Over the Hills” B1. “Story” B2. “First Week in January” B3. “Has Been” B4. “Morning […]

Andromeda ‎– Andromeda (1970)

Andromeda is the first and only album by the namesake German organ-rock/psych band, released in 1970 on Vogue Schallplatten. Tracklist: A1. “Andromeda” (5:06) A2. “Cosmos Main Road” (5:15) A3. “Galaxy of Beauty, Galaxy of Nightmare” (4:30) A4. “A World on a Star” (4:40) B1. “Space Trip” (7:30) B2. “Rockets” (8:25) B3. “Silvery Lady Star” (4:35) […]

Yes ‎– Time and a Word (1970)

Time and a Word is the second album by English symphonic/psych-rock band Yes, released in 1970 on Atlantic. “Astral Traveller” – fade-in funky, high triad Gm alternating 7th… Kaye and Square pile on @:20, counter melody on organ presage Andersons vocal line amid upward-running basslines… tomroll heralds Anderson @:45, Leslied vocals (?), windy rapid verses, […]

Todd Rundgren ‎– Runt (1970)

Runt is the debut solo album by American songwriter/musician/vocalist Todd Rundgren, released in 1970 on Bearsville. On original pressings, the album was credited to the namesake trio of Rundgren, bassist Tony Sales, and drummer Hunt Sales. Tracklist: A1. “Broke Down and Busted” (4:32) A2. “Believe In Me” (2:04) A3. “We Gotta Get You a Woman” […]

Emerson, Lake & Palmer ‎– Emerson, Lake & Palmer (1970)

Emerson, Lake & Palmer is the debut album by the English symphonic-rock trio of the same name, released in 1970 on the Island and Atlantic labels. Tracklist: A1. The Barbarian (4:30) A2. Take a Pebble (13:36) A3. Knife-Edge (5:06) B1. The Three Fates: (7:53) |a. Clotho (Royal Festival Hall Organ) |b. Lachesis (Piano Solo) |c. […]

Love Sculpture ‎– Forms and Feelings (1970)

Forms and Feelings is the second of two albums by British blues-rock/hard-rock trio Love Sculpture, released in January 1970 on Parrot. Tracklist: A1. “In the Land of the Few” (3:55) A2. “Seagull” (3:28) A3. “Nobody’s Talking” (3:37) A4. “Why (How Now)” (7:42) A5. “Farandole” (3:42) B1. “You Can’t Catch Me” (3:25) B2. “People People” (3:23) […]

Ekseption ‎– 3 (1970)

3 is the third album by Dutch organ-rock combo Ekseption, released in 1970 on Philips. Tracklist: A1. “Peace Planet” (3:01) A2. “B 612” (4:01) A3. “Morning Rose” (3:06) A4. “Piece for Symphonic-And Rockgroup in A Minor” (5:53) — i. Passacaglia — ii. Painting B1. “The Lamplighter” (3:32) B2. “Bottle Mind” (2:45) B3. “On Sunday They […]

Freddie Hubbard ‎– Red Clay (1970)

Red Clay is an album by American jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, released in June 1970 on CTI. Tracklist: A1. “Red Clay” (12:05) A2. “Delphia” (7:25) B1. “Suite Sioux” (8:40) B2. “The Intrepid Fox” (10:40) CD bonus track: “Cold Turkey” (10:26) Credits: Freddie Hubbard – trumpet, writer Joe Henderson – tenor saxophone, flute Herbie Hancock – […]

Black Sabbath ‎– Paranoid (1970)

Paranoid is the sophomore longplayer from English metal band Black Sabbath, released in 1970 on Vertigo. “Jack the Stripper/Fairies Wear Boots” – matted octave guitar figure in G over rudimental tribal beat…band commences @:13, shifting the key center to A for eight bars (more slide notes), then Bx8… closed-cadence power-chords disrupt the intro at :40, […]

The Velvet Underground ‎– Loaded (1970)

Loaded is the fourth album by the Velvet Underground, released in 1970 on Cotillion. The album would be the band’s last with frontman Lou Reed. Drumming for these sessions was handled by multi-instrumentalist Doug Yule, who deputized the role of a then-pregnant Maureen Tucker, though the latter was credited (as “Mo Tucker”) on the original LP […]

Raw Material ‎– Raw Material (1970)

Raw Material is the first of two albums by the namesake English symphonic-rock band, released in 1970 on Evolution. Tracklist: A1. “Time and Illusion” (7:30) A2. “I’d Be Delighted” (5:10) A3. “Fighting Cock” (3:50) B1. “Pear on an Apple Tree” (2:57) B2. “Future Recollections” (3:55) B3. “Traveller Man” (6:10) B4. “Destruction of America” (2:27) Credits: […]

Orange Peel ‎– Orange Peel (1970)

Orange Peel is the singular album by the namesake German hard-rock/psych band, released in 1970 on Bellaphon. Tracklist: A1. “You Can’t Change Them All” (18:16 — :01-7:23-11:30-14:45-18:11) B1. “Faces That I Used to Know” (3:13) B2. “Tobacco Road” (7:17) 43. “We Still Try to Change” (10:05) 1970 shortplayer: A. “I Got No Time” (2:48) / […]

Hunter Muskett ‎– Every Time You Move (1970)

Every Time You Move is the first of two albums by the English orchestral folk band Hunter Muskett, released in 1970 on Decca. Tracklist: A1. “Every Time You Move” A2. “Hey Little Girl” A3. “Midsummer’s Night Dream” A4. “Press Gang” A5. “Storm on the Shore” B1. “Castle” B2. “I Have a House” B3. “Inside Mine” […]

Axiom ‎– Fool’s Gold (1970)

Fool’s Gold is the debut album by Australian rustic-pop quintet Axiom, released in 1970 on Parlophone. Tracklist: A1. “Arkansas Grass” A2. “Baby Bear” A3. “Ford’s Bridge” A4. “Samantha” A5. “Take It or Leave It” A6. “A Little Ray of Sunshine” B1. “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” B2. “Mansfield Hotel” B3. “Can’t Let Go of This Feeling” […]

Waterloo ‎– First Battle (1970)

First Battle is the singular album by Belgian art-pop/psych band Waterloo, released in 1970 on Vogue. Tracklist: A1. “Meet Again” (3:03) A2. “Why May I Not Know” (3:08) A3. “Tumblin’ Jack” (2:35) A4. “Black Born Children” (3:43) A5. “Life” (2:47) B1. “Problems” (3:00) B2. “Why Don’t You Follow Me” (3:31) B3. “Guy in the Neighbourhood” […]

Rosetta Hightower ‎– Hightower (1970)

Hightower is an album by American soul singer Rosetta Hightower, recorded in England and released in 1970 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Why” A2. “True Love Adventure” A3. “My Back Yard” A4. “Michael” A5. “Black Bird” A6. “One Thousand Nine Hundred & Seventy Years” B1. “We’ve All Been Together” B2. “Time of Year” B3. “Selfish Woman” B4. […]

James Gang ‎– James Gang Rides Again (1970)

James Gang Rides Again is the second album by American hard-rock band the James Gang, released in 1970 on ABC. Tracklist: A1. “Funk #49” (3:54) A2. “Asshtonpark” (2:04) A3. “Woman” (4:37) A4. “The Bomber” (7:04) — a. Closet Queen — b. Bolero — c. Cast Your Fate to the Wind B1. “Tend My Garden” (5:44) […]

Alex Brown – In Search of Love (1970)

In Search of Love is the first and only solo album by American soul singer Alex Brown, released in 1970 on Sundi Records. Tracklist: A1. “I’m Not Responsible” (2:46) A2. “Something” (2:54) A3. “You Move Me” (2:58) A4. “Please Don’t Leave Me” (4:59) A5. “I’ll Still Be There” (2:55) B1. “Baby You’re Right” (2:57) B2. “Turn […]

Brainchild ‎– Healing of the Lunatic Owl (1970)

Healing of the Lunatic Owl is the only album by English brass-rock sextet Brainchild, released in 1970 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “Autobiography” (3:35) A2. “Healing of the Lunatic Owl” (5:05) A3. “Hide From the Dawn” (6:50) A4. “She’s Learning” (4:13) B1. “A Time to Place” (8:55) B2. “Two Bad Days” (3:55) B3. “Sadness of a […]

Soft Machine ‎– Third (1970)

Third is a double-album by English jazz-rock quartet Soft Machine, released in 1970 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A. “Facelift” (18:54) B. “Slightly All the Time” (18:14) C. “Moon in June” (19:18) D. “Out-Bloody-Rageous” (19:17) Credits: Mike Ratledge – Hohner Pianet, Lowrey organ, piano Hugh Hopper – bass guitar Robert Wyatt – drums, vocals (C), Hammond organ, […]

David Bowie ‎– The Man Who Sold the World (1970)

The Man Who Sold the World is the third album by English vocalist/songwriter David Bowie, released in 1970 on RCA. B5. “The Supermen” (3:39) Woodmansey heralds the song. Two bars in, he sets a rhythmic pattern of snare, kick drum, and booming timpani. Seven seconds in, Bowie howls upward from the distance as a root-fifth […]

Nirvana ‎– Dedicated to Markos III (1970)

Dedicated to Markos III is the third album by English orchestral pop/psych project Nirvana, released in 1970 on Pye/Metromedia. Tracklist: A1. “The World Is Cold Without You” (3:42) A2. “Excerpt From the Blind and the Beautiful” (2:38) A3. “I Talk to My Room” (3:35) A4. “Christopher Lucifer” (4:04) A5. “Aline Cherie” (3:00) B1. “Tres Tres […]

Elton John ‎– Tumbleweed Connection (1970)

Tumbleweed Connection is the third album by English pianist/performer Elton John, released in 1970 on DJM. Tracklist: A1. “Ballad of a Well-Known Gun” (4:59) A2. “Come Down in Time” (3:25) A3. “Country Comfort” (5:08) A4. “Son of Your Father” (3:46) A5. “My Father’s Gun” (6:19) B1. “Where to Now St. Peter?” (4:12) B2. “Love Song” […]

Rod Stewart ‎– Gasoline Alley (1970)

Gasoline Alley is the second solo album by English vocalist Rod Stewart, released in June 1970 on Vertigo/Mercury. Featuring Ron Wood on assorted guitars amid layers of sundry stringed instruments, the album further mines the gritty, alternately twangy/pile-driving territory of the singer’s debut. Mandolin filigree engulfs thick-sliding bottleneck across the title track, while vertical piano […]

Genesis ‎– Trespass (1970)

Trespass is the second album by English five-piece Genesis, released in 1970 on Charisma. Recorded two years after their debut, the album witnesses the band’s leap into multi-movement song-form — an approach carried most elaborately through the slow, shifting development of “Stagnation” and across the roaring, flaming intensity of “The Knife.” Elsewhere, the emotional tenderness […]

Magma ‎– Magma (1970)

Magma is the debut album by the namesake avant-garde/chamber-rock ensemble, released in 1970 on Philips. Tracklist: Le voyage A1. “Kobaia” (10:15) A2. “Aïna” (6:15) A3. “Malaria” (4:20) B1. “Sohïa” (7:35) B2. “Sckxyss” (3:47) B3. “Auraë” (10:55) La découverte de Kobaia C1. “Thaud Zaia” (7:00) C2. “Naü Ektila” (12:55) D1. “Stoah” (8:05) D2. “Mûh” (11:13) Credits: […]

Minnie Riperton ‎– Come to My Garden (1970)

Come to My Garden is the debut solo album by American soul singer Minnie Riperton, released in 1970 on GRT Records. Tracklist: A1. “Les fleurs” (3:19) A2. “Completeness” (3:36) A3. “Come to My Garden” (3:22) A4. “Memory Band” (4:11) A5. “Rainy Day in Centerville” (5:25) B1. “Close Your Eyes and Remember” (3:45) B2. “Oh, by […]

Modrý Efekt & Jazz Q Praha ‎– Coniunctio (1970)

Coniunctio is a 1970 album by Czech rock band Modrý Efekt — credited on this release as Blue Effect — in collaboration with Jazz Q Praha. Tracklist: A. Coniunctio I (19:15) B1. Návštěva u tety Markéty, vypití šálku čaje (6:00) B2. Asi půjdem se psem ven (7:15) B3. Coniunctio II (7:15) Credits: – – – […]

Traffic ‎– John Barleycorn Must Die (1970)

John Barleycorn Must Die is the third proper album by English folk/jazz-rock band Traffic, released in 1970 on Island. Conceived as a Steve Winwood solo album, the project soon netted Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood into a regrouped three-piece lineup. The frontman was fresh off a stint with short-lived rock super-group Blind Faith. Tracklist: A1. […]

Accolade ‎– Accolade (1970)

Accolade is the first of two albums by the English folk-rock combo of the same name, released in 1970 on Columbia (EMI). Tracklist: A1. “Maiden Flight Eliza” (2:42) A2. “Starting All Over” (4:45) A3. “Prelude to a Dawn” (3:10) A4. “Never Ending Solitude” (2:36) A5. “Nature Boy” (9:35) B1. “Gospel Song” (3:31) B2. “Calico” (3:03) […]

Free ‎– Highway (1970)

Highway is the fourth album by English hard-rock band Free, released in December 1970 on Island. Tracklist: A1. “The Highway Song” (4:14) A2. “The Stealer” (3:14) A3. “On My Way” (4:04) A4. “Be My Friend” (5:45) B1. “Sunny Day” (3:07) B2. “Ride on a Pony” (4:17) B3. “Love You So” (4:53) B4. “Bodie” (3:04) B5. […]

Groundhogs ‎– Thank Christ for the Bomb (1970)

Thank Christ for the Bomb is the third album by English hard-rock/art-rock band the Groundhogs, released in 1970 on Liberty. Tracklist: A1. “Strange Town” (4:16) A2. “Darkness Is No Friend” (2:43) A3. “Soldier” (4:51) A4. “Thank Christ for the Bomb” (7:15) B1. “Ship on the Ocean” (3:27) B2. “Garden” (5:10) B3. “Status People” (3:32) B4. […]

Goliath ‎– Goliath (1970)

Goliath is the only album by the namesake Mancunian jazz-rock band, released in 1970 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Port and Lemon Lady” (4:05) A2. “Festival of Light” (4:58) A3. “No More Trash” (3:43) A4. “Hunter’s Song” (9:54) B1. “Men” (3:43) B2. “I Heard About a Friend” (4:31) B3. “Prism” (6:06) B4. “Emerge, Breath, Sunshine, Dandelion” […]

Audience ‎– Friend’s Friend’s Friend (1970)

Friend’s Friend’s Friend is the second album by English folk-pop/psych band Audience, released in 1970 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “Nothing You Do” (4:38) A2. “Belladonna Moonshine” (2:40)* A3. “It Brings a Tear” (2:55) A4. “Raid” (8:44) B1. “Right on Their Side” (5:24) B2. “Ebony Variations” (5:29) B3. “Priestess” (6:14) B4. “Friend’s Friend’s Friend” (3:28) *7″ […]

The Greatest Show on Earth ‎– Horizons (1970)

Horizons is the first of two back-to-back albums by English brass-rock ensemble The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1970 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “Sunflower Morning” (4:55) A2. “Angelina” (4:05) A3. “Skylight Man” (4:30) A4. “Day of the Lady” (4:09) A5. “Real Cool World” (4:48) B1. “I Fought for Love” (4:22) B2. “Horizons” (13:57) B3. […]

The Greatest Show on Earth ‎– The Going’s Easy (1970)

The Going’s Easy is the second of two albums by English brass-rock ensemble The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1970 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “Borderline” (9:11) A2. “Magic Woman Touch” (5:08) A3. “Story Times and Nursery Rhymes” (4:46) B1. “The Leader” (5:40) B2. “Love Magnet” (9:20) B3. “Tell the Story” (4:25)* *7″ b-side: “Mountain […]

Pete Brown & Piblokto! ‎– Thousands on a Raft (1970)

Thousands on a Raft is the second of two back-to-back albums by Pete Brown & Piblokto!, released in October 1970 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “Aeroplane Head Woman” (6:39) A2. “Station Song Platform Two” (3:37) A3. “Highland Song” (17:00) B1. “If They Could Only See Me Now – Parts One and Two” (12:05) B2. “Got a […]

Van Der Graaf Generator ‎– H to He Who Am the Only One (1970)

H to He Who Am the Only One is the third album by English symphonic/psych band Van der Graaf Generator, released in December 1970 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “Killer” (8:24) A2. “House With No Door” (6:37) A3. “The Emperor in His War-Room” (8:15) B1. “Lost” (11:17) B2. “Pioneers Over C.” (12:42) Credits: Peter Hammill — lead […]

Van Der Graaf Generator ‎– The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other (1970)

The Least We Can Do Is Wave to Each Other is the second album by English symphonic/psych band Van der Graaf Generator, released in February 1970 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “Darkness (11/11)” (7:11) A2. “Refugees” (6:13)* A3. “White Hammer” (8:08) B1. “Whatever Would Robert Have Said” (5:50) B2. “Out of My Book” (3:58) B3. “After the […]

T2 ‎– It’ll All Work Out In Boomland (1970)

It’ll All Work Out In Boomland is the first and only album by English power trio T2, released in 1970 on Decca. Tracklist: A1. “In Circles” (8:32) A2. “J.L.T.” (5:49) A3. “No More White Horses” (8:33) B. “Morning” (21:12) Credits: Keith Cross — guitar, keyboards, vocals Pete Dunton — writer, drums, vocals Bernie Jinks — […]

Blonde on Blonde ‎– Rebirth (1970)

Rebirth is the second album by Welsh psych/folk combo Blonde on Blonde, released in 1970 on Ember. Tracklist: A1. “Castles in the Sky” (3:25) A2. “Broken Hours” (3:38) A3. “Heart Without a Home” (5:24) A4. “Time Is Passing” (2:37) A5. “Circles” (7:23) B1. “November” (3:06) B2. “Colour Question” (12:05) B3. “You’ll Never Know Me (Part […]

Gracious ‎– Gracious! (1970)

Gracious! is the first of two albums by the namesake English symphonic-rock band, released in 1970 on the Vertigo “swirl” label. Tracklist: A1. “Introduction” (5:52) A2. “Heaven” (8:10) A3. “Hell” (8:30) B1. “Fugue in ‘D’ Minor” (5:03) B2. “The Dream” (17:00) Credits: Paul Davis — vocals, strings, timpani, writer Tim Wheatley — bass Robert Lipson […]

Mr. Albert Show ‎– Mr. Albert Show (1970)

Mr. Albert Show is the first of two albums by the namesake Dutch jazz/psych/soul band, released in 1970 on Philips. Tracklist: A1. “Act of Love” (5:30) A2. “Kings of Galaxy” (4:09) A3. “King Horse” (3:22) A4. “Don’t Worry” (2:37) A5. “White Bear Skin Coat” (2:43) B1. “Wild Sensation” (3:10) B2. “There’s a Sad Song in the […]

Cochise ‎– Cochise (1970)

Cochise is the debut album by the namesake English rustic-rock band, released in 1970 on United Artists. Tracklist: A1. “Velvet Mountain” (3:22) A2. “China” (3:50) A3. “Trafalgar Day” (4:32) A4. “Moment and the End” (5:04) B1. “Watch This Space” (3:51) B2. “59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)” (3:45) B3. “Past Loves” (3:33) B4. “Painted Lady” (7:00) […]

Patto ‎– Patto (1970)

Patto is the debut album by English hard-rock/jam band Patto, released in 1970 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “The Man” (6:12) A2. “Hold Me Back” (4:40) A3. “Time to Die” (2:54) A4. “Red Glow” (5:15) B1. “San Antone” (3:07) B2. “Government Man” (4:20) B3. “Money Bag” (10:04) B4. “Sittin’ Back Easy” (3:42) Credits: Clive Griffiths — bass […]

Dear Mr. Time ‎– Grandfather (1970)

Grandfather is the singular album by English symphonic-psych band Dear Mr. Time, released in 1970 on A Square Record. Tracklist: A1. “Birth – The Beginning” (3:58) A2. “Out of Time” (4:30) A3. “Make Your Peace” (5:20) A4. “Your’s Claudia” (2:51) A5. “Prelude (To “Your Country Needs You?”)” (3:00) A6. “Your Country Needs You?” (3:35) B1. […]

Trees ‎– The Garden of Jane Delawney (1970)

The Garden of Jane Delawney is the first of two albums by English folk-rock band Trees, released in 1970 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Nothing Special” (4:29) A2. “The Great Silkie” (5:11) A3. “The Garden of Jane Delawney” (4:05) A4. “Lady Margaret” (7:09) B1. “Glasgerion” (5:15) B2. “She Moved Thro’ the Fair” (8:04) B3. “Road” (4:33) […]