Rare Bird

Rare Bird was an English organ-rock quartet that released two albums on Charisma in 1969 and 1970, followed by three further titles on Polydor between 1972 and 1974. They are best known for the songs “Beautiful Scarlet,” “Sympathy,” the side-long suite “Flight,” and their 1972 maxi-album Epic Forest. Along with contemporaries ELP, Atomic Rooster, Quatermass, […]


Fields was an English organ-rock trio that released a self-titled album on CBS in 1971. They were formed by ex-Rare Bird organist Graham Field. Members: Graham Field (piano, electric piano, organ), Alan Barry (vocals, classical guitar, electric guitar, bass, Mellotron, 1971), Andy McCulloch (drums, timpani, talking drum), Frank Farell (vocals, bass, guitar, 1972) Background Graham […]

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. […]