Sharks

Sharks were an English hard-rock band that released the 1973–74 Island albums First Water and Jab It in Yore Eye. Guitarist Chris Spedding formed the band with ex-Free bassist Andy Fraser, who went solo after the first album. Singer Steve Parsons later joined Baker Gurvitz Army and recorded under the moniker Snips. Members: Andy Fraser […]

Jeff Wayne ‎– Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds (1978)

The War of The Worlds is a musical adaptation of the 1897 science fiction novel by H.G. Wells, conducted by Jeff Wayne with narration by actor Richard Burton. The album was released as a two-LP set in 1978 on CBS, complete with elaborate gatefold and sleeve illustrations depicting key elements of the storyline. Select numbers […]

Linda Hoyle ‎– Pieces of Me (1971)

Pieces of Me is the singular solo album by ex-Affinity vocalist Linda Hoyle, released in 1971 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “Backlash Blues” (5:48) A2. “Paper Tulips” (3:29) A3. “Black Crow” (3:12) A4. “For My Darling” (3:53) A5. “Pieces of Me” (4:03) B1. “Lonely Women” (4:02) B2. “Hymn to Valery Solanas” (3:58) B3. “The Ballad of […]

Nucleus ‎– We’ll Talk About It Later (1971)

We’ll Talk About It Later is the second album by English trumpeter Ian Carr’s jazz-rock ensemble Nucleus, released in 1971 on Vertigo. Tracklist: A1. “Song for the Bearded Lady” (7:25) A2. “Sun Child” (5:19) A3. “Lullaby for a Lonely Child” (4:21) A4. “We’ll Talk About It Later” (6:19) B1. “Oasis” (9:49) B2. “Ballad of Joe […]

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” […]

Dick Heckstall-Smith ‎– A Story Ended (1972)

A Story Ended is a 1972 album by English double-saxophonist Dick Heckstall-Smith, recorded with fellow Colosseum alumni and released on Bronze. Tracklist: A1. “Future Song” (4:07) A2. “Crabs” (5:12) A3. “Moses in the Bullrushourses” (3:40) A4. “What the Morning Was After” (5:31) B1. “The Pirate’s Dream” (11:12) B2. “Same Old Thing” (6:32) Credits: Dick Heckstall-Smith […]