Hawkwind are an English space-rock band, originally led by guitarist Dave Brock and reedist Nik Turner. They released six albums on United Artists, including the popular 1971–75 titles In Search of Space, Doremi Fasol Latido, Hall of the Mountain Grill, Warrior on the Edge of Time, and the singles “Silver Machine” and “Urban Guerrilla.” Their […]

Hawkwind – Quark Strangeness and Charm (1977)

Quark Strangeness and Charm is the seventh studio album by English space-rock ensemble Hawkwind, released in 1977 on Charisma/Sire. Tracklist: A1. “Spirit of the Age” (7:20) A2. “Damnation Alley” (9:06) A3. “Fable of a Failed Race” (3:15) B1. “Quark, Strangeness and Charm” (3:41) B2. “Hassan I Sahba” (5:21) B3. “The Forge of Vulcan” (3:05) B4. […]

Robert Calvert

Robert Calvert (1945–1988) was a poet, singer, and songwriter, best known for his stints in the English space-rock band Hawkwind. He first joined as their performance poet on the 1972/73 releases “Silver Machine,” Doremi Fasol Latido, and Space Ritual. As a solo artist, he issued the 1974/75 UA albums Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters and […]