Panthéon ‎– Orion (1972)

Orion is the singular album by Dutch jazz-rock quartet Panthéon, released in 1972 as part of Vertigo’s famed “swirl” series. Tracklist: A1. “Daybreak” (2:30) A2. “Anaïs” (5:00) A3. “Apocalyps” (10:52) A4. “The Madman” (1:20) B. “Orion” (9:27) Credits: Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Albert Veldkamp Drums, Percussion – Rob Verhoeven Flute, Alto Saxophone, […]

Byzantium – Byzantium (1972)

Byzantium is the debut album by the namesake English quartet, released in 1972 on A&M. Across the album’s eight tracks — mostly written by manager Jamie Rubinstein — the young members prove competent on a range of sundry instruments. The scratching licks and fold-out vocal refrain of “What Is Happening” segues into the standstill strum and […]

Roxy Music ‎– Roxy Music (1972)

Roxy Music is the debut album by the namesake English art-rock band, released in 1972 on Island Records. Despite its muddy production, the album pioneers sonic territory with the effects-laden, expressionistic contributions of the three main soloists. Evoking a mix of film noir and futurism, the music alternates fractured epics (“Remake/Re-model”, “Sea Breezes”) with simmering […]

Mandrill – Mandrill Is (1972)

Mandrill Is is the second album by American Latin-funk/soul septet Mandrill, released in 1972 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Ape Is High” (5:35) A2. “Cohello” (1:50) A3. “Git It All” (4:30) A4. “Children of the Sun” (5:00) A5. “I Refuse To Smile” (4:05) B1. “Universal Rhythms” (3:24) B2. “Lord of the Golden Baboon” (3:33) B3. “Central Park” […]

Renaissance – Prologue (1972)

Prologue is the third album by English symphonic-folk ensemble Renaissance, released in 1972 on Sovereign/Capitol. The album is the first under the Renaissance-nameplate to feature the “mainstream” lineup of Annie Haslam, Jon Camp, John Tout, Terry Sullivan, and Michael Dunford, the last of whom serves as musical director for this release. Tracklist: A1. Prologue (5:42) […]

GoodThunder – GoodThunder (1972)

GoodThunder is the singular album by the namesake American hard-rock/psych band, released in 1972 on Elektra. Tracklist: A1. “I Can’t Get Thru to You” (3:18) A2. “For a Breath” (5:35) A3. “Moonship” (2:46) A4. “Home Again” (6:48) B1. “Sentries” (2:36) B2. “P.O.W.” (6:50) B3. “Rollin’ Up My Mind” (4:11) B4. “Barking at the Ants” (6:39) […]

Chick Corea – Return to Forever (1972)

Return to Forever is an album American pianist Chick Corea, recorded with a multi-national cast of players and released in 1972 on ECM. The lineup subsequently renamed itself after the album and released a followup under the nameplate. Tracklist: A1. “Return to Forever” (12:06) A2. “Crystal Silence” (6:55) A3. “What Game Shall We Play Today” […]

Captain Beyond – Captain Beyond (1972)

Captain Beyond is the debut album by the namesake English/American hard-rock/art-rock band, released in 1972 on Capricorn. Tracklist: A1. “Dancing Madly Backwards (On a Sea of Air)” (4:08) A2. “Armworth” (2:50) A3. “Myopic Void” (3:37) A4. “Mesmerization Eclipse” (3:45) A5. “Raging River of Fear” (3:48) B1. “Thousand Days of Yesterdays (Intro)” (1:30) B2. “Frozen Over” […]

Stevie Wonder ‎– Music of My Mind (1972)

Music of My Mind is an album by American soul-funk musician/vocalist Stevie Wonder, released in March 1972 on Tamla/Motown. Tracklist: A1. “Love Having You Around” (7:21) A2. “Superwoman” (8:04) A3. “I Love Every Little Thing About You” (3:46) A4. “Sweet Little Girl” (4:54) B1. “Happier Than the Morning Sun” (5:18) B2. “Girl Blue” (3:35) B3. […]

Todd Rundgren ‎– Something / Anything? (1972)

Something / Anything? is the third solo album by American songwriter/musician/vocalist Todd Rundgren, released in 1972 on Bearsville. Spread out over two LPs, the release is a self-contained effort save for assorted group recordings on side four. Tracklist: A1. “I Saw the Light“ (2:59) A2. “It Wouldn’t Have Made Any Difference” (3:51) A3. “Wolfman Jack” […]

Flash – Flash (1972)

Flash is the first of three albums by the namesake English symphonic/hard-rock band, released in 1972 on Sovereign/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Small Beginnings” (9:23) A2. “Morning Haze” (4:32) A3. “Children of the Universe” (8:55) B1. “Dreams of Heaven” (12:57) B2. “The Time It Takes” (5:48) Credits: Peter Banks — electric guitar, acoustic guitar, Spanish guitar, synthesizer, backing […]

Premiata Forneria Marconi ‎– Per un Amico (1972)

Per un Amico is the second album by Italian symphonic-rock band Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM), released in 1972 on Numero Uno. Tracklist: A1. “Appena un po’” (7:43) A2. “Generale” (4:18) A3. “Per un amico” (5:23) B1. “Il banchetto” (8:37) B2. “Geranio” (8:03) Credits: Mauro Pagani — flute, piccolo flute, violin, vocals Franco Mussida — acoustic […]

Premiata Forneria Marconi ‎– Storia di un Minuto (1972)

Storia di un Minuto is the debut album by Italian symphonic-rock band Premiata Forneria Marconi, released in 1972 on Numero Uno. Tracklist: A1. “Introduzione” (1:09) A2. “Impressioni di settembre” (5:44) A3. “E’ festa” (4:52) A4. “Dove… quando… (parte I)” (4:10) B1. “Dove… quando… (parte II)” (6:01) B2. “La carrozza di Hans” (6:46) B3. “Grazie davvero” […]

Elton John ‎– Honky Château (1972)

Honky Château is the fifth studio album by Elton John, released in 1972 on DJM/MCA. Tracklist: A1. “Honky Cat” (5:13) A2. “Mellow” (5:32) A3. “I Think I’m Going to Kill Myself” (3:35) A4. “Susie (Dramas)” (3:25) A5. “Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)” (4:41) B1. “Salvation” (3:58) B2. “Slave” […]

Providence ‎– Ever Sense the Dawn (1972)

Ever Sense the Dawn is the singular album by American symphonic-folk sextet Providence, released in 1972 on the Moodies‘ Threshold label. The album cover features a shot of Mt. Hood, located east of the band’s Portland, Ore., base. Tracklist: A1. “To Light Your Journey” (0:48) A2. “Mountain” (3:03) A3. “Lady” (2:48) A4. “Sketch Number Two” […]

Sparks ‎– A Woofer in Tweeter’s Clothing (1972)

A Woofer in Tweeter’s Clothing is the second album by American art-pop band Sparks, released in 1972 on Bearsville. The album is the second and last to feature the original quintet-lineup with the Mankey brothers and drummer Harley Feinstein. All subsequent releases would feature the Mael brothers with assorted backing players. Tracklist: A1. “Girl From […]

America ‎– Homecoming (1972)

Homecoming is the second album by rustic rockers America, released in 1972 on Warner Bros. The album includes nine originals plus a cover of John Martyn’s “Head and Heart.” Tracklist: A1. “Ventura Highway” (3:32) A2. “To Each His Own” (3:13) A3. “Don’t Cross the River” (2:30) A4. “Moon Song” (3:41) A5. “Only in Your Heart” (3:16) […]

Curved Air ‎– Phantasmagoria (1972)

Phantasmagoria is the third album by English symphonic/art-rock band Curved Air, released in 1972 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Marie Antoinette” (6:20) A2. “Melinda (More or Less)” (3:25) A3. “Not Quite the Same” (3:44) A4. “Cheetah” (3:33) A5. “Ultra-Vivaldi” (2:22) B1. “Phantasmagoria” (3:15) B2. “Whose Shoulder Are You Looking Over Anyway?” (3:24) B3. “Over and […]

Arthur Verocai ‎– Arthur Verocai (1972)

Arthur Verocai is an album by the namesake Brazilian singer/songwriter, released in 1972 on Discos Continental. The album would remain his singular solo release for 35 years. Most of the songs were written in collaboration with lyricist Vitor Martins. Tracklist: A1. “Caboclo” (2:48) A2. “Pelas Sombras” (2:13) A3. “Sylvia” (2:59) A4. “Presente Grego” (2:29) A5. […]

Gentle Giant ‎– Three Friends (1972)

Three Friends is the third album by English art-rock sextet Gentle Giant, released in 1972 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. Prologue (6:13) A2. Schooldays (7:37) A3. Working All Day (5:12) B1. Peel the Paint (7:31) B2. Mister Class and Quality? (3:22) B3. Three Friends (5:26) Credits: Kerry Minnear — keyboards, vibraphone, percussion, Moog, vocals, writer Ray […]

Groundhogs ‎– Hogwash (1972)

Hogwash is the sixth album by English hard-rock/art-rock band the Groundhogs, released in 1972 on United Artists. Tracklist: A1. “I Love Miss Ogyny” (5:20) A2. “You Had a Lesson” (5:45) A3. “The Ringmaster” (1:25) A4. “3744 James Road” (7:15) B1. “Sad Is the Hunter” (5:15) B2. “S’one Song” (3:40) B3. “Earth Shanty” (6:50) B4. “Mr. […]

Groundhogs ‎– Who Will Save the World? The Mighty Groundhogs (1972)

Who Will Save the World? The Mighty Groundhogs is the fifth album by English hard-rock/art-rock band the Groundhogs, released in 1972 on United Artists. Tracklist: A1. “Earth Is Not Room Enough” (4:45) A2. “Wages of Peace” (4:33) A3. “Body in Mind” (3:45) A4. “Music Is the Food of Thought” (4:36) B1. “Bog Roll Blues” (3:02) […]

Ticket ‎– Awake (1972)

Awake is the first of two back-to-back albums by Kiwi psych-rock/jam band Ticket, released in 1972 on Down Under/Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Awake” (5:21) A2. “Highway of Love” (4:52) A3. “Dream Chant” (8:14) B1. “Broken Wings” (6:04) B2. “Country High” (4:43) B3. “Reign Away” (5:58) B4. “Angel On My Mind” (6:36) CD reissue bonus tracks: 8. “Stoned […]

Prudence ‎– Tomorrow May Be Vanished (1972)

Tomorrow May Be Vanished is the debut album by Norwegian folk-rock band Prudence, released in 1972 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “North in the Country” (4:15) A2. “Mild Grey Fog” (3:27) A3. “Tomorrow May Be Vanished” (4:27) A4. “What Man Has Made of Man” (2:03) A5. “14 Pages” (4:27) B1. “Going Through This Life” (4:02) B2. […]

Genesis ‎– Foxtrot (1972)

Foxtrot is the fourth album by English symphonic-rock quintet Genesis, released in 1972 on Charisma. Tracklist: A1. “Watcher of the Skies” (7:21) A2. “Time Table” (4:47) A3. “Get ‘Em Out by Friday” (8:35) A4. “Can-Utility and the Coastliners” (5:45) B1. “Horizons” (1:39) B2. “Supper’s Ready” (22:57) –a. “Lover’s Leap” –b. “The Guaranteed Eternal Sanctuary Man” […]

Spontaneous Combustion ‎– Spontaneous Combustion (1972)

Spontaneous Combustion is the first of two albums by the namesake hard-rock/art-rock trio, produced by Greg Lake and released in 1972 on Harvest/Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “Speed of Light” (5:22) A2. “Listen to the Wind” (7:46) A3. “Leaving” (5:07) B1. “200 Lives” (5:07) B2. “Down With the Moon” (7:04) B3. “Reminder” (10:26) Credits: Tony Brock — […]

The Parlour Band ‎– Is a Friend? (1972)

Is a Friend? is the singular album by Jersey art-pop five-piece the Parlour Band, released in 1972 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Forgotten Dreams” (2:41) A2. “Pretty Haired Girl” (2:52) A3. “Spring’s Sweet Comfort” (5:09) A4. “Early Morning Eyes” (3:52) A5. “Follow Me” (4:56) B1. “Evening” (4:58) B2. “Don’t Be Sad” (3:21) B3. “Little Goldie” (3:20) […]

Al Stewart ‎– Orange (1972)

Orange is the fourth album by Scottish singer/songwriter Al Stewart, released in 1972 on CBS. The album features instrumental contributions from Rick Wakeman and members of Brinsley Schwarz and Quiver. Tracklist: A1. “You Don’t Even Know Me” (3:56) A2. “Amsterdam” (2:53) A3. “Songs Out of Clay” (4:14) A4. “The News From Spain” (6:32) B1. “I Don’t […]

Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso ‎– Darwin! (1972)

Darwin! is the second album by Italian symphonic/operatic band Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, released in 1972 on Ricordi. Tracklist: A1. “L’evoluzione” (13:59) A2. “La conquista della posizione eretta” (8:42) B1. “Danza dei grandi rettili” (3:42) B2. “Cento mani e cento occhi” (5:22) B3. “750,000 anni fa … L’amore?” (5:38) B4. “Miserere alla storia” (5:58) B5. […]

Birth Control ‎– Hoodoo Man (1972)

Hoodoo Man is the third album by German hard-rock band Birth Control, released in 1972 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Buy!” (7:12) A2. “Suicide” (6:18) A3. “Get Down to Your Fate” (7:58) B1. “Gamma Ray” (9:46) B2. “Hoodoo Man” (8:27) B3. “Kaulstoss” (2:40) 1972 shortplayer: A. “What’s Your Name” / B. “Believe in the Pill” Credits: […]

Tangerine Dream ‎– Zeit (1972)

Zeit is the third album by German electronic trio Tangerine Dream, released in 1972 as a two-LP set on Ohr/Virgin. Tracklist: A. “Birth of Liquid Plejades” (20:00) B. “Nebulous Dawn” (18:00) C. “Origin of Supernatural Probabilities” (20:12) D. “Zeit” (17:43) Credits: Edgar Froese — guitar, electronics, sleeve design, cover art Christopher Franke — synthesizer, cymbals, keyboards […]

McCoy Tyner ‎– Sahara (1972)

Sahara is an album by American post-bop pianist McCoy Tyner, released in 1972 on Milestone. The album marked the beginning of his decade-long stretch with the label. Half-sider “Ebony Queen” opens with a bare piano figure in B-flat. From there, the track proceeds to a brisk ensemble section where the sax of Sonny Fortune billows […]

Catalyst ‎– Catalyst (1972)

Catalyst is the debut album by the American post-bop/jazz-funk quartet of the same name, released in 1972 on Muse. Tracklist: A1. “Ain’t It the Truth” (2:42) A2. “East” (8:03) A3. “Catalyst Is Coming” (8:13) B1. “Jabali” (8:44) B2. “New-Found Truths” (4:55) B3. “Salaam” (1:34) Credits: Bass – Al Johnson (tracks: A2, B1, B3), Anthony Jackson (tracks: […]

Black Sabbath ‎– Black Sabbath Vol 4 (1972)

Black Sabbath Vol 4 is the fourth album by English metal band Black Sabbath, released in 1972 on Vertigo and Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Wheels of Confusion/The Straightener” (8:02) A2. “Tomorrow’s Dream” (3:13) A3. “Changes” (4:45) A4. “FX” (1:43) A5. “Supernaut” (4:39) B1. “Snowblind” (5:34) B2. “Cornucopia” (3:54) B3. “Laguna Sunrise” (2:56) B4. “St. Vitus […]

Mellow Candle ‎– Swaddling Songs (1972)

Swaddling Songs is the singular album by Irish folk-rock five-piece Mellow Candle, released in 1972 on Deram. Tracklist: A1. “Heaven Heath” (3:00) A2. “Sheep Season” (5:01) A3. “Silversong” (4:26) A4. “The Poet and the Witch” (2:51) A5. “Messenger Birds” (3:38) A6. “Dan the Wing” (2:45) B1. “Reverend Sisters” (4:21) B2. “Break Your Token” (2:27) B3. […]

Stevie Wonder ‎– Talking Book (1972)

Talking Book is an album by American soul-funk musician/vocalist Stevie Wonder, released in October 1972 on Tamla/Motown. Tracklist: A1. “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” (2:45) A2. “Maybe Your Baby” (6:45) A3. “You and I” (4:39) A4. “Tuesday Heartbreak” (3:09) A5. “You’ve Got It Bad Girl” (4:55) B1. “Superstition” (4:40) B2. “Big Brother” (3:35) […]

Beggars Opera ‎– Pathfinder (1972)

Pathfinder is the third album by Scottish symphonic/art-rock band Beggars Opera, released in 1972 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “Hobo” (4:40) A2. “MacArthur Park” (8:20) A3. “The Witch” (5:26) B1. “Pathfinder” (3:44) B2. “From Shark to Haggis” (6:38) B3. “Stretcher” (4:50) B4. “Madame Doubtfire” (4:15) Credits: Martin Griffiths — lead vocals, writer Alan Park — keyboard, writer […]

Brainstorm ‎– Smile a While (1972)

Smile a While is the first of two albums by German jazz-rock band Brainstorm, released in 1972 on Spiegelei. Tracklist: A1. “Das Schwein trügt” (4:35) A2. “Zwick zwack” (4:35) A3. “Watch Time Flow By” (1:24) A4. “Bosco Biati weiß alles” (8:51) B1. “Snakeskin Tango” (2:15) B2. “Smile a While” (15:18 — 0:01-9:50, 12:14-15:31) B3. “You […]

Deep Purple ‎– Machine Head (1972)

Machine Head is an album by English hard-rockers Deep Purple, released in 1972 on the band’s own Purple Records sub-label of EMI. The album is the band’s sixth proper studio LP and their third with the classic Gillan/Glover lineup. Tracklist: A1. “Highway Star” (6:05) A2. “Maybe I’m a Leo” (4:51) A3. “Pictures of Home” (5:03) […]

Fläsket Brinner ‎– Fläsket (1972)

Fläsket is a double album by Swedish jazz-rock ensemble Fläsket Brinner, released in 1972 on Ljudspår. The first LP consists of studio material and the second was recorded live at Örebro’s Power House. Tracklist: Studio Album A1. “Klotet” (4:02) A2. “Bennys hammare” (3:33) A3. “Kommunisten” (0:54) A4. “Vjet ‘nte” (4:11) — i. Vårtagårdsvalsen — ii. Pukolle […]

Earth, Wind & Fire ‎– Last Days and Time (1972)

Last Days and Time is the third album by American jazz-funk/soul ensemble Earth, Wind & Fire, released in 1972 on CBS/Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Time Is on Your Side” (3:40) A2. “They Don’t See” (3:53) A3. “Make It With You” (3:27) A4. “Power” (7:16) B1. “Remember the Children” (4:01) B2. “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” […]

Gnidrolog ‎– Lady Lake (1972)

Lady Lake is the second of two albums from the original formation of English symphonic/folk rockers Gnidrolog, released in 1972 on RCA Victor. Tracklist: A1. “I Could Never Be a Soldier” (11:37) A2. “Ship” (6:41) A3. “A Dog With No Collar” (2:10) B1. “Lady Lake” (8:54) B2. “Same Dreams” (2:47) B3. “Social Embarrassment” (6:31) Credits: […]

Flamengo ‎– Kuře V Hodinkách (1972)

Kuře v Hodinkách is the singular album by Czech brass-rock band Flamengo, released in 1972 on Supraphon. Tracklist: A1. “Kuře v hodinkách (introdukce)” (2:28) A2. “Rám příštích obrazů” (4:00) A3. “Jenom láska ví kam” (2:54) A4. “Já a dým” (4:43) A5. “Chvíle chvil” (4:21) B1. “Pár století” (6:31) B2. “Doky, vlaky, hlad a boty” (4:31) […]

Il Balletto Di Bronzo ‎– Ys (1972)

Ys is the second of two albums by Italian symphonic/psych-rock band Il Balletto di Bronzo, released in 1972 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Introduzione” (11:21) A2. “Primo incontro” (7:16) B1. “Secondo incontro” (7:39) B2. “Terzo incontro / Epilogo” (11:30) Credits: Vito Manzari — bass Gianchi Stringa — drums Lino Ajello — guitar Gianni Leone (Leo Nero) — […]

Jackson Heights ‎– Ragamuffins Fool (1972)

Ragamuffins Fool is the third album by English art-rock/music-hall foursome Jackson Heights, released in 1972 on Vertigo. The album was issued stateside the following year with different cover art on the Verve label. Tracklist: A1. “Maureen” (3:50) A2. “Oh You Beauty” (4:00) A3. “As She Starts” (3:46) A4. “Bebop” (3:56) A5. “Catch a Thief” (4:48) […]

Stackridge ‎– Friendliness (1972)

Friendliness is the second album from English music-hall sextet Stackridge, released in 1972 on MCA. Tracklist: A1. “Lummy Days” (3:22) A2. “Friendliness, Part 1” (2:30) A3. “Anyone for Tennis?” (2:32) A4. “There Is No Refuge” (3:24) A5. “Syracuse the Elephant” (8:45) B1. “Amazingly Agnes” (3:30) B2. “Father Frankenstein Is Behind Your Pillow” (3:38) B3. “Keep […]

Guns & Butter ‎– Guns & Butter (1972)

Guns & Butter is the singular album by the namesake American sax-rock band, released in 1972 on Cotillion. Tracklist: A1. “I Am” (4:24) A2. “Time Has Wings / Introduction” (3:50) A3. “Look at the Day” (2:37) A4. “Sometimes” (8:34) B1. “It Can’t Go On Like This” (3:09) B2. “Our Album” (3:04) B3. “Lady Grey” (3:48) […]

Harry Nilsson ‎– Son of Schmilsson (1972)

Son of Schmilsson is the sixth proper album by American singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson, released in 1972 on RCA Victor. Tracklist: A1. “Take 54” (4:22) A2. “Remember (Christmas)” (4:07) A3. “Joy” (3:42) A4. “Turn On Your Radio” (2:42) A5. “You’re Breakin’ My Heart” (3:10) B1. “Spaceman” (3:33) B2. “The Lottery Song” (2:24) B3. “At My Front Door” […]

Family ‎– Bandstand (1972)

Bandstand is the sixth album by English art-rock band Family, released in 1972 on Reprise/UA. Tracklist: A1. “Burlesque” (4:04) A2. “Bolero Babe” (4:11) A3. “Coronation” (3:49) A4. “Dark Eyes” (1:48) A5. “Broken Nose” (4:09) B1. “My Friend the Sun” (4:20) B2. “Glove” (4:53) B3. “Ready to Go” (4:35) B4. “Top of the Hill” (5:41) Credits: […]

If ‎– Waterfall (1972)

Waterfall is a 1972 album by English sax-rock ensemble If, released in the U.S. on RCA-subsidiary Metromedia. The album is an appended, resequenced version of the band’s fourth album, If 4, released earlier that year in the U.K. on United Artists. Tracklist: A1. “Waterfall” (5:42) A2. “The Light Still Shines” (5:06) A3. “Sector 17” (8:00) […]

Korni Grupa ‎– Korni Grupa (1972)

Korni Grupa is the debut album by the namesake Yugoslavian jazz-rock/psych band, released in 1972 on RTB. Tracklist: A1. “Glas sa obale boja” (4:25) A2. “Put za istok” (14:13) —a. Prvi dan —b. Drugi dan —c. Dilema —d. Zemlja B1. “Moj bol” (10:20) B2. “Bezglave ja-ha horde” (6:42) B3. “Tata Ko. i mama Spo.” (4:09) […]

Nicholas Greenwood ‎– Cold Cuts (1972)

Cold Cuts is an album by English bassist/vocalist Nicholas Greenwood, released in 1972 on Kingdom Records. Musically, the album continues the dark, ominous path set out by the artist’s former band The Crazy World of Arthur Brown. Tracklist: A1. “A Sea of Holy Pleasure, Parts 1, 2, and 3” (7:15) A2. “Hope and Ambitions” (1:55) […]

Kraan ‎– Kraan (1972)

Kraan is the debut album by the namesake German jazz-rock/funk band, released in 1972 on Spiegelei. Tracklist: A1. “Sarah’s Ritt durch den Schwarzwald” (6:23) A2. “M. C. Escher” (6:14) A3. “Kraan Arabia” (9:54) B1. “Head” (18:36 — :01–3:03 | 5:10–11:19 | 11:20–15:12 | 15:13–18:37) B2. “Sarah auf der Gänsewies’” (2:01) Credits: Peter Wolbrandt — guitar, vocals, […]

Pazop ‎– Psychillis of a Lunatic Genius (1972)

Psychillis of a Lunatic Genius is an archival album by Belgian jazz-rock quintet Pazop, recorded in 1972 and released in 1996 on Musea. Tracklist: 1. “Le la loo loo le la” (2:29) 2. “Harlequin of Love” (2:50) 3. “Crying for Disaster’s Hand” (4:08) 4. “What Is the further Purpose” (3:10) 5. “Swaying fire” (3:32) 6. […]

Lou Reed ‎– Transformer (1972)

Transformer is the second solo album by New York singer/songwriter Lou Reed, produced by David Bowie and released in 1972 on RCA Victor. Tracklist: A1. “Vicious” (2:55) A2. “Andy’s Chest” (3:17) A3. “Perfect Day” (3:43) A4. “Hangin’ ‘Round” (3:39) A5. “Walk on the Wild Side” (4:12) B1. “Make Up” (2:58) B2. “Satellite of Love” (3:40) B3. […]

Sixty Nine ‎– Circle of the Crayfish (1972)

Circle of the Crayfish is the singular studio album by German hard-rock/organ-psych combo Sixty Nine, released in 1972 on Philips. Tracklist: A1. “Ballast” (5:12) A2. “Kolibri” (6:16) A3. “Becoming Older” (5:20) A4. “Journey” (5:09) B1. “Paradise Lost” (15:23) B2. “Crayfish” (6:05) Credits: Drums, Percussion, Gong – Roland Schupp Organ, Piano, Synthesizer, Guitar, Vocals – Armin […]

Good God ‎– Good God (1972)

Good God is the singular album by the namesake American jazz-rock band, released in 1972 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “A Murder of Crows” (6:24) A2. “Galorna Gavorna” (5:11) A3. “King Kong” (8:53) B1. “Dragon Song” (4:20) B2. “Zaragoza” (6:31) B3. “Fish Eye” (8:37) Credits: Zeno Sparkles — guitar, vocals Cotton Kent [aka Carlton Kent] — […]

Marcos Valle ‎– Vento Sul (1972)

Vento Sul is an album by Brazilian samba/jazz-pop musician/vocalist Marcos Valle, released in 1972 on Odeon. Tracklist: A1. “Revolução Orgãnica” (3:00) A2. “Malena” (2:06) A3. “Pista 02” (1:57) A4. “Vôo Cego” (3:28) A5. “Bodas de Sangue” (3:23) A6. “Democústico” (2:24) B1. “Vento Sul” (2:55) B2. “Rosta Barbado” (2:56) B3. “Mi Hernoza” (4:12) B4. “Paisagem de […]

Popol Vuh ‎– Popol Vuh (1972)

Popol Vuh is the debut album by the namesake Norwegian art-rock/folk band, later known as Popol Ace. The album was released in 1972 on Polydor. Tracklist: A1. “Hunchback” (4:02) A2. “Joy and Pleasure” (3:28) A3. “All We Have Is the Past” (4:27) A4. “Leavin’ Chicago” (3:51) B1. “For Eternity” (5:32) B2. “Sucklin’ Pig” (4:16) B3. […]

Moving Gelatine Plates ‎– The World of Genius Hans (1972)

The World of Genius Hans is the second of two albums by French jazz-rock band the Moving Gelatine Plates, released in 1972 on CBS. Tracklist: A1. “The World of Genius Hans” (14:00 — 0:01-6:30-14:00) A2. “Funny Doll” (4:25) B1. “Astromonster” (6:15) B2. “Moving Theme” (3:46) B3. “Cauchemar” (3:46) B4. “We Were Lovin’ Her” (3:28) B5. […]

Nektar ‎– A Tab In the Ocean (1972)

A Tab In the Ocean is the second album by English/German space-rock/jam band Nektar, released in 1972 on Bacillus/Passport. Tracklist: A. “A Tab in the Ocean” (16:42) B1. “Desolation Valley / Waves” (8:11) B2. “Crying in the Dark” (6:28) B3. “King of Twilight” (4:16) Credits: Roye Albrighton – guitars, vocals Mick Brockett – liquid lights […]

The Old Man & the Sea ‎– The Old Man & the Sea (1972)

The Old Man & the Sea is the singular album by the namesake Danish symphonic/hard-rock band, released in 1972 on Sonet. Tracklist: A1. “Living Dead” (7:47) A2. “Princess” (6:00) A3. “Jingoism” (6:50) B1. “Prelude” (1:12) B2. “The Monk Song, Part 1” (5:50) B3. “The Monk Song, Part 2” (3:37) B4. “Going Blind” (10:28) Credits: Knud […]

Mississippi ‎– Mississippi (1972)

Mississippi is the singular album by the namesake Australian rustic-rock trio, released in 1972 on Bootleg. Tracklist: A1. “Save the Land” (5:15) A2. “Mr. Moondog” (2:48) A3. “Three Days” (3:50) A4. “All Through the Day” (2:53) A5. “Sweet World” (4:37) B1. “Feel Alone” (3:38) B2. “Do I” (3:53) B3. “Kings of the World” (2:30) B4. “City […]

Kalevala ‎– People No Names (1972)

People No Names is the debut album by Finnish psych/folk/hard-rock band Kalevala, released in 1972 on Finnlevy. Tracklist: A1. “People No Names” (8:59) A2. “Where I’m From” (4:10) A3. “Waves” (6:07) B1. “In the Net” (4:46) B2. “My Friend” (2:48) B3. “Lady With the Veil” (4:16) B4. “Escape From the Storm” (5:14) B5. “Tamed Indians” […]

The Peddlers and the London Philharmonic Orchestra ‎– Suite London (1972)

Suite London is an album by English jazz/rock/soul trio The Peddlers, recorded with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and released in 1972 on Philips. Tracklist: A1. “This Strange Affair” (4:11) A2. “Raining in London” (1:40) A3. “Sequence of Thought” (3:02) A4. “Did She” (2:16) A5. “In Juxtaposition” (1:13) A6. “Under London Lights” (2:58) A7. “River Lives” […]

Hole in the Wall ‎– Hole in the Wall (1972)

Hole in the Wall is the first of two albums by the namesake Norwegian folk-rock ensemble, released in 1972 on Sonet. Tracklist: A1. “Restless Man” (2:58) A2. “The Letdown” (3:13) A3. “Lookout Mountain” (4:37) A4. “End of the Effort” (2:45) A5. “Big Nancy” (2:35) A6. “Come on Over” (2:44) B1. “Four Tomorrows” (4:28) B2. “Pass […]

Ramatam ‎– Ramatam (1972)

Ramatam is the first of two albums by the namesake American hard-rock band, released in 1972 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Whiskey Place” (3:23) A2. “Heart Song” (4:57) A3. “Ask Brother Ask” (5:04) A4. “What I Dream I Am” (4:00) A5. “Wayso” (3:25) B1. “Changing Days” (3:28) B2. “Strange Place” (6:06) B3. “Wild Like Wine” (3:48) B4. […]

Bill Evans / George Russell Orchestra ‎– Living Time (1972)

Living Time is a collaborative album between pianist Bill Evans and conductor George Russell, recorded with the latter’s jazz-rock orchestra and released in 1972 on Columbia/CBS. Tracklist: A1. “Event I” (3:50) A2. “Event II” (8:22) A3. “Event III” (2:47) A4. “Event IV” (5:30) B1. “Event V” (11:52) B2. “Event VI” (4:13) B3. “Event VII” (2:07) […]

Pinguin ‎– Der Grosse Rote Vogel (1972)

Der Grosse Rote Vogel is the singular album by East German jazz-rock band Pinguin, released in 1972 on Zebra. Tracklist: A1. “Der Grosse Rote Vogel” (8:43) A2. “Die Angst” (6:09) A3. “Der Frosch in der Kehle” (7:18) B1. “Der Blaue Wind” (7:46) B2. “Die Nachtmusik” (5:17) B3. “Der Traum” (6:06) Credits: Markus Schaub — guitar, percussion […]

Phoenix ‎– Cei Ce Ne-au Dat Nume (1972)

Cei Ce Ne-au Dat Nume is the debut album by Romanian hard-rock band Phoenix, released in 1972 on Electrecord. Tracklist: Ciclul Anotimpurilor A1. “Preludiu: A oilor / Jocul timpului” (2:10) A2. “Primăvara: Introducere / Păpăruga” (2:35) A3. “Vara” (4:30) A4. “Toamna” (4:30) A5. “Iarna / Jocul caprelor” (2:55) A6. “Nunta” (4:15) B1. “Negru Vodă” (14:55) […]

Spectrum ‎– Milesago (1972)

Milesago is the second album by Australian hard-rock/folk-rock band Spectrum, released in 1972 on Harvest. Tracklist: A1. “But That’s All Right” (4:20) A2. “Love’s My Bag” (4:14) A3. “Your Friend and Mine” (7:22) A4. “Untitled” (4:30) B1. “Play a Song That I Know” (3:45) B2. “What the World Needs (Is a New Pair of Socks)” (7:30) […]