Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Emerson, Lake & Palmer — alternately known by the acronym ELP — were an English symphonic-rock trio that released three studio albums and a live classical recording on Island (UK) and Cotillion (US) between 1970 and 1972. In 1973, the band established Manticore Records for original releases and albums by like-minded artists. As one of […]

Emerson, Lake & Powell ‎– Emerson, Lake & Powell (1986)

Emerson, Lake & Powell is the singular album by the namesake English symphonic-rock trio, released in 1986 on Polydor. Though technically a one-off project, the album is generally included in the ELP canon. Tracklist: A1. “The Score” (9:10) A2. “Learning to Fly” (3:52) A3. “The Miracle” (7:02) B1. “Touch and Go” (3:35) B2. “Love Blind” […]

Phenomena ‎– Phenomena (1985)

Phenomena is the first of two albums by the namesake English hard-rock super-project, with contributions from Trapeze, Deep Purple and Rainbow alumni. The album was released in 1985 on Bronze. Tracklist: A1. “Kiss of Fire” (4:57) A2. “Still the Night” (3:25) A3. “Dance With the Devil” (4:43) A4. “Phoenix Rising” (4:45) B1. “Believe” (5:53) B2. […]

Tony Ashton & Jon Lord ‎– First of the Big Bands (1974)

First of the Big Bands is a collaborative album between organist/vocalist Tony Ashton and keyboardist Jon Lord, released in 1974 on Purple Records. Drumming is provided on select tracks by Ian Paice, with whom the pair would form a trio for 1977’s Malice in Wonderland album. Tracklist: A1. “We’re Gonna Make It” (3:52) A2. “Downside […]

Cozy Powell

Cozy Powell — aka Colin Trevor Flooks (Dec. 29, 1947 — April 5, 1998) — was an English rock drummer from Cirencester, Gloucestershire, who initially gained renown as part of the Jeff Beck Group during the early 1970s. Over the subsequent two decades, he played in the bands Bedlam, Rainbow, Whitesnake, Phenomena, ELP, Black Sabbath, […]

Jeff Beck Group ‎– Rough and Ready (1971)

Rough and Ready is the first album by the second formation of the Jeff Beck Group, released in 1971 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. “Got the Feeling” (4:38) A2. “Situation” (5:04) A3. “Short Business” (2:30) A4. “Max’s Tune” (8:25) B1. “I’ve Been Used” (3:38) B2. “New Ways Train Train” (5:50) B3. “Jody” (6:06) Credits: Jeff Beck […]