Rumplestiltskin was an English hard-rock/psych studio band that released a 1970 self-titled album on Bell Records, followed by a 1972 second, Black Magician, on the German Bellaphon label. The members also recorded instrumental-psych albums as Hungry Wolf and Ugly Custard. Members: Peter Lee Stirling [Peter Charles Greene, aka Daniel Boone] (vocals), Alan Hawkshaw [aka Jeremy […]

Sally Oldfield – Water Bearer (1978)

Water Bearer is the debut solo album by Sally Oldfield, released in 1978 on Bronze. Tracklist: A1. “Water Bearer” (6:25) A2. “Songs of the Quendi” (12:46)    a. “Night Theme”    b. “Wampum Song”    c. “Nenya”    d. “Land of the Sun” A3. “Mirrors” (3:29) B1. “Weaver” (3:38) B2. “Night of the Hunter’s Moon” […]

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 […]

Elton John ‎– Tumbleweed Connection (1970)

Tumbleweed Connection is the third album by English pianist/performer Elton John, released in 1970 on DJM. Tracklist: A1. “Ballad of a Well-Known Gun” (4:59) A2. “Come Down in Time” (3:25) A3. “Country Comfort” (5:08) A4. “Son of Your Father” (3:46) A5. “My Father’s Gun” (6:19) B1. “Where to Now St. Peter?” (4:12) B2. “Love Song” […]

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. […]